March 6, 2012

bunny bump: week 13



13 weeks, 3 days

let's do a weekly update, shall we?

new things:
headaches. oh hi there, head pain. welcome, welcome to the party.

same things:
pimples. though if I had to guess, this week has been the WORST to date. I've never had a dermatologist on call but I'm going to find one, today. this pizza face/body disaster has got to be stopped.

sleepiness. I am still really tired. And while it's not particularly morning or night tired, it's an all-day kind of tired. the kind of tired that strikes when you've been standing too much, talking too much, thinking too much??

improved things:
nausea! this one takes the cake. it is definitely the best part of the last few weeks. there are moments when I feel like it might be coming back but overall, it's pretty much gone. take that, first trimester! yaaw! [high-kick]

bigger things:
I'm pretty sure something happened over the weekend while I was sleeping because this shit is getting bigger. shit = belly, boobs, body in general…oh, yippee.
I've gained about 3-4 lbs so far so i'm not calling the guinness book of world records just yet but just so you know, it's happening. 

potentially exciting things: 
so i went last week to have my blood drawn for a pregnancy study. all in the name of science, i say! it was easy, fun and i got paid! $250? Um, yeah, I'll take that visa card, thank you! Any ladies in the San Diego area interested and bumpin' at earlier than 13 weeks, leave me your email address and I will hook. you. up. ANYWAY, the best part about it is that I get to learn the gender! The administrator gal asked if I wanted to know and well, YES, i do. So once they test my blood, she'll send me a quick email with boy or girl results. So easy! I'm going to follow up with an ultrasound just to confirm but I am sooo excited. 

bunny, i might stop calling you bunny soon. very, very soon. 

xoxo

7 comments:

  1. Did you really do a high-kick? I love it! :)

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  2. So happy you are not feeling sick anymore! Hooray!!!! Bunny girl or boy??? can't wait!

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  3. Say what?!? You'll have to tell me all about this science shizz at Five Guys. That's awesome dude. Too bad I wasn't pregnant...I could use a little shopping spree. Wait, what?

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  4. They can tell from your blood whether it's a boy or girl? That is so awesome! Can't wait to find out :-)

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  5. Aww the little baby bump is adorbs!! And I too am shocked I never knew they can determin the gender by blood alone?! Craziness.. exciting though!!

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  6. Yay! You look so darn cute! And I have that iPhone case. Ha.

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  7. eeeks, hello little bunny! I give baby Q new nicknames every week, haha. I can't wait to hear the blood results. so awesome you got to do that (and get paid for it!) so early. also, congrats on kissing morning sickness goodbye. I bet Easton is super excited about being a big brother.

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