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Tuesday, August 30, 2011

I knew it!!

I knew there was a baby in there!! I just knew it!!

I'm posting this only so I can have compete records of everything and so you guys can know too!

I felt the baby (officially) for the first time yesterday.. 08/29/2011!  Yay.

I am pretty sure their has been previous movements but I just haven't realized or been 100% that that was what they were.

I was sitting in the recliner yesterday playing on my laptop and started feeling something..and something else..and kept feeling it off and on for a good hour! I told Ryan who totally flipped and put his hand on my tummy.  Of course, it stopped and he didn't feel a thing.  He was saying how unfair it was.  HaHa.  ( I later read in my book that after the mom feels the baby, it is usually a few weeks before it can be felt through the belly. Sorry babe. )

Ryan kept telling me to describe what I was feeling -- it was pretty low -- it was like little kicks or something?! It wasn't the butterfly feeling people have been describing but more of a little kick or punch.

Anyways, I felt it again today! I was sitting at work and it started up for about 30 minutes here and there.  I just sat their and imagined my baby dancing and kicking its feet playing around. :)

So Fun! Can't wait for more!

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Pinterest!

So, I joined the hype.

I've heard so much FUN things about Pinterest I just had to join.  I mean, crap, I blog, facebook and tweet...why not pin!

I have no clue what I'm doing but I guess I'll learn.

http://pinterest.com/hanna_crider/

Follow me and tell me if you pin too!

Half Way There!! - Prego Mumbo Jumbo 20 Weeks

So not even believable.... not. at. all.

I CANNOT possibly be 20 weeks pregnant... I can not possibly be HALF WAY THERE (or less considering many, many women I know didn't go all the way to 40 weeks.)

I. Am. Twenty. Weeks. Pregnant.

No.

Way.

Ok.... I'm good.  Really.  I'm good.  I mean, I've done NOTHING.  I don't even know the sex of my baby for crying out loud! But, that's ok.  I have 5 more months... or 4 more months... whatever.  Plenty of time right?? Right?????

;)



Baby be gettin' big!

So far, so good this week.  I have not felt ANY movements.  Very worried about this but all the books and apps and websites and so forth say it's fine.  I should be feeling within the next 2 weeks though. -- Now, let me say, I MAY have felt some things but couldn't really decide if it was baby or not or I may have not realized I was feeling the baby due to the stomach problems I constantly have.

Speaking of stomach problems, I lost my wonderful Monte Cristo I had been craving for weeks in the trash can.  So random?? I didn't feel sick AT ALL.  I was taking a nap yesterday, woke up in a complete sweat, and hit the trash can.  Odd.

I am looooving oreos and milk -- and jalapenos.  Not together of course. 

I am counting down the days until our next doctors visit -- T minus 9 days! I am praying that the baby cooperates at this visit because we get to find out the SEX!!!! Yaaay!!! I've been waiting TOO long for this moment! HaHa.

Baby got a new outfit yesterday... It's Pink Floyd.  Sweet baby is going to be a rocker one way or another! Boy or Girl!

Got ideas floating around for the nursery.  So ready to get going on all that.

Have a Fab Week!!!!

Monday, August 22, 2011

Random Catch Up

  • This weekend Ryan, Hannah, and I did nothing.  Well, actually, we played and watched movies and ate and slept... that's something right?!  It's too flipping hot to get out and the air conditioning just feels so good.
This isn't from this weekend but it's an example of what our weekend consisted of.  (PJ's and Video Games)
  • I have a new obsession (surprise, right?) It is the Tiny Tower App.  Do Not Get It.  It is super addicting and takes up all my free time.
  • I will be 5 months pregnant on Friday!! WHHHHATTT!!!! Oh, and I found the first stretch mark.. WHHHHATTT?????
  • Hannah started 1st Grade today... Ryan got to talk to her after school... She said she made a new friend named Haylie, loves her teacher, and had a blast!! That's the best news for a parent to hear.  ;)  We are so proud of her and so happy for her!
  • Last weekend we took Hannah to Jumpin Apes with her cousin Emilee.  Super fun!
  • Excuse my husband's non-shirt wearing self and crazy hair and sleepy eyes. (He just woke up) But how cute are these pics with his best buddy, Axel?!
    They are BFFE and literally sit like this to watch TV.  Silly Boys.
     
     
    It's 9:00 pm.. my bed time!! Night Night!!

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Prego Mumbo Jumbo - Week 18

I am 18 weeks and 1 day pregnant.  I really can't believe how fast it has gone.  Day by day it seems super slow but when I say 18 weeks, I think, wow that was fast!


All the websites and books and apps (haha, I'm obsessed) say my baby is on a serious growth spurt the next three weeks.  This makes me happy because I want my baby to be chunky! 

I haven't felt a single movement which is totally depressing me.  They say my baby is yawning, hiccupping, rolling, twisting, kicking, punching, sucking, and swallowing but I can't tell just yet.  I sure can't wait though.

