Category: Week 27

Weekly re-cap of pregnancy #2: Week 27

Week 27 (Jan. 28 through Feb. 3)  Symptoms: Heartburn continues to be evil. I’m taking a pill with lunch and a pill with dinner, and the mornings are brutal. Might have to ask Dr. L about moving to three soon. This baby had better have a glorious head… Continue Reading “Weekly re-cap of pregnancy #2: Week 27”

Weekly re-cap

(Feb. 28 to March 6) Symptoms: Back pain, Braxton Hicks contractions, leg pain, swollen ankles (when I don’t lay with them up above my head). Yeah, this week’s been a real treat. Body changes: My whole body feels really heavy, and it feels like… Continue Reading “Weekly re-cap”

Who the hell is Braxton Hicks?

Saturday, March 6, 2010 26 weeks, 6 days pregnant So I got punched in the stomach yesterday. Nah, not really. But I did experience my first Braxton Hicks contractions — crazy, huh? When I woke up yesterday morning, my stomach felt tight. Not good… Continue Reading “Who the hell is Braxton Hicks?”

Get your kicks

Friday, March 5, 2010 26 weeks, 5 days pregnant Felt my first, honest-to-goodness baby kicks — from the outside — on Wednesday night! I couldn’t feel an actual defined foot, but I could feel him moving around beneath my skin (ew, that sounds kind… Continue Reading “Get your kicks”

Dreams, buttons, and bumps

Thursday, March 4, 2010 26 weeks, 4 days pregnant Last night, I dreamed my belly button popped overnight. Suddenly it was sticking out in a little point, and I was so shocked it happened so quickly. When I woke up, it was still “in,”… Continue Reading “Dreams, buttons, and bumps”