Monday, February 8, 2010

This is dedicated to the one I love...

Eric has been exceptionally cute lately, and I felt the need to share.

As my belly becomes larger and larger, doing things like standing for more an a minute, and getting in and out of vehicles has become more and more difficult. So, my sweet Sexy Beast has been automatically dishing up breakfast/lunch/dinner for me (b/c I'm now beyond the stage where I can stand and cook), and helping me out of the car. One morning he even brought me breakfast in bed! He has always opened my door for me to get in the car, but I told him early on it was a waste of time for him to open my door for me to get out...but his muscles have been much appreciated lately.

He has become the organizer and builder of the babies' room. He has put together everything we've received and as of yesterday it all has the appropriate amount of C batteries (who uses C batteries anymore??). Last week he put the car seat bases in my car, and put the carriers in the trunk with the diaper bag that has everything we might need for the trip home...this is all his idea!

We were watching TV and at the beginning of the show I had mentioned that I would love some cake right about now...but that is something I craved before pregnancy. Halfway through the show he said, "I could really go for some Publix desserts." (Publix is a local grocery store with an exceptional bakery) So I told him that we have a DVR, and I can pause it while he goes...and within 2 seconds he was up getting his coat on and out of the door. And, he even called me to make sure he got something I wanted.

Also, we went out to eat with some friends for the main purpose of watching a UFC fight at Buffalo Wild Wings. Eric called them and told them we would meet them a little later than planned b/c he didn't want me to have to sit too long, in what he knew would be uncomfortable chairs.

He doesn't tease or make comments about the fact I stay in my PJs unless I have somewhere to go, or that my hair is always a disaster (since I gave up blow-drying two weeks ago b/c I didn't have the energy to stand and do it).

And, last but not least, he left this morning to Ft. Benning to a board for Officer Candidate School. But yesterday he wanted me to make sure and call Vanessa, or someone else in town, to let them know he would be gone overnight and to make sure they are available if anything should happen.

This pregnancy has been very physically and emotionally demanding, but he has made it so much more enjoyable. Every time I start to freak out, I just watch/listen to him and see how excited he is, and all my fears are taken away. I'm so glad he was patient with me the past 8 years, and has truly been a partner in this whole process!

**10,000 points to the person that can name the artist/group that inspired the title**

10 comments:

Jillene said...

Aaaawwww....what a sweet hubby you have!!

And I think that The Mammas and The Papas sang that song.

Erin said...

You do have a very sweet husband.

Mary said...

Good Job Jillene, but I didn't know they sang it too.

It was first recorded recorded by the 5 Royales in 1958, then The Shirelles (the recording I'm most familiar with) was released in 1959, but was re-released in 1961 where is hit #3! The Mamas and The Papas released their version in 1967. (info found on www.songfacts.com)

Kristina P. said...

He sounds like such a great guy!

blueviolet said...

He's being so incredibly attentive and devoted. What a sweetheart!

Wendyburd1 said...

SO SWEET! I think Eric deserves some gold stars!!

Alyssia said...

What a sweetie! Isn't it Shania Twain?

Kim Hancock said...

So sweet... I love this post!

Missy said...

How thoughtful he is! Take it all in!

STILLMAGNOLIA said...

Your blog was so sweet Mary. I sat here and cried. I don't even know Eric and am one of his biggest fans. I am so glad you have someone who is taking such good care of you. You deserve this. God bless you sweet girl and your sexy beast..and those precious little ones you are carrying.