Tuesday, October 15, 2013

36 Weeks {A Pregnancy Update}

We are due to have a baby in just 4 weeks. 

**I've been so sore lately. Guess all of my muscles are stretching and doing whatever it is they do. It usually is just noticeable at the beginning of the day and end of the day. 

**During this two week period, I've had a little more swelling than in past weeks. It is not consistent which is GREAT! but if I spend a day doing a lot of moving about, it may or may not result in some swelling. The more water I drink, the less swelling there is.

**Grandmom and I went yard-saling last weekend and it was a blast! I spent $5.50 and got 14 baby clothing items, 2 bibs, 2 burp cloths, one little Christmas hat and a brand new box of blocks.

**Last Sunday, Matt took pictures for a family as a trade off for a box of cloth diapers. The box contained a large variety of diapers and I'm not sure how many of them we will use at least to start with but it was well worth the exchange.

**Matt took some maternity pictures and they turned out so well. I will post all of them soon!

**We've received several of the large items from our registry including the activity mat, Bumbo, monitor, booster seat. We still need a few small items but as for the basics, we've mostly got it covered.

**Monday, October 7th, the baby kicked literally all day long. I think a conservative guess would be 100 times. It was crazy and awesome at the same time!

**Tuesday morning, I was cold so Matt rolled over and snuggled up close and put his hand on my stomach. The baby started moving and all of a sudden, I got a swift kick right to the right side of my stomach directly into Matt's hand! It was the first time a kick has actually hurt. It was crazy! This baby is growing like crazy!!

**Over this past weekend, I caught a cold. UGH!! I don't like to have a cold ever but a cold while pregnant was certainly the pits! I have managed to survive. ;-) Thankful my awesome husband took good care of me. Also, it worked out that we received a humidifier as a baby gift and we set it up in our room while I was sick! :)

**I finished the treat boxes for the nurses, doctors, etc for the hospital. I will take some pictures and post soon. They came out great!

Here are a few pictures from these past two weeks including a few of the maternity pictures that Matt took.

35 weeks, 2 days after our most recent appointment. I now start going every week. 


  1. EEKKKK!!! I'm so excited (weird, I know since I've only met you once!) but I am so happy for ya'll! The delight you have in every experience, the way ya'll are together - it's just good stuff. Keeping you in my prayers! :)

  2. You look so adorable! Can't wait to see the rest of your maternity photos. I've got a kick count app that I do sporadically. You should totally do it, it's crazy to count out how much the baby kicks!

    1. Thanks, Tiffany! I hope to post them this week once Matt finishes them. I had not heard about the app but have counted myself at times. It is absolutely crazy. Active little ones! :)

      You look great too by the way. Just read your latest update!