Saturday - 11.17.12
Officially 18 weeks today! So I thought I would start with the weekly updates now that I'm past the nausea and fatigue, and things are actually starting to happen!
Development: My baby is the size of a deli pickle! It's weighing between 5 and 7 ounces and is about 5½ inches long.
Doctors Appointment: Nov. 26th and drum roll please its the ultrasound where we find out the sex!
Movement: Yes, faintly. Just small kicks only I can feel still.
Weight Gain: Thankfully none so far, I was so sick at the beginning, I actually lost weight. So now I'm back to the pre-pregnancy weight and right on track.
Maternity Clothes: This one cracks me up. You would think after having two other kids that I would have worn maternity clothes before this, but I never have! I have just worn sweats, call it getting older, but this time around I want to look half way decent when we go out. Either way, my besty who's also pregnant said she needed some maternity clothes but didn't want to pay for expensive ones, so off to Goodwill we went! I found 3 pairs of jeans and who would have ever thought they would be so fashionable and comfy at the same time! I'm sold!
Stretch Marks: Oddly enough I think I'm getting them on my lower butt and thighs! I have to have my doc check them out to make sure that that's whats going on there. But I never really had a problem with them before except on my boobs. I guess going from a C to DDD down to a B, twice, doesn't look so kindly on the ladies.
Best moment of my week: Feeling the baby start to kick a lot and seeing my hubby really excited to feel it.
Worst moment: Started crying because of my son's behavior, I'm sure hormones made the emotions worse then they really were.
Sleep: Ugh! Let's not even go there! It's been impossible to get a good nights sleep. I even bought one of those body pillows, which I love, but between migraines, back aches, and bloating, sleep just hates me.
Miss Anything: My energy!
Food Cravings: Burgers and bean & cheese burritos! Apparently I need protein, because I could eat'em everyday, day and night.
Gender: Don't know yet, but I'm getting some serious girl vibes! However, I would prefer another boy.
Symptoms: Still fatigued, but it's getting better. The worst thing happening right now is growing pains.
Labor signs: No thank goodness!
Belly Button: I have a major inny, and it's starting to move forward for sure!
Mood: Jumps all over! Over all I'm happy but when I'm moody, I get way moody!
Looking Forward: Having my body back.