Surprisingly enough, I was able to get through yesterday at work. I made sure to keep busy all day long so the day would pass quickly. The store is still in chaos mode from Christmas, so we were able to get some organization started. Plus, we're gearing up for Valentine's Day now!
I'm so excited, because I purchased some more maternity shirts at Ross. On my lunch break yesterday, I was able to find 13 different tops for $126 total (with tax). Shopping hasn't been as much fun recently because it's hard to find things that fit. When I realized that Ross had a small maternity rack I was thrilled. Now I have enough items to get me through the next couple of months at work. I'll still need to find some sun dresses as Summer approaches, but I've got more than enough items to work with for now.
Vivid dreams are common with pregnancy, but mine have been extra crazy for the past two weeks. During the heat of Christmas, I was dreaming about PANDORA jewelry and wrapping gifts every night. No lie- I would wake up in the middle of the night looking for gifts I had wrapped in my dreams.
I kept dreaming about the appointment today last night. I woke up at 4:30 am for my early morning trip to the potty, and then couldn't go back to sleep. (If I get up, my mind starts to wake up and then I'm either thirsty or hungry.) But this morning was different...I think my back woke me up. I'm having a lot of trouble getting comfortable during the night. Again, I've always slept on my stomach, so I'm still adjusting to lying on my side. I'm trying to work with my body pillow and batman pillow, but I get so hot. I do have to admit here that my husband is amazing. It was 4:30 am, and me and the baby were hungry. Sneakers got up and brought me a glass of chocolate milk and I was able to go back to sleep after about 30 minutes of watching Family Guy in bed.
I'm still feeling the baby move around during the day. I know Brandon's ready to feel The Sneak kick.
I will post about the gender as soon as we have told our friends and family. We've got so many people to tell, and I would be devastated if anyone close to us found out from any other source than us. My plan is to announce here by tomorrow or Sunday. We're headed to Tuscaloosa tonight to eat dinner with my Mom and Stepdad (and little brother and sister) to share the news with them in person. I just can't wait. Today is our Christmas, getting to know if there's a little boy or girl growing in my tummy!