the pregnant wife --who was much smaller when he left.
Even though they expected the wife to grow, the dramatic change from one meeting to the next can throw them for a loop. I have posted a very few pictures of myself on the blog (which is the only way for Mike to see me) and the ones I did post weren't all that flattering. I did email him a single picture of my belly just to help him get an idea of what he was coming home to. Unfortunately that email was sent out a month or two ago.
So I have given him a verbal description of how #3 and I are growing.
I told him to imagine this:
This way he won't be expecting much and hopefully won't be grossed out by my figure upon his return.
*Thanks to all my friends who helped me learn the correct spelling of the word "desert"