Godspeed Little Man // Letters to Tuck // Vol 11

Hi Tuck,
Last week I finally felt every kind of zen about being pregnant.  Oh sure the morning sickness has still been around, but I felt beautiful in this pregnant skin.  Then last Thursday I started having trouble walking.  Which is really humbling for your mom.  I don’t mind having to waddle because I’m so big, but I don’t love it because I’m having sciatica back problems.  Your mom likes things on her terms.  Likes to control what is beyond her.  Unfortunately.  And has a tough time being still. Allowing my body to heal, take it easy or ask for help.  or. or. or.  I could go on.  Still, it’s been a good lesson to learn.  To count my blessings {like an easy time putting on pants, or walking up stairs … these things I will not take for granted again!}. 
Suffering, even as something as minimal as this, has always given me clarity and compassion.  So I hope whenever you have to deal with things that are uncomfortable, embarrassing, or beyond your control that you look for new ways to count your blessings. 
and on the sunny side… 
today your dad’s first words as we were snuggling with a hand on you (my belly) was
“i can’t wait to meet him”.
your dad is always going on and on about when you are going to arrive, because he can’t wait to play.
i have no doubt you two will be the best of friends. ever.
melt my heart of stone whydontcha.
Love you, Momma
ps:  I promise not to sing to you too much (mama doesn’t have a great voice) but I might just have to sing the above song, over and over. 

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  • Reply Denise Lopatka

    love that print and words sarah! your little man will be lucky! enjoy these last few months of pregnancy 🙂

    November 13, 2012 at 2:11 pm
  • Reply kaity

    I absolutely love that song! it's so sweet and beautiful. I love reading your "Letters to Tuck" posts – I have no doubt that you will be a fantastic mama to this little boy, and that he will love you and JB over the moon and back. you two are going to be wonderful parents, and I cannot wait for Tuck to arrive for you to get started.

    November 13, 2012 at 2:54 pm
  • Reply Marshall

    you are the sweetest thing alive, Sarah Tucker. I'm sure he will grow up being such a thankful little boy with you two for parents.

    November 13, 2012 at 3:26 pm
  • Reply Christine loves to Travel

    I want to cry!! You are the best!

    November 13, 2012 at 3:29 pm
  • Reply Suzanna

    This is so, so sweet.

    November 13, 2012 at 3:35 pm
  • Reply Lauren {everyday ATLAS}

    So sweet. And I used to sing that Dixie Chicks song at the top of my lungs around the house when no one was home as a young teenager. There, the secret is out.

    November 13, 2012 at 3:37 pm
  • Reply Caroline

    Loving these letters… I know he will have a great time reflecting back on these as he's older!

    November 13, 2012 at 6:33 pm
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