Friday, September 12, 2014

Baby Yancey - 18 Week Bumpdate


I call this... dinner is cooked... I forgot I needed a picture for the blog.  #bloggerfail

How far along:  18 weeks

Baby Size:  As big as a sweet potato

Weight Gain:
  As of last Friday I was up 5 lbs from my pre-pregnancy weight.  I asked my nurse if it was ok & she assured me that I was doing good & that I would start to put on more weight on later in my 2nd tri-mester & certainly in my 3rd tri-mester.  So, no hate mail please!  ;)

Maternity Clothes:  None this week... I really need to get my jeans hymned!

Stretch Marks/Swelling:  Nothing this week thankfully!

Sleep:  Back in my own bed & sleeping great!

Exercise:  Does running around like a chicken with your head cut off count??  Now that Matt is home in the evenings we are planning to start walking!

Food Cravings or Aversions:  Oh my gosh talk about a major sweet tooth!  If you follow me on Instagram you already know how awesome Matt was and caved to my sweet tooth by bringing home sopapillas!!  Ahh!  So good!!

Gender:  BOY!  Sweet baby Jack Montgomery!!!

Movement:  Yes!  I can say with certainty that those grumbling feelings I was feeling is certainly our little dude!  Just Wednesday night I bent over to pick something up & my lower abdomen felt really tight.  After I stood up I felt my stomach & it was hard as a rock.  It was the weirdest feeling but, so cool too!  I can't wait to really feel him move!

Symptoms:  With feeling him move I think he's been on my bladder the last couple of days because I can't quit running to the ladies room!  Also, the tatas... they've been noticeably bigger than before (I know this b/c I've never been overly blessed there).  Well, I can say that is all changing these days!  It's really kind of weird & I can't quit laughing about it honestly!

Labor Signs:  Negative!

Belly button in or out:  In

Wedding rings on or off:  On

Mood:  Overall happy but, we got some news this last week that well, without going into too much detail, has just given us a real reality check.

Nursery:  It's going to be worked on this weekend & I'm pretty sure we've found our crib!

What I miss:  Pumpkin/Fall beer.  Just being honest here.  Trying new/different ones was one of my favorite things to do last Fall & now I get to watch Matt & our friends drink them.... Next year!

Best moment this week:  Seeing our little boy just smiling away on the ultrasound last Friday!

What I'm looking forward to:  Shopping for nursery furniture & decorations!  Sorry if you follow me on Pinterest... bear with me for a bit will ya?  :)


3 comments:

  1. I feel you on the lack of weight gain! I lost about 10 pounds my first trimester and now i'm just a bit over my pre-pregnancy weight. Sometimes I'm afraid to tell other women what I've gained when they ask! Yay on the crib!! I love poking my head into the nursery to check out the crib every morning. Can't wait to see pictures!

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  2. It bothers me so much that people actually receive hate mail when they discuss their weight gain or loss!!! I only gained 16 pounds my whole pregnancy and delivered a 9 pound child. Weight gain or weight loss doesn't matter! Off my soap box...he will be here before you know it. :)

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  3. Growing: but still glowing!!!!!

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