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post #21 of 44
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The past three days I haven't been able to get off the couch and stand vertical without gagging, then I had some cottage cheese and egg salad (not together) last night before bed.  Today was so much better!!! Yay! Like I actually went grocery shopping!

 

My MIL consistently askes where my DS got his red hair.  He has redish blonde hair.  My paternal aunt has red hair, maternal great grandfather, and the kicker is....my mom has red hair (she knows her) and HER HUSBAND used to have red hair!! I brought up one time that it was probably from my mom and her husband and she just looked shocked and said "he doesn't have red hair!"  Um, ok all of his pictures up until they were married he had red hair and when it started greying he started dying it brown.  I think she honestly forgot.  So weird.  Even after that conversation she will ask.  She has issues anyway but this just makes me really wonder what she is asking  headscratch.gif

 

DS is 19 months and keeps coming up to my tummy and saying Hi baby!  and then he will kiss my tummy.  It is adorable and totally unsolicited other than the first time we told him.  It is cute too when he will pull up his own shirt when I ask where the baby is and then laugh and run up to my tummy.  He caught on faster than I thought he would!

 

Itsasecret, congrats on your soon to be grandbaby!  How fun that they will be close!  My BIL and his niece are close in age and he liked it.  People make weird comments but seems like people do that regardless of any situation.

post #22 of 44

Geez, the redhead comments!  My MIL had very bright strawberry blonde hair, and I did as a kid, so I'm sure she comes by it rightly, but geez.  I mean, I'm pale with lighter hair (like sunflwr's color), so it's really not a stretch.  The funny part is when DH has her alone--he's always getting comments about her not belonging to him, because he is very dark--mostly mexican/italian.  eyesroll.gif  I hope this one is dark because I really worry about sun exposure and I hated being pale as a kid.

 

Itsasecret, how exciting to have a grandbaby and a new baby so close!  I think it will be great to have an automatic playmate.

 

We haven't told DD about the new baby yet, even though she's 2.5 and not the type to be bothered.  I guess I don't really have any reason TO tell her, and I want her to be the center of the world for a little longer....and really telling her won't make any difference, so we'll wait at least until we tell the rest of the world.  Right now only my parents and my best friend know.

post #23 of 44

My energy is BACK! I Have swept, mopped and rearranged the dining room and kitchen. Don't want to do too much and get Hubs expectations to high ;)

post #24 of 44

8 Weeks today!  joy.gif  Feeling better than I have for a while RE m/c.  I lost one between 6-8 weeks several years ago, and hitting this milestone makes me feel much better!

 

Interviewing the MW tomorrow evening!  thumb.gif

post #25 of 44

Courtney, send some energy my way.  I need it this week.

 

Itsasecret, keep us posted on your daughter's baby!  Would love to hear all about it when baby comes.

post #26 of 44

HI everyone, I'm struggling with the ms right now too.  I'm very much looking forward to the second trimester.  Funny, I also can stomach tuna and not much else!  I thought that was a strange thing but I guess it's more common than I thought.  My husband also has a red beard and was a redhead as a child, I'm so hoping that this baby has red hair! I'm very blond and so is DS so we'll see.  My hubby also has curly hair which I would love to see on our little girl.  We'll see =)

post #27 of 44

Yay for those who are getting their mojo back. Hopefully you guys still dealing with MS and other not-niceness will soon be in the clear. 

 

I just have to say I LOVE MY BeBand (target's knock off of bella band). I wore a pair of pants today that I shouldn't have, but I didn't realize they were so uncomfortable until after I left the house. Swung by target, put on the band, and voila, PERFECT! banana.gif

post #28 of 44

Christy yay for 8 weeks!

 

 

the funny thing is I even puked up breakfast but still felt fine. I've gotten loads done today, I even cleaned the high chair with a toothbrush, it just wouldn't come clean with a rag. turns out the wood needs to be refinished so I guess I'll need to sand it and repaint it.

