Saturday, September 13, 2008

Eternal Cankles

Please don't be too alarmed... these are just my cankles that never seem to go away these days! If you know me very well, you know that I normally have the smallest feet. My friend Laura calls them "Disney feet" because she says they look like Belle's or Ariel's feet. It's true that we women are always self conscious about our bodies, but dang it, my feet are cute! As you can see, that's not the case right now. All the swelling and fluid from being preggers has made them huge (I have had to buy two pairs of flops in a larger size) and I no longer have ankles. Oh, and I can ONLY wear flops because my feet won't fit into anything else...sweet! Thank heavens I live in Florida.

I try to stay home more now (I know, it's hard to believe!) to rest and prop these babies up, but it's not always possible. I don't think my tiny feet like carrying around all the extra weight right now. The swelling doesn't seem to go away any more, no matter how much I prop them up. But staying off them does help with the soreness that occurs on the bottom of my feet in the middle of the night when I wake up to go to the bathroom. The things that happen to your body during pregnancy are just so funny! It's just amazing to think that God made us so we could grow another person inside us and bring that person into the world. Pretty cool if you ask me!


Julie said...

They're still your cute feet! Just a much fatter kind of cute feet:) The princesses will return, I'm sure! You're such a trooper, James!

Dave and Elaine said...

Hi Jamie!
I was just talking to Maria and had asked how you were doing, so she told me about your blog. How exciting that you are so near your due date!!
Elaine Sheldon

ginger ivey said...

OH my gosh Jamie!! I just found your blog on matt's facebook and you are absolutely the cutest preggo! I can't believe you're about to have a baby!!! So exciting! Allen and I want to start trying in about february! fun fun! anyway, give me a shout, we need to catch up!!