I’m not crazy… just pregnant

I feel like I should really be chronicling the pregnancy thing a little more than I have been, so here’s some info on how things are going.

People have always talked about food cravings when you’re pregnant. As far as I can tell, I don’t so much get food cravings, as I absolutely loathe all foods except for one or two things. It’s to the point that I can’t bring myself to eat anything, really, except for cheese and canned peaches (or other canned fruit, but preferably peaches.) Foods that I normally enjoy are completely out of the question. Today we made perogies for lunch, and I could barely get through two before I told Adam I couldn’t eat them. That left me eating a can of peaches, and later, a fruit smoothie and some old cheddar.

It’s been like that all week. Food is something I can barely tolerate. I call it the anti-cravings.

An investment in used Maternity clothing has been good for me. None of my pants fit by the beginning of January – I was having serious comfort and self-esteem issues (just because you’re pregnant doesn’t mean you want to look like your pants are very obviously two sizes too small) but the advent of maternity pants and properly sized shirts with room to grow in the front has been grand. Seriously, it’s awesome. Pants that fit are the best thing ever.

Now that I have a sewing machine, I’m going to attempt to learn how to use it. I bought a couple of easy patterns to sew, and now I just need some material and someone to show me how to use the pattern. I haven’t yet found the ambition to crochet a blanket, although I do have the intention of doing so. I’m starting to come out of the exhausted stage of pregnancy, and now that I’m back to four day work weeks (hooray!) I hope to have some more time to get things like that done. Won’t have time after Ultra Magnus is born, after all.

I’ve started slowly acquiring useful things for when the baby arrives, too. Mom gave us a bassinet and a rocker swing, plus a bunch of onesies.

I still really want the thinkgeek “Geek Inside” Maternity t-shirt. Sadly, it is out of stock. I also want the I TCP/IP creeper. That’s in stock, but shipping would cost more than the item itself.

Life is interesting.


  • ashkitty

    January 26, 2008 at 6:02 am

    That’s in stock, but shipping would cost more than the item itself.

    Eww, it is expensive, isn’t it? The cheapest shipping to here is 6.50ish.

  • Jenny Lee Silver

    January 26, 2008 at 6:18 am

    It’s 20$ and up for shipping to Canada. Meanies. :-/

    • ashkitty

      January 26, 2008 at 6:19 am

      That is SO mean!

      Well, you’re welcome to have things sent here and I’ll just bring them with me in April, but it’s a ways to wait. 😉

  • femaleinvert

    January 26, 2008 at 6:10 pm

    You should take belly pictures!

    • Jenny Lee Silver

      January 27, 2008 at 7:23 pm

      I keep meaning to, and putting it off. :-/

  • jenny

    January 26, 2008 at 10:47 pm

    What week/day are you at now? I’m at 8w6d. Tomorrow, our little Bean will be nine weeks old, B.C. (before childbirth) 😀

    • Jenny Lee Silver

      January 27, 2008 at 7:27 pm

      I’m at 14w6d today. Can’t believe I’m there so quick!

      • jenny

        January 27, 2008 at 10:22 pm

        That is awesome!! How’re you feeling?