As we near the end of our pregnancy and are getting sick of it, how about to look at the positives of being pregnant? These are some of mine: 1. I am actually a better person since I've been pregnant. I slowed down, stopped being such a hard-a$$ and just mellowed out in general. I know this is opposite of what hormones do to women while pregnant, but I think I was so hard before, that pregnancy hormones made me more feminine and easier to tolerate. At least husband says so. 2. I've read a lot! Since I had plenty of time on my hands, my Kindle has been very busy in the past 7 months. With many nights of breastfeeding ahead of me (and I'm keeping my fingers crossed I last through it), I am hoping to read that much more. 3. Husband and I got a lot closer. We car pull to work now and spend a lot of time together. He has been the most wonderful dad-in-training (I get my feet rubbed every single night; he resists a bit, yes, but he still does it) and has been so wonderfully, selflessly supportive of everything. I love watching him go through this with me and enjoying it. 4. I've connected with many other pregnant women and mothers in ways I have never been connected to women before. It feels like we are all part of this club that I never knew existed. 5. Friends helping with amazing advice, gifts and support. This one is amazing - never felt that much love in my life. 6. I've discovered comfortable clothing and its benefits. Not sure if I will ever wear anything tight or high again. Yuck! 7. Learning all the pregnancy jargon. As someone who did not know a darn thing about pregnancy, it was crazy to learn all the things that go with it. For a while, all I did was read and I felt my head will explode. Gestational fetal perineum fallopian what? 8. I've spent, if my math is correct, about 600 hours in the last seven months on the couch, napping. I have not allowed myself this, like, ever. 9. One word: boobs! I got them! They are actually there. I know it's downhill from here (literally), but hey, at least they were there for a while. 10. Moisturizing habit. Stretch mark paranoia made me oil up several times a day during the entire pregnancy. No dry skin during winter was a very nice change. 11. The attacks of love for baby/fetus. This feeling is completely unknown to me and I've had many weeping fits where I just can't express how much I love this little being growing inside of me. That's all I can think for now (while my feet are swollen, I am definitely wobbling, baby is kicking my ribs and these three weeks ahead can't move fast enough). How about you?