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    8 weeks

    How far along: 8w
    Weight: me = 125.6. Lost almost a pound from last week, but up a pound from Wed. My weight is whacked out.
    Baby size: a wee over 1/2″ long
    Sleep: Pretty decent.
    Gender: TBD for another 3 months or so
    Movement: Nothing yet
    Feeling: This week has been pretty equal. I feel yucky, but in phases, and have occasional moments of feeling pretty normal. I have a theory that the reason I’ve felt so crummy this pregnancy was the Endometrin progesterone supplements I’ve been on. While pregnant with G, it was a different prescription, which as of Thu I’ve now been switched to. I’m REALLY hoping it’s the meds. The Endometrin lists nausea, vomitting, headache, constipation as possible side effects. So either, it’s all the meds, or just standard pregnancy symptoms. Great way to tell, right? The old meds will probably take a few more days to get out of my system, so I’m going to give it a full week before I decide if I’ve felt this way on account of the little one growing, or the Endometrin.
    What I miss: Wearing non-maternity pants. I can’t zip up my non-preggie ones anymore.
    What I am looking forward to: Ultrasound on Tuesday
    Weekly Wisdom: Don’t take children for granted. They’re different, even from the start… and not afraid to let you know that comparison ends at how they came to be.
    Food cravings: Nothing specific, but I do have sudden urges out of the blue for random stuff. LOTS of aversion to stuff though. For example, unless meat is in ground-up form, I don’t want to see it, smell it or taste it. Cigarette smoke makes me want to go and barf directly on the person emitting it. Alas, if only I could do so on demand…
    Fetal development:
    Webbed fingers and toes are poking out from the baby’s hands and feet, it’s eyelids practically cover it’s eyes, breathing tubes extend from it’s throat to the branches of it’s developing lungs, and it’s “tail” is just about gone. In it’s brain, nerve cells are branching out to connect with one another, forming primitive neural pathways. The external genitals still haven’t developed enough to reveal whether we’re having a boy or a girl.

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