Size of Baby: Head of Lettuce (19 in., 3.9 lbs.)
Weight Gain: I didn’t weigh myself this week.
How Iâ€™m Feeling: Hmmm…I think Iâ€™m getting tired of being pregnant. Â I love love love feeling him kick inside of me and I think Iâ€™ll miss feeling those flutters all day, but Iâ€™m getting uncomfortable. Â I canâ€™t tie my shoes anymore, shaving is impossible and just the simple act of movement is getting harder. Â Iâ€™m so lucky to not have back pain, sciatic pain or anything of the like though.
Sleep is still difficult. Â It takes a lot for me to roll over in bed. Â I have to pee a couple times during the night as well, so that takes away from sleep too.
I had some heartburn last week still… nothing new.
I have this weird sensation (and have for a couple weeks) where it feels like my heart is compressed with my lungs. Â I donâ€™t know if its anxiety (I donâ€™t think so?) or just the fact that my lungs are compressed. Â Anyways, it makes for an interesting feeling.
I discovered that I have one shirt to wear to the gym now and it was dirty, so I wore the shirt in my pictures. Â Needless to say, David took me to Target to get a few more shirts to get me through the remaining weeks!
Other than that, I think everything is still going the same… still tired.
Doctorâ€™s Appointment: Â I had a quick appointment this week. Â I passed my gestational diabetes test and my iron levels are back to normal! Â Hallelujah! Â My midwife just checked the heart rate (130 bpm) and measured me and said I was good to go for 2 more weeks…
What Iâ€™m Eating: Â Iâ€™ve been eating a ton of cereal. Â I just canâ€™t seem to get enough. Â I think because Iâ€™m tired and donâ€™t feel like cooking. Â Food doesnâ€™t taste very good to me right now either though. Â I did have a few cravings for Asian food this week and ate a homemade pad thai and then some curry. Â They tasted good. I also have some serious sweet cravings (think: fro-yo!). Â I really donâ€™t have any real aversions though… cooked zucchini and bell peppers have been an aversion since my first trimester but sometimes Iâ€™ll choke them down in dishes if they are chopped fine enough. Â Salads still sound good though.
Exercise: Walking still… Â I walked a little bit less because of some round ligament pain. Â I tried to walk mostly everyday but maybe like 2.5 miles instead of 3 a couple times. Â Towards the end of the week, I was doing better and back to my 3 miles. Â I can definitely tell that some days are better than others though. Â Sometimes I feel like I could walk for a while longer and other days I feel like I have the weight of the world on me and can barely trudge through the park. Â Iâ€™m trying to keep pushing through because I really want to keep this up until the end of my pregnancy, but of course Iâ€™ll listen to my body.
Baby Purchases: Â My mom was in town for a couple of days and we worked a ton on the nursery. Â We bought some letters in his name for above the closet and made some other little pictures for the walls. Â We washed all the 0-3 month clothes and organized the room. Â We ordered some crib sheets, a valance and a crib bed skirt. Â Itâ€™s all coming together!!
Looking forward to: Â My baby shower is Feb. 2 and my birthday is Feb. 5. Â We are having a few people come into town for it too. Â I’m counting the days until that weekend.