I have tried a few tricks to try and feel him/her but nothing has worked for me.

I am so so so so ready to find out the sex.  Everyone I talk to says they knew by now but only 3 more weeks and I will know!!

Not much else is going on pregnancy wise...

We did buy a truck for my husband a few weeks ago and have found it is a total PIECE OF CRUD.  It is a used Ford F-150 that we got from a local dealership.  They are doing NOTHING to help us.. I guess when you drive it off the lot that is it.  I am very upset though and will NEVER, EVER go back to them or refer anyone there.  They are very big here in town and I don't know how.  Worst customer service ever.  It just confuses me as to how they could screw someone and not even care! We are not rich and work very hard for our money and have now wasted what we did have saved up on a piece of crap truck! My husband has been driving an old car and has wanted a truck for a very long time.  He was so proud and happy that he finally got one, just to turn around and find out we were lied to and it will probably fall apart any minute.  What can ya do!

Anyways, sorry for the rant.

Hope you have a fabulous weekend and upcoming week!

Monday, August 8, 2011

I love the Doctor

I never thought I would say such a thing... but I LOOVE going to the doctor's office.   Everytime I go lately it just seems so fun.

Today we got to hear the baby's heartbeat again ! Ryan got to hear it for the first time and was super duper excited.  Last time my sister went with me.  It is definitly the most beautiful sound I have ever heard.  It was very strong and very loud today.  Ryan and I both got giddy.  I think I say this in every post but it is just ammmazing that there is a real baby in my tummy that I am growing and carrying and loving oh so much.

The heartbeat was 146 today.  Last time (about 5 weeks ago, at 13 weeks) it was 164.  The doctor again reminded me that we can't tell sex by that!

We also got my blood drawn today to test for birth defects.  I HATE getting my blood drawn but I did really good.  I am getting better considering I have to have it drawn so much lately.  I get the results back in about a week. It wasn't mandatory to have this test but we said go ahead.  Nothing will change if there is a problem, of course, just for preparing purposes only.

I go back in 4 weeks -- on September 6th -- to find out sex! That excites me more than anything.  Well, I actually think I am more excited to see my baby on the ultrasound then to find out the sex.  I have only seen him/her once and it looked like a little peanut... so I'm ready to see my baby again! I'm ready to see a nose and lips and little feet and hands!

I still haven't felt any movement.  The doctor said that was fine and by the next time he sees me he thinks I will have. I sure hope so!

I have gained 2 pounds since my first visit with him 10 weeks ago.  Not too shabby I don't suppose.

Good doctor's visits makes this momma haaaappy!! ;)

Friday, August 5, 2011

Prego Mumbo Jumbo - Week 17

I'm back ladies and gents and am now 17 weeks pregnant with Little Bun!
The Second Trimester is going much, much better than the first.  No nausea or vomiting .. a tad bit of dizziness and headaches .. some back pain .. and a growing belly .. but that's about it!
I haven't felt any movement yet. Boo. :( I've been waiting very patiently and have maybe done some pocking and shaking .. with still no butterflies.  I have had 4 "scares" .. thinking I for sure felt it .. but turned out it was a no go. 

My baby is officially the size of an onion --- cray cray!

We have started playing the baby music.  I read that the baby can now hear my voice and loud noises (dogs barking, doorbell ringing, etc.)  Ryan has officially began talking to the baby/my belly every night and it melts my heart! So far, it is my absolute favorite thing about pregnancy.  He says..."Hey baby..It's Daddy. I love you so much and can't wait to hold you and sing to you. You better be good to mommy in there..she loves you very much too."  :):)  He says all kinds of stuff but that's the main parts.

This is our favorite song to play for the baby right now.  It was our wedding song -- the groomsmen, Ryan, the bridesmaid and I all walked out while this way playing.  We both absolutly love it.  Ryan also likes to play Led Zeppelin and The Beatles for the baby.



Like I have mentioned before, Cheddar Peppers from Sonic are MY THANG! I looove them and crave them constantly.  Unfortuantly, my check book doesn't care for them soooo my mom found me a huge box at Sam's with like 50 peppers for $10.  That makes me happy.

I'm still debating on what to do about my scrubs.  My co-worker got maternity scrubs but some people say it is a waste of money.  I can say, I don't think I will be fitting into my regular scrub pants the whole time.  The waste band is elastic and I just feel like it isn't going to stretch enough.

I have gained some of my weight back that I lost while I was sick.  I am still 3 pounds less than what I was when I found out I was pregnant.  People say that won't last much longer!  I am into all maternity pants and some maternity tops.

My next appointment is this coming Monday.  I will get to hear the baby's heartbeat again (Ryan will hear for the first time) and I will get my blood drawn to test for birth defects.  I'm pretty excited about going... I'm just REALLY REALLY ready to find out the sex! It's killing me! The doctor says not until 21 weeks though!

Have a fab weekend!