First Trimester – Update! Weeks 9-13

When I first found out that I was pregnant, I felt like time was creeping by. I couldn’t wait for the second trimester!! Now that we’re almost at 14 weeks it feels like time is flying by. I’ve been keeping up with my weeks here so that I’ll have a place to look back. Here it goes:

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9 WEEKS

  • Due Date: February 13th
  • How far along?: 9 weeks 7/10
  • Baby is the size of a: Cherry or an olive!
  • The Bump: I just look like I ate a 3 cheeseburgers 😉
  • Symptoms: Sore breasts, crazy dreams, exhaustion and some nausea occasionally usually if I’m hungry.
  • Food Cravings: pickles LOL….. All carbs and coincidentally cherries!
  • Anything Making Me Queasy or Sick: Tiny waves of nausea. The thought of most vegetables makes me want to throw up.
  • Sleep: major fatigue! I’m having crazy dreams also
  • What I miss: wine!!!!! sushi..
  • Weddings Rings On or Off: On!
  • Any Names Picked Out Yet: We’ve had names picked out for 4 years!!! So fun!
  • Gender: Dont know yet!
  • Movement: no
  • Maternity Clothes: Having to unbutton my pants certain days. Mostly bloated!
  • Labor Signs: NOOOO
  • Best Moment of the Week: hearing our sweet baby’s heart beat with the doppler I purchased on amazon!
  • What I’m excited about/looking forward to: Announcing to our family and friends!

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10 WEEKS

  • How far along?: 10 weeks
  • Baby is the size of a: strawberry or a Kumquat
  • The Bump: pretty much only I can see it
  • Symptoms: I had a migraine that was very terrible this week I think from low blood sugar.
  • Food Cravings: pickles, salt and vinegar chips, gummy bears
  • Anything Making Me Queasy or Sick: When my co-workers heat up their lunch in the microwave and it makes the whole office smell,
  • Sleep: Still sleeping good.
  • What I miss: still wine..
  • Weddings Rings On or Off: On!
  • Any Names Picked Out Yet: yes for both!
  • Gender: We cant wait to find out!
  • Movement: nope!
  • Maternity Clothes: Not yet
  • Labor Signs: No
  • Best Moment of the Week: telling friends!
  • What I’m excited about/looking forward to: Our 12 week appointment

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11 WEEKS

  • How far along?: 11 weeks
  • Baby is the size of a: lime
  • The Bump: I can see it..
  • Symptoms: still just headaches
  • Food Cravings: still sweets, still pickles, Mint chocolate chip ice-cream. Also I had a random craving for spaghetti and clam sauce which I haven’t eaten in years..
  • Anything Making Me Queasy or Sick: chicken salad.. I’ll never eat it again.
  • Sleep: is still good
  • What I miss: My jeans fitting..
  • Weddings Rings On or Off: On
  • Any Names Picked Out Yet: yes
  • Gender: We are impatiently waiting to find out!
  • Movement: none yet
  • Maternity Clothes: none
  • Labor Signs: Nope
  • Best Moment of the Week: telling my grandma on FaceTime!
  • What I’m excited about/looking forward to: Seeing our sweet baby at our 12 week appointment

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12 WEEKS

  • How far along?: 12 weeks
  • Baby is the size of a: plum
  • The Bump: starting to show, I think
  • Symptoms: headaches – wishing them away!!!
  • Food Cravings: candy, carbs. I haven’t been able to eat meat.
  • Anything Making Me Queasy or Sick: Afternoon sickness….. no bueno
  • Sleep: lots of crazy dreams! Waking up often to pee!
  • What I miss: nothing really
  • Weddings Rings On or Off: On
  • Any Names Picked Out Yet: Yes.
  • Gender: Andy thinks girl!! We will see!!
  • Movement:  not yet!
  • Maternity Clothes: I bought a belly band and have been wearing dresses
  • Labor Signs: No
  • Best Moment of the Week: Announcing!
  • What I’m excited about/looking forward to: Finding out if the baby is a boy or a girl!

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13 WEEKS

  • How far along?: 13 weeks
  • Baby is the size of a: Lemon
  • The Bump: Its there!
  • Symptoms: Afternoon sickness, headaches..
  • Food Cravings: pickles, sour gummy bears, Any candy or sugar, anything I see on TV
  • Anything Making Me Queasy or Sick: Smells of certain foods, I’m not totally loving meat
  • Sleep: Waking up through the night often and having crazy dreams.
  • What I miss: nothing really
  • Weddings Rings On or Off: On!
  • Any Names Picked Out Yet: yes for both!
  • Gender: not too much longer!!
  • Movement: no but I’m impatiently waiting!
  • Maternity Clothes: I just ordered a few pairs of jeans!!
  • Labor Signs: No
  • Best Moment of the Week: Setting up our crib!
  • What I’m excited about/looking forward to: Our gender reveal!

 

We find out if we are having a girl or boy on September 2nd!! So far everything has been really good! I’m hoping that the sickness goes away and I regain some energy.

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