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Sprout's Route | Week 23

How am I feeling? I'm still feeling really good.  I still have a little linger on this cold that I've been fighting, but other than that, I feel good.  My sleeping is getting a little more rough, but I find that now I'm sleeping with a pillow between my knees and that helps keep me still at night.  Also helps my pain in my back stay away, for the most part.

I think I really have hit this brick wall in my pregnancy where "being tired" is a phrase I use way too often.  The other night I fell asleep on the couch at 7pm and went to bed.  I realize that this was bound to happen and while most get hit in the beginning, this was during my 23rd week and it's just dragging.  Just have to take advantage of these moments and sleep when I have time.  It will be fewer and farther between as time goes on and once the baby arrives, it will be a joke.  I know this.  So I just sleep when I can and if it's at 7pm at night, then great!

Food: Still loving most things.  Anything with red onion is a little tricky, but other than that I'm okay.  Still really digging peanut butter and jelly.  Seems simple, but it's just my go to option.

Clothes: I'm still wearing 1 pair of regular jeans with my bella band, but all of my other pants are maternity.  My tops are a variation of regular (mostly) and a few maternity.

Nursery Update: Our crib arrived last week and we put it together with no problems at all.  It's perfect and looks so darn good in the room!  I can't wait to share it with you all.

This Week's Events: We had a relaxing week just hanging out at home for the most part. Mr. Hopeful was supposed to attend a "Daddy Bootcamp" on Saturday with one of his guy friend's whose mom was in charge of a children's services program at the local hospital.  He drove 2 hours in the snow and ice to get there and with about 20 minutes before the class started, we found out it was cancelled because the guy leading it wasn't going to come in the weather.  So they joined another couples class for a bit and learned a few things that were beneficial.  I'm glad he went, but bummed he wasted so much time driving for about 30 minutes of unplanned information.

Aside from that, we had a great dinner with our neighbor friends who are a part of this "dinner club" and enjoyed some shrimp fajitas!  Yum!

All in all, a great week.  The  weather is getting warmer and the snow is melting which is nice.  It's still cold but not as bad as it has been!  This coming weekend, it's supposed to be around 50 or 60 degrees here!  Crazy!

This week.... Sprout is the size of a large mango!


Cheryl E. said…
Oh, I remember being so tired all the time. I actually brought a pillow and blanket to the office and would sleep in the conference room on my lunch break. But at least you have the exciting stuff like the nursery and crib to look forward to! YAY!

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