I was really late with the weekly pregnancy update for week thirteen, but I’m trying to be better. While I’m showered & dressed today {officially 14w day}, Jason took these photos of me once I returned home from friends’ wedding last night. I’d taken off my tights already & my hair looked better earlier in the night, but for a $11 clearance GAP maternity dress, I think I looked pretty good for making it at the wedding until nearly 10p!

Post-wedding at fourteen weeks

How far along? 14w

Maternity clothes? Rocking maternity pants exclusively. Can still wear 3 out of 4 pairs of my pre-preg leggings under dresses & tunics. Still wearing normal tops when I can.

Weight Gain? I haven’t weighed since my last appt but probably so.

Stretch Marks? No, thank goodness. I’ve been using Burt’s Bee’s Mama lotion. Not sure it’s helping but it does make my dry, stretching skin less itchy.

Sleep? Pretty good. I roll around a lot & try to fight 29+ years of back/stomach sleeping by rolling from side to side.

Movement? We know they’re moving from the ultrasounds but I don’t think I can feel anything yet.

Genders? We hope & pray for healthy babies first & foremost. But I’d love to have boy/girl combos. Just a hunch but I kinda think B is a girl.

What I Miss? I really don’t like to complain. After all the work & prayers that went into getting us pregnant, I feel too grateful & blessed to whine {much} about aches & pains. But this week, back pain has really kicked in as well as sciatica pain that kicked my butt Wed & Thurs at work. So I miss being randomly painfree &/or being able to take drugs.

Symptoms? This question’s getting weird. No longer need “symptoms” to know I’m pregnant. I’ve got the belly to prove it! 🙂 🙂 🙂

Food cravings? Not much as changed from when I answered this last week, still loving all things cheese/carbs. Also loving fruit & ice cream.

Food aversion? I said before that Mexican food is still a no-go. I was sad about this while I shopped at Trader Joe’s today as I {used to} enjoy their frozen Mexican dinners & lunches. Plain chicken isn’t my favorite either but since I don’t eat beef/pork, I force the meat I do eat down {& take an iron pill & that cheese & yogurt helps with protein too}.

Labor signs? No, thankfully.

Belly button in or out? My super innie is still an innie but less of one.

What I’m Looking Forward to? 2012! The year my babies will be born. 1/9 is the next big date for us as that’s our next MFM appointment.

Weekly Wisdom? Eat! I get super whiny {Jason can attest to that} if I get crazy, can’t-get-up-off-the-couch-to-make-food hungry. Thankfully, I rarely let myself get that hungry & if so, the husband as been around to bring quick snacks.

Milestones? Definitely in my second trimester at fourteen weeks. The trips are the size of lemons {about 3.5 inches long}. Their arms & bodies are more proportional & this week their organs are starting to function {aka their peeing in me now}!