Obsertransformorphosis – my new word, meaning the observation of physical transformations during my pregnancy.  The word is rooted in the following:

 ob·ser·va·tion  
1.      An act or instance of noticing or perceiving.
2.      An act of instance of regarding attentively or watching.
3.      The faculty or habit of observing or noticing
4.      Notice
5.      An act or instance of viewing or noting a fact or occurrence for some scientific or other special purpose
6.      Something that is learned in the course of observing things. 

trans·for·ma·tion  
1.      The act or process of transforming
2.      The state of being transformed.
3.      change in form, appearance, nature, or character
4.      A seemingly miraculous change in the appearance of scenery 

met·a·mor·pho·sis  
1.  A profound change in form from one state to the next in the life history of an organism
2.  A complete change of form, structure, or substance
3. Any complete change in appearance, character, circumstances, etc.
4. A form resulting from any such change.

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Installation #1 (12w6d):

One minute, I feel fabulous.

Next minute, I’m gassy, farty, burpy, bloated, sleepy.

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