Friday, November 6, 2009

21-week Update

Caution - all things pregnancy discussed.

I hope Dawn doesn't mind my copying her format. I want to chronicle a pregnancy status update.



How far along? 21 weeks

Total weight gained? 11 pounds (this picture makes me look tinier than I really am - my butt and thighs feel out of control)

Maternity clothes: Bought my second maternity shirt today. Mostly just wearing long shirts and cardigans. Maternity pants - yes - but because they are so stretchy, they tend to slide down each time I stand up after sitting. I have to keep hiking them up.

Sleep: Trouble sleeping on my side. I was a belly-sleeper. Awake a lot during the night.

Best Moment of the Week: While awake at 3:30 am last night, I think I felt baby boy move! Weird belly bubble sensations. Interesting.

Food Craving: No. I always liked sweets!

Food Aversions: No.

Morning Sickness: None.

Belly Button: Same deep innie it's always been.

Wedding rings: Still on.

What I Miss: Pants that don't slide down, sushi, wine.

What I Love: My bump.

What I'm looking forward to: Finally getting my hair cut and colored this week!

Milestone: Half way through my pregnancy!

Purchases: Today I bought myself one mat shirt, a bigger bra and one cute baby outfit that says "My Mommy Loves Me"...because I do!
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12 comments:

stillhopeful said...

Wow - your picture looks great! What a cute little bump, I don't blame you for loving it! :) At 21w, I was wearing nothing but maternity clothes, no way could I wear my regular shirts. Sounds like a great pregnancy so far, no food aversions or cravings or sickness. And I bet that was your little boy moving - it's hard to tell at first, but it does feel like bubbles in the beginning. That's the greatest feeling!!!

Gina said...

Your bump is adorable! I felt my little guy moving around around then also and at first it feels like little bubbles/flutters. I bet that was him you felt!

cindyhoo2 said...

Sweet! And what a cute little baby bump you have there. :)

Fran said...

I totally love your bump too!! I think I may be going for a hair-restyle this week also, so hopefully I can show off my bump sometime soon next year :o)

Lots of love, Fran

Lara (NoodleGirl) said...

Aw, so cute - I love these kinds of pg updates. Otherwise, from a distance, it always seems like my bloggy friend's pregnancies go by so fast. Wishing you a continued sweet ride!

Mad Hatter said...

Look at YOU! All pregnant and yummy tummy!!! You look AWESOME! Glad you went shopping and got yourself (and your beautiful, soon-to-be-kicking-up-a-storm boy) some things! I can't wait to enter the new demographic of maternity and baby!! I'm so happy for you, my dear friend - I know you are going to be such an amazing mommy!
Love,
Maddy

embieadoptmom said...

You are so tiny my sister! WOW! LOVE all your "stats".

just me, dawn said...

You look BEAUTIFUL!! I am so happy to see your perfect bump :) I think I will add purchases to my list (maybe gifts too since I have such wonderful friends in love with oink baby things, thanks fr the idea).... and can you believe it? halfway there? WOO-HOO!

Serendipity said...

what an adorable little bump, it's going to grow fast from now on in! I also miss pants that don't slide down, congrats on feeling bubba move for the first time too :)

musicmakermomma said...

OMG, you are like a tiny twig with a cute little bump! I am insanely jealous of how great you look pregnant (and of course, of the fact that you ARE pregnant!) and I'm so happy you have passed the 1/2 way point. Best of luck!

BB said...

Wow! I love your picture! I'll have to send one your way soon. I'm a tiny bit bigger :) By the way, I've tagged you! Visit my blog to see what that means!

Oh and I still owe you an email back! Will do that soon!

BB

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