Friday, October 29, 2010

36 Weeks

How far along?

Total weight gain:
25 lbs 
(yikes! I reached my 'dream-alloted' weight gain. At least I know I won't gain past 30 in the next couple of weeks. Trust me, I'm really not vain about the weight gain. It was just a little healthy 'goal')

Maternity clothes:
shorts and some tops

Sleep:
I've been sleeping pretty well. I have to switch sides about every couple of hours AND get up to pee, but I can fall back asleep almost instantly. Depending on how early I go to bed, I may wake up around 6am or so, starving and parched, then go back to sleep until around 8 or 9.

Symptoms:
Heart burn galore, achey pelvis, low energy, nauseousness, light-headed

Best moment this week:
Finally getting on the Military's health insurance yesterday!!!!

What I'm looking forward to:
Having a baby!! 
And doing our maternity pics t.o.m.o.r.r.o.w. 
((Can't wait, Marissa!))

Cravings:
milk

Movement:
Since Baby Girl is super low nowadays, her upper-body movement is much harder to feel (except when she punches my bladder), but I'm always getting kicks to the ribs.

Gender:
Daddy's Girl

Belly button:
out

What I miss:
Being able to stand up for more than ten minutes and laying on my stomach

Milestones:
Halfway effaced and 1 cm dilated!

Favorite moments:
Knowing that Little Miss will be here any week!
{It's kinda nerve-wraking, too!!}



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8 comments:

  1. Ahh you look great!! Enjoy your maternity pics!

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  2. Oh my gosh! Is it just me or has the little girl really come to say hello this week!! Your belly is SO adorable on you, I just can't picture you walking without feeling lop-sided. And I'm glad you aren't one of those pregnant women that get all caught up in their weight gain...I mean, you're having a baby for goodness sake! It makes me sad when I hear pregnant women complaining of their weight gain. Granted, I'm sure I will pout a little when the scale keeps going up, but think of the amazing-ness going on inside yourself! I'm so happy you are embracing it more than freaking out about it. :)
    Oh, and I cannot wait to see the pictures!!

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  3. SOOO exciting! You look fantastic!

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  4. Jealous of you 25-pound at 36 weeks gain. I'm 29 weeks today, and I've gained 20. Last week I was at 22, so I lost 2 pounds, but I don't think I'll get that lucky! I think I'll be pushing 30. But I'm okay with that...I didn't think 25 was realistic for me. Just so it's not over 30! :) You look great.

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  5. Looking great momma! You are almost done! I'm looking forward to seeing your maternity pictures :-)

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  6. You look SO cute! I can't wait to see the maternity pics too! Wish I could be there, but someone's naps really get in the way of things... JK! :P See you tomorrow, hopefully!

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  7. You look amazing lady! I think I say that every week though... but seriously... you do!
    When I was preggo with my first I had the whole goal weight going on too. I think I ended up five pounds over. It probably didn't make much difference but I know that feeling (and it's not about being vain... it's just about that stinkin' goal in your mind!)
    You're making progress!!

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  8. You look great! Congratulations!

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