Tuesday, May 31, 2011

My Pregnancy: Week 21

How Far along? 21 weeks

Size of the baby? she weighs about three-quarters of a pound and is approximately 10 1/2 inches long

Any new symptoms? not anything specific. I have been feeling very uncomfortable and "big" though.

What are you craving? seafood again. I have very intense cravings for mussels and crab lately. Random.

Total weight gain? 5 lbs

Baby Bump? yeah it's no longer a "bump". It's more like a basketball now. lol

Movement? many little punches on my left and hard kicks on my right. :)


Nesting? nope, no nesting or cleaning this week. I've been feeling lazy!

Sleeping well? yeah, no. I have forgotten what good sleep is.

Buy anything for the baby this week? No new baby stuff this week. But I've got everything picked out, just feels too early to buy still. :)

What are you looking forward to? getting my new tiny cloth diapers in the mail. lol.

What are you enjoying the most/least about being pregnant this week? I'm enjoying how amazing food tastes right now. Not enjoying bad sleep and back pain.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

My Pregnancy: Week 20 (halfway mark)

I am TWENTY WEEKS PREGNANT today! *happy dance* Can you even believe it? I just want to yell it from the roof tops! I've been waiting for this moment, and it does feel just as amazing as I imagined. Last summer I was in such a low place, I was so depressed and unhappy. I feel like a completely different person now, and I know the hubs has noticed. I am happier, he is happier and Lucy is happier. Everyone is in a good place right now and it's all because of this miracle baby. By the way, we found out this week our miracle baby is a she. I am very excited for another little girl and Lucy was asking for sister so I'm glad we get to give her one! :)

How Far along? 20 weeks!

Size of the baby? she is about 10 1/2 ounces and 6 1/2 inches long.

Any new symptoms? regular braxton-hicks contractions now, return of weird dreams and mild headaches at night. Boo.

What are you craving? pickles, so cliche I know.

Total weight gain? 5 lbs

Baby Bump? is showing! I had my first stranger ask if I was pregnant over the weekend! :D

Movement? a ton of movement in the last 3 days. I can even get baby to kick on demand now if I lay on my back. lol. Guess it must squish her a little or something.

It's a GIRL!

Nesting? not too much this week, no.

Sleeping well? no, belly is getting bigger and it's hard to stay comfy throughout the night.

Buy anything for the baby this week? nope. But I did buy a blood pressure cuff for my prenatal care.

What are you looking forward to? I am looking forward to buying some clothes for this little one. I think about it all the time, I just want to SHOP. :)

What are you enjoying the most/least about being pregnant this week? I'm having fun picking the name and imagining my baby girl. I am not enjoying my horrible sleep.

Friday, May 20, 2011

It's A ....

GIRL!!!!!!!! We are having another little GIRL!!! I will be the mommy of TWO GIRLS :D

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Does it get any cuter?

My Pregnancy: Week 19

How Far along? 19 weeks!

Size of the baby? baby weighs about 8 1/2 ounces and measures 6 inches, head to bottom (thank you babycenter)

Any new symptoms? Not that I can think of. I've been feeling pretty good lately!

What are you craving? Meat. I've been going steak and hamburger crazy. YUM.

Total weight gain? 4 lbs

Baby Bump? is getting huge. I am noticeably pregnant when I got out now, just waiting for someone to say something now!

Movement? Lot's of movement. Best parts of my days. :)

Any feelings about gender?
boy. I'm going with boy. But I'm probably wrong.

Nesting? YES! I went to IKEA and got some things to start organizing all the new baby stuff. Washed all the cloth diapers I have. Getting ready!!

Sleeping well? I am sleeping okay. Lots of weird dreams but no discomfort!

Buy anything for the baby this week? yes. Onesies, diaper covers, and a Baby Hawk from a twitter peep!

What are you looking forward to? FINDING OUT THE SEX. I am dying here. We had our ultrasound and sent the sealed envelope to my Mother-In-Law. Now we wait until she gets it and tells us!

What are you enjoying the most/least about being pregnant this week? I really enjoyed my ultrasound. I don't think I've ever enjoyed one before because all of Lucy's were required. This one was nice, just to see baby and find out the sex. No scary stuff. :)
I am not enjoying my whacked out emotions. I feel like a crazy person! Constantly stressing over little stuff. Oy.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Wordless Wednesday - Food Journal

I started a food journal last week. I'm hoping it will help me fix my bad eating habits and see which food groups I'm lacking in.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

My Pregnancy: Week 18

How Far along? 18 weeks

Size of the baby? baby is about 5 1/2 inches long (about the length of a bell pepper) and weighs almost 7 ounces

Any new symptoms? I've had some random dizziness. I think it's because of my ear though.

What are you craving? fruit! I am eating a crazy amount of fruit this week.

Total weight gain? 3 lbs

Baby Bump? absolutely. It's getting bigger!

Movement? Movement is great. Baby moves a lot throughout the day and I am really enjoying it.

Any feelings about gender?
boy? no girl? wait, no boy?.. I have no idea.

Nesting? cleaning? yes, lot's of cleaning lately.

Sleeping well? yes. I finally gave in and started putting a pillow under my leg to elevate it. I am a semi-tummy/side sleeper and I've been feeling like I'm squishing the baby!

Buy anything for the baby this week? no but I bought some stuff for my prenatal care!

What are you looking forward to? I'm really looking forward to buying some baby clothes! I don't have any newborn/0-3 month clothes so I need to get started on that.

What are you enjoying the most/least about being pregnant this week? I am really enjoying this pregnancy being MY own. I am enjoying doing my own prenatal care and starting to prepare for this birth.
I am NOT enjoying the stress I've been feeling lately, getting ready to fly really messes with my happy. lol

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

My Pregnancy: Week 17

How Far along? 17 weeks

Size of the baby? the baby weighs around 5 ounces and is around 5 inches long from head to bottom!

Any new symptoms? Nope, not this week. But I did have a strange return of my morning sickness that I thought was gone. Been having some rough mornings but no nausea during the rest of the day.

What are you craving? biggest cravings this week have been cheese with crackers and chocolate almond milk. YUMMM. Also WATER, because it has been sooooo hot. I live by the "drink when you are thirsty" rule and I'm thirsty all day lately.

Total weight gain? 3 lbs!

Baby Bump? yes, it's a little more than just a 'bump' now though. lol

Movement? Lots of movement this week. The hubby finally got to feel the little kicks himself! :D

Any feelings about gender?
my mostly girl vibes have been replaced with "I have absolutely no idea" vibes. This pregnancy is so different than my daughters. I've been going back-in-forth between thinking girl or boy all week.

Nesting? not really, no.

Sleeping well? the last couple nights I haven't, I think it has to do with the dry weather. I wake to drink and pee 2-3 times a night!

Buy anything for the baby this week? nope. But I did buy some new birth books to read. :)

What are you looking forward to? I am looking forward to reading my books and slowly starting to prepare for the arrival of this baby! Also finding out the sex(hopefully) in the next couple weeks.

What are you enjoying the most/least about being pregnant this week? Hearing the heartbeat this week was wonderful, hope I get to hear it again soon, still getting a hang of this fetoscope! I am not digging the nose bleeds this week from the dry weather. boo.