Pregnancy Update – 36 Weeks!

April 26, 2016

Hi! It’s been a while. I really wanted to be better at documenting this pregnancy, but I kept waiting for life to slow down. And it never did.

So what better time than now to dust off the ol’ blog (for the 50th time) and write down a little update!

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I am 36 weeks. Woah. Baby COULD come any day, and be healthy. But I’ll let her cook a while longer, if she doesn’t mind ;) It really is a strange/incredible thing, watching your body work and change and grow a baby. I mean, I’m not actively doing anything to make this happen, but it keeps going and growing.

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Nesting has kicked in pretty strong this past month. I finally decorated a bit more around the house, did some deep cleaning (what the), and now we are putting final touches on the nursery! It’s kind of a funny thing, decorating a nursery. Baby doesn’t care about a theme or what not, she just needs a comfy place to sleep! But it helps scratch the nesting itch. I’ll share photos once we are done, which is hopefully soon, because we ain’t got much time left.

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Some random pregnancy thoughts:

\\ Sleep? Pretty weird these days. I’ll fall asleep on the couch a lot, around 9 or 10, Jord will wake me up to head up to bed, and then I’ll be wide awake for a few hours. And sleeping on my side is getting ollllld.

\\ Baby movement. She is one rolly-polly! And so far, I still love feeling her swim around. No painful rib jabs yet (knock on wood). Her head is down, so when she gets the hiccups, I can feel it pretty strong at the base of my tummy. It’s pretty cute.

\\ Appetite. I mean I love to eat. But I’ve started having a bit of nausea after eating, simply because my stomach doesn’t have the same capacity as it used to. Eating smaller meals helps, plus heartburn is the literal WORST.

\\ Emotions. I cry pretty easily these days, no surprise there. Happy or sad. And I’m already getting nostalgic for how things are now, because I know change is just around the corner. Jord and I have been pretty lucky to have had all these years together, and I just have to remember that this baby isn’t taking away anything from that. She is just going to make us stronger. And I just love her so much already!

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More updates to come, including a little maternity shoot and some highlights from our weekend trip to Moab for a little baby moon!

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