Wednesday, December 02, 2015

16 Week Pregnancy Update | Baby #2 ♥

Another week of this pregnancy has zoomed by, it seems that the 2nd trimester goes much quicker than the first. This week I am still suffering with flu-like symptoms, out of everything I just want my nose to clear up - you really don't appreciate your nose until it's not functioning properly! I've had three trips to my GP this week too. I was supposed to get a 24-hour blood pressure monitor fitted but my GP didn't think there was a real point when I'm feeling so sick because the readings might not be accurate, so until I'm better I have to get my blood pressure checked every Monday.

I've had chest pain again this week and strange occurances with my eyes - they go blurry and have like chains of prisms of colour going on continuously, as if someone has put a camera flash right next to my eyes, it's bizarre but my GP thinks it's down to my blood pressure. I've also had leukocytes in my urine but no real sign of infection so I have no idea what's going on - if there was a checklist of illnesses and symptoms that you can get during pregnancy then I'd be ticking off all the boxes!

I actually feel drained. I don't know if it's from being so ill, the weather being continuously dull and gloomy or just this time of year but I just want to sleep. I've actually felt so emotional this week so I hope next week is a lot better!

This week...

Baby is the size of an - avocado, according to my pregnancy app.

I'm looking forward to - Christmas with my boys, our last as a family of three.

My favourite moment was - doing some Christmas shopping and putting up the Christmas tree with my boys, I love all the twinkling lights!

I've been feeling - drained! I just need some sleep and to finally recover from this stupid flu.

I've been buying for baby - I've finally bought something for the baby! Well, for their nursery but it's so beautiful. It's this gorgeous cushion with blue Cath Kidston fabric and Beatrix Potter fabric showing Peter Rabbit. I think I'll put it in their cot - to be taken out when baby is sleeping, or it will go on a chair in the corner of the room.
I'm missing - a glass of white wine! Now don't get me wrong, I don't drink that much at all but I'm craving white wine, I was the same when I was pregnant with Tyler Lee!

I'm craving - still nothing, although I couldn't resist having a Wispa bar for breakfast this morning - the purple wrapping was just too much to resist!

I'm loving - having the Christmas decorations up. All the twinkling lights and pretty things just make the house all the more cosy, I love it.
I've been meaning to - begin wrapping the Christmas gifts but I've just been so tired and ill all the time that I can't even muster up the energy for it.

I can't wait for - the gender scan! We'll be booking it this week and I seriously can't wait!



  1. Hope you're feeling better soon! Listen to your body - if you're tired, then sleep as much as you can (yes, I know it's easier said than done).

  2. Peter Rabbit is so sweet and vintage x

  3. Hope your feeling much better soon! That cushion is gorgeous! The first ever thing i bought well made actually for "mini" was a teeny peter rabbit patch work blanket for her moses basket. Looking forward to your next update xx


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