Archive for January, 2009

31
Jan
09

He’s a Kicker!

Narisha blogged about it first HERE!

Our boy is a kicker! I finally got to feel him kicking, bumping and wiggling in his mommy’s belly. This was the first time for me and try as I might, I can’t really explain how it feels…how it made me feel. All I could do was laugh. No, not because it was funny but because I really don’t know how to react. It was really a special moment, a wonderful moment.

Before this the baby’s bumps and wiggles were exclusively Narisha’s to experience. Every time the baby kicked, she’d tell me and I’d run over to put my hand on her belly and every time, I can’t really feel anything.

For this one, I could really feel it, even if was only a few bumps. I felt him move around too! Narisha said that our baby boy was bouncing around in her belly for almost 20 minutes!

From the monthly ultrasounds, we’ve kinda figured out that our baby boy will be a bouncer, a very active baby. Now with this latest session, it’s pretty much confirmed.

I’m counting the days for this bundle of joy of ours to arrive.

Check out more posts on me becoming a father:

31
Jan
09

Transformer 2: More Cool Stuff!

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Imagine this in its full CGI full motion glory on ROTF. Picture credit Transformer Live Action Blog.

I can’t stop digging up stuff about Transformer 2: Revenge of the Fallen (ROTF).

One of my favourite Decepticons – Devastator – will appear in the sequel! Here are the details. True to the cartoon rendition, Devastator will consist of 7 construction vehicles. Though some quarters are saying that it could all be a rumour.

Whatever it is I don’t care. I just want to see Devastator in action. Here’s a thought, in the cartoon series, Devastator always battled the Dinobots – could this mean the Dinobots will be in the sequel as well?

Hmmm.

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30
Jan
09

6-26-09: Mark Your Calendars Everyone!

OMG! OMG! ZOMG!

Sequel to the best movie ever is coming this year! Transformer 2: Revenge of the Fallen will hit theaters June 29, 2009! I really hope this will be a worldwide release.

The official trailer will make it’s debut on Superbowl Sunday, February 1 which is this weekend! Looking forward to that but I reckon it’s going to be a teaser trailer rather than a full on mouth watering one. But hey, I’ll take whatever comes my way.

Empire! got the scoop on and showed the first official pictures of Soundwave. Obviously this movie’s rendition of the faithful Decepticon servant of Megatron is totally different from the ones that we’re familiar with (i.e. It’s no longer a boombox). Though I’m hoping in spirit, it will be – just like how Bumblebee was in the first movie! For the sequel Bumblebee gets a shot of robot testosterone to bulk him up a tad.

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30
Jan
09

He’s 23 weeks old!

Our baby boy is 23 weeks old.

Narisha subscribes to this ticker widget from baby-gaga.com and every week the widget tells her the progress of her pregnancy.

She’s now 23 weeks into the pregnancy, closing into her 3rd trimester – the last 3 months of the pregnancy.

By this time, the widget explains that our baby’s hearing is already well developed and he can make out sounds coming from inside and outside the womb. He is beginning to recognise familiar voices and also the rhythm of his mother’s heartbeat.

We’re beginning to watch TV less at night to expose him less to noise and also if we have the time, we play verses from the Quran to sooth him. It’s widely reported that baby’s this age respond well to classical music but I think listening to melodic readings from the Quran is a nice alternative.

What amazes me more than my soon to arrive son is his mother. The widget explains that generally mothers can expect to feel clumsy in the final trimester because their centre of gravity has shifted. Their gums may bleed when they brush their teeth and their belly button, once an ‘innie’, may now stick out.

Thankfully, Narisha is not experiencing any one of these symptoms. She barely has morning sickness, her belly is not really showing and her belly button is still very much an “innie”. But inside, all is good. The baby’s growth is excellent and he’s so far been very healthy.

I pray everything stays the way it is till the end. The easier the pregnancy is on Narisha, the easier it is on me.

I told her over YM!…”this baby is soo good to you”. She replied…”I’m so lucky, Mommy’s boy” :)

Check out more posts on me becoming a father:

30
Jan
09

Alex, let’s go do this!

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If I had the opportunity, Wonder what I’d program the sign to read.

According to i-hacked, LED road signs you often see near roadwork areas are super easy to hack.

Malaysia could use pranks like this. Everyone’s so uptight nowadays.

Alex, you know what I’m thinking. Let’s go do this!

29
Jan
09

I’m going to be a dad soon

First of all, brace yourselves. This is going to be a long one. If you have the time, do read on.

I’ve never made the fact that I will be a father soon official, so now I am.

I’m going to be a dad soon. Very soon in fact. Narisha’s due date is on 28 May or thereabouts. So feel free to congratulate us!

It’s going to be a boy and we are absolutely elated. Though please pardon me for not announcing this earlier but you’ll have to understand where I am coming from. This is the second time Narisha got pregnant.

The first one came May last year and we were so happy. Just 6 weeks into the pregnancy we were already screaming the news from the rooftops. Roughly a few days after everyone got the word, Narisha had her period and with it a miscarriage.

Some say it was stress at work. Narisha thought that it could be her hypothyroid condition playing a role in the miscarriage. I thought, perhaps, it wasn’t meant to be.

My emotions were mixed. For the most part, I felt confused. Of course I was disappointed but oddly, I was also relieved. Don’t get me wrong, it’s not like I didn’t want a child but I’m not sure if I’m ready, if I’m good enough…if I’m going to be a good father.

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26
Jan
09

Back to Bloging

For those of you who are keeping track…it’s been 3 months since I last logged in to my wordpress account.

Why have I been away for so long?

For the most part I didn’t have the time, and then there was the major problem of me not knowing what to write about and of course sometimes, I just can’t be bothered.

But to be fair a lot has happened in the past 3 months and it’s wonderful to note that on a very reassuring level that I’ve grown. As a person – I’ve developed, in my career – I’ve progressed and as a husband – I will soon be a father!

That’s right, I’m going to be a dad soon…but more on that later. Gotta keep you coming back for more right?

I’ll talk about my journey to becoming a father in my upcoming posts. If you can’t wait check out Narisha’s blog, she has the scoop.

For now, let’s talk about now – specifically, time.
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