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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