 

itsasecret, I'm with justkate, getting a grandbaby is exciting and I'd love to hear about it when it happens.

post #29 of 44

 I threw my back out! OMG. It's exccruciating.

 

My hugely pg. dd came over today to help with the littles. I feel so bad. If she goes into labor while I'm down I won't be much help!

post #30 of 44

Thanks, Courtney!

 

Itsasecret, Yay for the grandbaby, definately want to hear more about that!  I'm sorry about your back.  DH's goes out from time to time, and the only thing that seems to help is going back and forth between ice packs and heat pads.  hug2.gifI hope you are feeling better soon!!

 

I'm @ work alone this morning, which is fine, until I have to pee, lol.  inthet.gif

post #31 of 44

I just caught up on the weekly chat. It looks like many of us are experiencing less ms. Me too. I'm all for that! Typically mine lasts until 16 weeks. I just hope that it doesn't come back! I'm still extremely tired though. I could take several naps a day. I don't remember ever being this tired before.

 

Tomorrow I have my first appointment with a new doctor. I haven't ever gone in this early but I  have to start getting my e antigen antibody levels checked. Hearing the heartbeat would be fantastic too. The earliest I've heard it in the past is 11 weeks and it took a lil while to find it.

 

I feel like I might be able to relax after the end of next week. One of my sisters is getting married and I've been busy knitting 6 boleros for her and her attendants. I'm getting tired of this pattern for sure :) DH and I put our garden to sleep last weekend. There are just a couple of things left but now I dont' have that work lingering in the back of my mind constantly. I've found that when I get pregnant, most of my motivation goes out the window. This little babe came 6 months earlier than planned so I was really loving my get up and go self. Oh well :) I can't wait to meet our little baby!

 

I have a friend that lives out of state but we talk on the phone very often. She knows about my pregnancy because she is the one who convinced me that I should probably take a test. Anyway, She has 5 little ones and isn't sure if she wants another in the future. Every single time we talk she asks me how I'm doing and then says, "I am so glad that it's you and not me!" Once or twice was fine but it's gone a little past my limit. Some things just irk me and this is one of those things.

 

Okay, I'm dont venting!  I hope that all of you have a great rest of the week!

post #32 of 44

I've always wanted red hair, my cousin has it from her dad's side and it's beautiful! 

 

Here morning sickness seems to be hitting some.  It always hits in the evening though.  Last night I had to get up and check on my son and I felt so sick.  I didn't really have it with the last pregnancy.  I remember getting a little queasy if I was hungry, but eating about anything would help.  This time I can't eat about anything and have a finicky palate.  I had my first appointment today with a really friendly OB, it was just one of those prenatal care talk appointments.  I wanted a Midwife, but the practice in town had horrible ratings and the people who have used them that I know said they were rude and even called one of the ladies fat.  The other midwife isn't covered by our insurance and I can't afford her at all, I so wanted a home birth too.  We aren't even sure we'll still be in the area when the baby is born so it just wasn't worth it.  But a good hospital birth is possible! 

post #33 of 44

Had my ultrasound today and it went well. Bub is measuring dead on perfect and we're thrilled. Pregnancy is now facebook official :)

post #34 of 44

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I just have to say I LOVE MY BeBand (target's knock off of bella band). I wore a pair of pants today that I shouldn't have, but I didn't realize they were so uncomfortable until after I left the house. Swung by target, put on the band, and voila, PERFECT! banana.gif


Yay!  I'm going to try to cut the top off of a cami and use it the same way.  Fortunately, I lost a bit of weight before getting pg so my "big" pants are still fitting okay... but I know it's coming!

 

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Had my ultrasound today and it went well. Bub is measuring dead on perfect and we're thrilled. Pregnancy is now facebook official :)


Yay!  Pics?  I've been looking u/s pics online--its unreal that we've got one of those inside of us!

post #35 of 44
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Yay!  I'm going to try to cut the top off of a cami and use it the same way.  Fortunately, I lost a bit of weight before getting pg so my "big" pants are still fitting okay... but I know it's coming!

