26 Weeks

Date: 3/21/13
How far along? 26 Weeks
Baby Size? Eggplant according to What to Expect App  ( approx 2 lbs)
Total weight gain:  19lbs
Maternity clothes? Tunics and leggings and workout clothes and a few dresses 
Stretch marks? no, using baby oil, palmers and mustela
Miss Anything? I definitely missed the cocktails at the wedding festivities this weekend!
Movement: Yes lots of movement. So much fun to feel him moving.  It still feels like he is sitting pretty low in my belly.
Food cravings:  cereal, fruit and sweets!
Symptoms: feeling a little pain in my right lower back still.  Waking up several times during the night to go to the bathroom.
Belly Button in or out? in, but it's definitely more shallow now.
Wedding rings on or off? on, but definitely having swelling in my fingers especially in the mornings
Sleep:  I didn't sleep as well this week.  Last night I finally got a good nights sleep again.  I pulled out the boppy maternity pillow again that I put away because it took up a lot of space in the bed.  But it definitely does help.
Best moment this week:  Bryan and Erin's wedding!  It was the perfect weekend!
Exercise:  Walking, pilates on the reformer, Prenatal Pure Barre video
Anything making you queasy or sick: No. Happy about that!
Gender Prediction: It's a  BOY
Labor Signs: No
Happy or Moody most of the time: Happy this week.  It was amazing how much I talked about my belly this weekend at the wedding.   The belly really popped and all of our friends and family were asking about little Brody.
Looking forward to:  finishing up this next week and entering into the final trimester! I can't believe it.  I'm also looking forward to seeing all the progress that we are making on the house.  Things are really moving quickly now which is fun.  I'll post an update tomorrow!

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