Friday, July 22, 2011

25 weeks



How many weeks: 25!


Size of baby: Size of a rutabaga

Weight Gain: 18 lbs (clearly it looks like the latest 6 lbs went to my arms. ugh.)

Maternity Clothes: yes please! I mostly wear dresses because it's just so much easier. I've added bike shorts under the dresses because...well...I'm sure I don't have to go there.
Gender: it's a BOY! Judd Richard

Movement: Ok, if it's possible to have a more hyperactive child than Ava, it's gonna be little Judd man. He moves constantly!! Especially when I am still. He is my mover and shaker. WE. ARE. SCARED.
Sleep: Sleeping pretty good. I get a little freaked out at this point because I wake up on my back a lot which is a no no. Just upped my pillows from 2 to 6 (ok maybe just 4) to stop all that though. So far it's helping! I wake up super early and then get sleepy each day around 1pm. I am exhausted every afternoon and fight off taking naps like it's my job!

What I Miss: Sleeping on my stomach and my memory. I am so forgetful these days!! The pregnancy brain is no joke and I'm sure all involved with me these days are less than happy about my absent mindedness. I also miss bending over with ease. Now it seems like I always have to make some loud sigh as I am struggling to get up and down.
I also miss shaving my legs in the shower. I think this is the worst part about being pregnant in the summer. Even worse than battling the heat. But ask me again in a few weeks and I may change my mind.

Cravings: No cravings lately. I eat a lot of dairy, however. Cereal, yogurt, cottage cheese, cheese foldovers. Yep.
Symptoms: My joints are starting to hurt after working long days on my feet. Still not wearing my wedding ring due to the alergic reaction. Other than that I feel great. I'd say I'm a bit more sensitive lately. Or at least this week. I have cried 538 times. Over the DUMBEST things.
Best Moment this Week: Watching him move all about my stomach. And watching Ava watch him and get so tickled. We also registered. That was fun!




5 comments:

  1. you look cute! I ended sleeping on my back to the bitter end (as in the hospital) with the twins - i couldnt stop no matter what i tried so i gave up trying. cant believe youre 25 weeks already!

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  2. I always ended up accidentally on my back too...it stressed me out so bad. But I am sure you guys are ok.

    I bet Ava's face is priceless when she sees her little brother moving! Layla loved seeing Hayden move. She would squeal like crazy!

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  3. Oh girl, all of my pounds are resting squarely in my arms and thighs. I am really missing sleeping on my stomach and bending easily as well. I tried to paint my toes the other day and felt like a whale.

    You're looking great, friend! We're almost there :)

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  4. You look amazing pretty Momma! I know your fears all to well about the baby being hyper active! I pray that are boys calm once they arrive =)

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