We are so excited about this new adventure we are on and expanding our little family. This pregnancy is almost halfway over and I think it has yet to sink in that we are bringing a mini version of ourselves into this world! It is the biggest blessing. When we found out about Baby Moore at the beginning of October, we went through so many emotions as we tried to grasp what was really happening in the coming months. Anxious, nervous, can we do this?...but mostly we were filled with so much joy and even more love. It was an out of body experience.
I am 18 weeks as of yesterday and feeling great! I have actually felt great from the very beginning, which I am truly thankful for.
I haven't really changed up my workout routine much which I think is a huge factor into keeping my energy up and my mind focused on keeping my body healthy and in tip top shape for the entire pregnancy. I try to run every other day and on the days I don't run, I do other cardio and strength training. I like to take advantage of classes at the gym, too! My belly is slowly growing and I'm patiently waiting for the day that it magically pops- or so that is what everyone says happens. And pregnancy cravings are a REAL THING. Chocolate and ice cream are a given, but these days, I can't seem to get enough BLT sandwiches. Toasted. With mayonnaise on both sides. I DON'T EVEN LIKE MAYONNAISE. I guess there are worse things I could be craving? Strange craving #2- cucumber water. Crystal and I had a lunch date at Fern in early December and the water they serve is cucumber infused! It was love at first sip and I now always have some cucumbers steeping in a pitcher of water in the fridge. It's so refreshing and spa-like.
This has been the most exciting journey so far and I can't wait to see what the next 22 weeks bring. I hope to keep documenting a little bit over the next five months as we get ready for Baby Moore. We are most excited to meet our sweet little lovie in June. We aren't finding out the gender which means we will have the most magical surprise to look forward to this Summer.
Happy 2013 to all!