Tuesday, November 8, 2011

22 week update: Baby

The baby is as long as a spaghetti squash today which, for those of you who don't know, is 11 inches! He also weighs almost a pound. wow! It definitely feels like there is a pound of baby in there. His lips, eyes, and eyebrows are becoming more distinct this week. Apparently he already looks like a tiny newborn but without the much needed weight that he will gain in the next several months.


  • I never thought it would happen but my belly button is more outtie than innie now
  • poor nights sleep - I have tried everything from pillows to drinking a large cup of sleepy time tea right before bed (which doesn't work for obvious reasons) but a good nights sleep is pretty hard to come by these days. 
  • less intense workouts - My muscles get tired much more quickly than they used to. I have been doing fewer elliptical workouts and more walking
  • stronger kicks from the baby - Jeff and I can both feel punches and kicks all the time now. Apparently I woke Jeff up in the middle of the night a few days ago to feel the baby kick...I can't remember because I was sleeping. 
  • Cranky - Im not sure if its the process of getting ready for bed or the time of night that puts me in a bad mood but every night, as soon as I start getting ready for bed, my mood takes a turn for the worse (poor Jeff). It doesn't matter how how much we were laughing and carrying on earlier in the evening, I always get into bed cranky. yuck!
2 weeks until the 6 month mark
5 weeks until my third trimester 
18 weeks until the baby is born


  1. Look at that bump! You are adorable. Love it!!

  2. Thanks Julia! Compliments are the best :)