4.23.2012

21 Weeks

Today I'm actually 22 weeks, but I didn't have time to do my 21 week update last week (was on a trip in Kansas City) so here it is!
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20 weeks, 4 days.
Shirt: Shade Clothing Maternity
Cardigan: Shade Clothing
Skinny Jeans: Motherhood Maternity
Necklace: Blend Fashion
Watch: Asia
Earrings: Fossil
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20 weeks, 6 days.
Top: Shade Clothing Maternity
Cardigan: The Buckle
Maxi Skirt: Liz Lange, Target Maternity
Necklace: Blend Fashion
Hair piece: Nordstrom
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21 weeks, 3 days.
Same outfit as above but with maxi skirt. I wore this to the Kansas City Temple open house.
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21 weeks, 5 days.
Top: Ann Taylor Loft Maternity
Jeans: Gap Maternity (they stretch out A TON fyi!)
Watch: Louis Vuitton (Asia)
Bracelet: F21

How Far Along: 21 weeks. 2nd trimester!
Size of the Baby: Carrot, 10.5 inches long. 13 oz (that is what he was last week!).  (going off the Babycenter app)
Maternity Clothes: I got a pair of jean capris from Motherhood Maternity that are pretty cute. They have a demi band and I hope they will still work when I get much larger. They are comfy and cute! I also got a few tops from Ann Taylor Loft Maternity which are very cute! I got some maternity jeans from Gap that are very nice but stretch out a ton...wish they didn't stretch out that much. I wonder if I should have tried on a smaller size! Hmmm, also got some tan capris from Old Navy...I basically just need bottoms...maybe a swimsuit...
Stretch marks: Nope.
Weight gain/loss: 11 lbs?
Sleep: So on Monday, I woke up in the middle of the night to use the restroom and my whole right leg was asleep from the hip down. I got up and I felt like a pirate with a peg leg as I walked across the room. It was VERY painful! Anyways, I woke up in the morning and my right side around my hip and low back was killing! It was the worst it had ever been. I tried to just ignore it but it hurt so bad to walk and move in general. Then I got very hot and didn't feel good and I got sick. Sadly it was the 1st time I did this whole pregnancy! But I can't complain because some people throw up their whole pregnancy! I feel so bad for them. Anyways, I called the nurse and she said actually they wanted me to come in. I went to the doctor and I had to do a pee test for a bladder infection. I didn't have one and then I spoke with my obgyn. She wanted to make sure I didn't have a blood clot which I also didn't have. Basically the symptoms I told them made them worry but all in all, I'm now fine. I had a sciatica (pinched nerve), round ligament pain, and of course the back pain I get often...so fun stuff! We then worked on my insurance to see if I could get more visits to the physical therapist and sadly my insurance is not giving me any. So I have 3 more physical therapy visits for the rest of the year...I hope I will be okay!!! Ahhh...so frustrating.
Best Moment of the Week: Feeling baby moving!
Movement: He is moving around a lot now and I love it! :D
Symptoms: Just bad back pain this week! Oh, and my hands seemed to swell a little in Kansas City? My wedding ring seemed a little tighter but I think it is back to normal. Humidity, hot weather, and exercising can make you swell more - at least I read that online.

Food Cravings: Mexican!
Gender: BOY!!!
Belly Button in or out: In.
Anything making you queasy or sick: Bad back pain haha.
Labor Signs: Nope.
Wedding ring on or off: On.
What I miss: Being able to workout harder.
What I am looking forward to: Tomorrow because we have our 2nd ultrasound thanks to our little boy being stubborn and not letting us get all the pictures/measurements we needed a week and a half ago, haha :) So excited to see him again!!!
Nursery: In progress...will be looking at cribs soon, bedding, paint colors, etc :)
Emotions: Alright.
Stupid things I have done: Not sure.

5 comments:

  1. You look so cute Ash, and you are so tiny!

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  2. Its seems as though you are one of those lucky girls who only shows that she's preggo in her belly. Lucky gal! You look like you have that "glow" everyone always talks about too.

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  3. Your outfits are so adorable! And it's never a bad thing to crave Mexican.

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  4. oooh I'm excited to watch your nursery planning process. Share that with us, yo.

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  5. You look fantastic!!!!! And congratulations on having a little boy! How fun :) I have 2 little boys who are SO very much ALL boy and am pregnant with #3 - won't find the gender our for a bit.
    Congrats again hun :)

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