33 Weeks

How far along? 33 weeks, 5 days.
Baby Size: Around 5 pounds. It's hard to believe she was the size of a mustard seed when we found out I was pregnant!
Total weight gain: About 27 pounds.
Maternity clothes? I got a couple new things this week that will hopefully carry me the rest of the way through this pregnancy! My belly is starting to outgrow some of my earlier maternity tops though.
Stretch marks? I'm still using my Burt's Bees stuff. 
Sleep: Sleep was rough this week. I had a little cold/sinus infection for a few days, which made it hard to sleep. One night Matt and I even slept on the couch so I could prop myself up to breathe better. The past couple of days have been getting back to normal though.
Best moment(s) this week: Matt's family was in town early this week! I was sick for most of the time but was still able to hang out with them a little bit. And his mom and sister made homemade chicken noodle soup for us (which also happened to be on our anniversary) the day I felt the worst. We still had fun just being together though. Then, Matt and I went out to celebrate Friday night! 
Miss Anything? Not really.
Movement: I finally caught some movement on video! She was moving like crazy one morning, and I captured 30 seconds or so on video.
Food cravings: I don't think I've had any particular cravings this week.
Anything making you queasy or sick: No.
Gender: Girl :).
Labor Signs: No. It's going to be exciting when I can put something here!
Symptoms: I'm still a little congested, but pregnancy symptoms are good. Mostly just a growing belly and fatigue.
Belly Button in or out? Mostly flat. It seems to change a little.
Wedding rings on or off? I had to leave them off one day this week.
Mood: This week I've been reflecting on our first year of marriage and have been overwhelmed with gratefulness. 
Looking forward to: Mackenzie is going to take some maternity photos for us this weekend! 

Lastly, here are a few pics from our anniversary!

Chicken noodle soup night when I was feeling terrible. Thank you Nancy and Mackenzie!!

We took a bite of our wedding cake we froze. Just a bite. It was pretty spongey.

Then finally went out to celebrate at Urban Grub!

I was hoping to get a really good picture of us together, but that's sometimes hard when you're out..

Have a lovely weekend!
+, Lauren Aiken


  1. I loooove your hair back like that! So excited to see you next weekend!!!!!

    1. Thanks, Jodi! I wasn't sure about the bun - it's the first time I've done it since I was in dance :). I'm so excited to see you next weekend too!!!

  2. Love the updates :) That black shirt is super cute!!