Thursday, June 8, 2017

39 weeks

This week we made our induction appointment for Monday.
It was not an easy decision based on what happened last time, but baby is not showing a lot of motivation of getting out anytime soon and they are still worried about him being large.

If you wanted to recap on how I was doing with W at this time in pregnancy go Here

How Far Along: 39 weeks

Total Weight Gain/Loss: +20 lbs (from the drs apt this week)

Maternity Clothes: I have a few key pieces that I am mixing with my current wardrobe 

Stretch Marks: No

Best Moment this week: nesting and getting things checked off my list that have been there forever

Miss Anything: freedom

Movement: yes, but movemnets have changed now that he is head down

Sleep: meh! Sleeping is overrated. I sleep better when P is gone because I get the bed to myself and all my pillows 

Food: Fruit  

Anything Making you Queasy or Sick: too much dairy is giving me whisked heartburn/reflux

Have you started to show:  Yes!

Gender predictions: baby boy 

Labor Signs: Some Braxton hicks, but nothing consistent 

Belly Button In or Out: um.. both? It's right on the edge 

Wedding ring on or off: I don't wear a ring anymore 

Happy or Moody: meh!  

Looking forward: Snuggling, holding, kissing MY baby. I am done.


~ Steph ~












Friday, June 2, 2017

38 weeks



It's birth month for this little one. 
If you wanted to recap on how I was doing with W at this time in pregnancy go Here
How Far Along: 38 weeks

Total Weight Gain/Loss: +18 lbs (from the drs apt this week)

Maternity Clothes: I have a few key pieces that I am mixing with my current wardrobe 

Stretch Marks: No

Best Moment this week: nesting and crossing things off my list. I also hiked 4x last week, it was quite exciting 

Miss Anything: the ability to go. Like go do things without planning or not being able to do them by myself

Movement: yes, but move,nets have changed now that he is head down

Sleep: meh! Sleeping is overrated

Food: Fruit  

Anything Making you Queasy or Sick: Spiced foods & too much dairy

Have you started to show:  Yes!


Here is a good belly pic for those following

Gender predictions: baby boy 

Labor Signs: Some Braxton hicks, but nothing consistent 

Belly Button In or Out: Innie, but barely. Thank goodness for deep innie to begin with

Wedding ring on or off: I don't wear a ring anymore 

Happy or Moody: meh!  

Looking forward: Snuggling baby, I have been dreaming about him


~ Steph ~












Thursday, May 25, 2017

37 weeks

I AM  FULL TERM.. woo hoo!
If you wanted to recap on how I was doing with W at this time in pregnancy go Here
It's so hot right now

How Far Along: 37 weeks

Total Weight Gain/Loss: +18 lbs (from the drs apt this week)

Maternity Clothes: I have a few key pieces that I am mixing with my current wardrobe 

Stretch Marks: No

Best Moment this week: getting things done and spending time with W


Miss Anything: the ability to go. Like go do things without planning or not being able to do them by myself

Movement: yes, but move,nets have changed now that he is head down


Sleep: meh! Sleeping is overrated

Food: Fruit  

Anything Making you Queasy or Sick: Smells of meat 

Have you started to show:  Yes!


Gender predictions: baby boy 

Labor Signs: Some Braxton hicks, but nothing consistent 

Belly Button In or Out: Innie, but barely. Thank goodness for deep innie to begin with

Wedding ring on or off: I don't wear a ring anymore 

Happy or Moody: meh!  

Looking forward: Snuggling baby, I have been dreaming about him


~ Steph ~








Thursday, May 18, 2017

36 weeks

One week til full term.. woo hoo!
If you wanted to recap on how I was doing with W at this time in pregnancy go Here
Baby is head down and measuring 7lbs 6 oz (89th %tile) from ultrasound today

How Far Along: 36 weeks

Total Weight Gain/Loss: +17lbs (from the drs apt this week)

Maternity Clothes: I have a few key pieces that I am mixing with my current wardrobe 

Stretch Marks: No

Best Moment this week: Started maternity leave this week.. yay never ending lists of things to do


Miss Anything: the ability to go. Like go do things without planning or not being able to do them by myself

Movement: yes, this baby moves so much more than Willow. 
I have noticed he moves more when I eat better

Sleep: meh! Sleeping is overrated

Food: Fruit and cold things 

Anything Making you Queasy or Sick: Smells of meat 

Have you started to show:  Yes!

