Sunday, February 19, 2012

6 weeks 1 day :)



6 weeks 1 day! 
My phone went off Saturday morning with an alert from an app I downloaded
it said..
Congratulations you are 6 weeks today! Half way through your 1st trimester! 
Wow. 
I never thought about it that way, I have always looked at it in weeks,
how many weeks am I? how many weeks do I have to go?
But to see it written out, that I am half way through my 1st trimester! 
that was a real Wow moment for me! 
I mean there are only 3 trimesters 
and to be half way through one seems huge to me

Truth is my apt. Friday was a little upsetting
I had my hopes to the moon that we would see babies heartbeat
The nurse we had, had the worst bedside manner E.V.E.R.
if you watched the video I am sure you heard her during the ultrasound 
when Scott said "thats it?"
like OMG That is it!? that is our baby?!
But instread of a happy reaction she said 
yep that's it, just a sac inside a sac no heartbeat yet but I warned you on that...
wtf. 
I mean really? 
this is our first time ever seeing even a sac! it was monumental to us, 
but to her if was just another sac. 
that really, really, upset me. 
I held it together until we got to the car, and then I lost it. 
I was just so damn dissappointed on how it went.
we literally saw baby for a mere 10 seconds. 
I wasn't expecting that. I was expecting a happy joyful experience
with a nurse that said "There is your baby!" Look at that! what a beautiful sac! 
No worries we will see the heartbeat next visit! 
but no.
I got, its a sac inside a sac no hb but I warned you... 
UGH. 
Okay 
anyways!!! 
I am totally over it now! I printed out a picture of the baby 
and hung it on my fridge, it is also the wallpaper on my phone! 
so I can see it all the time! 
I Am SO excited to be here, in this place. 
this happy place of pregnancy! I can not wait until 
our next ultrasound! I am going to call and request a different nurse before we go :)
Oh My. 
Okay well here is my 6 week picture :) 

The bloat never went away and now I think it is here to stay :) which I don't Mind at all. Hubs made the board :) & Me before dinner on Saturday my 6 week day!! :)

17 comments:

  1. lol I just noticed pickles is spelled wrong! haha what happened to the L Scott? lol! I love him..

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  2. ;) i didn't notice the pickles until i read your comment...too cute!!

    i'm SO sorry you had a meanie rn. ughh, those are the worst. it's like, how do they NOT get it?!
    i'm sorry you had to deal with that but so happy for you...YAY for 6 weeks!! i hope that your next appointment only leaves you with smiles and happy tears! i have a great feeling it will!

    love your bump and cute top!
    xoxox
    maria <3

    keep on smilin'!

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  3. i LOVE how you're doing your weekly favorites! So cool!!

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    1. Thank You! I saw a version of it on Pinterest and I knew when I got pregnant I was soooo doing it! lol.. it's fun for Scott too he loves asking me daily if he needs to change the board yet! lol!

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  4. Be warned, most ultrasounds will be very brief and to the point like that except for the big ones, the NT scan and anatomy scan! I am always disappointed in them as well and couldn't even see anything in my last one because the screen was so far away. Don't worry though 5 weeks 6 days was way early and I'm sure you'll see the heartbeat at your next ultrasound =)

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    1. Thank you that makes me feel better! I totally felt robbed! I am so excited to hear the heartbeat! when I think about it I get super antsy!

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  5. Congrats!! I love your idea for documenting the progress with your likes. It is darling!

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  6. Yikes I'm sorry that nurse was so unfriendly!! I think it's a great idea to request someone else next time. I know it's hard, but try not to worry about the hb. None of ours had heart beats at 5 weeks either, but by the next scan, there they were!! Congratulations on being half way through first tri :) So so so happy for you!

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    1. Thank you! that makes me feel better! I am trying so hard to not worry! but not worrying is hard! lol!

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  7. If Scott had switched a few words around - it would have read "mexican nerds" - which for some reason makes me laugh! Cute idea for sure and sending love & good vibes for your next check up. Love to you both

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    1. hahah! I laughed out loud when I read this! Thank you for the good vibes! Love you!

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  8. I love your board!! SOrry your ultra sound wasnt what you expected but im sure you will see your little ones heartbeat at your next appoinment!

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    1. Thanks :) I can't even describe how excited I am to see that little flicker! :D

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  9. Adorable! Both your mini-bump and your board. Hooray for milestones too. Great way to see it as half way through your first trimester.

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