13 weeks pregnancy pregnancy #2 second trimester

13 week update

DISCLAIMER: This post contains information about our pregnancy. Because I know all too well how these kinds of posts may affect my fellow #ttcsisters and #ttcbrothers, I include this disclaimer to forewarn you. I understand how much these posts can sting and promise to continue to add the disclaimer on any post that may be related to this pregnancy (assuming viability) so that you may have the option to bow out of reading. I understand.

I will not lie.  I fell off the block for a while, but I’ve still been keeping up with things.  Here’s what is going on in our neck of the woods.

13 week Recap: (Via Parents Magazine) Your baby is about the size of a lemon. and his vocal cords are beginning to develop. Baby’s Length: 2.91in. Baby’s Weight: 0.81oz.

Baby is the size of a lemon
Total weight gain/loss: 5.6 pounds overall. I am now 159 pounds and have quite a pronounced bump.

Maternity clothes?: I wore a maternity blouse for the first time because my belly kept slipping out of my regular shirts and the larger ones weren’t out the wash yet.

Stretch marks? Nope

Sleep: Still getting up at midnight and around 4/4:30 to go to the bathroom.

Best moment of the week: Celebrating my husband and daughters’ birthdays this week.

Have you told family and friends: Most of them.

Miss Anything?: National Margarita Day was missed for sure.

What I’m loving?:  After work naps.  After long days, these are the best.  But most days I’m so busy I don’t get to them until after dinner and rehearsals.

Yes.  I feel flutters quite convincingly especially after something uber sweet

Anything make you queasy or sick: Getting better with the nausea, but if I don’t eat every two hours, I start feeling ill.

Food cravings: Vegetables.  This week I wanted salads, pickles, and zucchini

Have you started to show yet: Yes

Gender prediction: #teamgreen

Labor Signs: No!

Belly Button in or out?: Still in

Wedding ring on or off?: 

Happy or Moody most of the time: Easily irritated especially when hungry.  Most of the time I keep that to myself.

Preparations for baby:

Looking forward to: Pregnancy-safe list of allergy meds from doctor.  Everything has me stuffy.

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