Thankfully, almost everything is ready for our little boy to arrive. I have a few books I want to read, including (finally!) some fiction that's just for fun! With 6 weeks to go, I want to focus on mentally relaxing and enjoying these last few moments that are all about me. I've spent so much time preparing for baby that I feel like I need to stop and smell the roses a little! Appreciate this time - right now. So we'll see how that goes, but it's my goal this week!
Week: 34 weeks along - 6 weeks to go!! (Maybe!)
Total Weight Gain: About 21 lbs total!
Exercise: I can't say enough how much yoga has helped me stay strong throughout my pregnancy! I've also been trying to add in other strength exercises like squats to my routine.
Nutrition: Lots of spinach smoothies, tomatoes, bananas, and limited amounts of sweets. Trying to stay healthy while on the road!
Food cravings/aversions: Not much this week. I don't like food as much when I'm in a funk. :/
Signs of Stretch Marks: Still no changes and I can't believe it! Still using Burt's Bees Belly Butter!
Maternity Clothes: No new ones since 32 weeks!
Sleep: Difficult in the hotel, but sooo much better now that we're home.
Feeling: Physically, I'm feeling good. My lower back has been hurting a little, especially the days after I skip yoga. My hip & rib pain isn't as bad this week. My feet also begin to swell quite easily now, but I'm blessed to receive lots of foot rubs!
Baby Movement: All the time! It's getting to the point where I absolutely know I'm going to miss this feeling!
Belly Button In or Out? In
Wedding Rings On or Off? On
What I miss most this week: My sunny disposition. I want my happy back!
Best moment this week: Laying on the couch watching tv with my husband. It's the little things. :)
Looking forward to: Settling in back home!
What do you want to do for yourself before baby arrives? Are you making yourself a priority? So soon, life will be totally different!
xo kristen genevieve