I have officially entered my third trimester! Yay! This pregnancy seems to be going by so much faster now that I'm in school again. I have to say that going to school while pregnant is exhausting, though. Every day I come home from school and feel like I'm ready for bed. I guess I should start taking a naps but the problem is that I hate naps. They're little time thieves, stealing my day. I love to sleep in but I hate to take naps. Does it make sense? No, because sleeping through the entire morning takes up a lot more of my day than a 30 minute nap. I'm aware of this, but I guess I'm just irrational because I still hate naps.
Okay, enough about my silliness, let's get down to business. Here's a bit more of a pregnancy update:
Weeks along: 28 weeks
Size of the baby: size of a Chinese cabbage (according to the pregnancy app on my phone). She should be about 2 1/4 pounds and 14.8 inches from head to toe.
Movement: there's a lot of it. My mum and sister both got to feel a kick this week. The baby gets really active at about 11pm-12am at night (right when I'm trying to fall asleep, haha). She's been kicking my bladder more frequently too. What a little punk.
Symptoms: I've been getting cramps in my calves every few days. I usually get them in the mornings when I'm still in bed. They are awful! I even got one during water aerobics yesterday. Just one of the many joys of pregnancy.
Cravings: Spaghetti. I've been eating it every day. It's weird because I had a really strong aversion to it throughout the first half of my pregnancy!
Belly button: It's still an innie, but it's getting shallower and more stretched sideways
Wedding ring: I can still fit my engagement ring but I can't wear both my engagement ring and wedding band at the same time anymore. Particularly if it's a hot day.
Nursery: I haven't really gotten started on the nursery. Our second bedroom is currently being used as a study and as a storage area. I've moved some things out of it and reorganized a little. I've partly planned out how I want to decorate it, but I haven't actually started doing it. I'll hopefully be writing a post later this week about my plans.
By the way, I had the lovely glucose test last week. I had to drink the glucose stuff while I was in class. If anyone was watching me while I was drinking that, they would have seen some interesting facial expressions (ones of disgust to be more specific).
Eat more bananas. They are supposed to help with cramps. Nan told us the name yesterday and we love it! :)ReplyDelete
drink extra water and it will help with swelling and the leg cramps. you look so cute by the way.ReplyDelete