Bon dia from the home stretch of our third trimester here in Barcelona!
I can hardly believe it, but we’re now less than two weeks away from getting to meet our baby boy, which feels surreal and wonderful and all the feels right about now. ♡ Timehop actually just reminded me that it was exactly a year ago today that Barclay and I began our first round of IVF, cautiously getting our worn-out hopes up that it might be the key to helping us finally get pregnant. It’s remarkable to think back over everything that has happened since (on so many levels).
What a year this has been.
With our little one potentially arriving any day now, I’m getting ready to officially sign off from the blog to begin my maternity leave here shortly. (More on my plans for that below.) But before I do, I’ve realized that I’m long overdue for a behind the scenes update on here, especially with some very exciting developments with the community garden project that you all have been helping to support in Mali! You all have also been so thoughtful with checking in on how our third trimester has been going. So for anyone interested, I thought I’d also do a final pregnancy Q&A about how our third trimester has evolved, our plans for giving birth as expats here in Spain, as well as my own plans for maternity leave and returning to work here on Gimme Some Oven moving forward.
Here is the latest!