We’re getting ready for a work trip. A seven-day long work trip. I’m thankful that Bryan is coming along with, but we’re going to miss Maximus a lot. This weekend we tried to cram a lot of family fun into the short time. Then life got in the way. My neighbor had a garage sale … Continue reading Maternity Monday: This body isn’t holding up like it used to
July 21 After reaching the 9 month mark, thirty-seven weeks is considered full term. If I start having contractions between now and week 40, they won’t stop me from going into labor. That’s a huge milestone! Stats from this doctor appointment: 36 1/2″ inches Lost 2 pounds Heart rate of 135 During this week’s appointment, … Continue reading Thirty-seven weeks
We’ve made it to the nine month mark! Only four short weeks to go! Stats from our latest doctor appointment: 36″ inches from top to bottom of belly 30 lbs gained LBL has dropped some from two weeks ago and is still head down No sign of contractions Major pelvis pain Lots of back pain … Continue reading Thirty-six weeks!
I’m supposed to be taking you on this journey with me, right? I’m not sure how well I’ve expressed the feelings associated with pregnancy. I’ve done a lot of explaining about what’s happening to my body, but have I covered the mind? I’ll see what I can do to change that. I’m a planner. I’ve … Continue reading Preparing – mentally and physically
The nursery is 99% complete! It would be more complete if the rocking chair we purchased wasn’t broke. Yep, it isn’t straight and it doesn’t rock completely because there’s a piece of wood that extends too far in the back. It’s quite the bummer because it’s soft and overstuffed. We haven’t decided if we’ll try … Continue reading Nursery Update!
Do you feel like I’m posting these weekly updates every day? I sure do! I feel like what should be weeks are passing in a matter of days. And not in the seven days to a week fashion. More like one or two days and then it’s a new week again. My body is slowly … Continue reading Thirty-four weeks
Recent conversations: Friend #1: Kyley, you will be roughly 90 weeks pregnant at this point, however, you have always been a trooper so I’m leaving that decision up to you. I’m not expecting you to make it until 3am, but I’m not worried about you being a party-pooper either. Me: Thank you for calling attention to … Continue reading You are who you are
I took a leap of faith when I became pregnant. A leap that looks a lot like something that results in the birth of a child. Before I was pregnant, I looked at a pregnant woman and saw the outcome of a beautiful baby. Now that I’m in the process of having my own beautiful … Continue reading What you see on the outside doesn’t compare to what’s on the inside
I’ve known for some time now that I have some amazing friends. I never in a million years could have foreseen the awesomeness that I was about to engage in on June 19, 2010. I eagerly gave out my open dates for a shower in June. I agreed to the desired location. I anxiously awaiting the … Continue reading Showering LBL with gifts!
Do you know what a birth plan is? I knew the concept of one, but didn’t know specifics until I started looking into it a couple of months ago. Like most questions I’ve had, my answer can be found on BabyCenter.com. It’s pretty straightforward and should be easy to fill out based on your preferences. Even if … Continue reading Our birth plan