CookAMH - I feel like this pregnancy is going to take forever because of the many weather changes my area will go through before I deliver. My other kids were concieved in Autumn and born in Winter/Spring, so it just felt like I needed to hibernate through the cold and holidays then voila - baby would arrive as it warmed up. This baby, I am cold now, then I will go through Spring, Summer, and be just touching the tip of Autumn. That makes it seem longer to me because of the perception of more seasons to buy clothes through.
Nettlesoup - Oh, congrats on being able to get those maternity clothes out of the DF's granny's attic! I know you were getting pretty desperate for him to do that, so I understand what a relief it is to not have to button your fly to go outside to get the post! :) Or maybe I am projecting my own pants-feelings on you!
My week is shaping up to be pretty busy, which is a nice change of pace from last week's stomach flu extravaganza. I am emetophobic, so last week was REALLY HARD for me and I spent the majority of it on the couch and fighting the urge to be ill, which I did succeed at, but only just! I'd be interested to know what other do to boost their immune system, aside from eating a whole foods diet.
This week, I am teaching my biweekly breastfeeding class at our local WIC office (Tuesday) and having my first midwifery appointment on Wednesday, right at 11 weeks. I am hoping to be able to hear a heartbeat at this appointment, but I always hate the vampire-like levels of blood draws that are needed. I have 10 tattoos, so I'm not exactly scared of needles, but it seems like once they take a pint of blood or so, I get light headed. Just having come off the queasy train, I do not want to willingly put myself there again, you know? Then on Wednesday evening, I am going to a birth network meeting (I have my own lactation business) and then a La Leche League meeting I lead on Friday. Whew!
Does anyone else feel like they might be feeling movement? I swear, if I eat a good meal and then lay down/recline, I can feel faint little pushes and kicks down in my pelvis. DH thinks I am doing wishful thinking, but I am convinced.