January 16, 2013

13 Week Preggo Update




I love reading bloggers such as Schnelle, Veronika's Blushing, or Perfection Possibilities pregnancy updates so I've decided to do the same and keep track of my pregnancy this way.  I think this will just be a monthly thing and I'll summarize the month instead.  I also loved how Merrick wore the same dress when she did her updates so I'm going to try to remember to do the same.  I'm a copy cater.  I own it :-)

Weight Gain?:  I lost weight when I was sick but I'm pretty sure I've gained.  I'll find out on Friday at our next appointment.

Maternity Clothes?:  I tried to fight this as long as I could but my bump popped VERY early on.  I had to buy maternity bottoms just because yoga pants aren't acceptable at my office nor in court.  How I wish they were...

Symptoms?:  Thankfully, the nausea has gone away but now I have some bad acid reflux.  I had reflux before getting pregnant but it is definitely worse now.  I find that drinking chocolate milk helps it get better.

Sleep?:  Yes and no.  I sleep is spurts like 2 hours here or 3 hours there.  My husband bought me a Snoogle but he seems to use it more than me lol

Do I miss anything?:  Soft cheeses, cold deli meats, sleeping throughout the night, sushi

Movement?:  I sometimes think I feel a heartbeat or movement but I think it's too early for that.

Anything making you sick or queasy?:  Smells!!  Oh my goodness, air fresheners will literally make me sick.  Ahem...mom's air freshener.  The smell of chicken grosses me out too.

Food cravings?:  I mostly have cravings 'of the day' but lately cocoa krispies cereal, tomatoes, watermelon, strawberries, chocolate, and Japanese food.

Have you started to show?:  ABSOLUTELY!  It's crazy how early my belly popped.  Although I now love seeing the bump grow, I thought I would have a couple months to continue wearing my regular clothes but nope.  Belly is out in full force.

Boy or a Girl?:  Don't know yet but we finally decided on names!  The girl name came pretty easy and I love love love it.  The boy name was a little harder but we've finally decided.  So if it's a girl, I'll be calling her baby "O" until she's born or, if it's a boy, he'll be baby "L" :-)

Best Moment This Week?:  We're looking forward to our appointment on Friday and hoping that our little one is still healthy.

23 comments:

  1. Gosh, I haven't been by in a while. I had no idea you were pregnant! Congrats!! You look great in this adorable green dress, and I love how you paired it with red. It's such a good idea to keep track of your pregnancy in this way! Good job borrowing from all these bloggers!

    I wish you the best of luck throughout this journey and I look forward to following your updates.

    xo,
    -Nathy

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  2. What a cute striped dress! I really missed sushi when I was pregnant too. Take care!

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  3. Ahhh!!! Maria you look beautiful! I finally see the bump:)))! Good luck on your upcoming appt:)!

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  4. You look absolutely amazing!!! Congrats again!

    xx amy
    Leopard and Lillies

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  5. You look soooo cute! Glad to hear you are doing well!

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  6. You look adorable pregnant! They say is you carry your bump high and/or wide it's a girl...don't know if it's true but the tip of my tummy was always super pointy...I had two boys.

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  7. You can definitely see the baby bump now! You look gorgeous!

    -Sharon
    The Tiny Heart
    JCrew Giveaway!

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  8. looking fab girly! that baby bump is too cute! xo

    http://allthingsprettyandlittle.blogspot.com/

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  9. You look gorgeous. The striped dress is so cute.

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  10. Maria you look beautiful ;-) Love your baby belly...

    Dayi

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  11. You look great! I really love the striped dress with your baby bump!!

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  12. You’re so cute with your little bump! And I love that you still look stylish- that dress is super cute! Glad to hear things are going well (minus the lack of sleep, acid reflux, etc.)

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  13. Maria, you seriously look so awesome!! Pregnancy looks amazing on you! I love reading your pregnancy updates.
    Meredith
    createthatoutfit.com

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  14. Awww, you look so happy and your skin is literally glowing! I'm jealous ;) I think these updates are great, I've been keeping up with everyone!

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  15. Pregnancy suits you well! Love that dress!!
    xoAmy
    www.dreamingincashmere.com

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  16. Maria,
    You look adorable!!! That dress looks great on you, the belt and shoes and you really have a beautiful glow. I look forward to following you along this journey!!
    Whitley
    www.thequeencitystyle.com

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  17. OMG you pregnant too? I had no idea and so excited for you!!!!!!!! I'm 25 weeks:)
    Elena
    http://dcinstyle.com/blog/

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  18. You are absolutely glowing! Keep up on the updates, they are so fun to read!

    Sequins&Stilettos

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  19. You look darling!!!! I love your dress and you wear it so well. And your shoes are FAB!
    http://shannonhearts.blogspot.com/

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  20. You are looking great! When i got preggos, my stomach grew immediately, I could not fit into my clothes by the 2nd month. I remember the 1st time I wore maternity jeans - I was thinking...why can't I wear them after pregnancy, they are so comfortable.

    Alice
    www.happinessatmidlife.com

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  21. i feel your pain with the acid reflux! i chugged tums my entire pregnancy! it was out of control! Apple cider vinegar is a wonderful home remedy for heart burn(1 small capfull in a few ounces of water) but who wants to drink something so disgusting while pregnant???? it also lowers blood pressure ! I had toxemia at the end of my pregnancy and was induced 10 days early and when i came home from the hospital I was still having High BP and tried the apple cider vinegar and it brought it down to normal range OVER NIGHT!!!! i wished i would have done this during my pregnancy like my NM (Nurse Midwife) had recommended..

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  22. Cute! I love your dress! I was introduced to your blog when you were featured on Franish's blog last week. Love your style - so classy and cute. I'm excited to see how you dress your cute little bump :)

    theoriginalbrynn.blogspot.com

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