Monday, July 25, 2011

8 Weeks and Counting

Went for another check-up and everything seems to be on track. The doctor said I'm actually 8 weeks pregnant. I thought I was a bit more further along, but I guess I calculated incorrectly. Had an ultrasound and the baby was moving its legs and arms like crazy. He/she is a busy little nugget, measuring now at 4 cm!

I still don't have any real pregnancy symptoms. At this stage, my only problem is my weight. Doctor does not want me to gain more than 1kg per month for the next 3 months, otherwise I am at risk of getting diabetes. He told me to be careful of what I eat and try to cut out the salt and sugar. This is going to be really tough, as I love to eat! I thought being pregnant meant that I can eat to my hearts content and get as fat as I want without feeling guilty...WRONG! Sheesh!

I've got another ultrasound and blood tests coming up in mid-August. Testing for chromosomal abnormalities.

Next project: turning the garage into a second bedroom. This has been a 2 year project that has been on hold due to a lack of motivation. Now we have a deadline so we've got to get cracking!


Nicole said...

happy 8 weeks!

Stephanie Jean-Louis said...

Wonderful news :) Good luck with the garage-to-bedroom project!