Thursday, February 4, 2010

29w: This week's stats

So I know it has been less than a week since I last did these, but since I didn't go to the doctor today, and I wanted something to write about! Ignore my little pink socklets in the picture.  I sure do look like what Stacy and Clinton on "What Not To Wear" call an ice cream cone-- big on the top and tapered at the ankles.  Eric said that the cat (Ian) is to give the viewer an idea of scale.  Big human, little cat.

How far along?  29 weeks
Total weight gain/loss?  No news on this front, but I feel gigantic.  I will let you know if there is anything interesting after my OB appointment tomorrow.  Oh, and I did take off my wedding band today because it felt a little tight.  I would rather take it off while I can than struggle in a week.  I still have on my engagement ring.
Maternity clothes?  Yes.  Some of my tops are significantly shorter than they used to be and I am considering buying a couple of tops the next size up (I was vain and got all my maternity tops in "small").
Stretch marks? Still none.  I put my cream on every day, not that this is supposed to help, but it makes me feel better.
Sleep?  Decent.  I am going to take Tylenol PM tonight because I always get anxious the night before an appointment and don't sleep all night.
Best moment last week? Eric came home a day early!
Movement?  I feel them move, it is hard to tell when they will be most active.  Eric has felt Baby A have the hiccups, so that was fun.  Also, I am having movements that are clearly a body part poking up, and not just the feeling of something moving inside.
Food cravings? Fruits and vegetables. 
Gender? Two boys!
Labor signs? Still Braxton Hicks.  I have a little panic with each one but they are totally inconsistent.
Belly button in/out? It is still in.  Shallow, but still a ways to go.
What I miss: Cooking.  There are all these recipes I would love to try.  I also miss seeing the rest of my house, and when it snows tomorrow, I will be sad not to be able to watch it pile up on our back deck.
What I am looking forward to: My appointment tomorrow, which will hopefully be good news only.  And my mom is supposed to come home on Saturday afternoon, but we'll see how that works out since they are saying something like 12-18 inches of snow tomorrow through Saturday.
Milestones: Another week pregnant!  And I did say I wanted to be pregnant when my mom got back from her trip, so that is only 2 days away.  I am hoping/assuming I'll make that milestone!

Tonight Eric made macaroni and cheese for dinner.  This has been my only really "bad food" craving recently, and apparently he had the same craving!  It was very good, and we thankfully have leftovers.  My friend Shoshana came over and we watched Grey's Anatomy and had ice cream for dessert.  Eric brought up the ice cream containers and said we could scoop our own.  He put the container on the bed and I started to scoop and tossed the (chocolate) ice cream on to our duvet cover.  Whoops!  Time to wash the sheets, I guess.  I also got it on my shirt sleeve.  Oh, and I also found strawberry jam on my shirt.  I'm such a mess!

And, the big talk around here is that is supposed to snow.  Why this is a big deal, I don't know.  I swear, when I was growing up, it snowed all the time.  I have many memories of sledding, snow days, making trouble with my cousin Jess, building snowmen, etc. every winter.  Yes, the past few years have been pathetic in terms of snow fall, but does that really mean that Philadelphians don't know how to deal with snow?  AND it's on a Saturday, so we don't even have to worry about work and school (not that I was going to worry about that stuff since I don't go out anyway).  It's just crazy that the news tonight is about people buying milk and shovels.  People should already have their shovels, it snowed 2 feet in December and we have had some inches since.  Well, at least it is amusing to me.  I am still sad that I can't go for a snow walk, and I can't go sledding, because I love to do those things.  Maybe I can sled next year and leave Eric home with the boys.  What kind of mom am I?

Here's to hoping for a good night's sleep and a good appointment tomorrow.  I will update again tomorrow, hopefully from home and not a hospital bed.


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