Gender predictions: baby boy 


(This one shows a little more belly)


Labor Signs: Nope

Belly Button In or Out: Innie, but barely 

Wedding ring on or off: I don't wear a ring anymore 

Happy or Moody: meh!  

Looking forward: Snuggling baby, I have been dreaming about it 


~ Steph ~






Friday, May 5, 2017

34 weeks

Single digit weeks.. woo hoo!
If you wanted to recap on how I was doing with W at this time in pregnancy go Here


How Far Along: 34 weeks

Total Weight Gain/Loss: +18lbs (from the drs apt this week)

Maternity Clothes: I have a few key pieces that I am mixing with my current wardrobe 

Stretch Marks: No

Best Moment this week: Being super busy this week and nesting is in full force 


Miss Anything: not having to pee every few minutes

Movement: yes, this baby moves so much more than Willow. 
I have noticed he moves more when I eat better

Sleep: meh!

Food: BJ's pizza and there homemade root beer.. my super craving 


Anything Making you Queasy or Sick: Smells of meat 

Have you started to show:  Yes and I feel like I have doubled in size from last week to this week 

Gender predictions: baby boy 

Labor Signs: Nope

Belly Button In or Out: Innie still, but barely 

Wedding ring on or off: I don't wear a ring anymore 

Happy or Moody: happy 

Looking forward: Snuggling baby, I have been dreaming about it 


~ Steph ~





Friday, April 21, 2017

32 weeks

Here is my 32week update

If you want to compare where I was with W around the same time, go Here

I started to take pictures without my shirt on because I like the way it looks.
I like that it shows my imperfections and flaws, but also the real me.



How Far Along: 32weeks

Total Weight Gain/Loss: +15lbs (from the drs apt this week)

Maternity Clothes: I have a few key pieces that I am mixing with my current wardrobe 

Stretch Marks: No

Best Moment this week: Getting ready for the baby shower, meeting with our doula and nesting (starting baby laundry) 

Miss Anything: being able to go do things like I use to without thinking about it such as hiking with 40 lb W, which I am starting to not tolerate 

Movement: yes, this baby moves so much more than Willow. I have noticed he moves more when I eat better

Sleep: I have been doing ok, but sometimes baby doesn't get the memo we need to sleep especially at night

Food: carbs especially when I eat super healthy

Anything Making you Queasy or Sick: Smells of meat 

Have you started to show:  Yes and I feel like I have doubled in size from last week to this week 
(see photos) 

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Gender predictions: baby boy 

Labor Signs: Nope

Belly Button In or Out: Innie

Wedding ring on or off: I don't wear a ring anymore 

Happy or Moody: mostly happy 

Looking forward: Snuggling baby, I have been dreaming about it 


~ Steph ~

Saturday, April 8, 2017

30 weeks

Here is my 30 week update 
And my tired face 


How Far Along: 30 weeks

Total Weight Gain/Loss: +14lbs (from the drs apt this week)

Maternity Clothes: I have a few key pieces that I am mixing with my current wardrobe 

Stretch Marks: No

Best Moment this week: Hiking and enjoying the beautiful California weather

Miss Anything: being able to go do things like I use to without thinking about it such as hiking with 40 lb W, which I am starting to not tolerate 

Movement: yes, this baby moves so much more than Willow 

Sleep: I have been doing ok, but the body pilllow helps 

Food: salty everything especially French fries

Anything Making you Queasy or Sick: Smells

Have you started to show:  Yes

Gender predictions: baby boy 

Labor Signs: Nope, but dr said I was having Braxton hicks when I work or walk too much 

Belly Button In or Out: Innie

Wedding ring on or off: I don't wear a ring anymore 

Happy or Moody: mostly happy 

Looking forward: Snuggling baby, I have been dreaming about it 


~ Steph ~