|Loving Momma's belly|
She is so incredibly busy in there! While I am up and moving throughout the day, she sleeps like a little angel. The second I sit down or lay down for bed, she goes crazy!! She loves to listen to Scott talk and starts trying to kick her way out when we have conversations (just like Paisley did).
I am still doing yoga every week. It is not only relaxing, but is almost the equivalent of getting a prenatal massage. It makes my entire body feel loose and not so pregnant. It also helped when I was having lower back pain! There are some positions that I can't do, but during those periods I will assume the "happy baby" pose. I feel that is appropriate.
I am insanely happy to admit I can still fit in 1 pair of non-maternity pants. I can even button and zip them. All my other pants I have to use a belly band with, or I wear maternity pants. I am a huge fan of Target non-maternity skirts. They are the most comfortable and cute skirts ever. I've already warned my co-workers that my maternity clothing is limited and they will be able to predict my clothing rotation based on how little will fit by the end of this pregnancy.
|Ready to add another Fish|
I feel good, both mentally and physically. I get winded easier now then ever before, but my body feels good. Well, to specify, I feel like a blubbery jelly fish, but I don't hurt or have pain/swelling anywhere. Emotionally I am prepared to cry at any time for any given reason.
I am sleeping great at night. I get up to pee at least once a night, but otherwise sleep until I hear a little voice say "momma" in the morning. I am pretty exhausted by 3-4pm, but I am able to power through until around 9pm when I throw in the towel.
My appetite is all over the board. There are days that I can't get full and there are days that I don't want to eat. I am always thirsty however. Typically pink lemonade is the only drink that can satisfy me. I've let myself consume more coffee with this pregnancy than I did with P. I drink 90% decaf and 10% regular. It just feels good to have that hot cup of happiness in my hand. Heartburn is a frequent companion of mine that I wish would take permanent hike!
My belly button is still in, but it is slowly moving up. The other day baby girl pressed it into an outie and that sort of freaked me out. I rolled on to my side so she would move away from the button.
I've noticed my patience with Scott is running lower than my non-pregnancy patience. I think that is normal and he's tolerating it like a pro. The other night I even prefaced a conversation by saying, "I know this is irrational but,...." It helps him to know that I realize when I am being crazy and it's not some new permanent leaf I've turned over.
We are slowly letting a wave of tiny pink items take over various corners of our house and I don't think any of us seem to mind. We are, each in our own way, preparing to finish writing this chapter of our book and start the newest chapter. It's scary and exciting and worth every second.