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Sprout's Route | Week 28

How am I feeling? This week has been alright.  I'm still dealing with a lot of heartburn and managing it has been a challenge.  It will get better but it just hasn't been the best of times.  I also have been experiencing more back pain from time to time.  I just have to continue to remind myself to get up and walk around more during the day and at night.  I can't be a loaf on the couch.  :)

Aside from that, my belly is growing...

From the side (the standard work bathroom shot)...


28 weeks 7 days

From the front...



And now a better picture of my hair cut (since last week was mostly flash)...



My belly growing is great and so cute!  Makes me feel really pregnant and people actually notice now too.  It's a good feeling.

Clothes: I've decided that I'm over the idea of trying to wear most of my regular tops through this pregnancy.  It thought it was going to be a good idea, but it's just not worth it. Basically what it comes down to is this... They fit, but not in the same way they used to and because of that I'm pitting out and stretching things that I enjoy wearing when I'm not pregnant.  So, I'm just not going to wear them anymore.  I was fortunate enough to have a neighbor friend (who is done having kids and a smudge bigger than me) give me a TON of tops and things to wear/have.  So, I'm wearing those with the maternity pants that I already have and those tops like it's my job.  It's just more comfortable.

Weight: My last appointment, I didn't want to talk about my gain, but I'm going to now.  I gain 10 lbs in the last 3 weeks from appointment to appointment.  I couldn't believe it.  Since then I've dropped about 3 lbs but not because I'm cutting back, just because that's what my body is doing.  So now, I'm up about 16 pounds, I believe.  I was in such denial last week that I wiped from my memory what my weight gain total was, so sad.  I need to go back and think about it, but I think I'm up 18 lbs from beginning to now.

Weather: These last two days have been DREAMY and warm!  It's been in the high 50s and even high 60s... Beautiful!

Sprout is the size of a Chinese Cabbage this week, is weighing about 2 and 1/4 pounds and is measuring about 14.8 inches from the top of the head to his heels.

Comments

Stephanie said…
This post makes me smile! I found your blog through Faces of Loss, Faces of Hope. It brings me so much joy to see that so many women who suffered a miscarriage are now well into a HAPPY, HEALTHY pregnancy! I hope that the next 10 weeks are fantastic for you.
Lola said…
Love your haircut!!
Sara said…
I just HATED gaining weight with my babies...it's fun while you're preggo, but then when it doesn't go away as fast as you want it to, ugh!! I always wore extra large shirts...it worked until the very end then nothing at all looked like it fit!! Good luck with your pregnancy!! The baby will be so much fun!
Jeannie said…
You look fabulous!! Love the hair!

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