Friday, December 18, 2015

17 Weeks

Size of Baby: 5 ounces and 5 inches long, about the size of a turnip.

How I'm Feeling: I have been suffering from the most terrible headaches. I wake up with one every morning and some days it goes away and some days it doesn't and lasts the whole day!!! I had a few headaches with Campbell but it was nothing like this. These pounding headaches are awful.

Cravings: Nothing in particular. I still feel thirsty all the time and baby must be having a growth spurt because I've been hungry a lot (and eaten a lot, whoops!) this week.

Clothes: Everything still fits!

Movement: Still not feeling a lot. Just a little pop or two every day. Although they are getting just a tiny bit stronger!!

Changes in Me: It's actually kind of crazy (or maybe it's not?) how my body is doing pretty much the exact same things at the exact same time as my last pregnancy. I haven't really noticed any major changes this week. I weighed this morning and I'm still under my pre-pregnancy weight which surprises me because I feel like I've eaten so much this week.
Baby Purchases: I haven't purchased anything but I have been looking at nursery furniture/bedding/decor, etc. and dreaming up what I may do this time around. I've also been spending a lot of time on Pinterest getting nursery ideas. I've always known I would go with Restoration Hardware Baby & Child again because I just love, love everything about their baby look. I can't wait to get started on everything from the crib to the little plush animals. I'm kind of bummed about losing one of my guest bedrooms because we have guests a lot, but I also can't wait to decorate another nursery!! When I imagine two precious little nursery's in my home, it gives me the warm fuzzies.

Favorite Moment This Week: I love to imagine what this baby's newborn photos will look like. We loved who took Campbell's newborn photos and I've already talked to her about doing these as well. She has this beautiful white bed in her studio that she takes photos on, and I can't wait to see photos of Campbell holding and kissing the baby while laying on this bed. I already have an idea of what coordinating outfits I want them to wear. It makes me excited to think about it and I've done that a lot this week!!

Looking Forward To: Christmas!!! I can't believe it's one week from today. Last year was such a special Christmas since it was Campbell's first. I think I'll really treasure this Christmas since it's our last one with just Campbell. Christmas has just been extra delightful these last few years! I'm really hoping that this baby will be moving so much a week from now. Watching Campbell get all giddy about opening his presents while feeling this baby moving around inside of me would make for such a perfect Christmas day.


  1. Ohh girl...the headaches are the worst!! I had like days and days of headaches around weeks 17-18. And still get the occasional migraine. I hope these go away quick for you!!

    1. It's terrible! I literally have one every single day and they won't go away!!! I didn't do this with Campbell. I had a handful of headaches but they didn't last long. I'm so ready to be done with this. It makes me feel better to know yours were over after week 18. Hopefully I'll be the same!!!

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