Baby Deuce: Three Weeks Left!

Busting out of my maternity clothes! My belly is lopsided - Baby Deuce is saying hello to all of you!

I’m busting out of my maternity clothes. My belly is lopsided – Baby Deuce is saying hello to all of you!

How far along? 36 weeks, 1 day

Cravings: Ben & Jerry’s Half Baked Ice Cream, spicy Chinese food

Aversions: All vegetables, eggs, beef

Feeling? I’m so tired! All of the contractions are wearing me out.

What I’m looking forward to: On the plus side, I have three weeks left! Or less! :)

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35 Weeks: Contractions, Preparations and C’s Ear Infection

Oops, I forgot to take a picture for this week!  The past week has been pretty interesting.  I’m starting to wonder if Baby Deuce will be ready earlier than her scheduled date of arrival…

Anyway, this week we get to meet the finalists for the next Mamavation Mom campaign, and I can’t wait to see who they are!  Good luck to all of the applicants!

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Baby Deuce: 34 Week Update

Baby Deuce 34 Weeks

How far along? 34 weeks, 1 day

Cravings: Strawberries

Aversions: All vegetables, eggs, beef

Feeling? My depression and anxiety are back, and I’m eager for my long-awaited appointment with my psychiatrist today.  I’m also having severe pelvic and pubic bone pain, and a ton of Braxton Hicks contractions.

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Baby Deuce: 30 Week Update

Baby Deuce 30 wks

Do I look tired?! ;)

How far along? 30 weeks, 2 days

Cravings: Nothing in particular, but I have been consuming a lot of Chobani.  Peach and strawberry banana are my two favorites right now.

Aversions: We’re just going to skip this one, because the list would be long and obnoxious.

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Baby Deuce: 26 Week Update

C running out of the picture and me laughing at the impossibility of a posed picture.  Typical!

C running out of the picture and me laughing at the impossibility of a posed picture. Typical!

It’s been kind of a rough week/weekend here, so I’m combining a pregnancy update with my Mamavation Monday post today.  This update includes how I’m doing with eating (healthy cravings for the win!) as well as my lack of exercise (boo for exhaustion from calorie deficits!).

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Baby Deuce: 19 Week Update

Baby Deuce 19 Wks

C was very uninterested in taking this week’s picture!

How far along? 19 weeks, 2 days – I’ll reach my halfway point this week, since my c-section will be during week 39! :)

Cravings: None

Aversions: Vegetables, protein, most things in the world.  The evilest of all evils: onions and beef.

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Baby Deuce: 17 Week Bump Update

How far along? 17 weeks, 2 days

Cravings: Cinnabon – I indulged on Sunday, and it was delicious!

Aversions: Vegetables, protein

Feeling?  Excited (see next question!).

What I’m looking forward to: We have a holiday edition of MOPS this week and I have to figure out what to bake!  This weekend, I’ll be walking a 5k with a great friend, @rachhabs.  We’ll also have Hubster’s office Christmas party that I get to bake another sweet treat for.  Tis the season!

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Baby Deuce: Week 15 Bump Update

I kept forgetting to take this picture, so C isn’t in it because I knew I’d better take it at the moment it was on my mind.  Oops!

How far along? 15 weeks, 5 days

Cravings: Raspberries, Starbucks Gingerbread Latte

Aversions: Beef, fried foods, eggs, peppers, onions and, usually any type of meat.

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Baby Deuce: 14 Week Bump Update

Helllloooo, second trimester!  I figured that since I’ve finally reached my second tri, and my belly is already much larger than it was at 14 weeks with C, it’s time to start the weekly bump update.  :)   It took about 25 chaotic attempts to get these two pictures.  I couldn’t decide which one I liked better, so I’ve just included both!

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Weekly Update

35 weeks

Size of baby: Large Cantaloupe (up to 22 inches, approx, 5.5 lbs)

Newly craved food:  Veggie subs from Subway

Food aversions: Beef, fried foods

What do you miss?  Being comfortable.

What are you looking forward to?  The ability to sleep on my back, stomach, or however I wish.

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Weekly Update

34 weeks

Size of baby: Pineapple (19-22 in., 4.9 lbs)

Newly craved food: Chocolate

Food aversions: Beef, fried foods

What do you miss?  Sleeping!  Working out for real…not an aerobic workout consisting of bending.

What are you looking forward to?  Having this baby.

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Weekly Update

33 weeks, 1 day

Size of baby: Pineapple (19-22 in., 4.9 lbs)

Newly craved food: BLTs, CHOCOLATE CHOCOLATE CHOCOLATE!!

Food aversions: Beef, fried foods

What do you miss:  Being able to do anything without getting tired!  Putting on pants without struggling.  Being able to put on my own shoes (non-slip-ons, that is!).

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Weekly Update

32 weeks, 1 day

Size of baby: Honeydew (19 in., 4.5 lbs)

Newly craved food: Hot dogs, mint chocolate chip ice cream

Food aversions: Beef, fried foods

What do you miss:  Over the past week or so, I was missing my friends and family who all live 5-6+ hours away.  We saw them over the Christmas/New Year’s holidays, but will not be making another trip to see them until at least Memorial Day weekend.  (We moved to another state over the summer.)

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