Sunday, September 13, 2009

Week 15

A few days late, as usual.

How far along? 15 Weeks!
Total weight gain/loss: Still losing, but I have no idea how much. They told me I had lost weight since my last Dr appt when I was in the ER last week (post still to come), but they didn't tell me how much. To be honest, I don't care.
Maternity clothes? Maternity pants every day. Regular shirts with the occasional maternity shirt thrown in. I LOVE them. LOVE them :)
Sleep: Loving it!
Best moment this week: Finding out what we are having! (But we aren't telling...yet!)
Movement: Crazy baby, especially when I sit down after moving around or walking a lot.
Food cravings: Milk! It's so strange. I love milk and lemonade!
Gender: We know (85-90% sure) but aren't telling yet! Only the grandparents know, but don't ask them. They are sworn to secrecy!
Labor Signs: No, thank you.
Belly Button in or out? In.
What I miss: NOTHING this week. I am so thankful to be pregnant and wouldn't trade it for anything. (same as last week)
What I am looking forward to: Registering!
Weekly Wisdom: Learn to say no. I finally said no to an old boss this past week and moved on into a new stage of my life. I couldn't be happier. I am making better money, I'm in a safer work environment and I don't dread work every day. It's a much healthier work environment for me to be in, emotionally and mentally, especially while pregnant.
Milestones: Right now, every day is a milestone. I am more pregnant than I have ever been, so everyday is a huge deal. Our goal is 40 weeks, 37 at the earliest, so every day is one day closer to our goal. (Same as last week, but still how I feel)

What is Baby up to?

Continuing the march towards normal proportions, Baby's legs now out measure the arms. And, finally, all four limbs have functional joints. Your fetus is squirming and wiggling like crazy down in the womb, though you probably still can't feel movement.

PS- The above is wrong. I've been feeling Baby pretty consistently for about 10 days or so and had a few hints of movement prior to that. My OB made a great point, saying when you deal with IF and IF treatment, you become more aware of you body, especially your uterus, so noticing movement earlier than other women who had no trouble conceiving is not uncommon. Another fellow IF friend of mine said the same thing. I've also had a few friends who did not deal with IF say they felt movement between 13-14 weeks. Everyone is different!

A few days late, as usual.


15w4d (still measuring 4 days ahead consistently, measured SIX days ahead last week in the ER! WOW!)

**Updated: Will you say a prayer for one of Ben's cousins? I'm not going to air her personal info here because that would be rude, but she could probably use some encouragement and positive vibes right now. I'd appreciate it and I'm sure she would too.


Nlvaden said...

I think it is a boy.

Amanda Hoyt said...

Happy 15+ weeks, Cate!!
So happy for you and excited to find out what Baby is :) I think PINK (high heart rate on doppler) but will be tickled for you either way :)
Hugs and many prayers,
P.S. Let me know when and where you're registered!!

Jessica said...

I'm glad everything is going so well! I think GIRL for you. :)

I am so freaking jealous that you're feeling movement already. I am 19 weeks and nothing so far! Darn it!

Jessica said...

Well... maybe boy. I can't decide!