Wednesday, July 23, 2014

29 Weeks


How far along? 29 Weeks
  • Baby Size: The size of a pineapple, and we were able to weigh her today! She's already 3 lbs 1 oz, and measuring a little over a week ahead.
  • Weight gain: 11 lbs, confirmed today.
  • Maternity Clothes: Oh yea, but honestly I stay in my p.j's most days.
  • Stretch Marks: None, I frequently put on my Mama Bee tummy butter to prevent them.
  • Sleep: Yes, although getting and staying comfortable is getting more difficult. I feel like a turtle on it's back when I try and roll outta bed.
  • Gender: Girl
  • Movement: Yes, little Miss is a ninja, and feeling her move is my favorite thing.
  • Best moment this week: Our 3d/4d ultrasound today. Our little princess has my lips and nose, she is precious! I am so in love with her and could just stare at her face for days.
  • Looking forward to: My baby shower in a few weeks!
  • Food Cravings: Milkshakes, and grilled cheeses as normal.
  • Anything making you queasy or sick: Daddy's pork!
  • Labor Signs: Nope, but I did have a few Braxton Hicks contractions.
  • Workouts: Some days it feels like getting out of bed and doing laundry is a workout! I am swimming weekly which feels amazing, but other than that I am relaxing and resting as much as possible.


Thursday, July 17, 2014

28 Weeks


How far along? 28 weeks 1 day, hello 3rd trimester!
  • Baby Size: 16.2 inches and 2.5 lbs! Hogan is the size of a head of cauliflower!
  • Weight gain: 11 pounds (probably more, we'll find out next week at my appointment)
  • Maternity Clothes: Maxi dresses are amazing, and I am loving my maternity bathing suits!
  • Stretch Marks: None, I frequently put on my Mama Bee tummy butter to prevent them.
  • Sleep: It's harder to fall asleep, but once I do it's heavenly. I do wake up at least once a night to go to the bathroom, and then am typically up for an hour trying to fall back asleep.
  • Gender: Girl
  • Movement: Little girl is really moving and grooving in there, I love it. I freak out now if I can't remember the last time I felt her.
  • Best moment this week: Taking my bump to the beach! I loved being at the beach with my family and soaking up the sea-air and sunshine.
  • Looking forward to: Taking my glucose test next week, and seeing our girl on the 3d/4d ultrasound.
  • Food Cravings: I've still been craving grilled cheese sandwiches, caramel ice cream, and bottled water with ice from Mr. D's convenience store.
  • Weirdest food I ate this week: Nothing weird.
  • Anything making you queasy or sick: The smell of Daddy's lunch meat. Yuck!
  • Labor Signs: Nope.
  • Workouts:  Walking, and carrying around my nieces and nephews. My lower back has really started to bug me. 

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

27 Weeks


How far along? 27 weeks
  • Baby Size: 14.5 inches, and a little over 2 lbs. She's the size of a roast!
  • Weight gain: 11 pounds!
  • Maternity Clothes: Yes
  • Stretch Marks: None, I frequently put on my Mama Bee tummy butter to prevent them.
  • Sleep: Yes, thanks to my bumpnest pillow!
  • Gender: Girl
  • Movement: Oh, yes, lots of it, and her kicks are getting stronger and stronger.
  • Best moment this week: Having my parents and younger brother come over for the fourth of July. I realized we only have one more holiday (Labor Day) left with just the two of us.
  • Looking forward to: Our 3d scan in two weeks, and taking my glucose test. Yes, I am crazy, but I want to get it over with.
  • Food Cravings: I still love Twix, bottled water, and sour punch chews are everything!
  • Weirdest food I ate this week: This pregnancy has been pretty simple, no wild and crazy cravings.
  • Anything making you queasy or sick: No, thankfully.
  • Labor Signs: Nope.
  • What I miss: I'm going to delete this part next week.
  • Workouts:  Ha, bending down to pick up things, or search the fridge is a workout!

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

24-26 Weeks


*This is the only picture I have from week 25. I was in Austin, and this is my adorable nephew Preston just hanging out next to his cousin.*

Despite the shade, Hogan and I had to soak up some vitamin D while it wasn't too hot.

How far along? 26 weeks
  • Baby Size: 2 lbs, 11 + inches, the size of a butternut squash
  • Weight gain: 11 pounds!
  • Maternity Clothes: Yes, including bathing suits!
  • Stretch Marks: None, I frequently put on tummy butter to prevent them.
  • Sleep: Yes, although I frequently wake up to use the restroom, and then it takes an hour or so to fall back asleep.
  • Gender: Girl
  • Movement: YES! She's quite the ninja, it's amazing!
  • Best moment this week: I'd have to say that capturing her movement on video is so cool, I love sharing it with others.
  • Looking forward to: Completing the nursery. It's been so exciting to make big purchases and attempt to put it all together. 
  • Food Cravings: Right now I love grilled cheeses, Twix candy bars, and sour punch short straws.
  • Weirdest food I ate this week: I still haven't had a crazy craving!
  • Anything making you queasy or sick: No, nothing.
  • Labor Signs: Nope.
  • What I miss: I'm just so blessed and thankful for this pregnancy, that despite some of my complaining I wouldn't trade it for anything. I know how lucky we are to be in this position. I'm thankful for every uncomfortable day, and I don't miss a thing.
  • Workouts: Swimming and chasing around my two nieces!

