Archive for September 2012

eighteen weeks

The bump hasn't grown too much over the past week, so I figure one photo should suffice.
(That is not to say we didn't take a million and one pictures though.)
I have been concentrating so hard this week on trying to feel the baby move.
Everyone, including my doctor, is curious about whether or not I've felt any movement yet, and I am honestly just not sure! 
It's so hard to identify a feeling you've never experienced before. 
Hopefully as the movements become more frequent I'll just know
The countdown continues with only ONE week left until we find out the baby's sex!
I am hoping for some major cooperation on baby's part as my mom is traveling all the way up here for the ultrasound. 
With the second half of pregnancy approaching, I am still wondering when my energy and appetite will return...
I have had no ravenous feelings nor any specific cravings to speak of, and dang it, I was looking forward to that part!
But I'm sure the best is yet to come, right? ;)

P.S. My clothes are starting to shrink.

seventeen weeks

Oh by the way, we're having a baby!!!
I know this is old news to family and friends, but I hadn't yet gotten around to posting the big announcement here. 
I've been anxiously awaiting my bump to grow so we could start taking pictures, and although it's still pretty small, it has arrived.
We have yet to master the bump picture taking skills (hence my heart looking more like a triangle), luckily we have another 5 months or so to practice.
This pregnancy has been rough on me, to say the least, but baby is healthy and growing which is all that matters. 
In a little less than two weeks we find out the sex, and I cannot wait. 
I've been busy scouring the internet for cribs, highchairs, strollers and the like. There are SO many products out there that it's easy to get caught up in the buy, buy, buy mindset, but I am trying to stay grounded and remember that it doesn't take much to make baby happy. 
Our friends and family continue to be great support and we are so thankful for them.