Wednesday, September 9, 2015

32 Weeks



How far along?
32 1/2 weeks as of 9.8.2015
Gender?
Baby Girl 
Weight gain?
Depends on the scale, home says 11, doctors says 14 as of last Thursday 
Maternity clothes?
Nope, but the pile of non-maternity stuff is getting exponentially smaller. I don't want to buy anything so might be some creative 'looks' for the next 7 weeks! 
Baby movement?
Yes all the time! Still a little jumping bean in there. She was head down (YAY!) at our appointment last week, so those rib jabs are most definitely soccer/cheerleader kicks LOL (I guess haha!)
Sleep?
Yes, although the amount of RR breaks is holding steady at now twice a night. I think I might preferred the just one. I guess more practice for when she is here! Getting up is tough tho! 
Cravings?
Still nothing really, unless just wanting crappy food is a craving - pizza, burgers, fries etc. :)
Symptoms?
And I still feel really lucky nothing major! Regular potty breaks, occasional feet swelling at the end of the day. but that's about it
Missing anything?
Same stuff as last update. Deep stretching, sitting in weird positions (straight up or laying on side are the only good ones now), and summer cocktails! And I'm not even a big drinker! I'll order lemonade and try some and reply 'oh wow, this would be great with some vodka or rum'! HAHA 
Exercise?
Walking and barre. And trying to work in more hip stretching/squatting. 
Best moment this week?
Enjoying the really long weekend by doing the least amount of things possible! It was glorious...although now have that man I wish i had done more feeling! Oh well! 
Looking forward to?
Our weekly Bradely Method birthing class, and more work on the nursery!
On my mind?
The nursery still isn't done.....And i still need to order a few more baby things and prepare for hospital. The Type A in me is starting to make lists! :) 7 weeks, will fly by! 

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

30 Weeks-ish....

Well this was written to go up over a week and a half ago....and I never hit publish, now 32 1/2 weeks. Another Update coming! 
Pregnancy brain?! 

Pic at 31 weeks.

How far along?
I am now 30 weeks, I can't believe it! It goes fast and slow at the same time.
Gender?
Baby Girl 
Weight gain?
So far I am at 10 pounds. 
Maternity clothes?
The benefit to working most days from home, is a cotton Maxi dress. So no maternity clothes have been purchased except for a belly band - which I use to wear some denim shorts or jeans. 
Baby movement?
Yes!! That's how our Monkey's nickname came to be! I kept saying it was like a little monkey jumping around a cage in there! She found my ribs about 2 weeks ago, and regularly likes to test who is stronger. That's really fun! 
Sleep?
Thankfully, yes!!! I steal all the extra pillows to prop myself on a angle. Being a back sleeper not being 'allowed' to sleep that way is hard, so sandwiched between pillows seems to be most comfy to sleep the night away! 
Cravings?
Don't hate me, but nothing really. 
Symptoms?
Big Belly?! No, lucky to feel amazing! Some days my feet start to swell...joys of sitting long hours for work. Trying to fix that and get up more regularly through the day. 
Missing anything?
Being able to round and arch my back! I never thought i would miss really deep stretching through my back like I do! I've got a prenatal massage all booked up, which I hope will help. And just stereotypical stuff I love in warm summer months: Rose, sushi,  looooong bike rides with B. 
Exercise?
Lots! I miss teaching barre so.dang.much! But I am still there 3-6 times a week taking class, or training new instructors. Also, adding in long walks (4-5 miles) along the lake front on the weekends. Enjoying the amazing sunshine and weather with some quality time with the Daddy-o ;)  
Best moment this week?
Watching my belly get really crazy lopsided. It's never been that extreme before! (See pic in previous post!)
Looking forward to?
Our weekly birth class and getting away this weekend, to visit my family in Florida!
On my mind?
What will she look like when she gets here?! I dream about it all the time!