22 week ponderings

My friend Taylor is pregnant with twin boys and I've been following along with her pregnancy blog. Her and Jay struggled to become pregnant and have two babies in Heaven, so this pregnancy is especially sweet and we are just over the moon thrilled for them. Check out their blog here if you're interested. Taylor has been filling out a weekly survey and I thought I'd copy her since I looked at my pregnancy ticker today and realized I'm 22 weeks today! Here we go...

Weight gain/loss:
not really sure. I havent been weighing myself, and I've only been to the doctor once since I've been here in Louisville. PLUS I still had 5-8 pre-pregnancy pounds from my pregnancy with Lily hanging on when I became pregnant with LG, so it's hard to say. I'd say around 10lbs?

Maternity clothes? Sporting three bottoms exclusively right now - faded/distressed bermuda jean shorts from Old Navy that I got last pregnancy, a dark denim knee-length skirt also from Old Navy, and Loni's goold old grey Thyma Maternity shorts. She wore them for her pregnancies and I have so far worn them for all of mine. Definitely a good purchase on her part :)

Stretch marks? Just all the ones from my last pregnancy. Annoyingly right above my belly button. Good thing I was already leaning towards ditching my two-piece bathingsuits!

Sleep? A friend said a while back "I can't wait to be pregnant so I can get more sleep!" and I wanted to scream. It may seem like pregnant women are forever napping or sleeping, but the reality is a) you need WAY more sleep (I'm a walking zombie after 7-8 hours, I just need more now) and b) it's hard to get a full night sleep with constant peeing, baby kicking, and basic discomfort. The longest I sleep in a row is about 5 hours, if I'm lucky. Thankfully I've been able to nap when Lily does....so thankful I'm pregnant while I have a baby who still naps twice a day!

Best moment this week? last week was finding out that the baby is a BOY! this week it was all the garage sale scores we got for him. We now have his entire wardrobe 0-18m (give or take) and most of it is Baby Gap and Ralph Lauren and nothing was more than $2. Crazy what people sell and for what price!!

Food cravings: ice cream (this week I had a ball of coconut and a ball of bourbon and thought I was in HEAVEN!) and Nancy's flavoured cream cheese in Veggie (this amazing bagel place here in Louisville).

Gender: BOY!

Belly button in or out? was an innie pre-babies. Became an outie about 2/3 way through my pregnancy with Lily and very slowly returned after she was born. But with this pregnancy, it was an outie basically from day one... hoping it returns like it did last time!!

What I miss? ice cold beers on summer days, beach volley ball, energy, sleeping well, spicy salmon sushi, and laying in the sun for as long as I want (now I either don't at all because I'm too hot, or for a very short time because I don't want to boil LG!)

What I am looking forward to? Buying an apartment (hoping we find one before LG is born) and setting up the co-ed nursery.

Weekly wisdom: walk as slow as you want crossing the street. that man honking, who can clearly see you're pregnant, is evil.

Milestones: next week is technical viability, but kicking was also a big milestone a few weeks back.

Fruit/Veggie: as long as a spaghetti squash or the size of a papaya (depending on the website)

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