O.M.G. im now 5 months. aka 20 weeks. aka halfway there. time is a flyin.
been busy with lots of stuff lately including picking out stuff for the registry, working, and trying to enjoy whatever free time i have leftover. [dwight and i got up tuesday and drove out to the beach to watch the sun rise and then went to breakfast :)] also got my bloodwork results back, though i had to call and ask for them -_-, and everything is good! i really wanted to be in office to review them more fully but ill ask the doc when i see him next time. also i am a negative blood type which means i get a shot at 28 weeks and delivery. yay .____.
in baby news, 20 weeks mean Bri is around 10.5 oz and about 10 in head to heel. she is swallowing more which is good practice for her digestive and she is now producing meconium.
How Far Along? 20 weeks
how big is baby: about 10.5 oz and about the length of a banana.
Symptoms: some fatigue, hunger, growing pains, leg pains during the night, forgetfulness.
Total Weight Gain/Loss: i will update this later as i dont know.
maternity clothes? i have realized that some of my button up shirts have decided to only cover either my boobs or my belly and is my belly is quite the attention grabber.. well its ok i had a whole bunch of different color bandeaus that i wore pre-pregnancy anyway
Sleep: its getting harder to get a full nights rest, occasionally i still need to pee during the night and this sleeping only on one side thing is for the birds. i get leg pains in the morning so i try my best to sleep on only my left side but sometimes i lean back a little so all my weight isnt pressing down on that side
stretch marks? i’ve been lotioning and oiling myself at least 2x daily
Food Cravings: still nothing out of the ordinary, cheeseburgers and chocolate shakes, chinese food and sometimes alfredo pasta
Best Moment This Week: watching the sun rise with dwight
Movement: yes all the time. i can feel areas where my tummy gets a little harder cause shes pressing on it 🙂
Labor Signs: no
Gender: its a girl
Belly Button In Or Out? in
What I Miss: sleeping peacefully & fitting into my jeans. you know those jeans that make you feel good when you wear them, yeah those jeans. and wearing heels, i do have some cute heels.
What I Am Looking Forward To: seeing my belly grow more and being able to have people feel her move if they touch my belly
Milestones: hitting the halfway point in this pregnancy!
Weekly Wisdom: stock up on salty && sweet snacks. i was craving salty stuff when i went grocery shopping but later i was feeling for something sweet and i was sad that i didn’t have any lol.