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Lalala… Coucou les zigotos!

Rhâ là là, je vais quand même pas m’excuser dans mon propre blog de n’écrire qu’une fois tout les 36 du mois quand même! (Once in a blue moon)

N’empèche que tout va bien par ici. Il neige sans arrêt depuis trois jours, neige sableuse (froid sec) avec alternance de neige fondue (dégueu), on n’a pas vu le soleil depuis… ouh, pfff, heu, au moins 2 ou 3 semaines (ou plus?), MAIS tout va bien! (puisque je le dis).

Les p’tits loulous grandissent bien dans mon gros bedon. À ma dernière échographie, hier, ils faisaient tout les deux un peu moins de 800gr chacun, à 50gr d’intervale, ce qui est très bien. Dans les grossesses multiples on ne veut pas qu’il y en ai un qui grandisse plus vite que l’autre sinon ça peut causer des problèmes (ça arrive des fois). D’ailleurs c’est une des raisons pour lesquelles je dois y retourner chaque mois pour le suivit de croissance. La technicienne mesure plein de trucs: le liquide amniotique, la taille et le poid des bébés et plein d’autres merveilles scientifiques qui me passent par-dessus la tête. Tant qu’on me dit qu’ils sont en forme je me réjouis! Youpiladidou!

Pour ne pas parler que des cornichons (c’est dûr, hein, ils sont tellement mignons avec leurs deux paires de petits pieds qui me rentrent dans les côtes!), je voulais aussi partager l’ironie de la vie d’un chat… Celui qui vit avec nous, bien que canadien, rêve aussi de températures plus clémentes. La preuve:

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Et dire que durant le mois de février, pendant que nous canadiens trainions les pieds dans la sloche, les brésiliens eux, transpirants au plus chaud de l’été austral, célébraient la joie de vivre et le carnaval!

Moro num País Tropical
Abençoado por Deus
E bonito por natureza (Mas que beleza!)
Em fevereiro (Em fevereiro!)
Tem carnaval (Tem carnaval!)
Eu tenho um fusca e um violão
Sou Flamengo, tenho uma nêga
Chamada Tereza…

Sambaby, Sambaby
Sou um menino de mentalidade mediana (Pois é!)
Mas assim mesmo feliz da vida pois eu não devo nada a ninguém (Pois é!)
Pois eu sou feliz muito feliz, comigo mesmo…

Moro num País Tropical
Abençoado por Deus
E bonito por natureza (Mas que beleza!)
Em fevereiro (Em fevereiro!)
Tem carnaval (Tem carnaval!)
Eu tenho um fusca e um violão
Sou Flamengo, tenho uma nêga
Chamada Tereza…

Sambaby, Sambaby!
Eu posso não ser um Band Leader (Pois é!)
Mas assim mesmo lá em casa
Todos meus amigos, meus camaradinhas, me respeitam (Pois é!)
Essa é a razão da simpatia
Do poder, do algo mais
E da alegria…

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Here is THE mighty belly at 23 weeks (last week), still a little less than four months to go… Yes, I’m going to be huge. Many mums like to tell me that they weren’t as big with their first child, at which I need to remind them that there are two babies in there… I like to believe that these comments are well meaning, but sometimes I wonder: are they telling me that being “big” is a good or a bad thing? Are they proud of having been smaller, or jealous? They might as well be babbling about, maybe they don’t mean anything by it and I’m over-thinking.

Exciting news:
We’ve learned at our latest ultrasound that the babies are… two boys! 😀

We had a short moment of disappointment because our most favorite name so far was a girl’s name. Funny, we had so many ideas of boys names, but the favorite was the ONE girl’s name! That said, we are above all grateful to the Lord that they are both healthy, this is truly the most important thing. They are both about the same size and already in a head-down position which is awesome since I wish to give birth with as little human intervention as possible (no medication, no c-section). Hopefully the personnel at the hospital will respect my wishes when the time comes!

The great thing about knowing the gender of the babies is that we have been able to think more realistically about names. No more joking around with the most ridiculous ideas. Good thing too because we’ve finally decided that we were going to give them a middle name after all. It was such a headache to find names that we both like, haven’t a bad meaning (or pagan origin), go well together in the first/middle/last name pattern, can be said in as many languages as we speak AND don’t look too funny in English or French (because they will be spelled the Portuguese way).

Sigh. I think we found them, but the names will be announced at birth. We want to reserve ourselves the right to change our minds at the last minute without looking crazy. 😉


De todo un poco

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