Thursday, August 4, 2011

36 weeks (a little belatedly)

I hadn't done an update in awhile, so I figured why not...

How far along are you?: as of today I am 36w 5days

 
How big is baby? Around 6 lbs if the books are to be believed

Weight gain/loss?: +35-ish lbs

 
Stretch marks?: Miraculously no, but I keep waiting for them to show up.

Maternity clothes?: My wardrobe is very limited these days. I have taken to wearing the hubby's tshirts when I get home from work because so few of mine cover my stomach!

Sleep?: Finally kicking my butt. I wake up every night at 1:30, 3:30, 4:30 and 5:30, and my poor husband has been kind enough to sleep on the couch for much of the past two weeks.
 
Best moment this week?: Realizing there's only a month to go!

Food cravings?: Still fruit - grapes, strawberries, apples...good thing it's summer! 

Gender?: Girl!

 
Movement?: She enjoys shoving body parts into my sides and ribs and rolling all around pretty regularly.

 
Belly button?: Still flat.
 
Symptoms?: Swollen feet. My hands have started getting tingly and my arm falls asleep when when sleep. And I feel like I need a forklift to get me off the couch and out of bed.
 
What do I miss?: Beer. And being able to move like a normal person.
 
Here's my pic from last Saturday at 36 weeks, before my sister's bridal shower at my house.
 
I'm hoping after my SIL's bridal shower Saturday that I will be able to make some headway on final projects/organizing in the nursery. New heat and a/c should be taken care of upstairs in the next couple of weeks, and maybe just maybe I will find a way to get a new vehicle before this baby gets here! She'd better hang in there for a couple more weeks because Mom has a lot to do!

4 comments:

  1. You still look great! I can't believe you are down to THREE weeks! Holy crap this went by fast!

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  2. You look fantastic and you are really in the home stretch now! She'll be here before you know it :)

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  3. Ok, I'm with you on the sleep...I was so frustrated last night I wanted to scream.

    And, I literally LOLed when you said you need a forklift to get you off the couch and bed, because Brandon and I talk about that all the time. It'd make life so much easier! I HATE ROLLING OVER/GETTING UP.

    You look cute as always :)

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  4. Seriously, cutest pregnant person ever!

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