How far along? 36 weeks
Weight Gained: 28 lbs
Symptoms: That dog pretty much has one good quality. He usually smells amazing (for a big dog) and has pretty good smelling breath. My nose no longer agrees. I can smell him in all his glory from across the room and it is not my favorite. All my joints are starting to feel really loose – especially my hips – which seems kinda official and exciting except it kinda hurts. And tightening and cramps are becoming more frequent. Eeeee! Still makes me super excited though :):) except I’m going back into denial mode and can’t even begin to wrap my head around any of this. Didn’t I just find out I was pregnant a month ago??
Movement: She’s been doing this fun new move called “make mom jump out of bed” where she runs her little foot along the bottom of my ribs and man! it tickles. I’m sure she’s in there laughing away.
Food cravings: Not really… I mean besides sweets sweets and more sweets.
Food aversions: I haven’t been a huge fan of eggs these days – mostly because I’m supposed to eat so very many of them every day. But if someone else makes them for me, I don’t seem to have a problem getting them down ;)
Sleep: Can’t complain – I’ve had better, I’ve had worse :)
Stretch marks? No
Belly button in or out? Same as ever – in and flat but now it’s getting a weird moat around it. Attractive.
Miss anything? My husband
Mood? Mooooooody! And very overwhelmed and unprepared feeling.
Maternity Clothes? I finally got another pair of pants! I figured (hopefully!) I’ll be pregnant again one day and will probably thank myself for getting them. There sure isn’t much of a selection in the store :/ And I got a couple new shirts that I’ve pretty much just been wearing day after day after day. Yes, I did wear this yesterday and the day before and the day before that. They are just so dang comfortable.
New baby items: So about that store in the city…. it had the cutest, weirdest toys ever (duh, my favorite) and adorable little outfits and I think I could have spent all day in there. But I picked up one bear in particular and couldn’t put him down, obviously indicating that he was mine (I mean my child’s…) and couldn’t resist bringing him home. Greg keeps finding me cuddled up with him and nervously asks, “You’re just doing that so that it smells like you, right? You did buy if for the baby, right?” I have a strange attachment. I’ve also come to terms that I really hate knitting.
Exercise: Walks walks and more walks! I’ve set out to each one with high hopes of making them longer but then something usually starts hurting and I have to turn back around ;)
Best moment of the week: Might be right now. I’m sitting in my cozy little room and it is RAGING outside! Wind is howling, rain is pouring, trees are crashing and I am praying they don’t fall on me ;) I just wish Greg could be here.
Looking forward to: Bubba coming home