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Wednesday, April 7, 2010

18 weeks!

I can't decide if this pregnancy is getting slower or faster. In a way, I feel like the weeks are flying by; but the days are dragging. If that makes any sense.

Anyway, I'm 18 weeks today & in a mere two weeks I'll be halfway done!

Looking at my picture this week, I definitely feel like I've grown in the last two weeks. I'm hoping I'm starting to actually look pregnant now. My co-workers have commented that I definitely look pregnant, but I'll let you judge as well :)

This week has been extremely uneventful, so I will just jump into the survey!

How far along?: 18 weeks
How big is baby?: The size of a sweet potato!
Weight gain?: I don't own a scale & don't want to because I'm scared. I'm hoping it's around 10-11ish pounds? ::dies::
Stretch marks?: It's become routine for me to do a stretchie check every morning & I freak myself out because I always think the lines I get from sleeping are stretch marks. So far everything has been a false alarm. Thank goodness!
Maternity clothes: I'm rotating between my only 2 pairs of maternity pants. It needs to get warm like, now, so I can wear my maternity capris & sun dresses. I'm currently in LOVE with the Liz Lange (sp?) maternity tanks from Target. They are very fitted & very long. Besides that, I'm in regular shirts.
Sleep?: I love it. I'm sleeping great ::knocks on wood:: But I have a hell of a time getting up in the morning. It's bad. I feel like a teenager again.
Best moment this week?: feeling baby girl movin' around in my tummy ;)
Food cravings?: still on the spicy/mexican/cheesy kick but I'm limiting myself to that type of food so I don't turn into a whale.
Gender?: Sweet baby GIRL
Movement?: YES! FINALLY! I'm feeling her about every other day. Sometimes it's little jabs & pokes & sometimes it's the feeling that there's a little fish swimming in there. She got angry this morning when I started to wake up. She's obv. not a morning girl like her momma.
What I miss?: my back not constantly hurting, not peeing every 10 minutes & wine. still.
Belly Button?: It's in but stretching & getting wider. It's so ugly. I showed hubby the other night & he started laughing. Real mature.
What I'm looking forward to?:Seeing my best friend & her baby girl this week! Hitting the 20 wk mark & getting the anatomy scan.
Milestone?: looking pregnant :)

15 comments:

  1. I can tell you're pregnant and you look great!

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  2. Yay for your baby bump!! Enjoy your fun little bump, soon you will be like me with a box under your desk so you can put up your swollen feet :) hehehe but it's oh so fun!

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  3. Super cute! Love your hair in this picture, too :)

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  4. You look GREAT! Def pregnant. I'm so jealous that you loko so rested. My face always looks like crap and like I have two black eyes. My under eye circles are insane. That's why I hate posting "face" pictures. lol.

    U look great. Seriously!

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  5. You totally look pregnant, I love it!!! I am thinking about hitting up some Mexican food tonight myself....mmmmm.

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  6. momma, you look pregnant AND adorable! i love your little bump! i feel like mine has just been out of CONTROL this past week! i seriously can't imagine it getting ANY bigger- and wait, i have three and a half months to go? IN THE SUMMER? oh sweet me... i wish i could drink! haha :)

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  7. mmmmm wine! I will enjoy a glass for you. Cute bump, you def look preggers.

    http://snuggblog.blogspot.com

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  8. you look great! for me the biggest growth came during 20-22 weeks. Don't you just love feeling her move? I miss that!! Have fun this week!

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  9. Hey Mrs. D! I'm a new follower. I came acrossed your blog by looking for Clomid successes. I will start my first round of Clomid soon (I have PCOS) and am in need of hope.

    You look adorable!! Yay for your baby bump!! :)

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  10. i completely agree with the days dragging but the weeks flying by.

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  11. You've definitely grown since your last pic and your looking just beautiful :)
    I'm glad your doing good. Before you know it your little princess will be here.

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  12. You all are so sweet. Thank you for your kind words. They make me feel good & happy :)

    Amy, I wish you the best of luck in your "Clomid Journey" PCOS is a b!itch & I hope you can overcome it by getting pregnant :)

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  13. Hey, I just saw your comment...I edited that...lol...
    It was 2.5 lbs, just this week!!! Ahhh!!! haha

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