How far along: 16 weeks (4 months-- woo hoo)
Weight Gain this Month, Total Weight Gain: 2 lbs, 11ish lbs
Approximate Size of Baby: an avocado-sized 4 1/2 inches
Last Guess for Gender: Considering my symptoms, Greg and I both
think it's a boy.
Maternity Clothes: exclusively my small stuff, I can't really fit
into anything else now
Sleep: I have a little bit of insomnia... not helping my
Memorable Moments: traveling to Houston for my aunt's wedding (which was
today). It was fun to see aunts, uncles, cousins and my grandparents who
haven't been around me when I'm pregnant *** I'm starting to not feel so tired
every day, I'm excited to get more things accomplished*** We decided on
names this month, we won't know if it's Baby L (boy) or Baby E (girl) until
next month's appointment.
Movement: Definitely feel the 'flutters' every few days.
It's the one symptom I'm glad to have 'earlier' this time around.
Exercise: Not much; I'm looking forward to the weather warming up,
so we can go swimming more often.
Food Cravings/Aversions: I was able to drink my first soda this
month. Apparently, BJ's Root Beer isn't fizzy enough to make me
sick. I'm glad I'm not completely cut off, however, it's not a bad thing
to be cut off from.*** I figured out that I simply CANNOT handle
fried-bread. I ordered a Chimichanga at Chuy's a few weeks ago and my
stomachache was so bad had to pick out the insides. *** I will ALWAYS
crave a good burger or some scrambled eggs. The way they both melt in my
mouth is... mmmm... making me hungry right now.
Not-so-Fun Symptoms: The early aches and pains are already bugging
me. Since I'm starting to feel better, I tend to over-extend myself, but
that's usually typical of my personality. whoops. Tums and I have
become BFFs again, but not to the degree with Annabelle.
What I Miss: sounds silly, but cold sandwiches :)
What I'm looking forward to: Finding out the Gender, being over
the halfway mark, driving to Utah to see Meg graduate from my alma mater and
seeing the rest of the family in the process (not to mention, eating at In 'n
Out--- since Utah has been invaded since we moved).
Anything Else: I started to feel more like myself this
month. I got some energy back, made dinner & crafted for the first
time in a month. I hope this doesn't go away anytime soon.