Thursday, June 16, 2011

22 weeks!

How far along: 22 weeks

Size of baby: Baby's now the size of a papaya! 10.5 to 11.8 inches and 12.7 to 20.8 oz.  Baby is settling into sleep cycles, snoozing about 12 to 14 hours a day.


Weight Gain/Loss:  I have been trying not to look at the scale. If you haven't read it yet, check out Elphaba's most recent post, I couldn't have said it better myself!  

Maternity clothes: All maternity pants, almost all maternity shirts.

Sleep: Lack of sleep would be the better term. Crazy dreams, waking up to pee, having a hard time rolling over, the list goes on.

Best moment of the week:  Let's see...painting baby girl's room, getting her crib and bedding (thank you Grandma & Grandpa G!), and hitting 22 weeks :)

Movement: I love the movement so much! There are certain times of the day that she is so active, it always puts a smile on my face.  Steve still sits with his hand on my belly every night to feel her move.

Symptoms: I haven't been too swollen this week but my tail bone is still very painful.

Food cravings/aversions: I've been craving sweets this week, my favorite is black cherry ice cream from the local ice cream shop- thanks to my friend Brad for introducing me to this amazing treat.

Gender: Girl ♥

Belly button in or out: Still in but very, very shallow.

Stretch marks: Nothing new

What I miss: Nothing, I am so happy and excited! (I do wish it wasn't so painful to sit though)

What I am looking forward to: Seeing our family and friends in PA, our first baby shower while we are there and meeting my wonderful blogger buddy at Journey Through IF :)

Weekly wisdom: I'm not sure if this is "wisdom" or not but I've been taking a deep water exercise class at work and it has been fantastic!  I feel so much better, have more energy, and I think it has been helping with the swelling.


Belly Pic:

12 comments:

  1. Look at that adorable bump, you look amazing and good on you for not worrying about weight gain, there are more important things in life than gaining a few pounds during pregnancy as your friend posted!

    Thanks for your support as always, I appreciate you always coming by and showing some love. xoxoxoxox

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  2. You look great!
    Enjoy the trip and the baby shower!!!
    I can't wait to get in a pool (minus tha part about having to wear a bathing suit)!!!

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  3. The deep water exercise sounds absolutely divine!!! Gorgeous pic!!!

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  4. You are absolutely gorgeous!! And I want to say "Good for you!!" I too am no longer going to put my weight on my blog. I was obsessing about it in the beginning but LOVE my baby bump and realize that I am going to love this journey and if it means some extra lbs eh, so be it.. this has been what I have been working towards for 4.5 years! SO enjoy your trip and your baby shower and all the cake that comes with it he he !
    xoxo Kim

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  5. Have fun meeting your bloggy friend! I've been able to do that twice and it's so much fun. Glad things are progressing well!

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  6. More than half-way, woo-hoo!!! I love the background for the belly pic, perfect:] Can't wait to hear about the upcoming shower!

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  7. you sound so happy and so excited to be where you are- even with the swelling and sitting issues, lol.

    your joy just bounces off of the screen! see you soon!

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  8. You are sooo cute! I have heard water exercise is a lifesaver while pregnant...I might just have to try that because my back has been hurting too.

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  9. i love that you're really starting to show. :) you look absolutely adorable!!!

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  10. You look marvelous! So glad everything is going so well!
    xo

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  11. You look so cute! Although that papaya thing is just wrong. There's no way your baby can be that big!

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  12. Fantastic... great that you can feel such strong movements :)) Love to you always xoxo
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