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Tummy Tuesday - 18 Weeks

How far along?  18 weeks! I will be 19 weeks tomorrow. The baby is the size of a bell pepper. 

Total weight gain/measurements: 4 lbs, but my stomach size varies DAILY! One day it's HUGE (for me) and other's it seems like it's barely there. 

Maternity clothes: Yes! All I use are maternity bottoms now, they are just more comfortable. I have been wearing a lot of dresses too, it's hot and my regular dresses still fit me. :) 

Stretch marks: None. I have been using Palmer's Stretch Mark cream to help with the itchy stomach and it's really been helping. 

Sleep: I sleep about 7 hours a night. I think I've hit an energy peek because I haven't been as tired lately and I notice I need a lot less sleep. 

Best moment this week: Buying the crib and setting my 20 week ultrasound appointment. 

Miss anything? Cute  Maternity clothes just aren't that me anyway. 

Movement: Lots!! Especially before bed and yesterday when we were around grandmas and grandpa she was moving like crazy. 

Food cravings: Fruit!! As long as it's fruit then I will eat it.   

Anything making you queasy or sick? Nada. 

Gender:  It's a GIRL!!!!!! We refer to her by her middle name - Shea. :)

Symptoms: Bloating, stuffy nose, and swollen feet. - Same for the past two weeks.

Belly button in or out? In. 

Wedding rings on or off? On.

Happy or moody most of the time: Pretty happy as long as I eat/sleep properly. 

Looking forward to: July 15th, which is the date of the next ultrasound.


  1. Lisa (NYCStyleChica)July 9, 2013 at 3:54 PM

    OMG it's a girl?!! Congratulations! You look amazing!

  2. so nice post of your sharing with us. Is nice that you still have good moods, love the deco of her room also the despicable me
    keep the fruits, very good and healthy for you and your baby.

  3. You look beautiful and Baby Shea is going to love her side of the room. xoxo!


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