so yesterday was another monthly doctor's visit. this time my mom in law was the guest of honor. had to pee in a cup for the first time, to see if i had too much sugar in me. thankfully i'm clever and ate NOT A DROP of sugar that whole day except for what is naturally found in milk and pineapple, so i passed the test! this visit seemed unusually short and rushed, in my opinion. the ultrasound lasted all of 30 seconds and, though we were hoping for verification of his boy parts, that never happened. i was able to ask only one of my 2 questions before the dr whizzed out the door to his next patient. ah well, we all have our bad days...we are just so thankful that tristan is happy and healthy. "content" is the word the doctor used. even though i passed the sugar test, unfortunately i didn't pass the "weight gain" test. i've gained ANOTHER 10 lbs in the past 4 weeks, for a total gain of 20 lbs so far. it's never ever fun for a girl to be told that she weighs too much, especially when she is trying her hardest to take care of the baby inside of her. even though i'm on my feet at work 40 hours per week, i was still told that i must exercise, and of course, limit empty calories, yada yada yada. i've been trying, but obviously i've not been trying hard enough. thats all i'm going to say about that.
on another, happier note, josh felt his son move for the first time last week!! it was quite an exciting event, as every time i'd place his hand on my tummy, tristan would stop kicking which was kind of frustrating. this time, he decided he had played enough games and gave quite a firm kick to josh's hand. since then, he's felt him quite a bit. he says tristan is giving him "high fives". ooh, and we got to register at target on sunday which was really quite fun, though a lot of the stuff we were quite clueless about! (who knew they have a machine that actually heats your baby wipes for you?!) we found some really cute sports themed nursery decor and even though initially we had chosen baseball as the theme, i just couldn't pass by the crib mobile that had little bears playing soccor going round and around. so the theme quickly changed to just sports in general, which makes it easier anyhow. so much for finding neutral decor... if tristan has a sister next, we've just gotta hope that she loves blue!
josh and i finally decided to join the masses and have become addicted to the tv show lost. we've been renting season 1 on dvd and are nearly finished it, which is perfect timing because season 2 just came out on dvd. if we hurry up we'll be done in enough time to catch season 3 on tv. we've been watching it so much that i've been having dreams about it. though this pregnancy has cause me to have very vivid dreams every single night. last night i dreamed we were back in scotland and i was really worried that we were so far from home just in case something were to happen to tristan and i was singing that song "i'm like a bird" and just started crying when i sang "i don't know where my soul is, i don't know where my home is" i woke up with tears on my cheeks. since we found out that we're having a boy, i haven't had any dreams about having the baby, though i'm sure those will come soon enough.
off to do a million and one errands...