Happy Monday! Less than one week until viability - WOOHOO!!
That was SUCH a huge goal/landmark/accomplishment when I was pregnant with James, and even though this pregnancy isn't scary or high risk, it still feels great to be almost at that critical point!!
This has been a really great week...time spent with friends, quality family time, a doctor's appointment to hear the heartbeat, etc...it's just been a good one! :)
I'll keep this brief, but some highlights from the past week have been:
-A bbq playdate with James' friends from music class
-Family day at Ben's work and getting to see the building he works in
-A doctor's appointment and checking in on little man numero dos
-Taking James to his first play and him scooching his way up to the very front... he loved it!
-Family walk over the weekend
My dress was sent to me by a company called Beachcoco and it is the COMFIEST, prettiest maternity dress. I love it A LOT. You can click here to get the dress ... it comes in 14 different colors and is under $25!
Here is this week's survey (and yes, I finally have a weight gain number for you this week haha):
How far along: 23 weeks 3 days
Total weight gain/loss: Up 19 lbs so far
Maternity clothes? Yes! Like this dress, for example: click here
Stretch marks? Yes, all around my belly button!
Sleep: James is waking up at around 5am these days...so that's not ideal. haha But I'm sure it's just a phase...RIGHT!?!?!?!?
Best moment this week: Seeing James having so much fun and making new friends at the play this morning! He is so much fun and so confident and SO sweet! I just love him!!
Have you told family and friends: Yes!
Movement: Yes, a lot!
Food cravings: Savory things! Pasta, cheesey things, gravy, meat...
Anything making you queasy or sick: Not really! Thankfully!
Have you started to show yet: Yes, getting bigger and bigger by the day!
Labor Signs: Nope!
Belly Button in or out? Half in, half out still... haha
Wedding rings on or off? Off! Wearing a place holder ring.
Happy or Moody most of the time: Happy AND veeerrrryyyyy moody. haha I alternate between so serene and happy and pleasant, and then a cranky raging grouch. So, it's been fun.
Symptoms: Hungry aaalll the time, shortness of breath, thirsty, tired. Not too intense in the symptoms department, which I'm thankful for!!
Thanks for reading and for following along on this journey!
OH! Before I go: Ben and I are now leaning towards having the boys share a room. We'll have the new baby sleep in our room in the Snoo for the first three to six months. But after that, we're thinking of just moving the baby right into James' room. Any other parents have experience with a toddler and a baby sharing a bedroom/any tips? Thanks in advance!