Monday, May 12, 2008

Hello 3rd Trimester!

Wow. Today marks the beginning of my 27th week which also marks the first day of my 3rd trimester.
The first trimester went by fast, mostly because once I found out I was pregnant, I was already 5 weeks along! The second went by pretty slow (14-26 weeks). I am sure this trimester will go by fast just because we have a very busy spring summer with weddings, my baby showers, birthdays etc. August will be here before we know it!
My "first" Mother's day was very nice. My wonderful husband got me a cute card expressing how excited he is to be having our first baby. I got a rose at the restaurant we went to and at church people were wishing me a happy mothers day! It is good to know people see that I am pregnant and not just "getting a little bigger in the front"
I also fear that people think I am some knocked up teenager because I look so young. When I go to the mall, people look at me like I have three heads. I have started to dress up a little more and throw on some makeup when I go out and that usually keeps the weird stares to a minimum. I also try to flash my sparkly wedding ring whenever I get the chance!
I hope all the moms out there had a wonderful mother's day yesterday!

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

99 Days and Counting

99 days until we get to meet our little girl! The time really has flown by. It seems like yesturday that I got a positive pregnancy test!
I start my 3rd trimester on Sunday at the 27 week mark. Crazyness! My belly is definatly a pregnancy belly now! It had a major growth spurt around 24 weeks and since then, it has been getting harder and harder. I can also feel her more and more each day. About once a day it feels like she makes a full body turn and it is the most uncomfortable feeling so far! I cannot feel it from the outside, but I sure can from the inside!
She also enjoys doing somersaults and punching/kicking me at 3am most mornings.

The nursery is coming along slowly. The crib is up and I have started organizing the closet. I also have a cute rocking chair in the nursery which will come in handy during those early morning feedings! I am still trying to figure out where I want things in the nursery though.
We also have a twin bed in there which takes up space but I also don't want to take that down either. If we have guests over they will need a place to stay and I don't want to subject them to the couch!

I also picked out some wall letters for her name. I will probably wait until I have the bedding set up to pick colors and paint them. Not that they can go on the wall until she comes home anyways because the name is under wraps until she is born.
I will post some pics of the nursery in progress soon!