Tag: pregnant

31/32 Week Update

Can anyone else not believe that the holidays are already here? How is it almost December? And we’ve already had Thanksgiving? I was trying to reset the baby countdown timer at my in-laws house because I couldn’t believe it when it said 56 days. That seems SO soon. Baby size: 4 lbs and about 18 inches

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5 Things NOT to say to a pregnant woman

Twice this weekend I was told that I looked tired or exhausted (which I was but I definitely didn’t need people calling out my dark circles and unwashed hair). I drove to Charlotte on Friday after working all day, had a baby shower on Saturday and then drove back home Saturday evening. So yes… I was

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30 week Update

I can’t believe we’re already at 30 weeks! Only 10 left if we go all the way to baby boy’s due date! I finished my last work trip this past week and it left me tired and swollen (even with the use of compression socks!). LW and I both got home Thursday night only to

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That pregnancy glow

I’d like to start by saying this is not a pity party… but I had no idea how much of a blow my self-esteem would take by being pregnant. When we first started talking about having a baby, I poked my belly out a few times in the mirror to see what it would look

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Glucose Screening

Last week, I did my glucose screen to test for gestational diabetes. My doctor had told me that they’d recently switched to jelly beans instead of making you drink the nasty drink everyone talks about. This calmed/excited me about the test. I had to fast after midnight and also couldn’t have anything to drink, including

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