What are YOU celebrating this week?
How far along: 31 weeks
How big is baby: About 3.75-4 pounds and about 18 inches long. The totally flawed veggie scale says “head of lettuce” or “four navel oranges.” WHAT?!
Weight gain: I feel SO MUCH better after my last appointment with my midwife. She said I’m doing GREAT and that I HAVEN’T gained too much weight! YAY! She was so much nicer about it all. She said to cut myself some slack. PLUS, I had only gained a pound in two weeks which is GOOD! YAY!!
Sleeping: Awful. Just awful.
Food cravings: Zebra cakes. Yeah, I know.
Food aversions: Japanese food and hard boiled eggs.
Symptoms: My back, but my visit to the chiropractor this week REALLY helped.
I have now started experiencing Braxton Hicks contractions – they’re weird. I don’t really know how to describe them, really – except my stomach gets SUPER hard.
Also, it feels like the baby is sometimes trying to CLAW his/her way out of the womb. It is downright painful, yo!
Miss Anything?: Sleep!
Doctor’s appointment: I have another one today because I leave on Sunday for a work trip for a week, so they want to make sure I’m all set before I get on a plane.
Wedding Rings: Still on!
Clothes: Maternity clothes, maternity clothes, and large regular clothes.
Movement: See symptoms – clawing his/her way out, I tell ya.
Best moment of the week: As I type this, my best friend Dani is having her baby! YAY!!!!!!!!!!
What I’m looking forward to: Husband and I have our birth class tomorrow (Saturday). AH. Crazy! I also would love for these next few weeks to go by quickly… very quickly. ANNND, my baby showers are this month! YAY!
What I did / Got for baby: We finished up our registries and invitations to my shower went out! YAY!
What I learned this week: The baby is just gaining weight at this point. YAY!
Prayer requests: Just continuing to pray for the health and growth of the baby, wisdom and guidance in these last two months of pregnancy, and safety as I am flying to and from Florida this week for work. 🙂