Wednesday, August 31, 2011

14 weeks

(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: Down 7-8 lbs from what I weighed the morning before our embryo transfer.  My weight loss finally leveled off in the past two weeks.  I'd feel better if I were gaining, but I'll take it.

Maternity Clothes:  No. Although I weigh less now than I've weighed in years, my weight is distributed differently, so a couple of pairs of my pants put uncomfortable pressure on my lower abdomen now.

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: I'm sleeping OK these days.  I am still pretty tired but *maybe* not the paralyzing fatigue I've had. . . or maybe I've just had a few good days?

Movement:  I've seen them moving on my ultrasounds but haven't felt movement yet.

Cravings/Aversions:  I still have many, many food aversions and continue have a bad taste in my mouth for no apparent reason.  I have found that I've been craving salty foods lately, which is unusual for me.

Gender: Don't know yet, too early.  (Yes, we have a "guess.")

Symptoms: I still have nausea when I don't take my Zo.fran and heartburn when I skip Zantac. My breasts are sore/sensitive, especially the nipples. I am much more tired than usual.

What I miss:  Having energy. Being able to enjoy food. Seeing my friends.  (My lack of energy and food intolerances have made me a virtual hermit apart from going to the office.)

What I look forward to:  My nausea going away!  Please?
Moods: Generally good.

Milestones:  We made it to the second trimester!

Medical concerns:  None so far.

Sex?:  Yeah, we did it.  Nothing bad happened.  :-)


  1. happy 2nd trimester to you!!!!

  2. So glad your pregnancy is progressing well with no complications. For me, the nausea and fatigue went away by week 16. Love your updates, so happy for you!

  3. Yay for 2nd Trimester! I am so hopeful some energy comes back to you soon! 10 weeks of nausea is rough!

  4. Congrats on making it to the second tri! Don't worry about your weight loss. You'll catch up when you feel better - which I hope is very soon!


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