Due Date: May 8, 2012, but I'm hoping she comes a little early:)
Weight Gain: Nothing this week. Running total: 20 lbs!
Symptoms: Big belly, aching ribs and back, charlie horses at 2am, frequent trips to the ladies room.
Cravings: Milk. Brownies, ice cream, cake, but I'm careful to only indulge after eating something healthy. This sometimes means I make very quick meals for dinner so I can get to the good stuff.
Sleep: Could best be described as not very restful. Between the trips to the bathroom and waking up in PAIN every morning, it's just not great. I even find myself getting out of bed earlier than I normally would because there is no point in trying to fall back asleep when it hurts so much to even breathe. I still switch up my positions at night, but it's just not helping at this point.
I am loving: Warm showers and heating pads (not too hot)- seems to help my backaches.
I miss: Not having back pain, being able to shave my legs without contorting myself into odd positions.
I am looking forward to: Dr appointment tomorrow- I always love seeing her in our ultrasound and finding out how much she's grown!
I'm spazzing about: All the photography projects I need to finish in the next couple of weeks.
Best thing about this week: I switched chairs with a girl at my work and the one I'm in now has better lumbar support and leans back more, so my ribs don't take such a beating during the day.
Milestones: Emersyn definitely seems to respond to both Blake and I's voices, so we find ourselves talking to her more these days (it just felt weird before).
Movement: I've actually gotten a couple of pretty good videos of her moving, I need to upload them. Blake talked to my belly last night before bed to tell E to calm down in there so I could get some sleep and she kicked in response. A sign of things to come?
It's a...: Girl!!! Emersyn Grace:)