How far along? 24 weeks and 5 days
Total Weight Gain/Loss: 13 lbs or so (I was weighed at my last appointment a couple of weeks ago and I haven't hopped on a scale since)
How Big is Baby? Our little one weighs in somewhere around 1.2 pounds and is 8 1/2 inches in length.
Maternity Clothes? Yep!! However there is one pair of Capri pants I can still wear with the belly band but all of my other pants are maternity. I've also been able to get away wearing long t-shirts that aren't necessarily maternity but they certainly are cheaper!
Stretch Marks? Not yet but I'm sure they are on their way.
Sleep? Some days are better than others. Honestly after working nights for 4 years I am kind of use to not sleeping well so it doesn't seem much different than normal. However on Saturday I woke up EVERY HOUR! Ah well I guess I am gearing up for motherhood.
Best Moment This Week: Feeling our little peanut roll around like crazy! My parents were in town this past week and my mom got to feel the baby kick, which was so fun to share with her.
Food Cravings? Nothing crazy. I was craving a Dairy Queen blizzard the other week and my wonderful hubby surprised me with an ice cream run after our birthing class. Yummm.
Gender: It's a surprise! We are not going to find out until delivery day.
Labor Signs? Geez, I sure hope not. I've been having braxton hicks contractions for months now but that's all.
Belly Button in or out? An outie, it's not much of one but definitely an outie.
What I miss: Being able to wear my favorite summer clothes and enjoying a nice cup of regular coffee.
What I am looking forward to: Traveling to Florida to spend time with my husband's family. I'm excited to share this pregnancy with them!
Milestones: We are past the halfway mark!! Fun fact for the day: Baby Groves is practicing breathing by inhaling amniotic fluid into its developing lungs.
Weeks 21-24: Papaya