Baking a Bun // 22 weeks pregnant

Sunday 29th July 2018

22 weeks pregnant today! Eek! Bun is the size of a corn on the cob and weighs around 450g.

The headaches that plagued me last week seem to still be prevalent today. I had similar during Busby’s pregnancy, so I think it’s just the increase of oestrogen in body.

The coming week is going to be less busy (thankfully), and Nick’s parents are having the kids for a few days at the end of the week. We were going to go away on a ‘Babymoon’, but we’ve decided to stay home and have a ‘Babymoon’ here. I’m not sleeping particularly well away from home during this pregnancy, and we have so many restaurants we want to try around here, that it seems a shame to go and explore somewhere new when we could spend a few days exploring our area. I’m really looking forward to spending some time with just Nick – and eating tasty food!

Friday 3rd August 2018

I’ve not been sleeping particularly well this week. It feels like I’m just skimming the top of sleep, but not properly sleeping. It’s such a weird sensation. I’m missing the children lots, but it’s so nice to be able to sit here in bed, watching Orange is the New Black while I write this. No one is demanding anything from me. Nick came home at lunch with a sandwich for me and we’re off out for dinner again tonight. Utter bliss.

Saturday 4th August 2018

I’m a bit perplexed today… I’ve received a letter from the Ultrasound Department, booking me in for a growth scan. No one has mentioned any extra scans in any appointments, and there’s nothing on the letter that says why I have to have this extra scan. It’s probably a mistake and I’m going to call up on Monday to see what’s going on… It’s just a bit odd!

Cravings this week have included pasta and cheese again, and I’ve wanted chocolate quite a lot. We’ve eaten incredibly well thanks to our lovely relaxing stay-at-home ‘Babymoon’ and I wish we could have a few more days, as I’m beginning to actually feel rested. The 9am lie ins have been amazing – I seem to be getting my best sleep between 6-9am.

23 weeks tomorrow! It’s all going so quickly!

Hannah

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