Week 16

Today is hot, hot, hot!
88 degrees Fahrenheit with a side of extra blood volume.

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How far along? 16 weeks
Total weight gain: 8 lbs
Maternity clothes? No
Stretch marks?  No
Sleep: Pretty good lately.
Best moment this week: John taking me on a date to Ruby’s Shake Shack and the beach. It was fun!
Miss anything? Sushi
Movement: Not yet. Countdown time.
Food cravings: No strong cravings.
Anything making you queasy or sick: Raw meat.
Showing? A little more each week. Not to strangers.
Gender: Still waiting patiently for our mid-pregnancy ultrasound.
Labor signs: No
Symptoms: Stretching, emotional… nothing new.
Belly button in or out? It looks like a turtle’s head. My growing belly is giving it the confidence to peek out of its shell, seriously.
Wedding rings on or off? On
Happy or moody most of the time: This has been a happy week!
Looking forward to: Feeling baby wiggles and kicks!
Baby’s fruit size: Avocado

This week I picked three ripe tomatoes.
I ate them raw with salt.
Next time I'll remove the skin as it was a bit thick.

Taco night was extra delicious and worth the mention!
White corn tortillas, garlic/lemon chicken, avocado, tomato, onion.
Perfect! Oh, don't forget hot sauce.


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