I had every intention of doing an update last week, but Thursday came and went and the lack of sleep and pregnancy brain got the best of me. It only vaguely registered that I was another week along and the thought left as quickly as it came. I thought about it now and then through the weekend, but couldn’t muster the motivation to write a post. Hopefully I make the next 2 after this. Crazy to think I only have two more weekly posts before he’s here!
How far along: 37 Weeks
How big is baby: Size of a honeydew melon~19in/48.25cm, weighing in at about 6.4lbs
Symptoms: Heartburn is still the main symptom that I deal with daily. It has been causing some nausea even when I remember to take my meds. That has been kind of rough to deal with because I just don’t feel like eating and an empty stomach makes the heartburn worse. I’ve had more backs aches recently. I should wear my belly band more, but it’s not that comfortable so I don’t.
Movement: He seems to really dislike me sitting at my work desk. He tries to escape with his bum through the right side of my belly. He’s most active when I’m sitting at my desk and when I lay down at night.
Sleep: Last week I didn’t sleep much during the week. I slept good over the weekend then on Monday morning ended up waking up for the day at 3:15am. Needless to say it made for a really long day. You would think that I would have absolutely conked out Monday night….nope still had trouble falling asleep. Hopefully this isn’t a trend until the end!
Food cravings? Had a super random craving for strawberry ice cream last week. I’m also craving a good salad bar
Food Aversions? The intense heartburn has really been making me nauseous so just having aversions to eating in general.
Anything making you queasy or sick? Heartburn…even though I’ve been remembering to take my meds I’m still having fairly intense heartburn, especially at night.
Best moment of the week? We had an incredibly lazy Saturday which felt great. We all just hung out all day playing video games together and doing Legos.
Next appointment: I had one Tuesday that went great. My next one is next Tuesday 1/17