Week 8 update, sharing the news with friends, and a recipe! (late post #3)

In case you missed the news… we’re expecting! Because we were waiting quite a while to share our news with everyone, I wrote a few posts to record our experiences and feelings of the new chapter in our lives. Here’s part one in case ya missed it… and part two… and now here’s part three below… and part four...


The following post was originally written on January 24, 2013 (Thursday)

Week 8 Update

My first BUMPdate! Thanks to Little Baby Garvin and Schnelle, I stole their weekly pregnancy update questionnaire and decided to start my own. I’ll get to the questions right away, then share some fun details of our very exciting weekend!

How far along? 8 weeks

Size of the baby? 5/8″ – size of a kidney bean!

Total weight gain: whoops, gotta go check

Maternity clothes? no

Stretch marks? no

Sleep: getting about 7 hrs a night, waking up once to pee

Best moment this week: our first doctor’s appointment and ultrasound picture!

Miss anything? running as fast as I can

Movement: none

Food cravings: none in particular, but I am very picky right now

Anything making you queasy or sick? certain smells/foods make me gag very easily

Gender: not yet!

Labor signs: no

Symptoms: sore breasts (sorry, TMI)

Belly button in or out? in

Wedding rings on or off? on (and it’s kinda loose, uh oh)

Mood most of the time: tired, lethargic, unmotivated

Looking forward to: seeing a baby bump (I know it’s way early though)

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