Going to work on my to-do list now
Weight: +23 at Publix. The fastest that I’ve moved lately was jumping on and off that scale before anyone else could read it.
Maternity clothes: Yep, and normal dresses in a size up (or 3 sizes up).
Sleep: We’ve been going to bed early and getting so much sleep, and it’s so great. Not sure if I should just enjoy this now, or start weaning myself from sleep so it’s not such a hard adjustment.
Best moment: Chris and Brooke’s wedding! I’m so happy to officially have another sister. And our 2nd/last perinatologist appointment where we heard that she’s still head down and looking good! They estimated that she’s measuring a couple of days behind gestation, but within average size, and about 5 lbs. 4 oz. They guessed that she’ll be close to Beau’s birth weight, but I’m guessing slightly smaller. We’ll see!
Missing: Cocktails at weddings. I am not a confident sober dancer, except to Copperhead Road.
Loving: Tiny pink clothes.
Movement: Big pushes. I can feel them all over, but a lot in my upper right side. At our appointment that’s where her butt was, so I guess it’s her stretching out. And hiccups multiple times a day.
Cravings: Nothing, really! (as I finish eating an oreo…)
Symptoms: Stronger Braxton Hicks, I can feel when one is about to come on. Trying hard to avoid waddling, but I think it’s happening. I also get irrationally annoyed when I have to bend over for any reason.
Looking forward to: Long Memorial Day weekend, and another doctor’s appointment next week.
Dad’s thoughts: “So much fun at Chris and Brooke’s wedding. I loved showing off Alexa with her belly showing at the wedding. Can’t believe how close we are to meeting Grace, it was cool seeing her face in 3D. I think she’s going to look like Alexa.”
*Clarification: When Johnny said “…with her belly showing at the wedding…” he meant in my dress… I did not wear a crop top to the wedding, nor any other time.
Behind the scenes: Beau had just peed through to his onesie and spent the rest of the rehearsal dinner in nothing but a diaper
Dad and Beau reading and me thinking that iPhones take good quality pictures…not.
Sneak preview of baby Grace! I used to think 3D ultrasounds were so weird but now that it’s my own kid, it’s the coolest thing ever. Although I still think that the babies in them all look the same.
The tech said “She has some cheeks!” and we said “Well look at her brother!”
…And if you thought the 3D pictures were creepy. Johnny said “She looks like you!”…?!?!