Monday, March 1, 2010

well, hello there, 3rd trimester!

27 wk 3 da
How Big is Baby: still the size of an eggplant.
Total Weight Gain: as of 2/27 i was up 24lbs.
Maternity Clothes: check! but luckily i have still be able to fit into some of my pre-pg tops (the ones that were loose fitting to begin with of course)
Stretch Marks: none yet
Sleep: i'm going to stop living in the denial that i will from hence forth ever have a good nights sleep again. if i'm not waking up because i have heartburn/a full bladder, then i'm waking up because i had the freakiest dream/nightmare. :(
Best Moment this Week: we had a great checkup at our last appt. :)
Food Cravings: over the weekend i was really into tuna - yummy!
Gender: boy!
Labor Signs: n/a - oddly enough i really want to experience braxton hicks contrax. i know they are different than the real thing, but i just kind of want a "heads up" on what's coming my way - lol.
Belly Button: what belly button? i think it's completely closed up.
What I miss: bending down to pick something up without feeling like i've just run a marathon, walking around a grocery store without feeling like i've just run a marathon, getting the clothes out of the dryer without feeling like i've just run a get the picture! ;)
What I'm looking forward to: my next massage appt on 3/17. man, that seems so far away right now :(
Weekly Wisdom: our decisions will probably offend someone, but we have to do what we think is best during our transition into parenthood.
Milestones: Baby T is almost the size of a squash!


paula0277 said...

Your decisions will probably offend who??? Who's baby is it anyways? You get the picture!!! Power to the parents ( I'm standing with my hand, in the air)

rebecca said...

Congratulations on reaching the 3rd trimester!!! So exciting, sorry you're having trouble sleeping, but glad to hear things are good with Baby T:)

Mackey said...

Yay for the third trimester!!!! Try a body pillow to get some sleep.

Mommy said...

You are adorable, my dear. I love the tummy! I agree with Mackey-the body pillow saved my sleep. And elevate your pillow a bit since you'll start to have some trouble breathing. A humidifier might work as well, and you'll need one for the baby at some point. Feel good!

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