How far along: 26 weeks
Baby Size: head of lettuce
Maternity clothes: nope, but I'm finally embracing the bump since I can no longer hide behind my looser shirts. Thank heavens my work pants still fit and for dresses & skirts!!
Stretch marks: Not yet...but I'm pretty sure they're in my near future :/ I'm just waiting for the day for them to appear - UGH!
Sleep: it hasn't been the greatest that's for sure. I guess just getting prepared for what the future holds (though a couple more months of good sleep woulda been mucho appreciated!)
Gender: A lil' boy (and still bald - I asked at my ultrasound appointment today! She said still no hair but would be able to tell more at my next appointment in 4 weeks. So fingers crossed this kid grows some hair!)
Movement: yup - he's a mover and a groover!!
Looking forward to: Starting my Christmas shopping. With this babe being born so close to the holidays, I've gotta get an extra early head start this year. I'll have plenty other things to worry about and do come November and December :) Oh, and can't forget about vacation - so ready to get away for a while!!!!
Food cravings: watermelon, strawberries, and strawberry banana oatmeal smoothies!!!!
Anything making you queasy or sick: nope, and so very thankful for this!
Labor Signs: Zip. Zero. Zilch. (Hallelujah!)
What I miss: Running...seriously. I feel so lost. What I wouldn't give to pound some pavement...*big sigh*
Symptoms: SPD soreness, lower back achiness, the ever expanding waistline/belly bump - that's really it. I'm ready to feel normal again - to feel like MYSELF!!
Nursery: We bought a crib and dresser....WOW! - that seems so weird to say...
Belly Button in or out? In but had to take out my belly button ring :/ This saddened me BIG time. I've had it for 14 years. And though no one ever saw it, I liked having it. It was part of me. But I guess I gotta put my big girl panties on and get over it :)
Wedding rings on or off? On
Workouts: working out 5-6 days a week but only doing the elliptical and sometimes the bike at this point and upper body strength training (oh and lots of stretching!) Have I mentioned yet how much I miss running?! I mean seriously...
Things that suck: (keeping the same answer as last week..) SPD and thus currently not running...'nough said...Oh, and I can't forget the weight gain - ooooh the weight gain! I don't know exactly how much I've gained, and I'd like to keep it that way!!!
Things that don't suck: watching my belly move when he's movin' and groovin' in there...still fitting into my regular clothes...back rubs from the hubs...
Hey ~ I'm Renée...just your ordinary, 30-something Accountant, new mommy, wife, runner, foodie, & Pinterest addict! Welcome to my newest adventure...stay awhile...look around...and keep comin' back!