16 Weeks

Size of Baby Brickner:  An avocado, which is fitting, since that is definitely one of my cravings these days!!

Maternity Clothes:  A few of my dresses from Asos that I purchased over Cyber Monday came in this week, I love them & can’t wait to wear them for a few holiday events we have coming up!  I definitely recommend their maternity section, the pieces are accommodating to a growing bump while still being fashionable, which I definitely feel is hard to do. The dress above is from Target, another of my favorites for maternity clothes.  It’s a little big but I bought big so hopefully it will last, I looked at picture of my last couple months with Waverly the other day, I can’t believe I actually think this belly is big now!!

Best Moment This Week:  Our gender ultrasound!!!!!!!  After having a big gender reveal party with Waverly Maye, my husband & I decided to go a completely different route this time & find out completely on our own, with only us two plus big sister (of course!) in the room.  It really was the best, most special moment, & no doubt one I will remember forever.  We shared with our families over the weekend & are SO excited to share with everyone else, but we decided to wait until my blood work comes back to confirm.  It should be here any moment, so stay tuned … 🙂

Miss Anything:  Medicine!  I’ve been sick for a few days now, it has pretty much put me down & taken all my energy away. Hoping to feel better very soon, sick while pregnant is no joke!

Movement:  About the same, the ultrasound technician said my placenta was anterior (I think?), it is the one where you feel movement more & more quickly.  And I love that. 🙂

Cravings:  Still the same, all salt & hungry all the time!  Getting excited for Christmas events with lots of good food soon!

Queasy or Sick:  Up until getting sick, I really have been feeling so much better!!  So thankful that most of the nausea is behind me, fingers crossed!

Looking Forward To:  Other than sharing what this babe is, I am so excited for Christmas break with my girl! Today we kick off the last week of school, then it’s two weeks off!!!  Because of the way the days fell this year, we have extra-long & I am not complaining at all!

Hope you guys had the best weekend!


  1. December 15, 2014 / 1:34 pm

    Awww, you look so cute! I can not wait to hear what baby number two is! 😄

  2. December 15, 2014 / 1:45 pm

    You look so amazing!! LOVE the dress! Dying to find out the gender… so fun that you found out so early! Our doctor made us wait until 20 weeks with Mia, and we didn't go do the 3D ultrasounds (or whatever they are) to find out earlier. I don't know if I'll be able to be that patient with our next!

  3. December 15, 2014 / 1:55 pm

    You look great! Can't wait to find out the gender!

  4. December 15, 2014 / 2:19 pm

    You look fabulous, lady! Love that dress!!!

    EEEEEK, gender reveal, how fun! can't wait!

  5. December 15, 2014 / 2:28 pm

    Ahhhhh I cannot wait to hear the gender!! What a special Christmas gift!

  6. December 15, 2014 / 2:31 pm

    I am so excited about hearing the gender of baby Brickner #2! Yay! I had an anterior placenta with Caleb, and it made it more difficult to feel him move until later (it's when the placenta is in front of the baby so the movement is muffed by it). This time around, I don't have that, and have been loving being able to feel all the little thuds and bumps early on!:) It sounds like yours might be posterior too if you are already feeling those sweet movements!:) Gosh, I just can't wait for your announcement (and to hear all about what Ms. Waverly thinks about whether she is getting a brother or sister!)

  7. December 15, 2014 / 2:40 pm

    I can't wait to hear the reveal!!!!!!!! Don't these girls just add to the magic of being pregnant!?! Love it!!!

  8. December 15, 2014 / 2:57 pm

    How exciting, I can't wait to see Waverly's reaction to her new brother or sister! Plus, for being sick girl, you look incredible!

  9. December 15, 2014 / 3:15 pm

    You are so cute! Can't wait for the gender reveal!

  10. December 15, 2014 / 3:25 pm

    When, oh when, will we find out? I am dying!! You look AMAZING (and so much smaller than me)! Sick while pregnant is the PITS. I hope you are back to your "normal" self soon!! xoxo

  11. December 15, 2014 / 3:37 pm

    Cannot wait to hear whether its a baby brother or baby sister for Waverly!!! Poor you, I hope you continue to feel better xx

  12. December 15, 2014 / 3:46 pm

    I'm pretty positive our pregnancies have been identical so far, so yeah, I'm DYING to hear who you have in there!

  13. December 15, 2014 / 6:23 pm

    Yay! Can't wait to find out…I have a feeling girl! Hope you get feeling better ASAP.

  14. December 15, 2014 / 6:59 pm

    I didn't realize we were so close to due dates! How exciting! We aren't finding out the sex but I can't wait to see what you're having! I hope you start feeling better! I am on the same boat. It's been a rough week!

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  15. December 15, 2014 / 7:10 pm

    Yay! I'm so excited to find out! Please share soon!! 🙂

  16. December 15, 2014 / 7:52 pm

    How exciting to find out about your little peanut! I can't wait to hear! Christmas break will be so welcome, I'm glad you get two weeks of time to spend with family and resting!

  17. Anonymous
    December 15, 2014 / 8:19 pm

    oh girl I know what you mean about being sick! and YAY for finding out the gender, can't wait to hear 🙂

  18. December 15, 2014 / 10:30 pm

    How exciting, you guys found out the gender. Can't wait to hear the news!

  19. December 15, 2014 / 11:01 pm

    Can't wait to hear the gender! My guess is boy! We find out the gender of our baby on Thursday and I am so excited! Hope you feel better soon! Colds when pregnant are no fun.

  20. December 16, 2014 / 12:26 am

    Can't wait to hear the gender! Loving the dress!

  21. December 16, 2014 / 2:08 am

    You look fantastic!! And I seriously CANNOT wait to hear what the babe is! So excited for yall! And uh yeah, seriously… being sick AND pregnant AND taking care of a 2 year old is definitely no joke… Hope you feel better soon!

  22. December 16, 2014 / 3:46 am

    You look adorable!! Can't wait to find out the gender, I'm thinking girl 🙂

  23. December 16, 2014 / 4:17 am

    Love that dress! And I just can't wait to hear what you are having! I'm changing my vote to boy last minute…

  24. December 16, 2014 / 5:04 am

    Mama you look great!! And I feel you on the sickness…isn't that the worst? Hope you are feeling better and enjoying this the second time around!

  25. December 16, 2014 / 6:53 am

    SO excited to hear what Baby Brickner #2 will be! Looking great!

    xx Viv at JoieDeViv

  26. December 16, 2014 / 3:26 pm

    You are adorable and pregnancy looks so great on you! I know I've said that before, but it's the absolute truth. I can't wait to hear what baby #2 will be!!

  27. December 16, 2014 / 6:35 pm

    I can't wait to hear what you're having! I hope you feel better soon…you look beautiful even if you do feel sick! I hope this week flies by and you enjoy your Christmas break with your sweet family!

  28. December 16, 2014 / 7:06 pm

    you look great! I can't wait to hear what the gender is…impatiently tapping fingers on desk. 🙂

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