Friday, June 13, 2014

22 Weeks-23 Weeks


*I am late on posting this, and instead of a 22 week bump, you get a 23 week bump!

How far along? 22 weeks
  • Baby Size: 1 lb, the size of a spaghetti squash
  • Weight gain: 6 pounds!
  • Maternity Clothes: Yes, shirts, leggings, and shorts! Still loving my maxi dresses, too!
  • Stretch Marks: None, I frequently put on tummy butter to prevent them.
  • Sleep: Yes, thanks to my bumpnest pillow!
  • Gender: Girl
  • Movement: Some, I can feel a rolling movement sometimes, and there are also a few flutters here and there. She reminds me of a coy fish in my tummy. * as of last night, at 23.1 weeks I felt movement on the outside! Her kicks are strong, and she likes to party at night!
  • Best moment this week: The hospital tour! We got to see the L & D rooms, the nursery where she won't have to stay, we found out that she gets to be with us the whole time!
  • Looking forward to: Summer break, today is my last day! I can't wait to sleep in, and really get started on her nursery.
  • Food Cravings: I've been enjoying sour cherry jelly beans again this week. I would also say that chocolate cake has been on my want list as well.
  • Weirdest food I ate this week: I still haven't had a crazy craving!
  • Anything making you queasy or sick:  I got a weird dizzy/faint spell while at the hospital, but nothing serious, or to make me sick.
  • Labor Signs: Nope.
  • What I miss: I'm just so blessed and thankful for this pregnancy, that despite some of my complaining I wouldn't trade it for anything. I know how lucky we are to be in this position. I'm thankful for every uncomfortable day, and I don't miss a thing.
  • Workouts: I just have to laugh, and admit that no, I haven't been working out, I'm too exhausted by the end of the day. Hopefully I can continue walks and have time for weights over the summer.  

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

21 weeks

 
 

  • How far along? 21 weeks
  • Baby Size: She's the size of a carrot, and a baby bok choy according to my baby apps! 7 in 11 oz
  • Weight gain: We will find out at our doctors appointment this morning.
  • Maternity Clothes: Yes, shirts, leggings, and shorts! Still loving my maxi dresses, too!
  • Stretch Marks: None, I frequently put on tummy butter to prevent them.
  • Sleep: Getting lots of it, and loving it!
  • Gender: Girl
  • Movement: I've been feeling little movements (I think) here and there, but nothing strong.
  • Best moment this week: This week I felt a rolling movement in my belly when I laid back in my chair. It reminded me that she's in there and this is real!
  • Looking forward to: Big kicks and seeing her today at our doctor's appointment.
  • Food Cravings: Cherry sour jelly beans, and sour patch kids eXtreme.
  • Weirdest food I ate this week: I haven't eaten anything weird, I guess I'm not one of "those" pregnant women. 
  • Anything making you queasy or sick:  Nope.
  • Labor Signs: Thankfully none.
  • What I miss: Laying on my tummy! 
  • Workouts: Getting up feels like a workout on some days.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

20 weeks



How far along? 20 weeks
 
  • Baby Size: I use two apps, and one says a Belgian Endive (no clue what that is, haha), and the other says she is as big as a mango! 6.5 inches and 10 oz
  • Weight gain: 5lbs (we'll know for sure at our appointment next week)
  • Maternity Clothes: A few things, shirts, skirts, and some shorts.
  • Stretch Marks: None
  • Sleep: It's still my favorite thing to do, and I love sharing my bumpnest pillow with little Miss. Bella Bell and Birdie.
  • Gender: Girl
  • Movement: I've been having a feeling like little bubbles are popping in my tummy, almost like tiny fireworks! 
  • Best moment this week: Celebrating my best friend, Linzie's daughter-to-be, Taitum. Linzie is fifteen weeks ahead of me and we're both having girls! Future BFF's.
  • Looking forward to: Feeling more movement.
  • Food Cravings: I still like to eat egg and cheese tacos each morning, and this week I also wanted cherry sours, and watermelon sour patch kids.
  • Weirdest food I ate this week: Nothing weird.
  • Anything making you queasy or sick: While at the nail salon this week I got a whiff of Chinese food from next door and that made me feel very queasy.
  • Labor Signs: Thankfully, no.
  • What I miss: Nada, it's been a great week!
  • Workouts:  Dog walking!