Category: Week 28

Weekly re-cap of pregnancy #2: Week 28

Week 28 (Feb. 4 through Feb. 10)  Symptoms: Heartburn (but it’s just a regular part of my day now). Stomach tightening (although I don’t know for sure if I’d call them Braxton Hicks). Fading energy. Maaaaaajor shortness of breath. Body changes: My whole body feels really heavy, and… Continue Reading “Weekly re-cap of pregnancy #2: Week 28”

Weekly re-cap

(March 7 to March 13) Symptoms: Back pain, leg pain, swollen ankles, swollen FINGERS. Body changes: Found out at my OBGYN appointment that I’ve gained six pounds since the previous appointment four weeks ago (!!!) instead of my previous high of four pounds between… Continue Reading “Weekly re-cap”

We have visible movement!

Friday, March 12, 2010 27 weeks, 5 days pregnant OK, so it’s not as dramatic — or, um, other-wordly — as in Alien, but it was still movement visible from the outside! I’ve been watching for it all week, because during Tuesday’s OBGYN appointment… Continue Reading “We have visible movement!”

Phat fingers

Friday, March 12, 2010 27 weeks, 5 days pregnant Crap, crap, crap! It’s finally happened. My ankle-swelling has headed north, and now my FINGERS are FAT! I just absentmindedly went to twist my wedding band and engagement ring, and they were snug! I could… Continue Reading “Phat fingers”

Never thought that in a million years …

Friday, March 12, 2010 27 weeks, 5 days pregnant I’ve been listening to Nicolette Larson’s Sleep Baby Sleep album a lot lately, while I’m washing dishes or working on the nursery. It’s beautiful and calming, and I hope Baby Boy can hear it in… Continue Reading “Never thought that in a million years …”