Tomorrow I will be officially a full 14 weeks starting on the 15th week. It blows me away how much better I feel after week 12! My nauseas is almost completely gone and I don’t seem to have narcolepsy the way I did for weeks. Seriously, I could barely hold my head up after 1:00 everyday! But now, just like everyone said, a veil lifted and I feel like me again…except for the daily headaches that are plaguing me and the insane hunger that feels like I need to feed two adults all the time! For instance, right now I am watching Paula on the food network and I feel like I need a steak…and it’s 9:00am! Also, did you know there is such thing as onion goggles?? I digress…
This morning I decided to listen to the baby’s heartbeat. I am now only allowing myself to do this once or twice a week so I don’t become obsessed with it. Anyway, it sounded faster and stronger than ever which is letting me know that the baby is getting bigger and I can hear it better! I was listening and thinking about how amazing it is that there is actually a LIFE growing inside of me! How amazing God is that he created our bodies to do this! Seriously, what a genius! I am so thankful that He has allowed me this experience.
Currently, my symptoms have become constant hunger, uncomfortable when sleeping (must use pillow between my legs), headaches, tearing up at many moments, super sensitive nose, slight irritability.
Many people…many…have been asking me if I have an idea if it’s a boy or girl and honestly, no. I have absolutely no idea. I have been waiting for some sort of mommy intuition to kick in, but nothing so far. I think I am just so thankful to be pregnant that I honestly don’t care which it is…I’m just happy to have it! We have our names picked out for both…Adeline Katherine, if it’s a girl and Miles Nicholas if a boy. We are using family names with strong meanings. However, don’t hold us to the boy name, because that could always change. 5-6 more weeks and we will find out what this precious life is!
I daydream about what her/his personality will be like. Hopefully very outgoing from the beginning and a lover of people. I hope it has Jeremy’s calm thoughtfulness when dealing with important decisions and my passion in what it loves.
Today will be my first day to go shop for new clothes. The upper body is starting to get bigger and things just don’t fit as well as they once did. I’m excited for people to be able to tell I’m pregnant without me having to say it. Hopefully that is coming soon ☺
The Lord is continuing to draw Jeremy and I closer through this. We have begun a devotional we do every night together and then we pray and he prays for the baby. It’s really beautiful to hear the love in his desires for our soon to be family.