Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Bumpdate: 18 Weeks

How Far Along: 18 weeks...until tomorrow.

Maternity Clothes: Well, I accidentally spent $350 on maternity clothes this weekend. I went into a Destination Maternity with my besties for about 2 hours and was completely overwhelmed. And believe me, I was their targeted prey- the girl only brought me the high end designer stuff. Sheesh!
I spent the entire drive home from Kansas City with buyer's remorse. I will be returning a couple of SUPER cute but SUPER expensive things...I just can't justify buying expensive trendy things that I will only wear for a few months.
Needless to say, I still haven't put on any maternity clothes yet. Using that belly band until the last possible moment!

Gender: We find out SO soon!

Movement: Felt the little flutters at week 17, but haven't felt any since. I'm pretty sad about it. I keep telling babe to move around for mama. No luck.

Sleep: Sleeping more soundly than ever. Although, my allergies are absolutely TERRIBLE. So, I generally wake up a few times to sneeze or blow my nose. And I'm still obsessed with my body pillow. Obsessed.

What I miss: So, even though I'm sleeping well, I am exhausted ALL of the time. I miss having energy. It could be the fact that I only sit for 15 minutes all day and spend every ounce of energy teaching. Add that to pregnancy, and I feel like a walking zombie.

Cravings: Well, I really love me some fruit these days. Like, a lot. Oh, and I hadn't indulged in any of the few fast food cravings I've had...until Gabe wanted to drive through Freddy's Steakburgers on our trip home Sunday. So, I had my very first burger and fries this entire pregnancy. Felt so ashamed...but it was so worth it!

Other crazy symptoms: My dreams have been borderline psychotic. I don't even feel comfortable sharing some with my own husband. Let's say the past couple of nights have involved watching people drive off a cliff, getting bit by a rattlesnake, and watching a random girl from my prenatal swim class' baby fall right out while she was talking to me.

Oh. And it felt like deja vu this week. I was having many of the same morning sickness symptoms all week. I was pretty miserable. Boo. :(

Size of Babe: Mango. Could be imagining things, but I REALLY feel like I've felt my stomach expanding this week.

Best Moment this week: Celebrating a good friend's upcoming wedding at a bridal shower in KC. It was SO great seeing my besties. And then having them there to save me from spending even more money than I actually did on my maternity spending spree.

Bump Pics:
Still in that awkward phase where many people don't know I'm pregnant. The only way to sport the bump is wear shirts that are too small. :)


thecoffeehouse said...

you should probably get used to spending some money. i hear kids are expensive. :) i say keep the clothes!

Lauren said...

Can I just say that it was GREAT to see you and I had the BEST time :)

Tickled Pink said...

You are so cute and tiny!! :) I'm excited for you to find out!!

Leigh said...

I say keep the clothes too...you deserve to treat yourself! If this is the only time you buy maternity clothes through your pregnancy, then you are set :)

Gina's Blog said...

I vote keep them too :) Ang you look sooo cute!

kels said...

OH. MY. GOSH! HOW did I miss this news??!?! Oh yes, my google reader lost all of my subscriptions. I am SO HAPPY for you guys! You're glowing! Yay!!!

Aliya said...

18 weeks, my ass! You look like I do after I eat a Chipotle burrito! And thats my weird way of saying that you look AMAZING... can't wait to find out baby's gender soon, eeeee!!!!!

Kendra said...

I was the same way! Camdin and I went to Baby Gap and I spent way too much money in the maternity section. After she left I went back and I returned stuff! haha!