Wednesday, December 9, 2015

1st Trimester Bumpdate

Well, well, well. Look who's back doing these darn bump dates.

Like I mentioned before, I am only planning on doing these once a month (or less)...but here's a little catch-up on the first 14 weeks!

Size of baby: Started off as a poppyseed (week 4...I found out I was pregnant at 3.5 weeks!) and now it is the size of a beet
Weight gain: I initially lost 5 pounds, which was awesome! I've gained 3 of those pounds back, but I'm still down 2 pounds from my pre pregnancy weight. I'll take it!
Maternity clothes: I started wearing some maternity jeans the last week or so, as well as breaking out my belly band for some other pants. I still have a pair of jeans that I can fit into without the belly band! Wearing normal shirts, but the tighter ones make my side rolls stick out. 
Gender: Finding out on Christmas! I am thinking boy.
Movement: None yet!
Cravings: Pretty much the same as with Ella...pasta, mac and cheese, basically any carb, tomatoes, fruit snacks and chocolate. This time around, though, I have had the strongest chicken aversion. Actually any meat grosses me out! We have been eating lots of fish!
Symptoms: Thankfully, no morning sickness! I have been suuuuuuuper tired. Like, I took naps. And I never take naps. My energy level has started to pick back up this last week or so. I've also had a little heartburn and some sciatic nerve and round ligament pain. But other than that, I feel good!
Workouts: Running has been interesting. I've stopped running outside because my bladder can't hold it for 4 miles. Ha! On the treadmill, I am going at a 10:00 pace; I refuse to run any slower! I started out doing 4 miles 3-4 times a week, but now I am down to 3 miles each run. We'll see how long this goal is to 20 weeks. (With Ella, I ran till 3rd trimester, but no way is that happening this time around.) 
Sleep: Amazing, minus the whole getting up to pee part.
What I miss: Wine!!
Best moments: So many! Finding out, telling our families, seeing the baby (twice) on the ultrasound screen, hearing it's heartbeat, sharing the news on Thanksgiving, closing on our new house and moving in! 
Looking forward to: Finding out if this little babe is a boy or girl on Christmas Day! 


  1. ahh so exciting. I for one love me some pregnancy blog updates so keep them coming!

  2. Congratulations....exciting times ahead!