17 Week Update, First Appointment With New Office – Second Pregnancy


I am completely and utterly exhausted so writing this is painful and it’ll probably be shorter lol This heat is really killing me. I think the pregnancy just amplifies it but MAN am I OVER IT. We ran a lot of errands today so I’m just wiped out. But I am committed to writing these!

Week 17 has arrived. Overall, I’ve been feeling GREAT this past week. Physical therapy has been life changing. It is helping me SO much and I haven’t had a bad headache in about a week. That is a huge difference from experiencing them every day. Symptoms have been minimal since my body has been feeling more flexible and relaxed. I really enjoy going and I love the time to myself as well! The office has a great atmosphere and they have a zen room that his wife uses for birthing classes. There are positive birth affirmations and words of encouragement everywhere. Like I said in my last blog, this office is perfect for me. I’m so glad we found this place.

I had my first actual appointment in the new office in Boca! My midwife spent a LOT of time with us and was extremely patient with Peyton which was also a plus. They loved her, of course. Everything is looking great so far. They don’t do ultrasounds at that office, unfortunately, so I have to wait for a call to schedule the anatomy scan in a couple weeks! We are really excited about seeing our little man!

Aaron bought me an early birthday gift, my new diaper bag (as you can see in the featured photo). I wanted something bigger and more organized now that I’ll be carrying things for TWO babies. I LOVE Itzy Ritzy so of course I had to get one of their bags 😉 He also took some PTO this week so I’m excited to do some fun things as a family!

How far along? 17 weeks 1 day
Total weight gain/loss? Gained 8 pounds
Maternity clothes? Yes
Stretch marks? No
Sleep? Been sleeping great this past week!
Best moment this week? Our first appointment with our new midwife!
Miss anything? Nothing in particular.
Movement? Yes! He likes to wake me up every morning 🙂
Food cravings? CARBS. 
Anything making you queasy or sick? Nope 🙂
Showing yet? Yes
Gender guesses? It’s a BOY! ❤
Belly button in or out? In
Wedding rings on or off? On 
Happy or moody? Mostly happy, sometimes moody lol
Looking forward to? The rest of Aaron’s vacation time!

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