Size of Baby (per “What To Expect”) – Size of a cucumber. Approximately 2.5 pounds.
Weight Gain – 17 pounds. I definitely indulged during the week between Christmas and New Years.
Movement – Movement is much lower in my belly than my last pregnancy. I feel most of the movement in my pelvis and hips. During my prior pregnancy, most of the movement was against my right rib cage.
Sleep – I miss it. ALOT. It could be worse though. This is how life will be the next couple years (or the rest of my life).
What I miss – Running. Since I was out of town with no bike, I attempted to do some runs on the treadmill and outdoors. They did not go well. After a mile, I found myself forced to walk. The way that the baby is positioned makes running very tough on my hips and back. I hate walking by everyone who isn’t pregnant running.
Best Moments this Week – A special New Years trip. See my post about our trip to the Greenbrier. Just a few of the highlights.
Looking forward to – My next doctor’s appointment. I go back to the doctor for my 28 week/glucose test Thursday. Last pregnancy, my glucose number was 70. Typically the doctor wants you below 140. I will report back. After this visit, I will start going to the doctor every two weeks. Time is ticking away!
With very little time before baby number two gets here, we have decided to move my daughter into a big girl bed over the next few weeks. I have started the process of planning/ordering furniture for her new room. We picked a twin bed exactly like the one above (not both) from High Cotton Home. Clearly we will need rails, and we ordered a lower box spring, but everything else (including the bedding) will look as is. Not too girly, but so cute. Can’t wait to get this into her new room!
Cravings – Sweets. Did you see the plate of treats that I indulged in at the Greenbrier every afternoon? Take it away. Throw it in the garbage. Do something to stop me from digging in!
Symptoms – I think (I mean, I KNOW) my belly grew a lot this week. Symptoms are still the same (bleeding gums, congestion, fatigue), but I have officially reached the point in my mind where “I don’t think I can get any bigger.” Then I do. I remember thinking the same thing with my first child about this time. I have a lot of growing still to do.
Workouts – Being on the road, forced me to adjust my regular workout routine. I did manage to fit in exercise when I could though.
Monday – Tracy Anderson Pregnancy DVD.
Tuesday – Walk/Run on Treadmill. Pool Time with my daughter.
Wednesday – Walk/Run on Treadmill. Pool Time with my daughter.
Thursday – Day off. Travel Day. New Years Day. 4.5 hours in the car with a child that didn’t sleep. Enough said. I needed rest.
Friday – Tracy Anderson Pregnancy DVD.
Saturday – Walk/Run around the neighborhood. The weather was warm in Charlotte this weekend!
Sunday – Teach Flywheel Charlotte. Playlist below.