15 Weeks


Pregnancy Highlights:

How far along:  15 weeks and 1 day today

Size of baby:  The Little One is 4.5 inches long and the size of a naval orange.

Total weight gain/loss: I've gained another half a pound this week. In all, since finding out I was pregnant at 4 1/2 weeks, I've gained 4 pounds. 

Maternity clothes:   Dresses and jeans are still my main choices of attire, but the jeans are getting tighter.  Friday, I had to bite the bullet and unbutton the top button, replacing it with a rubber band. :( Thank the good Lord, spring/summer is almost here! Comfy shorts/sundresses, here I come!

Gender:  We have a feeling (although it could just be a preference, haha), but we don't know the sex of the baby yet.  We can't wait for our Gender Reveal party next month when The Husband and I find out right alongside our family members and friends! More on the G.R. party soon.

Movement:  I haven't felt any movement yet.

Sleep:  My friend (and parent of one of my pre-k students) Amy brought me a body pillow to try out!  Wasn't that kind of her?!  

What I miss:  Sleeping on my back.

Cravings:  Chocolate shakes.  

Symptoms:  I've been slightly nauseated right when I wake up in the mornings, but I'm fine once I get something in my stomach (and in the Little One's stomach).  

Exercise:  *Sigh*  Once this week.  Once.  We had something going EVERY evening this week except Thursday.  Come on, Spring Break!

Best moment this week:  Making it to the gym once? Haha, this week was a blur, a good blur for the most part.  I did get to help lead in worship last Sunday, and that was an amazing experience.  I can't wait to see/feel if the Little One reacts when I sing and when I'm joining my voice with the lovely choir people I meet with every week.

*I'm going to be honest here:  The weekend was rough.  So, no picture this week unless I take one after work today.  Sorry!*

Comments

  1. I'm sorry you had a rough weekend. Tell little "sweet orange" to settle down!! Somehow, I feel this precious child already loves the sound of your beautiful voice and will be so happy to have you sing lullabies. Looking forward to the next picture. Love you.

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  2. Use the belly band thing!!! I think I had a black one in the tub o' clothes. When s/he is born, the sound of your voice with be comforting to him/her..Sing lots, the baby loves it and will continue to do so outside of the womb :)

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