Hope everyone had a great Christmas! We spent some time over Christmas getting the nursery ready and it looks great. Look out for my next post about the many DIY steps in creating the nursery.


23 Weeks Dec 28


How far along? 23 weeks

Total weight gain/measurements: 10 lbs, around belly button: 37 inches! (from 32)

Clothing: The weather has been strangely warm and I don’t have any light clothing to wear. All I bought were sweaters for my winter pregnancy lol.

Stretch marks? None!! Still using my personal beauty product line “Naomi Body Shea Body Butter”.

Sleep: Not excellent because the dry bloody nose is back and keeps me blowing my nose all night.

Purchases: I think I’m finally ready to commit on a bedding and curtains collection for baby’s room.

Highlight of the week: Getting the nursery painted and furniture set up!!!

Worst moment this week: Seems I might have developed tinnitus and it has me on high alert.

Miss anything? Sleeping without a body pillow between my husband and I.

Movement: Daily but completely random, I can only count on the morning kicks.

Food cravings: Cake!

Food Aversions: None

Gender: BOY!

Labour signs: Nope

Symptoms: Dry bloody nose, tinnitus and short of breath.

Belly button in or out? Flat

Wedding rings on or off? On.

Emotions: Meh

Looking forward to: Our next doctor’s ultrasound.