 

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Yay!  Pics?  I've been looking u/s pics online--its unreal that we've got one of those inside of us!



I have two pair of pants from when I was 30lbs heavier, but those are too big still so I'm in-between. The cami cut-off is a brilliant idea.  

 

I've been having this "its unreal that we've got one of those inside of us!" reaction SO OFTEN. Craziness.

post #36 of 44

I went to the mall yesterday and while I was there picked up a few maternity items.  I don't need a whole lot, but it was nice to buy a few new things for this pregnancy.  While I've slowly been leaking out the news, I haven't made it official, so I'm not going to start wearing maternity until I really have to, so I will just gaze at them for a few more weeks.  I didn't buy anything terribly "maternity," just some shirts and dresses, so even now while I'm in the in between awkward stage I can wear the things I bought.

 

I wish that I was getting my energy back.  I am so sick of being exhausted.  I have horses and it's like a major excursion just to get the energy to go out and feed them.  Blah! 

 

In other, totally sad news, my older sister who was 4 weeks farther along than me, started bleeding on the weekend and got an ultrasound this week.  Her baby didn't have a heart beat.  I am so sad about it.  We were so excited to be pregnant at the same time, and now I feel so bad.  I don't want to talk about my experiences or anything.  She's my best friend, so it's going to be really hard for a couple weeks.

 

 

post #37 of 44
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hay ladies!

 

so i keep crazing salt, in particular, boilded eggs with salt, then as soon as i put it in my mouth i have to choke it down. yuck! any tips for something that tastes like salty protien without the texture of eggs?

 

 


Totally salt craving here too.  It seems to help my m/s.  I'm eating like a container of low fat cottage cheese a day. :-)

 

post #38 of 44

First 3 pregnancies were nearly m/s free.  Some aversions, bad gag reflex, but no real m/s.  I am vomiting 24 hours a day this time.  Couldn't sleep last night because I felt so bad.  Either this baby is giving me a run for my money already, or I am becoming a weenie. :-)

 

Sono earlier this week matched my dates (6w5d).  Sono done at 6w1d, showed 2 sacs, 1 heartbeat.  Back in 3-4 wks for repeat to see if one was non-viable, or just couldn't detect a heartbeat yet. 

 

Have not told anyone in our main loop yet.  I have talked with a couple friends that live far away.  We are waiting until we get that second sono so we feel good about what we are announcing.  Plus this was a surprise and we are still processing it. :)   I have decided if it is twins, my FB post will just be something like: Someone help me with some math...3+2 = 5, right?  Beyond that, my head is still in the sand (and toilet).

post #39 of 44

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Sono earlier this week matched my dates (6w5d).  Sono done at 6w1d, showed 2 sacs, 1 heartbeat.  Back in 3-4 wks for repeat to see if one was non-viable, or just couldn't detect a heartbeat yet. 


Gosh, fingers crossed for you mama!  Very reasonable to think there could be a second heartbeat in a few weeks.  fingersx.gif

 

 

ETA: Wow, is the May 2012 DDC a social group instead of a DDC?  Are we the last official DDC ever?  How sad if so....

post #40 of 44
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jenyvangy hug2.gif I am so sorry about your sister. I am best friends with my sisters too and I can only imagine.  I know she will want your support and will appreciate your tender heart toward how she feels about talking/not talking about it.  It is very sad

 

justkate- I do think we are the last DDC.  it makes me sad but I am glad that I made it into one instead of missing it by a couple of months.  I already feel disoriented with this pg and I am glad I have the familiarity of DDCs for a while.  It is weird how attached I get to people I don't even know!

 

Dechiri- um yes I am downing the cottage cheese too like it is going out of style!  Hope you get to see a heart beat for both at your next appointment, how exciting and sorry for the intense ms!

 

adoremybabe- how did the appointment go? were you able to hear the heartbeat?  I can see where your friend is coming from but what a bummer to continuously exclaim her relief!  Maybe once and then move on!

 

well ds just walked out of his nap so on with the day! Luckily ms is letting up enough that I was able to go outside to the playground with him!

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