The third trimester has arrived! In 11 weeks (give or take) I will be holding baby boy in my arms! That’s pretty crazy, considering I still have not bought a single item for him and Gabe and I still haven’t fully decided on a name! Ahh! I keep feeling like I still have a lot of time to do these things, but time is flying and it’s time to get down to business. Maybe this will be a month of productivity as far as baby things go…we’ll see.
How far along: 29 weeks
Weight gain: 13 pounds. My doctor doesn’t seem at all concerned about my weight gain because I’ve been measuring right on track but I feel like I’m not gaining enough based on what I know about weight gain during pregnancy! Maybe I should start shoveling in the donuts? Just kidding 😉
Last Doctor’s check-up: July 19. Everything was looking good, I got my TDAP vaccine, and I passed my glucose test. Baby is now about the size of a pineapple! He’s getting big!
Sleep: I wake up quite a few times throughout the night and have to readjust my position. But I would say I am still sleeping decently. Could be better, could be worse.
Best moment this month: I got sealed to my sweet husband in the Salt Lake City Temple this month! I plan to do a post about the whole event sometime soon. But it was pretty amazing and I’m so happy to now be a forever family. After the sealing I also did a little vacationing in Moab, Utah with my family and it was really fun! The hike in Arches got a little intense so I had to stop about halfway through. It was so hot! But it was fun to explore that area of Utah. West really is best!
forever and ever
my handsome husband at Arches National Park
Worst moment this month: This month I have been starting to get a little anxiety about the future and figuring out how life will be with a job and a baby. I’m still figuring it all out and have decided I’m just going to roll with it, pray about it, and do what feels right. So no need to worry anymore! 🙂 Oh, I also cried at the kennel when I had to drop off my dog before we left for Utah. Embarassing! I’ve always just had a friend stay at my house with him when we’ve been gone, but I don’t currently have my own home so that wasn’t going to work out this time. But the place he was staying posted pictures everyday and he really did look like he was having fun, so all was well.
Tonto having fun with friends at the Dog Resort
Miss anything: I’ve said this before, but I still really miss being able to sleep on my back or stomach. I’m getting tired of only being able to sleep on my side, and it always make my hips sore too!
Movement: Lots and lots of movement happening these days. I can tell he’s getting stronger because the movements are getting a little more intense! I still love feeling the movement throughout the day.
Cravings: I have been craving pizza lately. But I’ve always loved pizza.
Looking forward to: I’m going to get some maternity pictures taken in a couple of weeks, and I’m really looking forward to that! I think they will be fun to look back on.
I still can’t believe I’m going to be a Mom! The baby is kicking me as a write this, reminding me again of this fact. 🙂 Some days may seem long but the weeks are passing by so quickly. Ahh, life. I can’t wait for fall! Fall is the best time of year, and it is going to be even better this year with a new baby and a new house! I am so grateful for families, thankful that my little family is expanding, and most of all thankful that families are forever. Family, family, family. That’s what it’s all about.
28 weeks pregnant in this picture at Sorrel River Ranch in Moab, Utah