Hey loves, today mini reached 23 weeks and I'm now in my 6th month of being preggy. Today I had a check at the maternity clinic and the baby is around 30cm already but weighs only 500g. So he's the size of a big eggplant right now! I got to hear mini's beautiful heartbeat and he's such an active baby, moving and kicking every chance he gets haha. My sleep is starting to suffer a bit and I was up a total of 3 hours last night because of his kicking. I enjoy every tiny kick though. The baby starts recognizing voices now and probably knows his mama's and maybe daddy's voice as well at this point.
My brain is FUZZY and people laugh at me since I can't remember things at all. Like I can discuss something with my husband for a week but when the day comes I have no idea what he's talking about. I honestly forget stuff all the time! I need to make notes after taking my vitamins since I otherwise have no idea wether I took them or not (like 5 minutes after I've taken them haha).
I've also been getting back pains since my belly is growing fast now and I feel full 24/7 since the uterus is now big and ends much over my belly button already. Which means there is less space for food than it was before!
This is quite funny because I don't have any food cravings. Zero. Which sucks since it probably would be easier to get down some food if I really wanted to eat some specific things. Anyways, the only craving I have right now is the way my dog smells!! I know. I thought I was going mad but I read that most pregnant women have really weird cravings at some points haha. Some people want to eat soap, lick on buildings etc. But yup, I can just lay next to my dog and inhale his smell...
I haven't worked out during this whole pregnancy since I've had some small and bigger complications. So the only thing I do is that I go out for walks and do some stretches/yoga inspired exercises. I'm waiting to be able to start working out some more but I have a feeling that'll have to wait until after mini arrives.