18 Weeks- Bump Update

I’ll do a weekly bump update so I can look back and see how things progress and what was happening at various points along the way.

18 week baby bump

So this early-ish 2nd trimester (start of 14 wks-end of 27 wks) stuff is like being in limbo.

At least for me.

I basically feel doughy and not really pregnant. Maybe it doesn’t exactly seem that way looking at me and you’d actually exactly ‘get it’ when looking at me but I just feel my extra super muffin top isn’t cute. Maybe I just need to get into maternity wear but my pants still fit- snugly, but they def still fit.

I’m still waiting to feel movement. I’ve felt some but I’m just eagerly waiting for more. I want more damn it!!!

Basically, I just don’t feel like I’m fun to talk to…

  • ‘are you feeling better now?’ ‘I was never sick, not once.’
  • ‘what are you craving?’ ‘nothing. Though, I eat a lot of plain pasta because boiling water is about much effort I want to put into cooking right now.’
  • ‘when do you find out if it’s a boy or girl?’ ‘we’re not going to.’

However, all that being said, I love laying down and feeling my poochy bump in the morning and at night when I go to bed. It’s nice, relaxing, and that is when this whole pregnancy stuff feels really. Which basically why I took that photo above.

Oh yeah, not to mention the minor meltdown over nothing special I had this morning that resulted in me laying down again just to cry. Like tears streaming into my ears cry. Hormones!! Whattaya gonna do?!?!

18 Week Bump Update

Current Due Date: 12/1/13

Weight Gain: Heading to the Dr on Wednesday so I’ll get an update then.

Stretch Marks: nope

Belly Button: umm, still cool

Clothing: No maternity wear yet- pants are def getting tight so I just extra flowy tops with them

Cravings/Aversions: nothing but I really like plain pasta, mainly because I feel so lazy that I don’t really feel like cooking

Sleep: Lots! I’m always tired. Totally looking forward to having Wed-Sunday off!!

Mood: I was super bitchy this last week but I had a deadline so stress levels were high but then I had an all day headache one day so yeah, I was awful.

Movement: starting to feel some movement but not much

Milestones: Two Dr’s appointments this Wednesday so I’m looking forward to getting some more sonogram pics

What I miss: wine & beer, but mostly beer since it’s been so hot. I’d love an icy cold beer!

What I am looking forward to: definently feeling movement

Comparable Fruit/Veggie Size: Sweet Potato (Average size: 5.6 inches, 6.7 oz.) via The Bump


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