Category: Week 19

Weekly re-cap of pregnancy #2: Week 19

Week 19 (Dec. 3 through Dec. 9)  Symptoms: Round ligament pain (a.k.a. stomach tightening/stretching feelings). Dizziness. Tirrrrredness. Where is that second-trimester energy I was promised? WHERE? Body changes: Stomach seems to have jutted out a lot this week. I’ve really moved from that “people-are-going-to-think-I’m-just-fat-and-sticky-outy” to “definitely definitely… Continue Reading “Weekly re-cap of pregnancy #2: Week 19”

Weekly re-cap

(Jan. 3 to Jan. 9) Symptoms: Heartburn, obsessive nesting, horrific snoring, sinus weirdness, psycho over-reaction, back pain Body changes: Unrecognizable boobs (OK, this has been going on for a while), a definite and major popping of my belly (I look super-pregnant now, all the… Continue Reading “Weekly re-cap”

A wild Saturday night

Saturday, January 9, 2009 18 weeks, 6 days preggo I made my first holiday felt banner tonight! Um, yeah, my Saturdays are super exciting, I know. I cut out felt rectangles for the backs, and glued on felt letters and ribbon with my trusty… Continue Reading “A wild Saturday night”

Five (very) hairy pregnancy facts

Saturday, January 9, 2010 18 weeks, 6 days pregnant Your hair often grows faster when you’re pregnant. Shaving your legs in the tub is difficult, because you can’t bend at the waist anymore. Shaving your legs in a shower stall is difficult, because you… Continue Reading “Five (very) hairy pregnancy facts”

Five great things about the second trimester

No more nausea. It makes bus-riding, eating, and just getting up in the morning easier. And since your hunger has amped up, it’s nice to have different snack choices — and not be tormented by food aversions. Body acceptance. You actually look pregnant, instead… Continue Reading “Five great things about the second trimester”