How far along? 24 weeks
Total weight gain? 12 pounds
Maternity clothes? Yes, but I do have a handful of shirts (non-maternity) that still look and feel okay if I wear them with the right outfit.
Stretch marks? Ug. I found a small stretch mark on
my breast this week. I was really discouraged about it, but my mom reminded me that it’s a battle scar, and a great reminder that it came from a battle that we WON! (:
Sleep: I’m sleeping pretty well. I still wake up to go to the bathroom several times each night, but in between bathroom visits, I’m sleeping great!
Best moment this week: After not feeling Bonnie move much this week, I felt her moving like CRAZY late Thursday night and into Friday morning. I tried to wake Andrew up so that he could feel her, but he was totally out of it, and never did understand that I was asking him to feel my tummy. Since Bonnie always moves most during the middle of the night, Andrew has yet to feel her!
Miss anything? Still missing sleeping on my tummy!
Movement: Nowhere near as much as usual, which is making me more and more nervous. I’m anxious for my doctor’s appointment on Tuesday to make sure that she is a-okay.
Food cravings: The guacamole from our favorite local Mexican restaurant. They make it right at your table, and put just the right amount of cilantro and lime in it… It’s extra special. I guess I was also craving macaroni and cheese, because we had it twice last week!
Anything making you feel queasy or sick: No. I’m feeling great overall… A little sluggish but that may be because we did not eat as well (healthily) last week as we usually do.
Labor signs: No.
Symptoms: Just general discomfort. My tummy is starting to get in the way of normal things… like sitting up gracefully, or bending over comfortably.
Belly button in or out? In.
Wedding ring on or off? On. I practice taking it off and on all the time just to make sure I don’t let it get stuck on my finger!
Happy or moody most of the time: Happy. For the most part, it has been a really good week.
Looking forward to: Avery’s (my sister’s) WEDDING on Saturday!!! I’m heading to Nashville later this week to help with some of the last-minute details.
What’s Going on with Baby:
- Bonnie is about a foot long now.
- She probably weighs around 1.5 pounds… ish.
- She is still skinny, but baby fat is rapidly accumulating. (:
- She is officially at the edge of viability. This means that, if something tragic were to happen and I were to go into labor, most hospitals would automatically
attempt every possible life-saving option. Of course, we want her to stay put for a good while longer!!!