Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Future Acrobat

What a great day!  At exactly 11 weeks, we finally had our first OB appointment and got to see PB&J on screen again.  They were so much bigger than before, which duh that's obvious, but totally blew me away anyhow.  I wish I could show all of you a picture, but none of them really came out because we have a couple of active little ones.  Well, I should say mostly one active one ... J was dancing a jig in there and made it very difficult for the doc to get a good measurement, let alone a good snapshot.  PB was mostly chillin' until J kicked him/her in the head then we got to see PB dance a bit too.  OMG seriously it was the cutest thing - but of course, we're their moms so we may be just a little biased.  PB's heart rate was a calm 164, while J's was a spirited 176.  Despite old wives' tales, we're still convinced we have a boy and a girl in there.  Only time will tell.


After my OB appointment, Momma B and I hung out for her annual pap.  It was fun to watch the roles reverse for the first time and see her get poked and prodded - well, that was how she put it.  I'm just glad she's healthy and we got to meet another doc in the group.  He was quite jovial and we liked him a lot.  Momma B even suggested I change my primary OB over to him.  


On a more unfortunate note, I have a two-hour glucose screening test scheduled already.  I kind of knew it would be a possibility because of my weight, but I had hoped it wouldn't happen.  I know my weight puts me at higher risk, but thankfully I have no family history of diabetes.  Ah well.  It's better to be safe than sorry, right?!  Of course, the really fun part is if this test comes back normal I still have to return for the one-hour glucose screening at 24-28 weeks.  Awesome.  


In other news, I recently found out that I need glasses.  I picked them up today.  What do you think?


First specs ... not too shabby, yeah?!

6 comments:

  1. Very cute specs! :)
    I had gestational diabetes with Ashley. It wasn't too bad, I just had to be more careful about what I ate and take my walks. She did end up being a large baby. 8 pounds 11 ounces.
    (That all changed, though. She is tiny compared to myself at her age.)
    You are going to be so good at this! I am very, very happy for you!!

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  2. Ummm hello! I want to see pictures anyway!! And bummer about the glucose test, hopefully its not bad and the results are normal! And really cute glasses, love em!

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  3. yay, congrats on the great appointment!

    and i love the specs, very cute :)

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  4. the glasses are great! The two rounds of glucose nasty are not--sorry you've got to do it twice!

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  5. our little one is super active too. Especially at U/S time. and our surro has to do the glucose test as well...she keeps talking about the sugary crappy liquid drink she has to imbibe. Sounds disgusting.

    Cool specs!

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