Usually, Ryan and I have a pretty relaxed week, but this week is definitely an exception to that rule. Tonight, Ryan had band practice at church, which left plenty of time for me to work on my Bible study at home. Our small group is studying 1 Peter, and I'm really enjoying it! Tuesday, a lady named Julie (http://birth-by-design.com/) is coming over to our house to talk about her services as a doula. She was recommended by a good friend of ours who is also a doula, so we'll see how it goes! After Julie leaves, our small Bible study group is coming over to discuss our study. We're meeting every two weeks now instead of each week, and it's definitely giving us more time to delve into the material. It should be a good discussion tomorrow, so I'm really looking forward to it. :) On Wednesday Ryan and I are having dinner with one of his brokers and his wife downtown, probably at http://www.mosaplaceforsteaks.com/indy/index.html ... YUM! We have eaten there once before for Ryan's 26th birthday, and it was fabulous. :) I'm a little bummed to not be able to order a steak "medium" like I like it, but it will make me try something new! On Thursday, I'm going to get a manicure and a pedicure http://tantrasalonspa.com/ after work. I'm so excited! It's been almost a year since I've had a manicure, and it was definitely summer time when I had my last pedicure. Friday morning we have our ultrasound to check on the baby and our glucose test. Then, that afternoon Dad and Danette are coming over to stay for the weekend. They are coming down for my first baby shower with Ryan's family! Did I mention how excited I am for these showers? I just can't wait to see all the women in my life who I care about and who care about me and to celebrate this baby's life with them! Before the baby shower, Ryan and I will have our maternity pictures taken, which is the main reason for the manicure and pedicure. I was looking online at other maternity pictures to get ideas about what to wear. Much to my surprise, a large number women take these pictures in their birthday suits! YIKES! I felt really uncomfortable...seeing all of these naked pregnant women. I can't imagine taking those kinds of pictures, let alone having them posted on the internet! I need to squeeze in some time to go to the mall to get a couple fun things for the pictures and baby showers. So, that's our week in a nutshell! We got our taxes filed over the weekend (HOORAY FOR REFUNDS!), and I also got my part of the closet re-organized, which were the only two things I really wanted to accomplish over the weekend on top of the usual laundry, cleaning, etc. I have this list in my head about things that need to be done before the baby comes...so hopefully we can stay on top of things and keep my nesting in check! I'll write again later this week...until then...take care!