Which means I have reached the halfway point. In a way this whole pregnancy has just flown by but then again being in Mexico on Aug 26th (John's 29th Birthday) finding out I was pregnant seems like forever ago! This pregnancy has been full of both up's & down's.
|We found out I was pregnant on a cruise to Mexico|
There was the initial mind blowing shock of finding out I was pregnant! I am learning that some of life's greatest blessing's are those unexpected, unplanned, surprises lol and sweet baby #2 was most definitely a jaw dropping surprise!
Well, then there was the fun, anticipation of finding out baby #2 is a GIRL! I honestly felt like baby #2 was a boy becasue this pregnancy has been so different than my first, but apparently no pregnancy is the same. Yesterday, at my 20 week check up the doctors once again had a very clear shot that confirmed for the 3rd time that baby #2 was most definitely 100% a girl :) YAY for sisters!!!
My favorite part of the pregnancy so far has been feeling the wonderful 2nd trimester baby kicks. I just love feeling my baby girl kick and twirl all around. These adorable, pain free, kicks are such a wonderful, comfort that my baby girl is healthy, active and moving all around.
Currently, I am experiencing one of the down's of pregnancy... which is out growing all of my current clothes :( Even though I have only gained 1 pound so far (due to the weight loss I experienced in my 1st trimester) I am starting to not fit into my normal jeans & leggings. Ugh...that means that I am going to have to pull out all my old maternity clothes from the attic (Boo!) Anyways, all of these up's & down's make-up my pregnancy journey which is already half way over...
Now these next 20 weeks I will start to become very busy preparing & planning for the arrival of my 2nd princess. I have an entire nursery to decorate (right now baby #2's room is completely empty!) We sold all of the furniture that use to be in that room so I have already began the search for more baby furniture. I have to decide on a paint color, possible wall paper, crib bedding, decor etc. I also have to sell my beloved Bugaboo Chameleon stroller that was Josselyn's (I am so sad about having to sell my dream stroller) but I have to find a double stroller for both of my girls! I also have to think about possible maternity pictures, and then in May newborn pictures. And then I get to figure out what to wear to the baby shower (yipee!)
|The empty nursery|
I am looking forward to these next few months & I will be sure to keep you posted on all of the new up's & down's that continue to make up "my pregnancy story"