A quick thank you for all of the love and support and for your countless emails and messages in regards to my post yesterday. Y’all only fuel my fire for doing what I do.
How far along: 26 weeks
How big is baby: A head of lettuce – 2 pounds and about 15 inches long (or so)
Weight gain: Not sure, I’ve actually fluctuated a lot in the last week… I’m thinking at around 25 pounds.
Sleeping: Waking up two times a night on average right now… a drastic improvement from five to six times a night.
Food cravings: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups 🙂
Food aversions: None really
Symptoms: My body is just beginning to hurt – mainly my back (a lot). I’m trying to stay as active as I can – taking long walks with my husband and our dogs, but it’s tough. It’s also been tough this week because it’s rained so much!
Miss Anything?: A full night’s sleep.
Doctor’s appointment: I have my glucose screening test today and my 26 week checkup
Wedding Rings: Still on!
Clothes: 95% maternity clothes
Movement: A little less movement than last week, but still a lot. Also, baby gets hiccups a lot and it’s so dang cute.
Best moment of the week: Spending some QT with my husband and getting some answers to some prayers we’ve been praying 🙂
What I’m looking forward to: Heading to my in-laws this weekend to celebrate Mother’s Day a little early and work on the dresser for the nursery!
What I did / Got for baby: Started actually clearing things out of the room that will be the nursery! Huzzah!
What I learned this week: The baby’s immune system is rapidly developing during this time. Also the lymph nodes, thymus (what the heck is that?), and spleen. Go baby, go!
Prayer requests: That my glucose screening would come back normal today! And I also ask for some prayer for a few friends of mine who are struggling with infertility right now. They are a gentle reminder that I need to not only be praying for them constantly, but also just another gentle reminder that I’m so blessed with this life that’s growing inside of me!