(Today's post will be all about pregnancy. If you don't feel like reading about that right now, I completely understand. Hope to see you again soon.)
Total Weight Loss/Gain: Still down about 7 lbs from what I weighed the morning before our embryo transfer. My weight loss has leveled off in the past month, but I'm still not gaining. I'm a little concerned and plan to discuss with my OB at my next appointment on 9/22.
Maternity Clothes: Not yet. I've considered them, but I'm not quite there. I've been wearing more skirts/dresses and pants with stretch lately, though.
Stretch marks: I've had stretch marks for years from growth spurts and weight gain. I don't have any new ones related to pregnancy yet.
Sleep: Still sleeping OK. I do have to get up once or twice a night to pee, which is new since the last update.
Movement: I've seen them moving on my ultrasounds but haven't felt movement yet. One night I thought I did, but it was gas. LOL
Cravings/Aversions: I still have some food aversions, though not as many as before. I have continued to have a bad taste in my mouth after eating off and on, but it seems to be improving. No cravings.
Gender: Don't know yet, too early. (Yes, we have a "guess.")
Symptoms: Blessedly, I haven't taken Zofran for a week--hooray! I still have nausea from when I wake up until mid-morning or mid-day, but I've been able to tough it out because it's not quite as bad. (P.S. I tried two flavors of Preggy Pops since my last update and HATED them. Had to spit 'em out.) I continue to have heartburn, now sometimes even when I take Zantac. My nipples are sore/sensitive, and they have changed color and devloped some bumps I never had before. I am still more tired than usual. (What happened to my "return to normal energy level" in the second tri? I feel cheated.) I'm feeling like I have to pee more often.
What I miss: Having a normal energy level. Being able to enjoy food and eat whatever I want. Sushi.
What I look forward to: Seeing the babies at my next appointment on 9/22 and our anatomy scan on 10/7.
Moods: Generally good. I can be irritable when my stomach is upset. If I'm at work, I generally stay in the office with my door closed. MM gets the worst of it when I'm home in the evenings, poor guy.
Milestones: My belly looks pregnant! Well, at least to me, though not yet to others. I can feel my fundus (top portion of my uterus) just under my navel.
Medical concerns: None so far, thank goodness.
Sex?: Eh, maybe later.
Misc: I want to include that we are already accumulating baby items! In addition to some gender neutral clothing, towels and blankets my in-laws bought when we first learned we were having twins, we now have a bouncy chair, a swing, a Pack-and-Play and some beautiful handmade blankets. Also, my in-laws very generously gave us a sizable check to cover all the necessities (in lieu of birthday & Christmas gifts for this year), so we are ready to really start shopping!
Now I just need to clear out our home office so it can become the nursery. . . . .