Ok, let the discomfort begin. But, I'm still not complaining because it could be oh-so-much worse. Baby has started to take up residence in my ribcage. This is extremely uncomfortable and makes it very hard to breathe. I pretty much expected this to happen since I'm so short waist-ed, but I also expected my belly to be protruding out to so-far-my-hands-couldn't-touch because baby would have no where else to go but out. So far, that has not happened. My belly seems to hardly be expanding at all (which, I guess, is why he is in my ribs), yet I don't see how it can expand any farther (if that makes any sense?).
Additionally, I've decided that I can no longer try to stuff myself into pre-preggo pants along with a Bella band. I tried to expand my wardrobe as long as possible, but with not being able to breathe, along with zippers digging into my lower abdomen, I just can't handle it anymore. Straight up maternity pants is all I shall wear anymore. Don't get me wrong, I've been wearing maternity pants since about 12 weeks, BUT, I've been throwing some pre-preggo pants/Bella band days in there as well. Just so that I'm not rotating the same 2 pairs of maternity dress pants and/or 2 pairs of leggings every day. I need some color to my wardrobe! I guess these last 11 weeks or so, (~GASP!!~ 11 weeks?! WHAT?! wow.) will be rather bland in color. Blah.
Now, seriously? 11 weeks? I'm going to be holding my own baby in roughly 11 weeks? No way. I need more time to prepare for this. I'm so ready but at the same time, I am not. The nursery is painted and THAT'S IT!!! PaPaw is still finishing the furniture. PopBill has built it all, thank goodness, but it's not complete yet!!! In fact, Dad (PaPaw) and I did A LOT of work on it this past weekend. Lots of sanding. I was coughing up sawdust all weekend. I'm so excited to see what it will look like once it's all fully complete and in the nursery! :))
We have our 3D/4D ultrasound on 1/21.
My baby shower is on 1/28! :)
We tour the hospital on 2/4.
Our maternity photo session is on 2/5! :)
All of the above are indications of being soooo close to meeting our little man!
and notice, I can't wear my regular t-shirts much longer either! It's practically busting at the seams. HA