I have known for a long while and it was killing me not to say anything to anyone! I'm kind of honored that she actually found out while house-sitting/babysitting my little Bevo when DB and I were in Vegas. I had her over for dinner while DB was coaching, prepared to make her my delicious lemon herb chicken over rice and while I was pulling ingredients out of the fridge, she says "I have something to show you." I turn around and she's holding up her iPhone with a black and white photo, which made me do a double take and realize it was a sonogram. I squint, move my eyes up to her eyes, back to the iPhone, back up to her eyes repeating "What is that?!? What is that?!?" I guess the correct question would be 'WHO'S is that?!?" She just smiles, lowers her head a little bit, probably anticipating my reaction. I think I told her to "Shut up!" and then my eyes started to water and hugged her for a long time. I couldn't believe she had a person growing in her belly at that very moment. WOW!
So I'm already being called Auntie Bernie and I love it! I've seen her a few times since then and it's so great to see her progressing in her pregnancy. I didn't notice she was showing until we had an Indian food birthday luncheon in February and I helped her pack a few things up as she was moving out of her Walnut Creek apartment and closer to work on the peninsula. We were taking the elevator down to the garage of her building and I caught a profile of her tummy, and yup, there was the bump. She looked so damn cute. Ahhh. Watery eyes, stop it!
I saw her recently to have dinner again, you guessed it, Indian food, and I HAD to get Squirt some good jamming music while he's chillin' in the safest place in the world. So I went to Wal-Mart to get him the new album, Rockpango, by my favorite band, The Los Lonely Boys but they didn't have it but found it at Rasputin. I also got him some 49ers bibs (ah yeahhhh, too bad we suck.), a onesie that said "Squirmy" (that's as close to Squirt as they got) and a pack of diapers. Here is my first gift and message to Squirt.
This is the song I think should be his lullaby because he is 'right on time' as I mention in the card. I know he's going to make her world so amazing.
Next, I'll be working with a few of her friends to plan her June baby shower. Stay tuned!
I had the pleasure to hang out with my nephew, Brent, yesterday and I can't believe how much he has grown. Almost five years old now and so, so wonderful, smart, respectful and such the jokester like my sis and I. He locked me in the bathroom with him because he didn't want me to leave and smothered me with hugs and kisses before I left. My cousin, Shanti, will also have an island baby boy in Hawaii. She's due in June. Little boys are the best! Please, please, please give me a BOY someday.