Thursday, June 25, 2015

baby update - 12 weeks

Tuesday I had my first appointment with my OB-GYN and it went great! I wasn't sure if I'd get an ultrasound since I had one at 8 weeks, but I did! Right when we started the ultrasound, baby started flailing his/her arms up and down. It was the coolest thing ever! Larry and I couldn't believe baby could move so much already. I read that even though I couldn't feel it, baby was beginning to move, but I guess I didn't expect him/her to move that much! I think he/she is going to be a dancer like mama!

The doctor said that everything looks great and baby is measuring right on track. He sees no chance of a high risk pregnancy, which is such a relief. I'm so excited to watch and feel baby grow. At the next ultrasound in 2 months we will be able to determine baby's gender! What do you think baby Wallace is??

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

12 weeks | 3 months

(Blurry picture this week- blame it on Larry)

How far along? 12  weeks + 2 days

Baby is the size of a: Plum or lime

Total weight gain: Down 2-3 lbs from my starting weight 

Maternity clothes? Wore my new maternity shorts and some red maternity pants that my mom got me from the Goodwill last week. 

Sleep: Going down hill. My back is starting to hurt in my sleep. Thinking about ordering the Snoogle pillow soon.

Best moment this week: Seeing baby on the ultrasound!

Miss Anything? My energy and the ability to actually get things done. 

Cravings: None lately. 

Symptoms: Oh my goodness, I have been good for nothin' this week up until today.  I've been feeling nauseated and super tired in the evenings. 

Looking forward to: The second trimester!!

Thursday, June 11, 2015

10 weeks


How far along? 10  weeks + 3 days

Baby is the size of a: Date (I have no idea what that is to be honest)

Total weight gain: Still down 4-5 lbs. 

Maternity clothes? I actually went to Old Navy today to look for some maternity pants for work or some jeans. No luck, but I did get some maternity shorts!

Sleep: I had a couple bad nights of sleep this week, but I've still been sleeping good for the most part. 

Best moment this week: I had an awesome, realistic dream about being in the hospital holding baby. SHE was absolutely beautiful and perfect. I can't wait to find out if my dream is true and baby really is a girl.

Miss Anything? Still missing my appetite. 

Cravings: ICEEs! I had 3 last week and 2 so far this week. 

Symptoms: The nausea has calmed down a lot THANK GOD. Food still hasn't been appetizing. Heartburn is little worse this week. Indigestion is constant. I can't eat anything that I don't want to belch up for the rest of the day. And this week the tiredness is back. Baby must be growing a lot this week!

Looking forward to: My first appointment with my OBGYN in less than 2 weeks!

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

9 weeks

You can't see it in this picture, but I have the teeniest little baby bump finally! And for the first time in my life, it's not a hormonal or a I ate way too much food bump. It's a
"your uterus is the size of a grapefruit this week" so where else would that grapefruit fit?!

How far along? 9 weeks + 2 days

Baby is the size of a: Grape

Total weight gain: I'm actually down about 4ish pounds. 

Maternity clothes? Nope, but will definitely be needing some bottoms soon!

Sleep: Thankfully sleep is still good. Right now I only wake up once in the night to pee, and that was mostly normal pre-pregnancy 

Best moment this week: Actually being able to eat a full meal at IHOP Sunday after church. I had New York cheesecake pancakes, hashbrowns, scrambled eggs, and sausage links, and I almost finished the whole meal and didn't even feel sick! It was definitely an accomplishment for how little I've been able to eat the past 2 weeks.  

Miss Anything? My appetite and being able to enjoy food. 

Cravings: How about the opposite of cravings.. all food sounds gross lately.

Symptoms: Sing it with me- nausea, heartburn, indigestion, upset stomach, diarrhea. Yepp, I have all of the Pepto bismol commercial symptoms other than diarrhea. The nausea has been the worst. It's been pretty constant for over a week now. I can barely eat anything and like I said, nothing sounds appetizing lately. 

Looking forward to: This nausea going away soon and getting my appetite back! Oh please dear God, let it be soon!