Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Pregnancy Update -- 35 weeks

How far along? 35 weeks 1 day
Weight gain/loss? At my doctor's appointment 2 days ago, I was up 15 pounds.
Maternity clothes? The bigger, the better
Stretch marks? Nope, not yet.
Sleep? What's that?  My doctor gave me permission to take Tylenol PM to help me sleep.  Too bad my bladder still wakes me up.
Best moment this week? The best moment was probably when Scarlet looked at my belly and started laughing at me.  Yes, even my 1 year old is making fun of me.
Food cravings? I'll admit that while at the pool yesterday, I smelled the wet cement and I kind of wanted to lick it.  Okay, I really wanted to lick it.  Thankfully I'm not dreaming of wet cement or dirt, but if I smell it, it's another story.  I salivate over it.  Weird and slightly disgusting.
Gender? Still Tiny Todd.
Belly button in or out? Totally flat at this point.
Movement? This is a very wiggly baby.  When I haven't felt him playing soccer for a while, I start to get worried because he is always moving. 
What I miss? Being able to put my shoes on.  I was so determined last night to put my own shoes on and not ask Ryan for help.  It took me what seemed like 10 minutes to do it, but I did it!
What I'm looking forward to:  Spending time with Scarlet, just Scarlet for a little while longer.  Last night she fell asleep in my arms.  I can't remember the last time that happened.  It was divine!  I was in complete heaven.  I love watching her sleep... her tiny little features.  It makes me a little sad that she won't be my baby much longer.  I'm really trying to soak up as much of her as I can before this little guy arrives. 

**So, my blood pressure has decided to shoot up.  I thought something was going on since I had been getting headaches at night for about a week.  I had also mentioned to Ryan a little while ago that I felt like I was getting morning sickness all over again (apparently a sign of high BP).  I had a date with the little orange jug of urine over the last 24 hours to check my protein.  I've also had to have my liver function tests and some other blood work drawn.  I'm hoping all the tests come back normal so I don't have to deliver quite yet.  We're hoping we can make it at least 2 more weeks before he comes into this world.  I'm now super paranoid about swelling, any little twinge of headaches, blurry vision, and all the other good stuff that comes with pre-eclampsia.  No bedrest yet, just "take it easy."  I can almost guarantee I'll be put on bedrest within the next week or two if I haven't delivered. 

4 comments:

Rachelle said...

hi cute girl! i'm so happy for you guys and love being able to peek in at you! i couldn't stop laughing when you said you wanted to lick the cement. haha. i hope you didn't! haha. well, take it easy my friend and get some rest while you can.

Rachelle said...

ps: i just noticed my name on your sidebar. i'm annoying and changed my web address AGAIN. sorry! last time, promise! so you will need to udpate that if you want it to work. here's our new blog address:

hellolittlelife.blogspot.com

and i promise it's not going private, ever. my family went nuts on me for making it private so its public forever. haha.

have a good day!

Diana said...

Oh crap. Think low blood pressure numbers. Power of the mind, right? :)

Keep us updated.

Jacob, Amber, and Baby Kyla said...

AHHH! I'm so excited for you guys! I have been thinking about you a lot this week and about that cute little boy coming! I can't wait to see pictures!!!