Tuesday, May 29, 2012

36 weeks!!

Please excuse the terrible hair/pic...I took this running out the door this morning, I was clearly not fully awake! :) 
How Far Along? 36 weeks, 4 days - 24 days to go!!! (24 days...holy crap!!)
Size? watermelon (seriously?! a freakin' watermelon?!!?), 19 inches - 22 inches around 6.5....but my girl is bigger as she was measuring 5 pounds at 33 weeks! 
Maternity Clothes? I have a small rotation these days...ha! But still only a few pieces are maternity.
Weight Gain? At my doctor's appt last week I hadn't gained anymore weight...not sure how, but I will take it!! :)
Stretch Marks? None yet, still crossing my fingers and lathering up! I am so over that smell!
Gender? Baby Girl!! Elise Kelly!
Sleep? Same as last week...not consistent, but when I do get it it's divine!!
Movement? still pushing like crazy!!
Food Cravings? still fruit...nothing else really gets me excited like it used to...guess I am over it at this point...although I do want to guzzle a huge fountain diet coke!
Anything making you queasy or sick? nope....but I am starting to get bits of nausea for no reason...what's that about?!
Labor signs? still more Braxton Hicks and they are no joke! Aaaaaannnd I had my first contraction on Friday night. Scared the crap out of me! It happened at like 1am, I got up to go to the bathroom and it started...lasted a good 2 minutes...totally freaked me out because I didn't know what it was...and man, did it hurt!! I only got the one and I think a lot of it was do to dehydration because I did not drink water like I was supposed to on Friday (I was about lemon-watered out!), but if that is a sign to come...bring on that epidural!! :)
Belly button in or out? it's out...that means I'm done right?!
Wedding rings, on or off? off :( and sent to the jeweler to get re-dipped and all pretty for me after baby girl comes! :) 
What I Miss? laying by a pool and not looking like a whale! HA!
Symptoms? braxton hicks, swelling, un-ability to do much of anything without tons-o-effort!HA!
Happy or Moody? I am very happy and cannot believe how close we are to meeting our little angel!!
Best Moment of the Week? even as painful/scary as it was...that first contraction...it just makes it all so much more real!! :)
Looking forward to...getting my new mommy mobile!! :) yes, we sold my sweet little Altima that I worked so hard to buy all myself 4 1/2 years ago (so bittersweet!) over the weekend so we are hoping to that the dealer will find our new Jeep for us in the next couple days!! YAY!!!


Ashley said...

such a cute pregnant mama! :)

Katie said...

Contraction?!?! First one? YAY! Oh my gosh how scary/cool. You still look adorable..not like a whale. :)

Rachel said...

Oh goodness you look great!!!
24 days! Exciting!

Anne said...

Ahhh! I totally would've freaked with the contraction!!!

Your little baby will be here SO SOON! So excited for you guys!


Amy Silver said...

I can't believe how close we are!!! Yay, your first contraction! Or.. Ouch! :) what kind of jeep are you getting? Here's hoping we dont have too much longer..

Tiffany said...

You still look absolutely amazing! I can't believe you are so close!!!
Contractions sound exciting and very scary!!!

Unknown said...

you look fantastic!

natasha {schue love} said...

Looking wonderful! We're getting so close!! And can't believe you had a real live contraction!! Wow!

Emily Marie said...

Your on the home stretch now how exciting! Soak it all in even though I know you want to be done, I love having my baby girl here there is nothing like it but I miss having her all to myself in my belly:)

Little Miss Southern said...

You look great!!!!!! Exciting that you had a contraction!!! crazy how close we are!