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 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
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 finding out we were expecting, we immediately couldn't wait to share the news with our friends and family. But it seemed so taboo to tell people in the first trimester. Everywhere I looked online there were recommendations about how to tell your loved ones at 12 weeks but not sooner. I understood this was … Continue reading Weeks 5-7 & telling our family