*Baby K is now the size of a squash!
*I'm up 18.5 lbs and am officially in the third trimester!! It occurred to me the other day that at this time next week I only have 7 weeks left until I'm considered full term.
*Craving Rita's Italian ice a lot lately (or any ICEE for that matter) and lots of sweets.
*Belly button still hasn't popped yet...
*Lots and lots of Braxton Hicks!
*I PASSED my glucose test! Hooray! This was great news to get. I did also find out that dau that when they tested my blood that my platelet's are a little low (just below normal), so they will be monitoring them from here on out.
*Feeling really good overall (no back pain lately), working out is still keeping me sane, and I'm sleeping really well with no trips to the bathroom in the middle of the night! The sleep thing is funny though...once I get in bed, I'm out really quickly but it's the part about actually getting to bed that I'm having issues with. It's like a flip switched when I hit the third trimester and I feel like I have to constantly be doing something productive to prepare, so I've been going to bed later and later. Must work on forcing myself to go to bed earlier, and that the tasks will get done eventually!
Other important things to note:
*Enjoying: Baby kicks, being able to sleep well, getting all the baby items from our shower set up in his room!
*Disliking: I will get some acid reflux here and there but it's not terribly bad. I've also felt a little more emotional/in a hurry to get things done more lately, like I said above.*Random thoughts: I can finally see the end of our once massive to-do list! I remember making it at the very beginning of the pregnancy and adding to it here and there, and now there's only 3 things we need to get done. It feels really good!
*The labor and delivery tour that at the hospital we did was great! I'm glad we chose to do it this early on and that we are delivering where we are. It was really informative and I know it made both of us feel more prepared about when the time comes.
*Our rock and play is set up...the pack and play is ready to be assembled...and we just got our car seat! I plan to do a big product registry post with my favorite items soon.
*Looking forward to: Seeing our little man this time next week at our 3D/4D ultrasound appointment!! We haven't had an ultrasound since 19 weeks, so we absolutely cannot wait to see him again and how much he has grown!
As I mentioned yesterday, our couples "Baby Q" shower was this weekend! My girlfriends did the most amazing job! It was at a facility called The Barn, which is the same place I posted about this summer where we had my girlfriends bridal shower at. It was the perfect spot for a baby shower and went really well with the "Baby Q" theme!
The food...oh my word, it was so delicious. I could've ate for hours ;) There were burgers, mac and cheese, baked beans, pasta salad, regular salad, dips, and more. Cupcakes for dessert and my girlfriend Rachel made the most adorable favors - homemade bbq sauce in little mason jars!
There was also a big pitcher of apple cider sangria for the ladies (YUM! I definitely missed being able to have some of that!) and beer for the guys...
My best friend Lindsay printed out some of my weekly bumpdate pictures and used them in a banner going across the gift table with some baby onesies and socks, which I loved! Now I have some of my bumpdate pictures already printed out to put in a baby book! :)
Did I mention that I really enjoyed having Billy there with me?! It was so nice that he got to be a part of it and that some of his friends were there, too.
It was a really great day and one that I know one day I will be telling Cam about!!