Thursday, August 15, 2013

23 Weeks

This week, the baby the size of a: grapefruit
Due date: December 12, 2013
How far along: 23 weeks
Next appointment: August 20
Total weight gain: it's been fluctuating, but as of now 8 pounds.
Gender: girl
Exercise: walking
Stretch marks: none so far
Swelling: nope
Maternity clothes: yes! Ordered some new things from Old Navy.  I can't wait for them to come in. :)
Belly button: innie
Sleep: I have had trouble falling asleep at night, but after that, I can sleep through the night.
Food cravings and aversions: I have been craving chocolate everything.  Chocolate chip cookies, pudding, brownies, cake, etc.  Still not feeling any type of seafood.
Symptoms: Nausea, back pain, dizziness and exhaustion
Labor signs: too early
Movement: Yes, normally in the morning when I wake up and before I go to bed.  When I talk to her she responds with sweet little kicks. :)
What I miss: being able to walk up the stairs without being winded!
What I am loving: feeling my ally kick!
What I am looking forward to: Making Ally some bows.
Best moment of the week: Did some shopping this week.
News: Allison does not like the dentist.  I had a teeth cleaning this week and she was constantly moving.  As much as she didn't like it, I loved it because I got to feel her move.
Goals: write thank you cards
Weekly wisdom: stay hydrated not only for you, but for your baby.

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