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Hello 2nd Trimester!!

I'm officially in my second trimester. Yay! I've made it through the scary first trimester without ANY morning sickness - Go me - or any scary spotting, etc. As you can imagine I adore my baby already for being so sweet to me... I deserve far worse, I wasn't so kind to my poor mommy. Morning sickness for 8 months would not be cool in my book but my momma loved me all the same. My nephew made my sister quite ill for most of her pregnancy as well, so I feel pretty lucky. But, good news there is my kid will probably be a little demon child. Super.

Anyway, little stats going into my 2nd T. I've gained 6lbs -whether that's good, bad or meh, I don't really know. I don't feel too bad about it so I'm going with "Meh". My noticeable cravings are Icees (cherry especially), potato soup, french fries, and the more recent tomatoes. Getting my energy back and able to work out a little more is a big plus. Able to eat chicken breasts again without feeling my gag reflex is also nice. Also, I can no longer button 90% of my pants, beebee belly is in the way and faaaaar to uncomfortable to suck it in anymore. So, I've resorted to the "rubberband through the button loop" trick, which will work for now. And, as of yesterday, got my first hemorrhoid. Awesome is all I have to say about that. Completely awesome.

The picture above is technically from 13 weeks, so not quite out of the first trimester, but its the most recent picture I have. It'll be a week or so before I'll take another one. I feel like my belly has doubled since this picture though. I've gotten a couple comments at work to the affect of "Oh, your little belly is starting to show...". Yep, funny how things turn from a horrible insult to a semi-compliment when you're pregnant, huh?

Overall I feel really good and feel TOTALLY BLESSED for having it so easy. I'm probably jinxing myself by saying that, but my symptoms have been pretty far. I have my 3rd appointment on August 9th, which she said would just be a normal appt, but I'm going to ask to schedule our sonogram - cause I'm important and can demand things like that - for our next appointment. I can't wait any longer to find out boy or girl!! I'm even thinking of doing that dumb Intelligender thing... So, that stupid test aside, another month (at least) till we find out what's living in my belly.


Max's Mommy said…
You need to post more often!

Can't wait to find out what "it" is!

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