Tuesday, March 1, 2011


20 Weeks

21 Weeks on the North Shore, Oahu

Pregnancy Highlights:
How Far Along: 21 Weeks (about to be 22, like, tomorrow)
Size of Babies: They are EACH the size of a spaghetti squash.  They are about 8 inches in length and weigh about 1 pound a piece.
Gender:  We're having a BOY and a GIRL
Total Weight Gain/Loss:  No clue!  Funny story... when we checked into our condo, it was very, very late and I vaguely remember walking in the bathroom and noticing scales.  I remember thinking how odd it was to have scales in the bathroom of a resort, but I was too tired to say anything.  Anyway, the next day I wake up and they're gone, so I just thought maybe I dreamed it.  On our flight home, Mark confessed to hiding the scales that night.  He didn't want me weighing myself on vacation.  Very sweet hubby!  I go back to the doctor on March 8th, so I'll know how much weight I gained on our vacation.  I am already nervous! Ha!
Maternity Clothes: LOVE them!!  
Movement: They are just moving like crazy!  One morning I was about to take a bite pineapple (which I crave!), and one of the babies kicked me so hard I started choking.  I caused quite a scene that morning at breakfast!
Sleep: Slept like a baby listening to the ocean waves.  It was great!  
What I Miss: CAFFEINE and being able to just pop right up out of a chair 
Cravings:  Fruit and strawberry cake, or really any cake flavor  (random, I know) 
Symptoms: Some pretty bad lower back pain, but nothing too bad!
Best Moment of the Week: Being able to sit by the beach, in a swimsuit, and thoroughly enjoy a cheeseburger and fries.  It was the most liberating experience!  It was the first time in my life where I've worn a swimsuit and not cared how I looked.  I mean, I'm pregnant, I'm supposed to be fat, right?  Ha!  It was great!  

I will try and post pictures from our trip tomorrow.  We had a wonderful time!  Very grateful for being able to get away with Mark and just enjoy being "kid free" for the last time in our lives.   Unfortunately, I came down with the flu shortly after coming home.  I'm much better, but this is why I'm late updating.  We have Charity Ball this weekend, so I have a very busy week ahead of me.  Also, my sweet cousin, Jennifer, is having her baby this Friday!  I'm so excited!  She and her husband decided not to find out the sex of their baby, so we are all DYING to find out!  They already have two precious little girls, so I'm kinda rooting for a baby boy!  Can't wait to post some pics from this weekend.  


Whitney and Gray said...

You look so beautiful, B.J.!! Cannot wait for June!!! Love you!

katie ray said...

you look great b.j! i am so glad y'all had a wonderful trip, can't wait to hear all about it!