Week and day: 35 weeks 1 day
Belly Button in or out: oh it's out - and I think I may have spotted a very small stretch mark
Wedding rings on or off: fingers are way to swollen to wear them - but I did get them redipped so they look bright and shiny for when I can finally put them back on
Food cravings: tomato and cheese sandwich, chocolate
Food aversions: none!
Nausea: not much
Energy level: get exhausted a lot easier now
Weight gain: I asked the nurse at my appointment on Monday what my total was and she said 33 pounds and said that was just fine...however, that's based on my first real appointment when I was already 13 weeks so I think it's more than that but we'll keep that to ourselves. :)
Mood: starting to feel anxious about how the whole labor will play out - especially because Septtro has started up with coaching football again...and I feel like I'm so behind in getting things ready for Ladybug. Three of my friends (two first time moms) have now given birth around 37 weeks...so, yeah, that kicked me in a bit of a higher gear these past few days. :)
Maternity clothes: some I can't wear anymore but I have enough to get me through the remainder of the pregnancy
Size of baby: honeydew melon (why must they always compare my Ladybug to food?) :)
Changes of baby: kidneys are fully developed, Ladybug is mostly developed - just packin on the pounds now, may be around 5 pounds and 18 inches long
Next appointment: Monday August 31st - going every week now....at my appointment this past Monday, she said Ladybug was still head down but slightly to the right - that I was all baby (which most people have continued to comment on) - and I was measuring right on track
Other: I would have to say the worst part so far about my pregnancy has been the swelling. Don't get me wrong, I know it could be MUCH worse. I honestly feel I've had a fairly easy pregnancy considering all of the different things most women go through. But the swelling - my right side especially (feet and hands) - oh my. When I go for walks at night, I have to keep my hands at heart-level or else they'll itch and swell even more. I would think perhaps some of my neighbors may think I'm havin church walkin down the street sometimes. Haha. And my feet...they're like sausages. But it's all temporary - and WELL worth it!
**Doc said this is normal - my blood pressure is fine and I'm probably swelling more on my right side because of how Ladybug is positioned**
Sorry, no picture this week....only cause I keep forgetting...I'll try to post one soon!
Starting Side. Chaotic Middle. The Other Side.
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