This week has been great even though I fought a head cold all week. I won't say getting through work wasn't tough, but I did it. I really think the Miso soup each morning and lots of liquids throughout the day helped lots. I feel a lot better, so I hope I'm over it. I still deal with congestion daily, but I know that's a common symptom, so I'm not expecting that to go anywhere. Onto the updates!
Total Weight Gain: It was 10 pounds last week at my appointment, so maybe 11 pounds now?
|Apple cider vinegar tofu over a salad - recipe here!|
|I could eat this everyday!|
And then I made vegan chocolate chip cookies for dessert...YUM! I use this recipe, but made it vegan by using earth balance, flax egg, and grain sweetened chocolate chips, and healthier by using whole wheat flour. They are so tasty.
I am truly inspired to eat the best that I can. I want to provide as much nutrition to myself and the baby as possible. I just wouldn't feel right eating junk. Pregnancy has definitely further inspired me to eat natural, whole foods.
|Relaxing with Jax. He's been such a snuggle bug lately.|
Best Moments This Week: Thanks to my wonderful parents, this weekend we got the crib for our baby boy! My husband and dad put it together. It converts to a daybed and full size bed as well, which was a feature we wanted. The men did a great job building it. Now my husband and I will peek in the room and smile because it's just crazy awesome that there's a crib in there.
A few other great moments include discovering that tcby serves dairy-free frozen yogurt. My husband and I went Sunday to go to see Divergent and we got frozen yogurt before. I was SO EXCITED when I saw that I could get some because there was a dairy-free option. And before the movie we did some exploring at the mall. I think those sneaks (pictured above) are so adorable. We didn't buy them, but I just had to take a picture.
I know I still have a ways to go, but I'm really so excited to meet this little boy. I want to enjoy each moment of pregnancy because as I can already tell, the time just flies.