I figured if I didn't write early, I would miss another day. I am about to get ready for work even though I am bummed out that A) I will miss the Tigers' opener and B) I have to go to work at all. I feel kinda poopy today- really tired and generally off. I am SO looking forward to the upcoming vacation, not so much the missing pay check but I really do need a break!
So, back to 7wks today. I am looking forward to progressing ahead. I did a lot of exercise yesterday walking/biking while we searched for roadside cans and bottles. We found about 2 grocery sacks full so that is good! DH is really looking forward to the warmer temps when people go to the beaches, throw away their cans, and supplement our income!
Mya is really tired today. She got up once to go potty and then has been sleeping in the old recliner for hours. I think it is funny when she sleeps so much!
I am loving the April snow! I hate the frigid temps! I am so happy that today is Thursday! I will be done with my work week very soon. I am looking forward to a vacation! We don't have any plans but it sure will give us some time to catch up on stuff.
Yesterday was an irritating day for me in regard to my RE. I am not sure if I mentioned before but we were suppose to discuss my thyroid levels at my u/s appt. last week. Well, it didn't happen and we forgot to ask until it was too late. I called yesterday to ask what the results were and the nurse said they were 3.57 which is in the 'normal' range. Well, it isn't normal for me. I was up to 3.49 in October and they increased my dosages to get my levels lower. This worked and in December they were .59 which was ideal for someone TTC. Now, with pregnancy, they expect to do some adjusting as the baby does not have its own thyroid initially and uses the mommy's. I am guessing they didn't see it as a problem because they were looking at normal range and not normal range for ME. Longer story shorter, they increased my meds to 150mcgs now and hopefully that will do the trick. It really is quite scary to me though because an underactive thyroid during pregnancy can cause lots of troubles developmentally AND even miscarriage! I am sure my OB would have rechecked it eventually but by then it could have gone wwwwaaaaaay out of control. Gosh darn medical people never know how to do anything. Keep your eyes open when dealing with them b/c they are prone to screw up!!!!
Still feeling good. I am tired but hopefully that is more thyroid related than pregnancy related. Most of my birth board buddies are noticing diminishing symptoms and this is good since I didn't have many to begin with... now maybe I won't get them!
Okay, I am off now. Thanks for checking in! Cripes, I just realized I have to be somewhere in a few hours before work! Off to the shower I go!
We were out eating last night and I coughed. It wasn't even a worth it cough. Wasn't like I was choking or had pnemonia or something. It was more like a clearing throat cough and I felt a gush and even commented on it.
I go to the bathroom to pee before we leave and there is brown surrounded by the regular clear junk. I decided to just go home after that and rest because naturally, I am thinking the worst.
Well, it is know about 15 hours later and I am still seeing brown tinted discharge, when I wipe. I have had a PL on and there are a few dribbles there... nothing like before. I feel like there is no point in calling the dr.'s office. They aren't there and I don't have major cramping or anything although I must say every gas pain I feel I am going a bit crazy.
Looks like my so called vacation will be a worryfest instead. Send some prayers over yonder.
The spotting tapered off yesterday and I have had none today, Praise the Lord! I have been really, really tired and have done pretty much nothing all weekend. I would imagine the week will be much of the same.
Here is a funny thing... The girls on my board found a link to some kind of clairvoiant who predicts your birth experience. It asked me some weird questions like my favorite color, last animal I saw, what is the weather like, was I born in a morning... This is what my prediction is!
"The day you deliver, outside will be sunny. Your baby will arrive in the evening.
After a labor lasting approximately 22 hours, your child, a girl, will be born. Your baby will weigh about 6 pounds, 3 ounces, and will be 17 inches long. This child will have green eyes and some very fine hair.
But there is more. I sense that you feel somewhat alone. Have faith; you are not alone. Why don't you visit the message boards and talk to other expectant mothers? I'm sure you will find you have much in common. "
I think that is hysterical that I could be in labor THAT long for such a little baby! She must have my shoulders !!! Maybe that means she is coming earlier? That would be okay by me as long as she is all formed up and stuff!
I am off to try out a new printer cartridge now. Big fun. Later!
Where to begin? I wanted to link you up to the crib I am looking at. It is by bonavita, the heritage crib (3in1- not lifetime). Probably looking at the diaper changing dresser and the 6 drawer dresser as well.
http://www.bonavita-cribs.com/heritage.html I just tried that link and it takes you to the lifetime crib... The white one on that page is the right crib but we are getting it in the brown color! If you go to the crib page, you will find the right one.
