It's been a long time since I've blogged- or even really been on a computer but now I'm back! It's kind of too bad because here I am half way through my pregnancy and I really haven't documented a thing, dang it. AND I had some blog posts I was writing in New York and never finished and now New York seems so long ago, so I probably won't even finish those.
So as much as you all hate it, I am going to play catch up (small scale) on these next couple blog posts starting with the beginning of the end of the summer- when we went to Cape Cod while we were in New York. But before I upload all those pictures, I wanted to do a pregnancy post because I've always secretly looked forward to answering the "pregnancy questions."
How far along?? 19 weeks
Size of the baby: about 6.5 inches and 10 oz
Maternity Clothes: finding maternity clothes is the biggest headache of my life. I have spent so much time trying to find cute maternity clothes that I don't have to order online. Anyone have any advice?? Back to the question- one pair of pants that I found at Old Navy. I wear them almost every day.
Weight gain/loss: Gain. I wasn't gaining much over the summer because I wasn't going to the gym but now that I'm back at the gym I'm gaining muscle and baby weight so yeah definitely gaining.
Sleep: I would give anything for a good, comfortable night of sleep. I shouldn't even be complaining because I know it's just going to get way worse, but I don't see how my shoulders or hips could ache any more. Help!
Stretch marks: none yet!
Best moment of the week: finally getting internet in our new house!
Movement: I think I feel the baby but I'm really not sure. I can't wait to be able to feel it and know that it's my baby moving around!
Symptoms: Things haven't been that bad lately. I still get nauseous in the morning but nothing like first trimester. Also I've been moving a lot of things into our new house and I get bad backaches..
Food cravings: nothing new- I've always got random cravings even before pregnancy so I haven't really noticed anything different.
Gender: We find out on Tuesday and I am just dying!!! (also getting a little nervous- I always picture myself with a girl so I think it'll be a little shock if it's a boy)
Belly button in or out: In, but barely. I guess I should say about surface level :(
Anything make you queasy or sick: Everything used to, but now it's mostly bad smells.. that's about it.
Labor signs: I would hope not!
Wedding ring on or off: On
What I miss: laying on my back comfortably, sitting on the floor comfortably, laying in the sun comfortably, and foods I shouldn't eat like eggs benedict, tuna fish, and deli turkey.
What I am looking forward to: Finding out the gender!! And feeling baby move- more distinctively
Nursery: We have a little room for it and I'm getting so excited to start getting stuff once we find out the gender. I have a color scheme all picked out for a girl, but still thinking about what I would do for a boy nursery.
Emotions: My emotions have been pretty crazy, but they kind of always are. Sometimes I just feel like crying for no reason, and sometimes I just get moody- like in the mornings when I get up and my body hurts everywhere.
Don't want to end on a bad note, so I'll mention that even though I am uncomfortable sometimes, for the most part I love this part of pregnancy- things are great. And I think every day about when my baby comes and when I'll get to hold it for the first time and witout fail that gets me a little choked up. I can't wait to meet my baby!!