We just returned from Wito’s 10-week checkup, where he had the immense pleasure of receiving 2 shots in each thigh. Because truly, why just one shot when you can drive another needle into the same painful locale? Brilliant!
Can you tell I’m a new parent? Bitter! Bitter, I tell you. Of course, Wito feels great. He cried for about 30 seconds and went back to blowing raspberries. I, on the other hand, pulled a total Rainman- pacing back and forth while repeating “Mama’s here, mama’s here…” on and on and INFINITELY on.
Pacing aside, our pediatrician confirmed what I already knew. Wito is huge (90th percentile for height and 70th percentile for weight). The nurse walked into the exam room and proclaimed “Now, THAT’S a healthy horse!” Uh-huh. Yeah. Big boy.
However, we can’t really figure out why. I guess D and I are both on the tall side of average, but nothing too crazy, and we both are pretty slight. It must be my impressive milk factory rack (patting my own back- take THAT, mastitis). Who knows where that buddha belly came from, but I love it. I think I might eat it with some fava beans this evening. Tasty.
Beyond the big and the happy, Wito might be under the assumption that he’s a werewolf living with his crazy werewolf mother.
Exhibit A (No, you did not eat crazy mushrooms. It’s the video):
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Filtering LifeOctober 12, 2006 at 7:17 pm
He is ridiculously cute. It is amazing to me how moms stumble upon the most unique ways to entertain their babies. Who would have thought howling would be so stinking adorable! His lips kill me…super dooper cute.
SarcomicalOctober 13, 2006 at 6:57 am
oh, you guys. ;)
HeatherOctober 13, 2006 at 1:59 pm
He is such a chunky monkey. It’s so beautiful!