Saturday, November 15, 2008

Bump Watch - 18 Weeks

This shirt makes me look bigger than I really am. I could have changed, but I'm lazy.

New symptoms: I was in Hobby Lobby the other night and I almost passed out. I had to sit down on the floor for 15 minutes (tried to get up sooner, but that didn't work out so well) and had to have one of the employees bring me water. Talk about embarrassing. I have no idea what happened. I had a good lunch and I was drinking plenty of water. Also, I have started feeling the baby move! YAY! I couldn't say for sure before if it was the baby or not, but there have been a few times that I don't think it could be anything else. I never have felt "flutters" or "popcorn" like a lot of women say they feel. I attribute most things to gas or stretching.

My dreams haven't gone away. I woke up the other night completely numb because I was so scared! I dreamed that I was in a canoe by myself (there was another canoe there, but I was the only one in mine) in a swamp. I almost hit a tree and there was an alligator by the tree that started coming after me. If I had stayed asleep I would have been that alligators dinner.

I haven't heard anything about the new job. I don't expect to hear anything soon since it's the end of the year and busy. Also, my department is looking into buying a new machine for us. These machines are quite expensive so a lot of time is going into that.

If you have time and want a good laugh, check this site out. Tales from a Labor and Delivery nurse. Too funny!

That's it for now. I'm getting my hair cut this evening. I'll post pictures of it soon.


I Believe in Miracles said...

You look so cute!! I guess you need to start carrying water and crackers every where you go?! Hope the fainting thing doesn't happen too often. Yeah for flutters.

Nikki said...

I hope the fainting episode was just the one, and it doesn't happen again!

Take care.

ssbean said...

Sorry you had that episode at Hobby Lobby. Must have been scary. I'm 18w4d now and you sound like me with the movement. For a couple weeks, I may have felt some random movements here and there. I figured it was stretching or gas too. I never felt butterflies, though popcorn sounds like a better description. Right around 18wks, is when I started feeling movement, for sure. I feel it mostly when I'm laying flat on my back or relaxing in the recliner. It's such an awesome feeling, isn't it.

I Believe in Miracles said...

Lisa I just read the L&D blog and laughed out loud for a LONG time. Hilarious. Thanks. I needed that.