22 weeks.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

A mother's joy begins when new life is stirring inside,
when a tiny heartbeat is heard for the very first time,
and a playful kick reminds her that she is never alone.
- Unknown

how far along: 22 weeks (plus two days).

baby is the size of: a papaya (weighing 12.7 to 20.8 oz and 10.5 to 11.8 inches long).

movement: still inconsistent, but beginning to find patterns. baby loves starburst.

miss anything: sleep.

cravings: nutella, waffles, pumpkin everything.

symptoms: back aches, sciatica pain (THE WORST), and swollen feet.

showing: embracing the bump wholeheartedly.

wedding rings on or off: on (i hope i don't get them stuck).

best moment this week: hanging out with our friends & not minding one bit that i couldn't partake in the alcoholic activities because i'm pregnant! just so happy to finally be in this place.

looking forward to: painting the nursery (still trying to pick a color) and getting little, but very exciting details about my baby shower from friends! i can't wait!