My weeks change every Monday which is very handy! On the Sunday of week 16, as I was going to bed I said to my boyfriend, "Babe, my belly feels weird. It's hard to explain, it's painful but moreso really uncomfortable and gross feeling especially as I sit down." The next morning I was 17 … Continue reading 17 week pregnancy update
At 16 weeks and 5 days I felt my little love move inside me for the first time. I was sitting at my desk at work and I felt what literally felt felt like 3 very faint finger taps on the inside of my tummy, on the left side of my abdomen, where the baby … Continue reading Feeling the first baby movements!
At 15 weeks I saw a lull in pregnancy symptoms which was amazing. The lack of energy for the 4-6 weeks prior was draining physically but mentally too and it was actually exciting to feel energy again after what had seemed like a lifetime. Time really does drag when you're literally dragging your feet. I … Continue reading 15&16 weeks, back in the land of the living!
On the day I got to 13 weeks I got up early at about 6.30am to use the bathroom, I had been struggling with fatigue, dizzyness and low blood pressure from 11 weeks so although I felt a little whoozy as I got up, I thought nothing of it. The next thing I knew, I … Continue reading 13-14 week pregnancy update
People say lots of silly things to you when they know you're pregnant, that's a fact, get used to it. "You're not showing at all", "you're very big for how far along you are", "my labour and delivery took 200 years and I almost died" and so on and so on. But there is one … Continue reading What not to say to a pregnant woman!
At 12 weeks and 1 day I met up with my boyfriend and we went to the hospital for my first scan. I was so excited to see our little Peanut for the first time. I was secretly hoping that seeing the baby would make the whole experience feel more "real" because although I obviously … Continue reading 12 week ultrasound update
After Christmas I didn't have to go back to work until the 7th of January and I was so grateful. I felt so exhausted, so sick and generally disgusting. From week 8 - 11 the same symptoms persisted. Intense nausea, food aversions, increased sense of smell (I could smell a boiled egg within a 3 … Continue reading Weeks 8-11 pregnancy update