July 16, 2013

39 Weeks Preggo Update


Hopefully, this will be the last of my updates since I'm in my final week of pregnancy!  Some days I feel like the time passed by way too fast but most times I feel like I've been pregnant forever.  Unfortunately, the last two weeks have sucked.  I've experienced all the yucky and uncomfortable pregnancy symptoms and then some.  On Saturday, I went to the hospital because my contractions were 5-6 minutes apart but being only 1 cm dilated and 50% effaced, I was sent home.  Now, it looks like I'm having a long prelabor.  Ugh.
My original plan was to work right up until my water breaks, however, I'm now working from home until I'm off maternity leave.  I'm kind of a workaholic so I fear that I'll lose my mind but the health of my baby is the most important thing to me right now.  Thankfully, even though I feel really crappy, Lucas is healthier than ever!

Weight Gain?:  I've gained a total of about 35 pounds.

Maternity Clothes?:  I'm mostly wearing dresses now and my husband's work out clothes at night! Ha!

Symptoms?:  Ugh, yuck.  Very crampy and uncomfortable.

Sleep?:  Sleep is non existent because of my hip pain.  I started using the Snoogle more and that really helps!

Do I miss anything?:  Not being uncomfortable.

Movement?:  He's run out of room so his cute little kicks are now like a slow Matrix like move.

Anything making you sick or queasy?:  I still can't stand air fresheners.

Food cravings?:  Chocolate chip cookies and home cooked meals.

Have you started to show?:  YES.

Boy or a Girl?:  Boy!

Best Moment This Week?:  Realizing that in a couple of days I'll get to meet my lil man!  This past weekend, I picked up lots of cute little things for his newborn photos that I'm so excited about as well!


Check out my other bump updates here:

36 Weeks
27 Weeks
21 Weeks
17 Weeks
13 Weeks
Finding Out 


10 comments:

  1. Hope this last week goes well and you meet your little man soon!

    xx Amy
    Leopard and Lillies

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  2. I am so excited! I can't wait! I know what u mean about working. When i was delivering my second child, i had just graduated college ( a week before!), had a very small toddler at home, worked at two family owned companies (one just up on its newborn feet itself ) a hard working husband with a very odd schedule, and we were buying a house!
    Take care of yourself! Hang on because your in for a fun ride!
    www.brislittlebiglife.blogspot.com
    Briana

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  3. oh honey i feel you! i'm just two weeks behind you and i am RIGHT THERE - my hips are hurting so badly!!! girl, you LOOK amazing and your lil man will be here in no time!!!!

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  4. I do recall the last few weeks of pain myself. But it won't last right?! :) Love that you could use the dress the whole time, how awesome is that!

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  5. Oh Maria... you need to have that baby already! ;) Mopping the floors and shoveling for my winter baby did the trick to start labor. ;)

    Sequins&Stilettos


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  6. I hope the baby is here soon! I'm sure the last weeks are super uncomfortable! Good luck with everything Maria!

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  7. I hope he comes soon, so that you can be comfortable again.:) It's all totally worth it though and believe it or not, one day you'll miss this stage. You know feeling his kicks and movement inside of you. Good luck!!
    xoAmy
    www.dreamingincashmere.com

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  8. Awwwww more power Maria.....take care & have a blessed one!!!!

    Rebecca
    www.redtagchiclosangeles.com

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  9. Pelvic tilts! Here's a good video. I know you're almost there, but it might provide some relief in the final days here. They helped me a ton. Good luck!

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