So the news did not spread from the student who overheard my conversation in the hallway last week, but now there’s a little girl in grade 2 who’s started hugging me every music class… and rubbing my belly lol. I haven’t asked her why she’s rubbing my belly, it’s kinda cute.
Weight gained: -0.5 pounds this week. Total gain: 9.9 pounds
Workouts: Wednesday, I did make it to the gym! But then I was lazy. Sunday I went to spin class, but Monday I was tired so I didn’t go. Yesterday I was exhausted. I had good intentions to go to the gym Tuesday and Thursday this week, but Monday night sucked (see above) and I seem to still be recovering from a 2 hour night of sleep. Next week isn’t looking any better, but hopefully at least I’ll be less tired. At the very least, I’m getting some exercise walking from my end of the school to the end with the bathroom at least 6 times a day.
Symptoms: Gas. Lots and lots of gas. But at least it’s not constipation! And more frequent urination during the day. I always seem to feel “full” in the abdominal area and I’ve been eating less as a result. Not tonnes less, but I don’t seem to need 3 or 4 snacks during the day.
Food Aversions: None
Food Cravings: None. I started tracking food again through My Fitness Pal, and it made me feel hungrier, and when I’d see I had calories left, I didn’t always make a good choice. And when I was out of calories, I wanted to eat even more, and ended up binge eating a few times this week….. sooooo that app is on the back burner for a bit I think. I’m going back to the “eat when I am hungry” plan, and the “try to have something healthy first” before I reach for junk food.
Baby Bump: I thought my bump may have gotten smaller, and I compared last week and this weeks pictures, and it definitely has, or maybe it just moves around. I did have one colleague ask me today in the hallway if I was pregnant, she looked like she was worried I might say no tee hee. She agreed, I probably won’t want to leave my baby in Flin Flon for 12 hours, while I traipse down the highway to go to work.
Sleep: I am waking up less often through the night, or maybe I’m just used to it now.
Maternity clothes: Got a few more items from a girlfriend. Most of it is from 5 years ago when she was pregnant. Apparently this is before they started adding little elastic pieces into the sides of shirts because they all look like tents on me…. I’ll see if I can improve them, and if I can’t, I might re-purpose them into something new! I also got a couple of ponchos from my friend’s mother….. they’re huge and hideous. I googled “repurpose wool poncho” and only came up with results on how to repurpose a sweater or blanket into a poncho, which is pretty much the opposite of what I’m trying to do here.
Stretch marks: None!
Miss Anything: Lifting heavy weights
Fun & Weird Stuff From the Week: Ummmmmmmm. Baby faces in utero are FREAKY. Mike almost/kind of/he’s not sure felt the baby kick last night. Funny enough, when he put his arm across my belly, baby kicked where it was. No fair baby, you rarely kick where I put my hand!!
Baby Items Purchased: A sleep sack and a onesie that says something about being Daddies favourite for Mike’s Daddy kit.
Looking Forward To: Hearing the little tiny cries of my baby. So far away, but so close! Still pretty excited for Mike to feel baby, though I think it’ll probably be another couple weeks before that happens.