Swollen much? We've had beautiful weather this March (as I write this, it's predicted to be 87 degrees tomorrow), and along with it, an absolute onslaught of early spring allergies. Ah, Claratin. I miss you!
Baby size: Sweet potato (about 5.5 inches)
Weight gain: 4 pounds (even though I look like I've gained much more!)
This week has brought an increase of lower back pain. Mine typically starts at about 9 weeks - even though it's not supposed to start until sometime after the 20th week - and it's getting tough to ignore.
Insomnia, check. Luckily, what with it being spring break, I've been able to trade sleeping at night for sleeping at nap time; a ridiculous luxury, in my opinion.
The trade off for those two less than desirable side effects is that I've been able to feel some very distinct - very, very little - movements from our little one. Instead of the log rolls I've been feeling, I've got actual hand/foot action. Little, tiny kicks or punches that still feel sweet, slightly indescernable, and amazing.
And possibly hiccups; I'm about 90% sure I've felt those once or twice.
Healthy and happy and very round? Bliss.