"But I have nothing to wear!"

So, I really shouldn't be blogging right now. I have finals this week and a huge 12 page paper to write on ratio analysis (really?!) but I just had to share my weekend discoveries.

If there is one thing I have been worried about, it's gaining too much weight during pregnancy. I don't know why this is a fear of mine, but I have been SO hungry and often guilty about satisfying cravings that hit me randomly (nothing in particular, though there does seem to be a theme: SALT. Yes, I know, not good but I'm trying!). The weight gain has been in the back of my mind often. I have discussed this concern with my sister who repeatedly tells me not to worry, but I keep recalling a conversation we had a few months ago when I asked her when she started growing out of her jeans with her first baby and she said, around 14-15 weeks. I have been anxiously watching mine to make sure they still fit.

Now, weight gain for me is hard to gauge because I wear scrubs all, the last time I put on a pair of jeans was last weekend. Well, yesterday I came home from work and piddled around the house and then fell asleep on the couch. I woke up at 5 and realized that I had to be dressed and ready to go to Andy's Honors ceremony by 5:20. I frantically ran into the closet and tried on a pair of dress pants that I had been thinking would make the perfect outfit for the ceremony, slightly dressy but not too dressy.

They didn't fit!!!

I could get them on, but they were so uncomfortably tight. So I tried another pair, and another, and quickly realized all of my dress pants don't fit. I yelled out to Andy that I had nothing dressy to fit and he asked about a dress. I quickly realized I hadn't shaved my legs, so I proceeded to lotion shave (ouch) and throw on a dress that...again, barely fit.

I just had to share this with everyone because I was so shocked that I would grow out of my jeans so soon!! Although you can't really "tell" that I'm pregnant, it is becoming more and more obvious from day to day. I consulted with my friend Rachael, who is around 32 weeks now, who informed me to purchase a belly band a.s.a.p. so I can keep wearing my jeans. What a wonderful invention! Definitely something I have to purchase soon.
Many of you have seen this pic, but here was my 9 week picture. I think I'm going to wait to do another until 12 weeks, just because you will be able to see a pretty pronounced difference.

I will be sure to update new pictures as they come.
Now off to start on homework...or maybe take a nap. :)
James 1:17
"Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning."

1 comment:

victoria said...

danya, it's nikki. girl i didn't know you were pregnant!! congrats babe!! that's so awesome, and such a blessing. I hope your pregnancy goes smoothly, and i know you are going to be a GREAT mother!! and plus you two good lookin people will make one good lookin baby!!! love ya girl, congrats again.