Saturday, May 9, 2015

36 weeks.

Everything is moving along at a snails pace because I have one final paper left to write, and one meeting left to attend for the semester. I seriously feel like this is the never - ending semester, which I find myself saying nearly every semester! It hasn't helped that I am sick this week and that our weather has been nothing short of awful, dreary rain. Blah - hello cabin fever and crazy children!

36 weeks

How far along: 36 weeks 
Total weight gain: 22 pounds
Baby is the size of a: A large cantaloupe (7 lbs 3 oz - to be exact off of her ultrasound measurements)
Maternity clothes: Yes
Stretch marks: Not yet
Sleep: Awful. My awesome husband doesn't cover his mouth and coughed in my face and now I have an awful cold
Best moment of this week: Finishing classes, but I still have a paper and a meeting, but at least I do not have to sit through classes anymore, especially because my stomach was starting not to fit!
Movement: So so much!
Food cravings: Water, nothing else tastes that good with this cold
Anything making you queasy or sick: Bad breath
Aches or pains: Back and gallbladder
Have you started to show yet: Yes 
Gender: GIRL!! 
Labor signs: Some contractions in the early morning. 
Belly button in or out: out
Wedding rings on or off: On
What are you dreaming about: I do not think I am sleeping well enough to have dreams…

NST at 36 weeks

A real contraction at 36 weeks

  • Pre-register at the hospital 
  • Pack my bag and buy a few more comfy clothes
  • Wash the bouncy seat cover, the Rock-N-Play cover, and the swing cover
  • Make sure my Medela pump still works 
  • Buy everything on my registry 
  • Stock up on after baby supplies
  • Buy a lamp for the nursery 
  • Do a project with my late grandmother's broaches for the nursery  This came out so cute, and I cannot wait to share! 
  • Make nurses "thank-you" bags
  • Make room darkening panels for the nursery (making today!)
  • Buy gifts from baby LC to the boys
  • Final load of laundry for baby LC (today)

Puckered face

Adorable new outfit

I think that is all for this week! I cannot believe we have less than four short weeks left! I also get my new baby bows in on Monday, so excited! 

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