Thursday, March 29, 2012

Week 34 ♥

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*Went to the Dr this week. Gideon is about 4.5 lbs. Healthy baby. ♥

How far along? Week 34! ♥ Only 6 weeks left!!!

Best moment this week: Baby shower on Saturday! I had so much fun!!!

Miss Anything?  Putting on my shoes by myself. Not worrying about weight gain or movement or swollen feet. lol

Movement:  Pretty much all the time. ♥

Food cravings: Lots of fruit and sweet stuff! Kale chips! And Watermelon!!! I about ate half of what I bought last night cutting it up!

Labor Signs: Not so much this week. I start getting checked by the dr in two weeks!

Belly Button in or out? Pretty much out.

Happy or Moody most of the time:  Both! My emotions are magnified 100%

Weight Gain So far: 28 lbs in 8.5 months

Wedding rings on or off? On mostly during the day. But around 5 or so I have to take it off. Boo!

Looking forward to: Going to see my family for Easter weekend next week!





Baby Shower!


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Do you like my dress?


I made it that morning!

















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I won cookies!

But I don’t need cookies!!!





















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Love the cake, Kari!!!


























Prayer Needs:



  • Getting everything done!



  • Staying focused on school



  • Eating healthy







Then they brought little children to Him, that He might touch them; but the disciples rebuked those who brought them. But when Jesus saw it, He was greatly displeased and said to them, “Let the little children come to Me, and do not forbid them; for of such is the kingdom of God. Assuredly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God as a little child will by no means enter it.”


Mark 10:13-15

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Week 33!

 

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*This week, Gideon is about 4 1/2 pounds and more than 17 inches!*

How far along? Week 33! ♥ Only 7 weeks left!!!

Best moment this week: Going to Oklahoma to visit David’s family. While we were there, my 3 year old nephew sat in my chair with me and told me, “You have a baby in your tummy!” I showed him were Gideon was at the time, and let him touch my belly. He looked at me with such wonder…it was precious! (This was after he told me that Jesus died on the cross for us…Love it!) Gideon also moves a lot when I am around other kids. I think he wants to come out and play! That was the highlight of my week, but there were so many more great things that happened. ♥

Miss Anything?  Not hurting…my side and back hurt a lot lately…and I can’t tie my shoes!!!

Movement:  I grew a lot this weekend, so he is just chilling in his bigger space! But he does move…I just ate a pineapple, and I forgot how much he moves when I eat pineapple…I think that gets him going more than anything!

Food cravings: Lots of fruit and sweet stuff! Also, Italian food. I try to find healthy alternatives to this, but sometimes nothing beats a good Chicken Parmesan! But I did try baked zucchini and baked sliced potatoes last night. Soooo good! Add spray olive oil and garlic salt…I could eat my weight in those!

Labor Signs: Not so much this week

Belly Button in or out? A little out….I feel like my belly button is now leading me!  See???DSCF0631

Happy or Moody most of the time:  Both! My emotions are magnified 100%

Weight Gain So far: 24 lbs in 8 months (But I weigh in next week…I’m a little nervous!)

Looking forward to: Having him here! Holding him, kissing him, snuggling with him!

Prayer Needs:

  • Getting everything done!
  • Staying focused on school
  • Eating healthy

 

Then they brought little children to Him, that He might touch them; but the disciples rebuked those who brought them. But when Jesus saw it, He was greatly displeased and said to them, “Let the little children come to Me, and do not forbid them; for of such is the kingdom of God. Assuredly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God as a little child will by no means enter it.”

Mark 10:13-15

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

8 months down, 2 months to go!

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*This week, Gideon is about 4 pounds and 17 inches!*

How far along? Week 32! ♥ Only 2 months left!!!

Best moment this week: Going to birthing class. I am so thankful that my hubby will be with me! He is such a great coach…he actually took the class more seriously than I did! Just one more reason why I love him! ♥

Miss Anything?  Not really…I think I’m nesting b/c I have a lot of energy, again!

Movement:  Constant throughout the morning and evening. He gets bolts of energy when I eat lunch, too! Oh, and the hiccups…I love them! He has them up to 4 times a day! It almost puts me to sleep!

Food cravings: Fruit! And light salads like cucumber/tomato/feta salad. YUM! Also, I love Quinoa! And Kale chips! I could eat those all day!!!

Labor Signs: Not many Braxton Hicks...but some. Mostly the crampy, my-uterus-is-expanding feeling. But I know it’s all worth it! ♥

Belly Button in or out? Flat, and part of it’s out. Yes, weird, I know.

Happy or Moody most of the time:  Both! My emotions are magnified 100%

Weight Gain So far: 24 lbs in 8 months

Looking forward to: Having him here! Holding him, kissing him, snuggling with him!

Prayer Needs:

  • Energy
  • Time Management
  • Forgetfulness
  • Weight acceptance and body image
  • Eating healthy
  • Blood Pressure went down this week! PTL!
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"As one whom his mother comforts, so I will comfort you; And you will be comforted in Jerusalem."

(Isaiah 66:13)

Thursday, March 1, 2012

The Big 3-0!

 

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This week, the little man is about 15.5 in and 3 lbs!!!

How far along? Week 30! ♥ Only 10 weeks left!!!

Best moment this week: We went and registered! It makes it a little more real to pick out things for Gideon…We went to Target (which really doesn’t have a lot!), Baby’s R Us, and Buy Buy Baby. We picked out the bigger items (we pretty much knew what we wanted) and most of the small stuff. I did forget towels and washcloths, so I might have to do that later. But for the most part, it’s done!!!

Miss Anything?  Energy! I’m so tired!

Movement:  Pretty constant. Although, the past two days he hasn’t been quite as active as I am used to…But he still likes to get under my ribs, as well as under my pelvic bone…AT THE SAME TIME!!! The Dr did say that he is head-down now…YAY!

Food cravings: Not so much. I just feel hungry all the time.

Belly Button in or out? Flat, and part of it’s out. Yes, weird, I know.

Happy or Moody most of the time:  Both! My emotions are magnified 100%

Weight Gain So far: 19 lbs <—Yes, I lost a pound from two weeks ago!

Looking forward to: Having him here! Holding him, kissing him, snuggling with him!

Prayer Needs:

  • Energy
  • Time Management
  • Forgetfulness
  • Weight acceptance and body image
  • Eating healthy
  • Blood Pressure (it’s gotten steadily higher as I’ve gotten more pregnant)

This Never Gets Old:

“My son, hear the instruction of your father, and do not forsake the law of your mother”

Proverbs 1:8