The bump has been getting lots and lots of love this month with FOUR amazing showers. (More on that in my next post with a look at my baby shower my sisters threw me yesterday [ahhh-mazing]) 31 weeks was a very busy busy week! I actually took these photos on Friday with my sister Brittany but haven’t had time to blog them until now. My cousin told me this week the bump definitely grew, so we’ll see what you all think. Its hard to tell when it is your own body. Everything has been going great though still and yes I’m still loving being pregnant. I have my days when I’m SOOOO EXCITED to meet Baby M but then again, I never want this to end haha. Which would be weird to be pregnant all the time but I just love it so much. But don’t worry mom, I don’t plan on having a million kids.
How far along: 31 weeks, 5 days
Sleep: Great! You should hear my grunts when I try to get in and out of bed though in the middle of the night. The pregnancy pillow just sucks me in.
Best moment this week: Definitely celebrating Baby M at my showers!!!
Movement: Tons and tons of movement! Hiccups 3-5 times a day [even as I type]! Around 5:30am I always grab Matthew’s hand and he feels the hiccups and then the baby getting super mad about it and wiggling all over. Oh, and the babe definitely loves to worship at church. Or dance to the song ‘Royal’ in the car …
Miss anything: My chin
Food cravings: Nothing specific still … but I feel like I have so many sweets being given to me at every shower and I’m pretty sure my mother in law is trying to fatten me up. She makes me a pumpkin pie like every week.
Maternity Clothes: Yes! And here is a story for you all. I know I had been saying it for weeks that I was going to buy maternity jeans, but I just couldn’t bring myself to do it. My regular jeans still fit but they are TIGHT and made me grumpy as soon as I put them on. The zipper wouldn’t even attempt to zip but with a bella band it worked. However, the zipper still stabbed me throughout the day and it didn’t feel too great. So everytime I was with my mom I guess I complained about it so being the ‘do-er’ she is, she ordered me maternity jeans without telling me and surprised me with two pairs and a couple shirts. I was so surprised and BOY DO I REGRET not buying ones sooner. UGH. I have been totally missing out on comfort the past few months. I don’t know why I didn’t want to. Not even so much the money, it was more so that none of them looked cute in a picture but once you have them on and a shirt pulled down over the band, they are really cute! She got me some from old navy and I definitely will be wearing the crap out of them. She gave them to me right after we snapped these photos so now I can get in and out of my car … and bend my legs. Kind of important. Thanks mommy!
Anything making you queasy or sick: Nope. I am noticing that I will just be putting make up on and all of a sudden am totally out of breath. Like I just ran 3 miles. So he or she is definitely getting bigger and pushing on my lungs!
Have you started to show yet: Yes!
Gender prediction: Boy! I’ve heard a few guesses for a girl but almost everyone says boy. I loveeee hearing the predictions so if you haven’t made one yet, leave a comment below! I even have random people coming up to me in public asking what I’m having or guessing it is a boy because I’m apparently all out front.
Labor signs: No but he or she has been head down for over 2 weeks now and is LOCKED AND LOADED!! Doctor says everything still looks great. So thankful.
Belly button in or out: Blown OUT. I remember back in the 20 weeks I thought it was so cute … its just plain funny now.
Wedding rings on or off: On
Happy or Moody most of the time: Happy
Looking forward to: Putting all our gifts away and moving forward with the nursery now. And our maternity pics will be coming soon! Eeekkkk.
How is Zoey handling the news: Miss nosey is doing great. Every once in a while she goes into the nursery and sticks her head in all the gift bags. I plan to come home with the baby for the first time with a bag of goodies for Zoey too so she doesn’t feel left out. My guess, she’ll grab the bone and only care about that.
stay tuned for the shower post tomorrow! I can’t wait to share!