25 Weeks

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

So hopefully this is the last week we miss a picture.  We're on the last leg of the remodel and to say the least our household is a little hectic!!

How far along: 25  Weeks
Gender: Girl
Chandler Updates:  She has hair now and fingernails.  She is roughly the size of a squash and my uterus is the size of a soccer ball [I believe it :/]
Weight gain: 15 lbs
Stretch marks: None
Belly button in or out: Still flat
Miss anything: Still missing coffee like crazy, I drool at the smell of it... and why is everyone around me talking about the best wine they have ever had?! [boo on you guys!]
Movement: I can finally see her kick from the outside... that was a little different.  She also balls up quite frequently, at first it was when I laid down or stood up too fast but now she just randomly does it and my stomach hardens where shes at
Cravings: Is it possible to crave water... I cant seem to get enough of it! Still also craving fruit [any kind] and juice
Food Aversions: Anything fast food related [esp Taco Bell]... I'm so sick of fast food since this remodel
Symptoms: None out of the ordinary... just the usual backache but I'm not entirely sure that's completely pregnancy related
Other Updates: So at the beginning of this [pregnancy] week I had my first really clumsy pregnancy experience... I fell down at work :/ Not hard or anything but just enough to jar my back.  So I called the doctor and they wanted to check me out since we are so far along at this point.  Since Spence was already at work I called my mom and asked her to go with me.  The did a NST where they hooked a heartbeat and contraction monitor up to my stomach which if under different circumstances I would have been ecstatic about but I was a nervous wreck once I got there.  Everything is good to go though, baby girl was super active (especially once she could hear her heartbeat from the outside; she freaked over that) and her heartbeat was perfectly normal; and no contractions on my end.

I also celebrated my 27th birthday during this week... I'm a little bummed that I had to get a year older before baby girl gets here and Spencer doesn't

24 Weeks

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

So in the midst of all the mayhem going on in our house I forgot to get this weeks picture

How far along: 24  Weeks
Gender: Girl
Chandler Updates:  She's 12 inches... which is the size of a Subway footlong sandwich [I drooled a little as I typed that]
Weight gain: 13lbs
Stretch marks: No
Belly button in or out: Were still flat on this one
Miss anything: COFFEE!!! I know I can have small amounts but its not the same, I feel like my sense of smell is heightened to this right now.  I'm also starting to crave sushi again [sigh]
Movement: Still a lot of movement and shes starting to ball up in certain spots... I can lay down and if I do it too quickly then I have this little ball sticking up on my stomach that's hard as a rock and I have to rub her back down ha ha
Cravings: Krystal's burgers, eck... hated them before pregnancy and now those little suckers taste so good [thanks Spence :/] and Oven Roasted Chicken subs from Subway
Food Aversions: The thought of Taco Bell turns me off
Symptoms: Still feeling pretty good, nothing out of the ordinary
Other Updates: Kitchen remodel is still going on, they're thinking another week and a half and we will have out kitchen back.

I also think we officially decided on nursery colors [whoop whoop!] and it doesn't match any of the nursery designs in my earlier post so disregard that one all together.  I'm so anxious to get this kitchen remodel behind us so we can start working on baby girls nursery!

23 Weeks

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

So due to our recent kitchen construction I don't have access to my chalkboard since its in the closet... behind the spot where we stacked all of our kitchen stuff :/.  So for the next couple of weeks I will have to do a belly shot without the chalkboard updates.

How far along: 23  Weeks
Gender: Girl
Chandler Updates:  We officially have a 1 pounder!! Actually she was at 1 lb 3 oz on 3/7 and is as big as an eggplant.
Weight gain: 10 lbs
Stretch marks: None
Belly button in or out: Still in, I will just call it flat at this point
Miss anything: Oh just the normal things... those haven't changed much from week to week.  I officially have to go to maternity pants [can still do most pre-pregnancy tops]; the hair tie trick or completely unbuttoned look was no longer working; so I'm starting to miss some of my cuter jeans and shorts now that the weather is warming up.
Movement: Shes still bumping around in there.  Kicks/ punches are definitely more defined; no more flutters
Cravings: Still on the fresh wagon [carrots w/ ranch dip, tomatoes, fruit] even though I don't really have any specific cravings; some stuff just sounds better than others
Food Aversions: None so far
Symptoms: Feel pretty good this week, finally over my crud [still have some congestion and a cough].  I find it hard to get comfortable when laying down but after a few minutes I'm good to go.
Other Updates:  I had a doctors appt on Friday March 7th and everything is good to go at this point.  Baby girl is measuring where she is supposed to.  In 4 weeks I go back for the gestational diabetes testing, then another appt 3 weeks after that then were at 2 appts every month! How is time going by this fast?!?

Our kitchen remodel has also started, its not as fun as I thought it would be :/  I will post a blog with before and after pictures... huge transformation underway.

Oh and BTW- were back to square one on the nursery design... Spence isn't totally in love with anything that we have looked at thus far

22 Weeks

Friday, March 7, 2014

How far along: 22  Weeks
Gender: Girl
Chandler Updates:  She can hear things like my voice, stomach churn and even my heart beat.  Her eyes are also able to sense light this week.
Weight gain:  8 lbs
Stretch marks: no
Belly button in or out: Still in
Miss anything: Oh the usual ha, no huge cravings that I couldn't suffice this week though
Movement: Definitely, Spencer was actually able to feel her this week too!  I think I was more excited that he was able to feel her than I was the first time I actually felt her.
Cravings:  Still on the fresh train... fruit and veggies with ranch dip
Food Aversions: None out of the ordinary
Symptoms: None pregnancy related... still trying to kick all the congestion and draining Ive had from the sinus infection.  I have slept so good through all of the stuffiness which is surprising to me.
Other Updates: I unfortunately have not been able to completely get rid of the crud I had the week before.  I ended up having to make a doctors appointment and was put on an antibiotic and nasal spray.