Tuesday, October 6, 2015

30 Weeks!

 
 


How far along? 30 weeks 5 days
Total weight gain: 26 pounds
Maternity clothes?  Yes..only maternity at this point!
Stretch marks?  A few
Sleep:  Sleeping great! I get up 4 times to pee each night, but I fall back to sleep easily.
Best moment this week:  Hearing her heartbeat at my appointment yesterday!
Miss Anything?  Touching my toes! Callie has been tying my shoes!
Movement:  Yes, mostly at night when I am still.
Food cravings:   Pasta, sweet tea (yay!), anything spicy
Anything making you queasy or sick:  Nope!
Gender:  It's a GIRL...Cora Elise  
Labor Signs:   No
Symptoms:  Back pain, soreness. The regular!
Wedding rings on or off? Off, can't wait to wear them again
Happy or Moody most of the time:  Happy 
Looking forward to:  Our baby showers are later this month! Also, Matt and I get to go see a concert!

Friday, August 14, 2015

23 Weeks

23 Week Update!

How far along? 23 Weeks 
Total weight gain: 14 pounds
Maternity clothes? All maternity at this point! My favorite pieces are my maternity leggings and super soft maternity tshirts I found at Burk's for $5!
Stretch marks?  Not yet  
Sleep: I am sleeping pretty good. Just getting up once or twice to use the bathroom.
Best moment this week:  Starting to feel her move more often. I have an anterior placenta, which basically acts like a cushion blocking her kicks. It's nice to feel them stronger this week. 
Miss Anything?  Not really. I would love to like sweet tea again.
Movement:  Yes
Food cravings:   Iced Coffee, Dr. Pepper, Fruit, Pasta 
Anything making you queasy or sick:  The smell of fast food
Gender:  It's a GIRL...Cora Elise 
Labor Signs:   No
Symptoms:  Really sleepy in the evenings, back ache
Wedding rings on or off? On
Happy or Moody most of the time:  Happy!
Looking forward to:  Finishing her nursery. The room is painted, and we have started buying a few things.   

Thursday, May 28, 2015

12 Weeks!




How far along? 12 Weeks 
Total weight gain: Less than a pound! I can't believe it since there is a bump for sure!
Maternity clothes? I'm pretty much wearing all maternity right now.  It's just more comfortable, and I have always been a comfort first gal. I love my maternity leggings the most.
Stretch marks?  Not yet, but my belly has started itching.
Sleep: Still going to sleep really early and sleeping on my lunch break. I cannot get enough sleep.  
Best moment this week:  Announcing the news on Facebook! Our sweet friend Lea came to our house and took some announcement photos for us. It was so fun!
Miss Anything? I miss my energy of course.  
Movement:   Not yet!
Food cravings:   Baked potatoes, orange ginger ale, caramels, Greek yogurt, Simply Orange (of course!), ice water
Anything making you queasy or sick: The smell of meat, tea, red meat, scented candles
Gender:  99.9% it is a girl
Labor Signs:   No
Symptoms:  Sleepy, I feel really sick if I don't have several small snacks, sore chest
Wedding rings on or off? On
Happy or Moody most of the time:  Happier!
Looking forward to:  Finding out the gender in 4 weeks!

Friday, May 22, 2015

11 Weeks!!



How far along?  11 Weeks! I am almost through the first trimester!!
Total weight gain:I'd say a pound or two!  
Maternity clothes? I broke down and bought a few things this week! Maternity leggings are the most wonderful things ever created. I also bought some long shirts that I can wear awhile, and a few maxi dresses. I am trying to buy things I can wear after baby, too. 
Stretch marks?  Not yet but my belly has been itching. 
Sleep: I am still sleeping pretty good. I wake up several times a night to pee and sometimes I have a really difficult time falling back to sleep.  
Best moment this week:  Callie turning 9! We got her a Big Sister shirt and she was so excited.  
Miss Anything? Energy and variety with foods. 
Movement:   Not yet!
Food cravings:  Of course Simply Orange, Ice Water, Fresh berries, fruit, pasta, Mac-N-Cheese, Chocolate Milk, and Bagel Bites! 
Anything making you queasy or sick: This might be odd, but I have a really difficult time not throwing up when I brush my teeth! 
Gender:  Still feeling like this baby is a girl for some reason!
Labor Signs:   No
Symptoms:  Tired all the time. I hoped to be getting my energy back this week, but it didn't happen. Even making it through a work day is really difficult for me. I can't wait to have a little more energy. 
Wedding rings on or off? On. 
Happy or Moody most of the time:  Happy! I still cannot believe it. 
Looking forward to: My ultrasound next week to check on the subchorionic bleed and seeing the baby!  Also, Ireland!

