9.07.2012

sweet potato pie.

    18weeks   
i won’t lie, when my mom said it’d be cute to draw a little face on a veggie, i was not 100% convinced… but then when i saw how happy the little face was that she drew, i thought about how happy our little sweet potato must be all cozy in there & that made me very happy, so what the hey! our little is now the size of a SWEET potato! yummm. i’m officially 18 weeks & can’t believe i am only TWO weeks away from being halfway through this pregnancy! can this be real? bumping out, was just as everyone said, OVERNIGHT, and at 18 weeks, i am finally starting to feel or atleast look like i’m pregnant. i am really trying to enjoy all sides of pregnancy because i am SO thankful that i have been blessed with it, and also because though we hope to have a large family, you really don’t know what God has in store for you, and so i think it is really important to be grateful and joyful wherever you are.
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i have seen these floatin’ around the blogging community & haven’t participated yet, so i decided today was the day! a few updates…
How far along? 18 weeks TODAY!
Baby is the size of? a SWEET potato!
Total weight gain/loss: still hadn’t gained at my last doctors appointment! but since then, i’ve bumped out a little, so hopefully i will be on track at the next weigh in :)
Maternity clothes? none so far, but it’s about time for a belly band!
Stretch marks? nope
Sleep: still sleeping great - minus a few trips to the bathroom and the occasional wacky dream
Best moment this week: feeling what i am almost positive are the first signs of movement in my tummy!
Miss Anything? strangely, wine. i wasn’t a huge wine-o before, but it smells soooo good. can’t wait to have a glass of sweet red :)
Movement: just starting to feel some!
Food cravings: none.
Anything making you queasy or sick: nada.
Have you started to show yet: yep! still a bit of an awkward bump, but we love it anyway around here :)
Gender: we find out in 9 days!!!
Labor Signs: i sure hope not! ha.
Belly Button in or out? in, but on the way out.
Wedding rings on or off? on
Happy or Moody most of the time: happy! with the occasional cry baby moment, as mentioned earlier this week.
Looking forward to: our ultrasound! what are you baby?! seriously couldn’t even pretend to know what we are having, so i am VERY excited!
have a great weekend!

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