12 Week Bumpdate

Sunday, August 4, 2013

How Far Along:
12 Weeks
Size of Baby:
Apparently a large plum
Total Weight Gain:
None so far, yet I have a tummy and I sure feel wider
Stretch Marks:
Nope. Hopefully I'll take after my mama.
Maternity Clothes:
Well, I am currently unable to button the majority of my shorts. They have clasps instead of buttons so I can't do the rubber band trick either. I also can no longer wear any of my fitted dresses that zip. At least it's hot out, so I've been living in my collection of breezy sundresses. I refuse to buy any summer maternity clothes. 
Won't find out until I'm 20 weeks, but everyone seems to think it's going to be a girl.
I would be sleeping amazing if I didn't have to get up to pee 3-4 times a night. I also wake up at the crack of dawn starving. I'm so hungry every morning that I feel sick.
What I miss:
My Lilly Pulitzer dresses :( They're all a size 4 with no stretch, which is just out of the question now.
Food Cravings:
I finally have my appetite back (some days)!
Ice cream and avocados. Not together though.
Food Aversions:
Not really
Low energy, indigestion, headaches.
If I get too hungry, I feel like I'm about to die. 
What I'm Looking Forward To:
Having my energy back
(Everyone keeps telling me this will happen, but I'll believe when I see it).

I am SO happy to almost be out of my first trimester. 
Last week I suddenly started feeling much better, and I actually started going to the gym again too.
It's pretty hit or miss though, just when I have a few days in a row of feeling great, I'll have a bad day.

I have to say I'm having a more difficult time than I expected with how much my body is changing.
Every woman starts showing at different times, but I didn't expect to start seeing so many changes already.
Although, I also think that everyone has different definitions of "showing."
As soon as my stomach was no longer flat I felt like I was showing.
I'm at the point right now where it looks like I've had one too many donuts.
I can't wait until I look like I am clearly pregnant, instead of like I put on some chub.

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  1. Nicole I couldn't be happier for you <3

  2. You WILL get your energy back. Second trimester was amazing!!! I had so much energy and I felt great...and then it instantly disappeared when I entered my third...enjoy the second trimester!