14 weeks and truckin’ along … I feel like from week 13 to 14 flew by! Part of me hopes it continues to fly by and the other part of me doesn’t want it to fly too fast because I want to enjoy it! This week we went to the Doctor, celebrated Valentine’s Day, and did a little car shopping! We had a very eventful week so maybe that could be why this week felt like it went by faster than the others.
Everything with the doctor went amazing! Baby’s little heartbeat sounded strong and healthy, Momma gained some more weight (the doctor was excited about that one), and we scheduled the Gender Ultrasound! Eeek! This week the baby measures about 3 1/2 inches and weighs about 1 1/2 ounces which doesn’t sound very big, but apparently in my tiny frame is huge because the belly has popped! Flowy shirts used to conceal the bump and now they hang on the bump making it a little more noticeable. I get a little nervous going out in public now because I see people staring and I hope they can come to the conclusion that I’m pregnant and not just a girl with severely poor posture. Some days I feel like it looks like a bump, and the other days I feel like it looks like I just have a gut and don’t know how to hold my stomach in this tiny little frame. I’ll be a bit happier to get out of this in-between stage.
So, Valentine’s Day in our household isn’t as big of a holiday to us as it is to most people. We always try to celebrate with a nice dinner but with my birthday (March), my husband’s birthday (April), and our wedding anniversary (May) we try to save bigger gift giving for those days. This year my husband surprised me with Cupcakes, Cookies, Donut Holes, and a nice Hibachi dinner. Food was the way to my heart this year and he (*insert high-pitched singing tone*) NAILED IT! This little Momma and Baby were full and content the entire day! For him … I decided to make his Valentine. I got all my craft supplies and went all 5th grade on his Valentine’s card! It came out super cute! I knew I couldn’t find anything at the store that would say all the things I needed to say this year … so I made the card and wrote a nice long message inside … I think he may have shed a tear or two. Sssh! Don’t tell him I told you that!
With the weather finally looking like spring we took full advantage of getting outside and spent some time at our local dealerships in search of a Mom car. I’m coming from a 2DR Coupe and always thought I’d want an SUV … but after test driving every SUV on my list of potential Mom cars I ended up falling in love with a 4DR Sedan. After assessing back seat sizes from infant to child, door angle ratio to see how far it opens to get a car seat in, to height ratio on leaning in to buckle, and finally trunk space for all of baby’s extras we then decided to take it for a test drive. We must’ve sat in the car for at least an hour going over every detail before we even took it off the lot for a drive … I’m sure the salesman thought I was nuts but that’s ok with me. It was definitely love at first drive and I’m positive the 4DR Sedan is the perfect fit for me and Baby B. I’m happy we took the time to test drive and decide now than when I have a big ole belly that will fit tightly behind a steering wheel!
So, hang tight! I changed around some of the questions … again. I’m still learning all the things you can do with blogs and everything I want included in these weekly questionnaires! Enjoy y’all!