Saturday, July 5, 2014

Bumpdate Weeks 17 & 18

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How far along: 18 weeks

Total Weight Gain: 6 pounds

Maternity clothes: I have broken out the maternity shorts and bought a new pair of maternity jeans. I still haven’t ventured into the attic to get all of my old things. Basically, trying to wear anything normal that still fits!

Gender: Boy! Confirmed it at my doctor’s appointment this week!

Still no name, but really loved the ones you guys commented and texted to me! Keep them coming!

Movement: I feel him move a few times a day, but definitely not consistently. 

Sleep: Pretty decent. I am up at least once a night to go to the bathroom.  I had a really rough night of insomnia this past week, but slept like a rock since including a 2+ hour nap today that was heavenly!

Cravings: Chocolate chips and carbs! A salad also usually sounds good. And if you mention it, I probably want to eat it too.

Symptoms: I am way more worn out this time around. I think, though, I have it figured out. My level of exhaustion directly correlates with the number of toddler meltdowns I have experienced in one day. :) Needless to say, it has been a very tiresome few days! Ha!

What I am looking forward to: Seeing baby again, getting in the fabric samples I ordered and Tommy and I may do another overnight away soon, which sounds heavenly!

Best moments: Seeing baby boy this week and confirming that he is, indeed, a boy! Emmy sleeping until 8:30 on Friday morning. That was a dream that has never come true! (Though she was up at 6:25 this morning, so it was short lived.) Getting a great nap today! And beginning to think about his room and getting some fun ideas together!

4 comments:

  1. What a precious little bump!! Does Emmy have any opinion of it? Does she notice it at all? You look so great & I'm glad you are feeling pretty good!

    Jane

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  2. Mmmmm, chocolate chips! :) my cravings for good in general have not subsided. Enjoy it while you can! You look so great! Love the Emmy photo bomb!

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  3. Great to hear all the good news, and I love the picutre of Emmy watching you! That is so adorable!
    Love, Aunt Angie

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  4. I haven't been able to follow your blog in a while - I love the bumpdate!!! I started showing this week too!

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