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the bump

19 May

In the last two weeks, I feel like my belly has quadrupled in size.  Must be all the peanut butter, bananas, and frozen yogurt–can one make a healthy fetus on PB&B & fro-yo?  I’m now at 18 weeks, +8.7 pounds (but it feels/looks like I’ve gained much more), and into a new wardrobe.  John, best husband on the planet that he is and having far better taste than I, went shopping with me (a.k.a. practically kidnapped me) this afternoon.  (I was/am too lazy and preoccupied to go on my own…I hate shopping.)  I am so happy that I went.  I had forgotten what it felt like to be comfortable in clothing.

We are dying to know the sex, but in the midst of crazy clinic schedules (mine and John’s), I was unable to schedule the anatomy scan until 22 weeks.  One of my college roommates (who’s due about a month before me) commented on the up side: imagine how much more developed he/she’s going to be!  So much more human-like!  It’ll be such a trip to compare him/her to our last snapshot at 13 weeks.