Baby Deuce: 24 Week Update

Pajama Day! The wind chill was -25 degrees, so we huddled up indoors yesterday on Hubster's day off.

Pajama Day! The wind chill was -25 degrees, so we huddled up indoors yesterday on Hubster’s day off.

How far along? 24 weeks, 1 day

Cravings: I had to buy a package of Oreos this week.  Nom nom nom!

Aversions: Where do I begin?

Feeling? I’ve been doing okay with HG, so on Sunday night I decided to skip the Unisom that I’ve been taking every single night (part of my “drug cocktail” as I call it. I’ve been able to do without Zofran most of the time, but not Unisom.).  That was a big mistake!  I felt very nauseous yesterday, and will go back to taking my nightly Unisom.  Ugh!

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Baby Deuce: 16 Week Bump Update

C was laughing so hard!

How far along? 16 weeks, 4 days

Cravings: Vlasic Zesty Dill Spear Pickles

Aversions: Most vegetables and protein

Feeling?  Tired!  I think Baby Deuce went through a big growth spurt this week, because I’ve been totally zapped of my energy.

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Weekly Update

38.5 Weeks

Size of baby: Watermelon (19-22 inches, around 7 lbs)

Newly craved food:  Pineapple, Strawberries, Spicy Mexican Food

Food aversions: Beef, fried foods

What do you miss?  Sleeping without hip and back pain; walking without waddling.

What are you looking forward to?  Meeting our little guy.

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38-Week Appointment Update

For those who are curious how my 38-week appointment went today…

On Sunday, I had contractions that were 6 minutes apart for 8 hours, then they stopped.  Since then, I’ve been woken up in the middle of the night with contractions 4 minutes apart for one hour, then they always stop.  The good news is that these contractions are at least making a little progress.  I am now dilated 2.5 cm.

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Weekly Update

So my “weekly update” will probably combine weeks 36 and 37 this time.  Oops!

36 weeks, 5 days

Size of baby: Watermelon (19-22 inches, around 6.5 lbs)

Newly craved food:  Ghirardelli Caramel Turtle Brownies, Grapes, Pineapple

Food aversions: Beef, fried foods

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Weekly Update

31 weeks

Size of baby: Head of Lettuce (18 in., 3.2 lbs) (he was bigger than that at the ultrasound a couple weeks ago)

Newly craved food: Chips & salsa, shamrock shake

Food aversions: Beef, fried foods

What do you miss: Going on vacations with the hubster.  I was actually starting to look into a Carribbean vacation for us this spring/summer when I found out we were expecting :)

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Weekly Update

30 weeks

Size of baby: Butternut Squash (17 in., 3.1 lbs) (although, he was bigger than this 1.5 weeks ago…)

Newly craved food: Last night I wanted oreos and milk, but there haven’t been any weird cravings in a while.

Food aversions: Beef, fried foods

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Being Sick While Pregnant

Yesterday and today I have been feeling quite sick.  Even though a friend of ours graciously decided not to attend our Superbowl party because he was sick and didn’t want to pass it along to me, I somehow ended up getting sick anyway.  Headache, body ache, chills, fever, nausea.  Let me tell ya, it’s not fun – especially when you’re pregnant.

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Weekly Update

28 weeks, 1 days

Size of baby: Small cabbage (17 in., 2.9 lbs)

Newly craved food: This is so random and I haven’t caved into this craving yet…but Little Debbie Zebra Cakes.  I don’t think I’ve had one of those since I was in elementary school, so I find it a little confusing!

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Weekly Update

27 weeks, 0 days

Size of baby: Cucumber (15 in., 2.2 lbs)

Newly craved food: Grapefruit, alfredo sauce

Food aversions: Beef, fried foods

What do you miss: Not necessarily what I miss, but I really, really would love to go on a vacation!

What are you looking forward to: Trying my other pregnancy workouts – tried prenatal pilates thus far and it was great.

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Weekly Update

26 weeks

Size of baby: Cucumber (approx. 15 in., 2.2 lbs)

Newly craved food: I indulged in some Cold Stone this week and it was fantastic!

Food aversions: Beef, fried foods

What do you miss: This week I started to miss working in a full-time job, mostly because of the constant social interactions that come along with it.  It’s weird being home all of the time, and I’m looking forward to having our baby to keep me busy!

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Weekly Update

25 weeks, 2 days

Size of baby: Eggplant (approx. 9.2 in., 2 lbs)

Newly craved food: Chocolate, Cold Stone Creamery ice cream

Food aversions: Beef, fried foods

What do you miss: Nothing new :)

What are you looking forward to: I ordered three pregnancy workout DVDs today and am excited for them to get here.  I so badly want to work out, but my usual workouts were too high intensity for me to do now.

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Weekly Update

24 weeks, 2 days

Size of baby: Eggplant (approx. 9 in., 1.7 lbs)

Newly craved food: Oranges

Food aversions: Beef, fried foods

What do you miss: Working out at the gym!  I think this is the one thing that I miss most about not being pregnant.  I loved being able to go to the gym, put in my headphones and tune the world out for an hour while I sweated off all stress.

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Weekly Update

20 weeks, 2 days

Size of baby: Banana (7 inches, 11 ounces)…although via the ultrasound we know that he was 13 ounces last Friday!

Newly craved food: Assorted Creams – Chocolates by Russell Stover

Food aversions: Fried foods

What do you miss: Running

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Weekly Update

18 weeks, 0 days

Size of baby: Sweet Potato (approx. 5.5 inches, 5 ounces)

Newly craved food: Peanut Butter M&Ms

Food aversions: Fried foods, and usually beef (although one time this week I really wanted a burger…and I ate it!)

What do you miss: Working out regularly.  Sometimes I’m just too tired to even do any Wii Fit!

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Weekly Update

17 weeks, 0 days

Size of baby: Turnip (approx. 5 inches, 5 ounces)

Newly craved food: Kraft Spaghetti

Food aversions: Beef and fried foods

What do you miss: I really, really, really still miss running.

What are you looking forward to: Being able to fall asleep before 3am. This week has not been pleasant so far.

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Weekly Update

16 weeks, 0 days

Size of baby: Avocado (approx. 4.5 inches, 3.5 ounces)

Newly craved food: Nothing new this week, although I am starting to enjoy a nightly cup of hot chocolate!

Food aversions: Beef and fried foods

What do you miss: (Background = we moved to a different state over the summer.) I miss being closer to family for quick trips to visit.

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