Wednesday, May 29, 2013

20 Weeks.... HALF WAY THERE!!!

How far along? 20 weeks.    Few days late posting! :) 
Total weight gain/loss: ??
Maternity clothes? Yep. Didn't expect my belly to grow this low, so its making it harder and harder to wear my regular jeans when I can. 
Stretch marks? Nope
Sleep: Still needs work... maybe I can when the baby gets here! Ha!  
Best moment this week: Couldn't sleep, baby has been keeping me entertained with little jabs and nudges late at night. Feels like there is a mini party in my belly. 
Miss Anything? Cappuccino
Movement: Jabs and nudges.... mostly at night when I'm ready for sleep! 
Food cravings: I think I had my official cravings the past week. I really wanted pickles and chocolate milk. Didn't have any pickles so I settled for just chocolate milk. Last night at 9, I was very tempted to drive to Jeff for some sherbet ice cream.
Anything making you queasy or sick: Not that I can recall. 
Have you started to show yet: Yep, looks like I swallowed a small kickball. 
Gender: Unknown. Found out over the weekend many thought my profile picture was the most up to date photo revealing the gender. It's the best ultrasound picture we have and it's from 10-12 weeks, so no gender revealing there! :) Doctors office now gives me pictures from the waist up. Go back next week, so more pictures!! 
Labor Signs: No
Belly Button in or out? In
Wedding rings on or off? On
Happy or Moody most of the time: Happy
Looking forward to: The weekend and doctors appointment next week. If I can remember, I will try to record it on my phone. Really wished I would have the first appointment in Columbia. Baby was very entertaining!

Sunday, May 19, 2013

19 Weeks

How far along? 19 weeks.   Wish I wouldn't have been sick last week making me miss my 18 week update... seems like an on going thing these past few weeks. Hopefully it will rain this week and clear all the allergens in the air. 
Total weight gain/loss: 2lbs. as of last week at my doctors appointment in Jeff, which everything went great! Back on track and baby appears healthy and quite the wiggle worm! 
Maternity clothes? Occasionally.  Thought I could get by with regular jeans for a lot longer. This past week has proven I need to go shopping. The zipper lining was literally coming out of my jeans! lol 
Stretch marks? No, been faithfully putting on Palmers in the morning and occasionally Mothers Friend on at night since it's oily. 
Sleep: Sleeping has improved, but still not the greatest. 
Best moment this week: Been feeling some flutters here and there. Won't be long and I'll wish those little jabs and kicks were just flutters! :) 
Miss Anything? Cappuccino
Movement: Few flutters every now and then. 
Food cravings: Maybe bananas? Wish they kept longer, which Mike's been eating just as much.  He's the one having most of the cravings and appetite gain. lol 
Anything making you queasy or sick: Not that I can recall. Smoke bothers me, but it did before pregnancy as well. 
Have you started to show yet: Yep, no longer rocking the beer gut as co-workers pointed out this week to me. 
Gender: Could have found out last week, but we chose not to. 
Labor Signs: No
Belly Button in or out? In
Wedding rings on or off? On
Happy or Moody most of the time: Happy
Looking forward to: The weekend, luckily it falls on my half day Friday so it will be a 3.5 day weekend for me! 

Monday, May 6, 2013

17 Weeks

How far along? 17 weeks and 1 day.   Wish I wouldn't have been sick last week making me miss my 16 week update. 
Total weight gain/loss: Not sure, go to the doctors tomorrow and Wednesday. 
Maternity clothes? Occasionally. 
Stretch marks? No
Sleep: Same... still not sleeping the greatest. 
Best moment this week: Starting to show more and it's looking less like I have an old man's beer gut! lol 
Miss Anything? Cappuccino
Movement: Not yet. 
Food cravings: Nothing that I can recall
Anything making you queasy or sick: Strong smells of anything. 
Have you started to show yet: Yep
Gender: Up in the air... now that I want a girl for sentimental reasons, I have a feeling it will be a boy! :) Either way, we will be happy just as long as he/she is healthy. So far all the signs are leading to a boy other than the heart rate. 
Labor Signs: No
Belly Button in or out? In
Wedding rings on or off? On
Happy or Moody most of the time: Happy
Looking forward to: My Columbia doctor apt. this week with Mike. There was some test results that didn't come back completely negative, so hopefully there is nothing to worry about. 


I think I will wait to post the whole nursery when it's officially done which will be once the baby is here. Going to wait with bedding items so I can get more specific; ballerina or all boy items! :) I have a few items when I was in dance class so I'm thinking of incorporating that into the baby room if we have a girl!

This baby plant holder was mine when I was a little girl. It's seen better days, been broken way too many times. 

Mom always sang this song to me.
Part of the crib. Finally a crib with no cracks! We love it plus it converts to a toddler and full size bed so that's a huge plus! 
Quilt Mike's grandma had started and his aunt finished it.

Can you believe this quilt is almost 28 years old? Looks brand new. Pretty sure I have a crochet purple, green and white one at mom and dads that looks brand new as well. So we're set if we have a girl. 

Sunday, May 5, 2013

Mr. & Mrs. Randy Holtmeyer

Yesterday turned out to be a perfect day weather wise. Rained held off at the right times for my brother-in-law's wedding. Here's a few pictures to share. Wish my camera would have worked better and if I would have took more pictures. Completely forgot to get a picture of Mike and I.

I'll post a 17 week picture later this evening since I was too sick last Sunday with a bug to do my 16 week update.