23 Weeks Pregnancy Update!

Though we are officially 24 weeks today, but I wanted to update about this past week.download

No picture of the bump from this week, just kept forgetting as we were super busy!

How far along? 23 weeks

Size of Babies: The size of grapefruits!

Total weight gain/loss: Yep, but haven’t weighed myself in awhile.

Symptoms: Some food aversions are hanging around, I’m still not 100% back on meat. Like the idea of eating a plain chicken breast makes me want to throw up a little bit,but at least I can eat meat ON stuff now and not be grossed out.  Rib pain is here to stay I have a feeling. I’m guessing it is Baby B, but he is seriously living inside my ribs. Makes it hard to sit in the car for my 1 hour commute or just sit on the couch and watch tv.  Heartburn/indigestion: almost daily. Braxton Hicks when I’m pretty active, though while laying in bed I had one last night.

Maternity clothes? 24/7.

Stretch marks? None yet.

Best moment this week: Feeling real movements and not just kicks and punches. I can feel them turning and rolling movements now. Pretty awesome.

Miss Anything? Sleep, dear sleep. Feeling comfortable in my skin. Feeling comfortable in bed. Poor A, has to deal with me tossing and turning all night. Getting up to pee 35019384019824 times and complaining 24/7.  Sorry dear.

Movement: See above! They have definite awake/sleep times now.  They love to have parties around 3-4 am.

Food cravings: Water, if you consider that a food. I am constantly thirsty. Carby stuff. Fruit. Not much else.

Anything making you queasy or sick: Meaty smells. Leftover unheated food smells.

Have you started to show yet: I think it being so cold and wearing bulky coats in public has saved me from public view too much so far… but I caught a lady checking out my bump at the grocery store last night and smiling.  At least I think she was checking out my bump. 😛

Labor Signs: No real labor signs.

Belly Button in or out? In, but I’m losin’ it.

Wedding rings on or off? On.

Happy or Moody most of the time: Mostly happy, but it’s hard to be pleasant when I feel so uncomfortable.

Looking forward to: Holding my babies.



Be sure to check out our other pregnancy updates:

Our Pregnancy Announcement

13 Weeks

14 Weeks

15 Weeks

16 Weeks

17 Weeks

18, 19 & 20 Weeks

21 Weeks

22 Weeks

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