I haven't seen it in person but it is my fav when looking at pictures!
Went shopping yesterday with my mom and David. We tried the other Baby's Room store in Auburn Hills. There was some difference from the other store in Novi and we definitely got some assistance there. My mom bought the baby a constellation turtle which is really cool. We tried it out last night!
David and I looked at paint colors today. Nothing decided as of yet. We have to take them up to the room and see what it would really look like in there. Maybe tonight?!
Another one of my friends on my board got some bad news today. It is so sad.
I am starting to not fit into my biggest jeans. I tried on some maternity clothes at Target today but they didn't fit right. The pants were too big in the hips and my bbs were bulging out of a XXL shirt! YIKES! Went to JCP and they had a whopping 3-4 racks. Nice, huh? I can see this is gonna be a problem. I am in need of some rightly fitting clothes! Someday...
Looking forward to the results show on American Idol tonight. We missed the performances last night but heard that only Blake did well. Hmmm!
I am feeling sleepy and am trying to squeeze this in before I lose all of my energy!
Today was my initial visit for the growth study. It was pretty fun. I brought DH and my mom. Had some blood drawn, answered some questions, weight, height, etc. Then we got to do an u/s! They gave us 8 pictures! Woohoo. I was so happy that they saw everything and they didn't even have to do it trans-vaginally!
Baby is doing spectacular. HB was 179 AND they moved me back up to 9wks which perfectly matches the day I said that I had conceived ALL ALONG! New EDD is 11/16. Hopefully bebe will be here before Turkey Day!
I will get the pictures up sometime but it probably won't be tonight. I also have some belly shots from a few days ago to post. I know, I am SO far behind.
Mom bought me some much needed maternity clothes today. I got lots of cute pants and found some shirts that will do. Having a tough time in that area as most of the shirts are empire waisted which is good, but the cut isn't deep enough for my girls! !
Thank you, mom!
Don't know what else is new. This is the end of my 'vacation' and I don't look forward to working on Monday. I know, I am SO lame + spoiled!
Found out one of my favorite neighbors is pg and due in about 4 wks. This is her third, first boy after her two adorable daughters. I couldn't believe she was pg, too! Must be in the H20.
It is our anniversary! We picked up our cake from the bakery yesterday. I got up really early to fill out the card I had bought a week ago but of course, he did his last night and beat me to it! We also have coffee cake for breakfast and bebe is hungry!
Here are the pics I promised from the u/s a few days ago. One says 9w the other 8w6d. So, somewhere around 11/16 or 11/17.
I framed the best one and its on the fridge. I swear you can see what will be the spine in it. I liked that even though it is kinda gross!
Yesterday I missed my girls' day to be with DH. We droved over to get our cake and made a pit stop at DQ. I was SO bad. I wanted a raspberry Mr. Misty and got that and a Kit Kat blizzard! I usually try and stay away from the chocolate but it sounded really good at the time. I wish now that I hadn't of had it b/c I have had a bad stomach ever since. I hope it wears off today. I crave salad a lot too but that also makes my stomach mad. Isn't that just crazy?
We don't have any BIG plans for today. I hope we think of something and I hope my energy stays around. Had to nap yesterday before dinner time and that was a good one!
I took some pics yesterday with the digital camera so I will post those soon. It is downstairs and I don't feel like going to get it right now!
Wanted to check in. Things are going well. Went to work yesterday and managed to get thru the day despite yawning every few minutes. I am allowing for more time between appts. which is good because it reduces the number of kids I see each day and helps give me potty time, eating time, relaxing time, etc!
I am dreaming up ways to reduce our monthly payments to accomodate me not working as much later this year or at all for awhile once bebe comes. I have thought of a few things but need to talk to other people about my bright ideas first!
My boss is all about the baby and wanted to search online at potterybarnkids for cute patterns and such. Cracks me up.
I gotta go eat and walk. I lifted my 5lb weights yesterday to firm up my chest/back fat and I am feeling it today. No pain, no gain, RIGHT?
Still haven't brought the camera up but it has made it one room closer. HA!
Last night I had a complete hormonal meltdown. I had a rough day coupled with a non-stop headache and then I got set off by something and was upset for hours. DH didn't know what to do to console me and is convinced it is his fault, which it isn't. I still felt poopy this morning but feel better now. I really hope it doesn't happen again...
I am almost done with my night at work and then I have have the long drive home. I am in the middle of a good book on CD though so I think I will be okay fine.