18 Weeks Pregnant Update

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Hello, Welcome! Another week is here for me and now I am 18 weeks pregnant. I swear time goes by so fast, seriously I feel like it was just October when I found out I was expecting. I’m not complaining! I am looking forward to meeting my daughter for the first time and constantly think about it all day every day.

Tomorrow I have my doctors appointment which I always look forward to going. I have an Ultrasound schedule which is always the best so you can see what the little nugget is doing in there. When I leave the doctors I feel like I won a soccer match for the championships! I hear the good news that my baby girl is healthy and she’s active and everything is on point, so I leave very happy and positive but I’m telling you once a week goes by and you have 4 weeks until your next doctor visit I start to worry a little, at least for these past weeks because I don’t feel pregnant at all!

This week I do feel a little bit bigger, having a hard time getting up from laying down. I have severe acid reflux and heartburn this week so drinking more milk than ever right now is a must for me. In the past few days my left hand inside my palm I feel a tingling feeling that will last 10 seconds then the feeling will go away, something I will bring up with the doctor tomorrow.

Sleeping has been good to me, the dreams, on the other hand, are still wild but I’m loving it, it’s like an adventure for me when I go to sleep. I have been sleeping on my sides in a fetal position which I have always slept like that before I was pregnant. I do feel like I have been eating a little more food so I can’t wait to find out how much I weigh when I go in, its always a guessing game between me and my man.

Today I was looking into pregnancy yoga classes, First let me say I was never into going to the gym or yoga for that matter but I feel like I need to join some sort of activity for myself since all I do right now is sit at home blog, read, play video games, try something new with my makeup, I mean you get it all I’m doing is sitting around and I need some sort of class that is healthy for me and this baby girl preferably indoors since its cold outside!

Food Cravings!

  • Corn
  • Strawberry Greek Yogurt
  • Black Raspberries

Well, I’m gonna go make some lunch and thanks for taking the time to read this.

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Being 16 Weeks Pregnant Update

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Hello, Welcome! Today is my 16-weeks pregnant update. A few things to mention with you all, I am pregnant with my first child with my boyfriend of 10 years. We are expecting a baby girl who will be here on June 22 this summer. I’m over here taking notes and reading tons of information as I have no idea what to expect. One thing I do know is that I’m going to be a mother and there is nothing I can express truly how excited I am to have a mini-me taking over the household.

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Every Saturday when I wake up in the morning the first thing I do is walk over to my bookshelf and grab my book called Your Pregnancy Week By Week. Every Saturday is adding another week to my pregnancy, therefore, I sit down with a glass of milk and start reading the new week that I am and what to expect.

Trust me, if you are a new mother to be this book is everything. I was originally Googling everything I felt and experience and doing that just scared me, the things I was reading was a little crazy and making me nervous for no reason when there is nothing wrong in the first place.

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With that being said I feel a lot better once I hit the second trimester. I have tons more energy now and enjoy waking up early in the morning and going to bed early at night. I was never the one to get up early in the morning but ever since I am pregnant I have this wonderful sleep schedule right now (Been told not to get used to it, once the baby is here that will be all messed up)

Few things I noticed have changed and one of them is my baby bump. Of course, it’s getting bigger but I mean I’m having a bit of a hard time when I put some pants on or pick something up from the floor the belly is starting to get in the way meaning that the belly is no more squishy like feeling and more solid and I feel something like the baby is sitting on my bladder maybe? I don’t know but it’s a new feeling that I’m experiencing this week.

Another thing that is new this week is I’m starting to break out on my jawline and under my chin. I have a routine where I wash my face morning and night but from my reading, this is totally normal for pregnant women to experience, just a bummer!

Food Cravings for this week!

  • Cinnabon
  • Kettle popcorn
  • Mashed Potatoes

 

That’s a wrap! Thank you all! Catch my pregnancy update post every Wednesday!

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