Wednesday, June 07, 2006

it is overtaking me!

I look at these pictures and wonder how my colleagues haven't figured it out yet. Do they just think I've been gaining lots of weight?

This is where we started. The little pokey thing is the buckle on my pants. The pants that haven't fit me for 3 weeks.

At 11 weeks exactly, this is where we are now:

Clearly, I'm going to get bigger. But isn't this a little ridiculous for something the size of a lime? Also, 3 pounds gained! So where is the rest coming from?

It has been 4 days since that picture, and I swear, it is even bigger. I'm going to have to break down and tell work tomorrow or Monday. Wish me luck!

25 comments:

liz said...

Your "after" picture is about how I remember looking "before" and pretty much how I look now.

Maribeth said...

I'm surprised no one has said anything. Maybe they figure that they don't want to hurt your feelings. You know, she's really been hitting the chocolate! LOL

ccw said...

You look great! You have popped, but you're still tiny so I'm with maribeth in that nobody wants to ask b/c they will feel bad if you were not pregnant.

Congratulations, again! Your belly is adorable!

Angry Pregnant Lawyer said...

You look great!

claire (yt) said...

AWWWW, look at you! Adorable!

nancy said...

You are stunning!!!

When I was pg, we took a pic on the same day every month, I think we used the 18th, which was my due date...then we printed them and lay them all out on a table next to each other, truly fascinating.

Make sure you take lots of pics, such a special time in your life, and of course, everyone will crack up at the sight of you growing and growing and growing...heh heh.

Pink Cupcake said...

You look amazing! So healthy. Thanks for sharing the photos with us. :)

Good luck with telling work...

wordnerd said...

You do look absolutely amazing! Radiant already. Such a pretty mom-to-be.

I'm not surprised people haven't said anything you are really quite petite and if anyone has noticed anhything at all they probably aren't thinking pregnancy....maybe something along the lines of "Yay, the skinny one is finally starting to look like the rest of us!"......sure, WE know that you are pregnant so WE can see it plain as day....but people are generally kinda self-absorbed that way, ya know? (not all though, just most)

Anyway, so happy for you and Josh. I've been reading awhile now and feel like I've gotten to know a bit more about you, that and I feel that we have a bit in common professionally, personally, etc...

So happy to see a good thing happen to a wonderful person!

Have a good weekend!

Dawn said...

I love these pictures. You will be amazed in a few months when you think "How did I even FEEL that?"

I also did the once a month picture - with it going down to 2 weeks then once a week for the last month. Emily LOVES seeing those pictures of me

mama_tulip said...

You look awesome! Good luck telling your work...

amygeekgrl said...

you look beautiful!! love your lil baby pouch. :)
good luck sharing the news. i'm sure they will be thrilled for you.

Chatty Cricket said...

Remember our sassy retort to snotty pregnancy questions, "WHY? Do I look fat?" Hee hee!

It will be a relief to share the news and I'm sure everyone will be thrilled! Maybe my mother in law could actually call your boss for you and also speculate on how many other babies may pop up in the coming months?

Kristin said...

Aww, just look at your cute little baby belly. :)

Elizabeth said...

You are such a cute little pregnant lady! Besides the three pounds of placenta, extra fluid and extra blood vessels, your growing uterus causes your other organs to shift around so that there is more showing in the front than just baby. Did you know that your heart actually enlarges when you're pregnant to handle the higher blood capacity? Cool, huh?

Rapunzel said...

congratulations since you're pregnant. you gave me a comment about asking me if Princess Fiona was a trouble maker, well she is anyways.

xxx

Ninotchka said...

I made it to 24 weeks without telling most people at work (I told my team at 20) and was shocked that people were shocked. I call many liars. But you know what a bunch of people told me? You don't go around really looking at other people's bellies. I didn't gain weight around my face, etc. 'til later so it made sense to me that they truly had no idea. Your belly is ADORABLE but I bet when it's covered it is hardly noticeable to other people.

Oh, but it will be! LOL LOL

Que linda eres...

Beth said...

you look great!!

don't you just love that little bump?

and then it becomes a bigger bump.

and bigger.

and bigger...:)

i think you might have a couple more weeks of secrecy before your secret is out!

Suzanne said...

Looking good there! I hope that the big announcement is met with all the appropriate reactions.

H.A.Page said...

Just found your site and am curious if this is your third child? If it is, I had three...

Your site is really cute. Nice design.
MotherPie Cheers.

Jessica said...

You are adorable!

Nancy said...

You look wonderful. It's fun to have a pictoral record of the belly as it grows -- keep taking pictures (for yourself if nothing else!)

Good luck if you tell work this week. ;-)

Angie said...

You look wonderful! I only took 2 belly pics this last pregnancy. I should have taken more.

purple_kangaroo said...

You are beautiful!

Kris said...

Darn it! I meant to post a comment on this last week and must have gotten sidetracked.

Maybe it's twins! *ducking*

Ugh, maybe that's why I decided not to leave a message. :)

You look fantastic! Yes it grows huge but somehow we survive it and carry on with life.

I'm so glad that you're feeling better. I can really relate to loving food after the morning sickness phase!

halloweenlover said...

Thank you for all your lovely comments! You are very very sweet.

No twins! I heard one heartbeat, saw one baby on the ultrasound! I would have been ecstatic though.