Can I just say I am getting a little excited here? I have never really been a baby person before but now I see the pictures and I think how cute and it makes me so excited that I will be having one! Now I am starting to think about strollers, and cribs, and car seats oh my! So many options and I have less than six months to decide. Not to mention my fall/winter pregnancy wardrobe to consider. So much to do! My “morning sickness” seems to be mostly gone but I am now plagued with these horrible headaches. Not helpful. I know there has to be something triggering them and I just can’t figure it out. They range from low grade to horrible and I have days where I don’t have one at all. I will definitely be discussing these with my doctor next week but think it could be any number of things. Sleep and stress to name a few. I had a terrible couple of days when my husband was out of town. His dad had emergency surgery so I was home by myself. Since the police incident I am not going to lie, I get scared when I am home alone. Even with my alarm on and 95lb dog by my side I still am afraid and have a hard time sleeping. Reasons for headache? Yes! Last night my little dog decided to wake us up to go out around 4 a.m. and I couldn’t get back to sleep very well after that- Reason for headache- I think so! Couple those with normal work/family stress and barking dogs and I doubt I should be alarmed- just incapacitated. I think I may have found a rather delightful cure though- I am going in for one now. Ghirardelli Dark and Carmel Squares. Have you ever tried them? OMG-They are almost orgasmic- so delicious and I swear they seem to bring down the headache pain. Love! I only have one or two though – gotta keep that caffeine down!
I just read an article where someone four months pregnant knew the sex of their baby. Hello- I will be four months next week and as far as I know that is not on the roster for the next doctor’s appointment. She told us we would find out at 20 weeks. WTF? I want to know the sex of my baby stat. Any ideas on how to accomplish this? Why should I have to wait an extra month? How far along are most people when they find out the sex of their baby? What did the sixteen weekers do to find out early? Any advice is beyond welcome! I am thinking I need an ultrasound…. we got amazing results back from our genetic screening so I doubt they will want to do anything further-so can I ask for an ultrasound? I think I just might have to. A little more n the genetic results – when we started out our odds were something like 1-156 and now are at like 1-3,000- the same as the odds of a twenty year old mother- how fabulous is that? I am feeling younger by the minute and the baby aced its first test! How about that- hopefully the first of many! Might I also add that my headache is gone right now? Love you squares!
Ok so on to some important things- pregnancy fall wardrobe! I am thinking ponchos, leggings and riding boots will be my staples. I already got a pair of super cute over the knee tan riding boots and am stalking a few ponchos online for a sale. I swear – it literally pains me to pay full price for things. It must be something in my DNA but I always feel like if I am a good shopper I can get what I want when it is on sale and if I get things on sale- it is ok to buy more. Sick and twisted I know but that is how I do. I actually made a spreadsheet of what my staples are going to be. I have never done this in all of my years but find that I often buy things I don’t love and ultimately never wear them- I am focusing on the love right now and hoping the research will pay off! I am actually excited to try to pull off pregnancy sheik! I also ordered some new all natural hair products today and report immediately once of I have a chance to use them. I am hoping that since my pregnancy has been sucksville population me so far the fall will be the dawn of pregnant and fabulous- my new boots- ponchos and amazing skin and hair. BTW my Ally is almost entirely gone now – can you say Simply Divine?