24 weeks

How far along?  24 weeks
Total weight gain/measurements: Well after the vacation I haven’t yet weighted myself. I have a doctors appointment tomorrow morning June 13th 2016. I am sure the will weight me then. I didn’t eat very healthy on vacation but we were very active most days. We will see:)
Maternity clothes: Almost all maternity clothes. I wore some t-shirts while on vacation and I had to continue to pull the shirt down so I knew it was covering my belly. Still love maternity clothes!
Sleep: I slept okay while on vacation. As I am sure you can understand, you are in a different bed (queen size, when Rick and I are use to a king) and pillow. My mom brought out my fan so we can at least have  a fan noise and air movement. It got pretty cold most nights which was very nice to sleep in. Overall good trip.
Best moment this week: We just got back from our Yellowstone National Park trip. It was great! The house we rented was beautiful, it was set perfectly on a valley with mountains and nature all around us. We saw so much wildlife just at the house alone! We traveled to Yellowstone which was about 45 minutes away from our house. We spent two full days sight seeing and hiking around. We visiting Old Faithful, mammoth hot springs, many hot springs geysers and saw the grand canyon of Yellowstone. It was all so picturesque! One of our first hikes we went on was to a waterfall called Pine Creek Trailhead that was suppose to be 1 mile hike to the waterfall. I struggled on this hike! I was so short of breath! I have never felt that out of shape ever before in my life! I know that the elevation and obviously being pregnant would affect me but I never thought it would as much as it did. Because of this I had to choose my future hikes/outings accordingly. I didn’t want to struggle like that again. All in all we had a great time, saw lots of bison, deer, antelope and a few bears!
Miss anything? Not really missing anything.
Movement: Tons of moment. My mom and sister even felt him move. I have tried many times to have Rick feel but it seems that the moment Rick puts his hands on my belly the baby stops moving, haha!
Food cravings: This trip didn’t help my diet. I am looking forward to getting home and getting back to a healthier lifestyle! No real cravings though!
Anything making you queasy or sick? No.
Gender: It’s a BOY!
Labor signs: None.
Symptoms: No symptoms, my plantar fascistic didn’t act up at all on this trip. I really made an effort to wear good shoes while hiking and sightseeing! Steph and I both had cramps on the long hikes. I really just think it was our bodies saying that we need to relax and that maybe we pushed it a little too far. Once we rested we both felt fine.
Belly button in or out? In.
Wedding rings on or off? On.
Happy or moody most of the time: I would answer this as both but happy more then moody! I love spending time with my family! It was a great experience and a blast. I wouldn’t change anything! It was so good seeing my family and spending time with them…it was especially nice to see my nephew Gunner! He is definitely a daddy’s boy! He is so sticking cute!
Looking forward to: Just getting things in order for the up coming baby showers.
Days to go: 112 days to go!
Baby development: Baby is the size of an ear of corn. He has gained about 4 ounces since last week. That puts him at about 1 and a 1/3 pound. He is almost a foot long. He is still cut pretty lean but his body is filling out proportionally and he will soon start to plump up. His brain is growing quickly now, and his taste buds are continuing to develop. His lungs are developing branches of the respiratory tree as well as cells that produce surfactant, a substance that will help his airs sacs inflate once he hits the outside world. His skin is still thin and translucent, but that will start to change soon.
24 week bump pic
Love, Amanda

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