Raspberry- Week 8

December 8, 2013

 

This week you are the size of a raspberry and finally weigh in (at .04 oz its not much)! You are moving around like crazy and your tail is now gone.  You are starting to develop taste buds as well. You are starting to change from an embryo to a fetus.

 


This week was a bit of a roller coaster.  Nausea kicked me in the butt a little and all I ate one day was crackers.  This was also the day my co-worker asked if I was pregnant.  Guess those oyster crackers gave it away! Emotions are in full swing and hormones are kicking my butt with exhaustion, moodiness and weird eating habits.  The only thing that really sounded good this week was chicken fried rice, something I don't normally eat.  The weird dreams have started as well, although every dream I have the baby is a girl (yay!) Getting excited for next week, we have our first appointment with the midwives to check things out and have a 50/50 shot of hearing your heartbeat through doppler. Fingers crossed!

How Far Along: 8 weeks

Total Weight Gain: ugh the scale is no fun

Maternity Clothes: can't wait for maternity jeans to show up, love yoga pants

Stretch Marks: not yet

Sleep: not bad but not great

Best Moment This Week: relief of co-worker knowing 

Miss Anything: being able to control emotions

Movement: no

Food Cravings: chicken fried rice seemed to be all I could keep down....

Aversions: lots!
Gender: dreams say a girl
Labor Signs: too early!
Belly Button: in
Wedding Rings: on
Exercise: moderate- walking dog makes me tired still, steps kill me!
Mood: roller coaster! Poor husband :(
Looking Forward To: first appointment for reassurance, possibly hearing heartbeat! 

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