How far along? 9 weeks
Maternity clothes? No, but I DID have to loop a rubberband through the button hole of my work pants this week. Baby J is really starting to spread out in there...
Sleep: About 12 hours a night, subtracting time to get up and go to the bathroom about twice a night.
Best moment(s) this week: Oh so many...let me hit a few of the highlights:
- FINALLY telling my friend Christina and LITERALLY being tackled by her because she was so excited (did I mention that she's 6 months pregnant??)
|Future BFF's and mommies|
- This actual conversation that I had with a friend, telling her I was pregnant (no names have been used to protect the
innocent easily distractedslow-to-react)
Me: Yeah, I've just been thinking about that a lot because......I'm pregnant.
Friend: Yeah, totally.
Friend: Yeah, totally.
(5 awkward seconds...10 awkward seconds...me: *panicking* did she not hear me??...15 awkward seconds)
Me: Um...I'm having a...
Friend: OHMYGOSHWAITWHATDIDYOUJUSTSAYOHMYGOSHI'MSOEXCITEDTHAT'SSOAMAZINGSDSLIGNOIGNDOIDBFKLFNSLDFKNOIGMDLFKNDFGLDKJGNOIFGDFLKNS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (more unintelligible phone yelling for about 3 minutes)
I was seriously crying I was laughing so hard. Oh fine, I'll at least give you a clue as to who she is...she's a Chi O. There, now if you don't know who it is by now, don't worry about it. You don't know her.
- Alright, this next story requires some background...I'll try to sum it up. When I started working at Rogers my principal had just had a baby so I gave her a sweater knitted by Nana (a VERY special gift, for anyone in the know) wrapped up in a box with a big silk ribbon. Three years later...I tell my principal last week that I am 1) resigning after this year because 2) I'm pregnant. Well, at the beginning of this week she calls me in her office and hands me a box with a big silk ribbon around it and inside is...you guessed it. The Nana sweater. She told me that she loved using it, but wanted to return it to me, especially since I was leaving, pregnant, and since Nana passed away last year. Wow. Talk about hitting the boss jackpot. It blows my mind how much she remembered, even down to how I wrapped the box. Winner.
Miss Anything? As ridiculous as it sounds...raw pepperoni. Well, not raw but that pre-packaged kind. Apparently cold deli meats sometimes carry listeria, so you're not supposed to have them. There's only the smallest chance, but it's still on the no-no list. Anyway, I tried to sneak one this week and Jacob caught me and gave me the saddest look and said, "please don't kill my baby." I felt so bad that I spit it out, but I still really want to eat one...Movement: Nope
Food cravings: CHOCOLATE CHIP PANCAKES! I've eaten them like 3 different times this week. Yummmmyyy
Anything making you queasy or sick: Not as much this week. I'm glad because I was afraid it was really going to kick into full gear after last week's pukecapades.
Have you started to show yet: I definitely have a tummy but right now it kind of just looks like I'm getting chubby. It's one of those things where I can tell it's the baby because I know my own body, but other people might not really be able to tell.
Gender Prediction: I'm switching things up this week and going with girl. Jacob and I looked up some old wives' tales about baby gender and one of them said if the baby's heartbeat was faster, it's a girl. Based on the heartrate we got at our doctor's appointment, it definitely fits into the girl range!
Labor Signs: No
Belly Button in or out? In
Wedding rings on or off? On
Happy or Moody most of the time: Happy, but with a lot of tears! Pregnancy hormones + The Office series finale + Target college scholarship commercials = total cryfest.
Looking forward to: My chiropractor appointment next week. I've been falling asleep so early that I haven't been doing my back exercises and am suuuper uncomfortable. Early bedtime + back pain? Geez, you'd think I was turning 75 this week instead of 25...