Baby #2: 21 Weeks

9.12.2013


How Far Along: 21 Weeks

Size of baby: Around 10.5 inches long  and 3/4 of a pound

Total Weight Gain/Loss:  +11.5 pounds. I'm definitely feeling large these days and I'm a little scared knowing how far I have to go. 

Maternity Clothes: Yes and I feel like I wear the same few shirts over and over. I definitely have some favorites and I should probably try to mix it up a little bit!

Gender: A baby girl, Adelyn Elise

Movement: She's moving quite a bit! She seemed to really like the music at church this week- she was dancing along!

Symptoms: The hip pain is getting worse by the day. I think the best way to describe it is that it feels like the bones in my hips are grinding together when I walk or move a certain way. I've been trying to do some stretching to help but other than that I think I'll just have to deal with it.

Sleep:  Still good. The belly doesn't seem to impede my sleep at all! I had one rough night where I didn't sleep a wink but I can blame that on the 2.5 hour nap I took that day. I've been trying to avoid naps since then even though there are some days when I feel like I NEED one!

What I miss: Nothing that I can think of

Cravings: Sour cream and salsa (mixed) on anything- baked potatoes, nachos, eggs. I know it's weird but it's so delicious.

Best Moment This Week: On Tuesday while Emerson was napping I was able to go get a haircut and to spend some time shopping, drinking Starbucks, and reading magazines. It was so nice and much needed!

Shopping: Just these faux Toms at TJ Maxx. I know babies don't really wear shoes at that age but I just couldn't resist. Now I want to get Emerson a pair of real ones to match!

I'm pretty anxious to get started on the nursery. I know we still have plenty of time but I feel like the holidays are going to make the time fly by. I'm also really excited to go through all of Emerson's tiny baby clothes to see what will work for Adelyn.  I'm thinking we will get the paint for the nursery this week and I will probably also order the crib. Then all we will really need is a dresser. The room is very tiny so that will be about all of the furniture that it can hold. I'm thinking it will be pretty easy to decorate since it's small and there is not very  much wall space due to the large window and closet. Even so, I want to make it special for our girl!



Paula Lynch said...

Love her little shoes. Your hair looks so cute. Glad you got a little break.

Emily Powell said...

I feel like you really look pregnant...no hiding it now! haha!

Emily said...

You look great Momma and I LOVE those faux Toms. So cute!

Stephanie said...

Lookin' good! Those shoes are adorable, oh my goodness! Glad to hear you are still sleeping good, I hope that continues for a long, long time.

Dawn said...

Wow! I feel like you've totally got that preggo belly going on now! What a difference a week can make. You look fantastic!

Mateya said...

Love your haircut and you look so great!

Those little leopard shoes are so cute!

Gabriella said...

Your hair looks great! I love baby TOMS! You are looking adorable! :)

Melissa @ i carry your heart said...

Love your new hair! So good for mamas to get out for a little pampering and break :) Your hip pain doesn't sound fun. My arms have been falling asleep every night from sleeping only on my sides. It's a pain!

Mandy said...

You look beautiful girl!! Love your shirt and your belly is just the right size!! :) And her little shoes are ADORABLE!!

Natalie said...

Girl pregnancy really looks great on you! You look fabulous!

Emily Walsh said...

I just got done checking out your blog and god bless. Those faux Toms are just the cutest little things! I have question for you and was hoping you could shoot me back an email to chat about it. Thanks!

Emily

ajs {of MN} said...

southwest sour cream is SO good on taco salad!! :)

this bump pic is so cute!

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