17 weeks

Tuesday, November 20, 2012


I know I am hitting y'all with a double whammy this week with bump-dates, but I am just trying to play catch up, and now I am all caught up :)

How Far Along: 17 weeks as of 11/15

Size of the Baby: baby is the size of a sweet potato

Maternity Clothes: Belly band is still sufficing and I am loving my new maternity jeans in denim and red!

Stretch marks: none

Weight gain: Still about 3 lbs. I've had some rather painful indigestion that almost sent me to the ER, so this really messed up my appetite. Now I am on Nexium twice a day (80mg total + 2 Zantac per day) to help with the indigestion. Any other Mama's been prescribed this amount? I am so nervous about the baby's health even though I trust my doctor.

Sleep: Sleep is good, just waking up super early for some reason.

Best Moment of the Week: Celebrating Thanksgiving and going home to Louisiana for some much needed family and friend time! I can't wait to just relax and enjoy some peace and quiet for awhile.

Movement: More bubbles and a few jabs :)

Food Cravings: Nothing...

Gender: Not yet, we find out on November 23rd! We're so excited!

Belly Button in or out: In

Anything making you queasy or sick: Doing pretty good here. Just am trying not to eat small portions to help prevent those feelings.

What I miss:
 I miss wine. Joel and I went to Bonefish grill this weekend, and I just really wanted some white wine to go with my fish.

What I am looking forward to: Finding out the sex this Friday!!!

Nursery: Have the crib, glider, and theme for either sex picked out. Can't wait to know which one it will be on Friday!

Emotions: Those empathetic feelings have definitely escalated. I cried through Twilight and literally bawled my eyes out in the movie A little piece of Heaven (with Kate Hudson). Then I had a dream that night that a family member of mine passed away, and I woke up sobbing. So, yes. I'd say emotions are especially high right now. But, I am glad it's only the empathy that has my emotions high. 


Also, today I did a little feature/interview over at TJ's blog, and I loved answering her questions, so go check it out here, to learn more about me :) 


15 comments:

  1. Your little bump is too cute! Can't wait for you to find out the sex. So excited! Then you can get to work on the nursery.

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  2. You are the cutest prego ever - you barely even LOOK prego! Sheesh. Now I hate you. JK LOVE YOUR FACE OFF! :)

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  3. I can't wait to see how cute you look in that dress when your bump starts getting bigger. :) These updates are going to be so special to look back on!

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  4. I am 15 weeks and have had terrible heartburn/acid reflux thru my whole pregnancy so far! I take Protonix (a form of nexium) every single day...if I miss a day, it is NOT good. So, I am super careful not to ever miss a day. And I will take a Zantac if I need it too. So thankful there are things we can take that are safe!!

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  5. You look so cute! Congratulations on the baby!

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  6. you are so cute with your little baby bump! :)

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  7. Cutest little bump, for sure! Thank you for sharing your pregnancy :)
    I'm excited to follow along on your journey!

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  8. Congratulations on another milestone! I'm sure you all are so excited about finding out the gender! Enjoy your Thanksgiving with friends and family :)

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  9. Yay, love these posts! And hope you feel better soon! Indigestion is NEVER fun!
    xo TJ

    P.S. Loved having you on as one of my lovely sponsors ;)

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  10. ah emotions, i can relate. i literally BAWLED my way through an episode of Chicago Fire last week. My husband thought I was nuts.

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  11. Ahh your cuteness is giving me baby fever! It's so awesome that you are keeping record of everything! It goes by so fast that I don't even remember the sweet parts of my pregnancy!

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  12. Ahh your cuteness is giving me baby fever! It's so awesome that you are keeping record of everything! It goes by so fast that I don't even remember the sweet parts of my pregnancy!

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