Sunday, April 29, 2012

11 Weeks

For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother's womb.  I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well.  My frame was not hidden from you, when I was being made in secret, intricately woven in the depths of the earth.  Psalm 139: 13-15


This little one is about the size of a large lime.  Although, if you saw my belly, you'd say a cantaloupe.  The baby swallows and urinates amniotic fluid, and the fluid is continually replaced.  Tiny tooth buds are beginning to appear under the gums.  Baby is busy kicking and stretching....and I can't wait to feel it!


I am so glad to be nearing the end of the first trimester.  I am still dealing with all day nausea, but I'm still so thankful it's not as severe as all my previous pregnancies.  I'm praying that perhaps I'll begin to feel better around 12 or 13 weeks, as opposed to my usual 16-20 weeks.  It could happen!

I haven't been all that tired in the first trimester.  I've had some tired moments, of course, but overall, I feel fairly normal energy wise.  I am still nursing my sweet Amelia pretty often, so technically, I'm eating for three.  I have to really make sure I keep up with good nutrition so that everyone gets what they need.  I must be doing a good job of it since I am not experiencing fatigue.  Speaking of eating, I usually gain 10 pounds in the first trimester.  But so far, I've only gained 5.  And since I don't plan on gaining 5 more pounds in one week (though, for me it's quite possible), I should escape the first trimester with no more than a 5 to 6 pound gain.  Woohoo!

It's your turn!  Please share your pregnancy stats, or anything else that sounds good!

Join the linky fun over at My Joy-Filled Life.
Photo Credit


  1. Wow! You are doing great! Most of my weight gain is later in the pregnancy....and towards the end, it feels out of control....But I do gain a lot of water weight. It's crazy how it melts away within days of 25 pounds for me. Then I'm stuck with all the weight from shoving too many brownies into my mouth.... :)

    1. LOL! I hear you, Brandy! I don't usually gain much in the second trimester, but gain most of it in the third. Brownies, cookies...all things naughty, but sooo good! :)

      Then after baby arrives...I've got LOTS of running to do! ; )

  2. Thanks so much for linking up!

    Praise God for the nausea not being so bad this time! Hopefully it will also end a little sooner this time too!

    What's your secret to not be so tired? I'm beat this time around!!

    I've enjoyed checking out your blog! Your family is just beautiful!

  3. It's been a quiet week for you! Hope all is well.

    In the final countdown for our little guy... just 5 weeks left! Crazy how quickly it's all gone. Made a big change in our care, so it looks like this one will be a hospital delivery. :/ Pray that it will be a good experience, even though it's not my first choice!

    Don't think I'm gaining any weight right now... in fact, last I checked I had lost a pound or two. I think it has a lot to do with the fact that I can NOT eat cookies and brownies! (I sure would love to!! I have a long list of things I plan on eating postpartum. LOL I'll probably gain weight after delivery! ;)

    Hope you are beginning to feel a bit better!


  4. The WNBA the playoffs are going on right now has the same rules as the NBA. Open locker rooms at designated times. In the NCAA tournament, the same rules govern both men and women's locker rooms they're both open at specific times. (Michael Kors Black Purse With Gold Studs)

    It accelerates willingly, and feels distinctly faster than regular Civics. The low down torque also easily surpasses previous high revving Si models to become the most tractable Si ever. The engine is quite smooth, too, and has a pleasant muted growl when mashing the gas pedal. (Black Friday Deals For Michael Kors Bags)

    Whenever gun control is discussed in the United States, someone pops up to talk about how the Holocaust would never have happened if the Jews had been packing heat. Ben Carson, the embodiment of what would happen if Droopy Dog became HUD secretary, said, "I think the likelihood of Hitler being able to accomplish his goals would have been greatly diminished if the people had been armed." Some versions of this argument further suppose that because Germany had a gun registry, Hitler's goons knew exactly who to round up. This view also comes in convenient meme form.. (Michael Kors Fulton Hobo Bag Black)

    After a wet weekend, the weather should be clear and dry for the parade. While forecasts in New England can change at a moment's notice, the current one calls for clear skies with a high of 60 degrees on Wednesday, with only a slight chance of showers north and west of Boston. Crucially, Tuesday's weather also looks clear and dry, so there shouldn't be residual puddles on the sidewalks and streets of the parade route. (Michael Kors Emmy Crossbody Black Saffiano Leather Bag)

    Still remember playing with and against Todd Pfaff, Todd Hoffmann Bob Fink. All three of those guys were tough competitors who would do anything it took to get a win for their team. James. (Michael Kors Black Laptop Bag)


Welcome! Thank you for visiting Sacred Mommyhood. I look forward to hearing from you!

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...