We hit 21 weeks!! Over the halfway mark now! Here’s a quick update.
Running and exercise:
It was a tough running week. The pregnancy insomnia kicked my butt last week. Three nights of waking up at 3:00 a.m. and not getting back to sleep until 5:00ish completely zapped my energy. I only managed to get two runs in but I’m OK with that. The heat is getting rough too. I really prefer to run outside, but it’s already 80 degrees first thing in the morning. If I don’t get it done early, I just have to take it to the gym and do what I can. I’m still loving the Old Navy flowy tops I bought. I’m pretty much living in those right now. Soooo comfy! I don’t need the support belt for my belly yet, but I might in a few more weeks. I can definitely feel the baby weight pulling down on me as I run.
How I’m feeling:
I’m still feeling really good. The insomnia has been the worst of it. I’m so fortunate that I get to work from home several days a week. It has been a god-send to sneak in a quick 30 minute power nap over lunch. I’m having to eat a bunch of small meals. He is pressing on my stomach which means I fill up fast. And then 2 hours later, I’m starving again. Baby Z Part Deaux has been a wiggly, wiggly little dude! I can feel him swimming all around in there!
Depending on when and what scale = 8 pounds. I can still fit into my regular pants but have to use a belly band to hold them up now. Buh-bye buttoning for a while. 🙂 But I seriously feel like my rear end has gotten HUGE!!
Again… WATERMELON!! I’m stocking the refrigerator with fruit as that seems to be my go-to snack. But pretty much I want anything cold right now. We’ve been making a few sno-ball and frozen custard runs lately. Heee.
Have a great week everyone!