Tuesday, November 2, 2010

34 weeks-Updated with photos

How Far Along? 34 weeks!

Maternity Clothes? Nothing new. Husband "suggested" I get a couple new t-shirts as most of mine give a little tummy peep show! eek!

Stretch Marks? No. Still hoping to avoid those!

Sleep? Sleep is actually going great this week (well..now that the bed-bug thing is officially OVER!) I was freaking exhausted and miserable until Saturday but since then I have slept like a baby (wait...not sure if that means I am sleeping well or not! ) I wake up a lot but when I am asleep, its pretty solid. I actually called in sick to work today since I wanted a day to myself to sleep in, get my flu shot, and work on my project for my master's course. We have Parent - Teacher interviews on Thursday night until 9pm so I think I need to rest up for that and I deserve a break!

Best Moment of the Week? Sister and SIL seeing some wonky belly movements on Saturday at our Halloween party (that was super fun too!) and getting our crib, dresser and glider delivered (now we just have to set it up...ugh...can't things just come pre-assembled!)

Movement? A lot of hiccups, and jabbing out my side. My babe stretches out her feet and sometimes they get lodged in a not-so-comfy place in my ribs! But I love it!

Food Cravings? Chinese food craving was big all week, so we ordered it for our halloween party and it was Yummy! However, this was not a pregnancy craving...just a craving for chinese food (hubs had it too!)

Gender? GIRL

What I miss? Not being so emotional. I cry MOST days! I can't control my anger, irritability, and stress sometimes! I am actually starting to get scared shitless about the impending birth of my baby girl! I don't know how to be a mom! I feel guilty that at this moment my excitement is about equal as my fear! Sometimes, I have to admit that I even think "oh shit...what have I gotten myself into?" I guess you are never really ready! But when I get these feelings I remind myself how grateful I should be by asking myself "how would you feel if you were NOT pregnant now!" and when I think of that I know I would be sooooooo sad and frustrated and I know that I am in a WAY better place!

What I'm looking forward to? My shower this Saturday! But I do have one shower ettiquette thing I want to say: why don't people buy off the registry? Why do they think they "know better" ? Do I really need 500 onesies that are all "super cute" ? No.... I need my baby monitor, my nursing pillow, the bottles and soothers that are ON MY REGISTRY! Duh!
It's just frustrating to see that only 3 things are bought off my registry and I know that was by my mom and sisters. I know I shouldn't be picky and should be grateful (which I am!) but come on people...we told you where to buy my gifts...it actually makes your life easier to just pick something off the registry!!! Oh well.

Weekly Wisdom: Third trimester hormones make you an emotional nightmare!

Milestones: We can now say we are due "next month"!

Emotions: see above. All over the freakin' place!

I have some pics from Halloween that I will post later (I left my camera at work)! They are pretty funny!

Hope you all have a good week!


Updated: Here are some Halloween pics!

Me and my kind of gross/weird costume...it was baby arms and legs sticking out of the stomach and the one hand is holding a trick or treat bag with a chocolate bar in it. Kind of weird I know, but I was short on time and ideas!

My brother and his fiance dressed as me and Hubs in 6 months from now! Notice the pit stains my bro painted on! So funny! And that is my hubs as batman!

One more of my bro and fiance.

It was a fun night!



  1. So excited for you!!

  2. Confession: sometimes in the past I have bought a onesie instead of a nursing utensil off the registry. Now, of course, I know better, but I think people just do that b/c it's cuter/more fun to purchase. Hopefully they come with gift reciepts so you can return some clothes and get the stuff you really need!!!

    Glad you are resting up today and OMG you are on the freaking home stretch!!! xo

  3. I have the SAME exact fears and thoughts as you this week! Glad I'm not the only one. :) Hope your baby shower goes great.

  4. I always purchase of the registry, it drives me crazy that people don't!! Hope you're surprised by lots of last minute shoppers :) Hooray for 34 weeks!

  5. Congratulations on 34 weeks!! Very excited for you. I completely understand the fear part -- I was/am there too. Many things are trial and error. In the end, it is amazing and when you have your little girl in your arms, she will melt your fear away..... Hope you have a wonderful shower!

  6. Next month?! OMG! That's so awesome. You are so very close my friend!

  7. I couldn't agree more about the registry! My shower is also this Saturday and I've looked at my registry and I'm like, "HELLO? I need bottles and the monitor and furniture...not 857 navy blue shirts or bibs." I'm glad people understand the importance of a registry!! Have a great time regardless. :)

  8. I'm sure it's one cute tummy peep show!

  9. Congrats on 34 weeks! Amazing how quickly it seems to be going! I agree with you on the registry, that's one of the biggest reason I didn't want to find out what gender we're having. I don't want a bunch of blue/pink clothing!

  10. I get so irritated about the registrty thing too. Especially now that I am on partial bed rest. I do not have the ability to go to the store to return a million onesies!! :)

  11. Sorry, but this is why I hate weddings and showers. The shower should be about celebrating your baby, not how much stuff you can get for free. And yes, you shouldn't be picky and should be grateful! You might as well ask for cash, instead. Sheesh!

    We are not having a shower and we made sure our wedding "registry" was asking folks to donate to a local dog rescue.

  12. First off, how do you only have 6 weeks left...that is CRAZY!! Time is frickin flying. And could not agree more about the registry thing, for one of my showers they didn't put where I registered on the invite (ugh) so now I'm expecting tons of random gifts...and when you don't know the sex that basically means tons of green/yellow crap. And to the point above, hello of course we're celebrating our babies, but these babies require a lot of stuff...isn't that the point of the shower?!? Anyways, you look great, and your halloween costume is too funny!!!

  13. Such cute pictures! I love, love the Halloween costumes - and I can't believe you only have 6 weeks to go!! Exciting stuff!!!

  14. Your costume was GREAT!!!
    Buying off the registry is key, although gift cards did come in handy.
    Have a great shower!