Wow! I am 38 weeks. I know it sounds trite, but I really feel like this pregnancy has flown by and am so excited and READY to meet this little girl. Not to say I haven’t had my challenges with this pregnancy. I know all pregnancies are different, but holy hip pain! I don’t remember it being half as bad with my boys. Maybe it was, though, and I just blocked it out.
FEELING: I am officially OVER IT. I am not going to say I even feel great anymore. I am exhausted, in pain (did I mention hip, back and pelvis pain)? And getting off the couch or turning over in bed is excruciating! I have stopped working out in the past two weeks. That alone is making me feel like a sloth.
I realized that I was getting over exerted and my heart rate was getting too high even with just walking at a excelled pace. So, I am listening to my body and slowing WAY down.
While I still have to keep up with two active kiddos, I am relying on the TV more then I would like to admit. And, as the weather has (finally) turned, they are able to blow some steam off in the backyard.
Wardrobe: I hate to admit it…..but you can usually find me in leggings and a stretchy top. Jeans are for getting dressed up these days. I actually wore a cute maternity dress on Sunday for a brunch with my girlfriends. It felt great to feel pretty again! I cannot wait to bet back to my normal clothes.
CRAVINGS: Junk food. Oops. My healthy eating kick is out the window at this point. I am really trying to get my proper nutrition in. But, that does not mean I’m not going to have a bowl of ice cream or a cupcake after dinner.
OVERALL: I am trying my very best to embrace the moment. This is going to be my last pregnancy but it is really hard with two other little kids to take care of too.
We have finally picked a name!! We have told a few friends, but are waiting until she gets here to tell everyone. Stay tuned!!