Thursday, May 21, 2015

10 Weeks!





How far along?  10 Weeks!
Total weight gain: I lost a little bit of weight this week. My doctor said this is normal, especially with my lack of appetite. 
Maternity clothes? Not yet
Stretch marks?  Not yet.
Sleep: Sleepy all the time. I am waking up in the middle of night to pee and cannot go back to sleep..ugh!  
Best moment this week:  Seeing the baby..he/she had grown so much since last week. BPM: 171!  
Miss Anything? I miss my evenings. I have been going to sleep really early. I miss playing outside until late with Callie and Matt. 
Movement:   Not yet!
Food cravings:  Simply Orange, Peanut butter and jelly, grilled cheeze, bananas, raspberries, ice cream  
Anything making you queasy or sick: The smell of coffee, tea, being hot. 
Gender:  I still feel like it's a girl..like 95% sure.
Labor Signs:   No
Symptoms:  Fatigue and nausea
Wedding rings on or off? On. 
Happy or Moody most of the time:  Happy in the mornings, a little moody in the evenings.
Looking forward to: The Second Trimester and not feeling so bad. 

Update: At our ultrasound this week, the subchorionic bleeding had moved away from the baby and was shrinking. Good news! 

Thursday, May 14, 2015

9 Weeks Update!

How far along?  9 Weeks!
Total weight gain: 1.4 lbs- I thought I had gained more because I've been eating all the time.
Maternity clothes? Not yet
Stretch marks?  Not yet.
Sleep: Still really tired all the time, but I am waking up several times a night to pee :/ 
Best moment this week:  Seeing the baby wiggling on the ultrasound. Even our ultrasound tech was laughing at all the wiggles. Heart rate was 164 bpm!  
Miss Anything? Sweet tea. I cannot even stand to look at it right now. I am also missing foods sounding good.
Movement:   Not yet!
Food cravings:  Simply Orange, Crème Soda, Raspberries, Strawberries 
Anything making you queasy or sick: Same things..fast food smells, scented candles, and scented lotions
Gender:  I still feel like it's a girl..like 95% sure.
Labor Signs:   No
Symptoms:  Fatigue and nausea
Wedding rings on or off? On. 
Happy or Moody most of the time:  Happy in the mornings, a little moody in the evenings.
Looking forward to: The Second Trimester and not feeling so bad. 

Update: At our ultrasound this week, they found sub chorionic bleeding. I have experienced this before in my first pregnancy, and it was very scary because I didn't know what it was. They are monitoring it for now, and will check it in one week.

Friday, May 8, 2015

8 Weeks Pregnant!!

How far along?8 Weeks! My weeks switch over on Thursdays so I am going to try and post every Thursday from here on out. 
Total weight gain:None: I've actually lost a little weight from being sick. 
Maternity clothes? Not yet but I will need some soon. For right now, I am loving long dresses. 
Stretch marks?  Not yet. I do have an essential oil stretch mark recipe pinned to make soon!
Sleep: I am sleeping like a rock! I am so tired and typically go to bed around 8:00. 
Best moment this week:  Callie saying she was getting more excited:) 
Miss Anything? My energy. It makes me sad to be so, so tired. My evenings are usually spent with Callie and Matt. Right now, I can barely keep my eyes open. Matt has been picking up the slack in all areas of our home/parenting. He is the best. 
Movement:   Not yet!
Food cravings:  Yes! I thought I was picky before... I am craving Simply Orange 24/7, Simply Apple, Lemonade, Kraft Mac-N-Cheese, Raspberries, Waffles, Greek Yogurt, Peanut Butter, Strawberries 
Anything making you queasy or sick: Yes! Fast food smells--ugh. My students often bring it in to class before lunch, and I feel like I am going to be sick instantly.  Sweet tea- just like my pregnancy with Callie- my favorite thing in the world becomes my enemy. I can't even stand the look of sweet tea. 
Gender:  I have a feeling it is a girl, but Matt thinks it's a boy!
Labor Signs:   No
Symptoms:  I am hungry all the time, but nothing sounds good. I've learned to eat anyway to keep from being sick. Extremely tired, all the time. And my chest hurts horribly. New bras are in the immediate future because they keep getting bigger. 
Wedding rings on or off? On. 
Happy or Moody most of the time:  Happy except in the evenings when I am a tired, mean person! 
Looking forward to: The Second Trimester and not feeling so bad.