How far along? 19 weeks!
Total weight gain/measurements: Now at 111 lbs! Woohoo!!
Maternity clothes: I am at that point where my old clothes just don't fit. I went to a lovely event at the National Cathedral with some gal pals this passed Monday and was faced with the task of dressing up without a single "maternity" dress or skirt. Its full on winter here in Washington DC, so it also had to be warm! After turning my closet upside down I found a black high waisted midi skirt that I had to pull up under my boobs in order to zip. I paired that with a cropped black sweater (with a faux leather peter pan collar) that couldn't be tucked in to my skirt so ended up tucking it under my bra and folding it over so skin didn't show. I guess it worked but it was a little uncomfortable. I am a petite person, especially up top so finding something that is not gigantic (that not basic long-sleeved shirts) is going to be hard.
Stretch marks? No.
Sleep: Good nights and bad… VERY bad nights. My legs have been crazy restless recently! NO bueno! Yesterday we found out the gender of our baby, I was so excited I didn't sleep a wink and I think baby was excited too because it was kicking all night long. I am also getting a cold so breathing was an issue. -_-
Best moment this week: Finding out that we are having a …….!!!! Can't tell until Thanksgiving! But OMG we are so happy and so madly in love with this child! We had a whole 45 minutes to look at our baby so the sonographer could measure all the baby's parts. Everything was perfect! <3
Miss anything? I was a little sore this week and the cold weather is a little bummy so I am missing a hot tub right about now! Oh how amazing would that be!!!! *dreaming*
Movement: Someone is doing karate in my tummy! Lots of kicks!
Food cravings: Back to watermelon and ice water of course!
Anything making you queasy or sick? Nothing new. Still can't stand Old Bay or popcorn (barf!!)
Gender: ITS A …….! (Will let everyone know on Thanksgiving!)
Symptoms: My legs are so restless its not even funny! I can't stretch enough!
Belly button in or out? In!
Wedding rings on or off? On!
Happy or moody most of the time: Happy and excited all week with the exception of one moody day where I just wanted to sleep and listen to Lana Del Rey!
Looking forward to: Telling our family the sex of our baby right before Thanksgiving dinner (some via phone, FaceTime or text) I am also sending a little reveal box to my grandmother and brother in Florida to open via FaceTime so we can see their reactions. I will post photos of our reveal next week!
Happy Thanksgiving to you all! I have so much to be thankful for! We were blessed in SO many ways this year!
Right after finding out the sex! SO HAPPY AND EXCITED!!
Coffee gives me life, flowers give me inspiration and my family gives me a reason.