Oh this belly of mine. It truly has a mind of it's own. I wake up every morning feeling so cute and little. By the afternoon I swear my belly has doubled.
We had our anatomy ultrasound this week. Chris, unfortunately, was not able to make the appointment. I won't lie, I secretly was contemplating finding out the gender. I figured if Chris wasn't there, I could just play along for the next 18 weeks and pretend like I don't know. Who am I kidding? I could never keep that sort of secret. Besides, as much as curiousity is trying to get the best of me this pregancy, I truly want to be surprised in the delivery room. So, nobody knows this baby's gender. Not even my doctor.
Since I was alone, I sat by myself in the ultrasound room for what seemed like forever before my technician came in. My mind swirled and swirled. I got hot. I felt like I was going to throw up. There's nothing that would lead me to believe that something was wrong this pregnancy, but I can't help but worry. I don't remember worrying about this with Vinny. Maybe since everything was so new with my first pregnancy I didn't have time to think of that. This pregnancy, since I know what's to come, I spend my time worrying and wondering. All I want is a healthy baby. That's all anyone truly wants, right?
My technician came in and started the ultrasound. I felt my heart pounding. There were a few times where she went silent and just stared at the screen. Of course I kept asking if everything was ok. And it was. After approximately a half hour of checking out this babe she gave me the green light saying that he or she looks perfectly healthy. Such a relief. I could finally relax and breathe.
How far along? 21 weeks
Maternity clothes? Comfort is key to me so, yes.
Stretch marks? None.
Sleep: I sleep like a rock.
Best moment this week: Finding out that this little peanut is healthy!
Movement: All.The.Time. He/she is kicking me as a type :)
Food cravings: Still on the Taco Bell train. I even had it for lunch today. No shame.
Anything making you queasy or sick: Nope!
Gender: We'll find out in July! I did get to see a 3D profile pic of this little peanut at our ultrasound and all I could think was that he/she looked like a boy.
Labor Signs: No.
Belly Button in or out? In
Wedding rings on or off? On
Happy or Moody most of the time: Happy!
Looking forward to: Spending the weekend with my little family. The days get so hectic and busy during the week that I crave the weekends where can just relax, stay in our jammies and enjoy each other.