28 Weeks!

Hello friends

Checking in with my 28 week post 🙂

 

12 more weeks until we get to meet our little man.  This week I was lazy and didn’t get an eggplant from the store.. I know terrible. I’m sure everyone knows what an eggplant looks like but if you don’t 🙂

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 According to Babycenter.com, “By this week, your baby weighs two and a quarter pounds and measures 14.8 inches from the top of her head to her heels. She can blink her eyes, which now sport lashes. With her eyesight developing, she may be able to see the light that filters in through your womb. She’s also developing billions of neurons in her brain and adding more body fat in preparation for life in the outside world.”

This week for the first time I felt him hiccup 🙂 It was while I was laying in bed trying to go to sleep one night and I felt this rhythmic movement. It was really cute.  I had my 28 week appointment this week which included the lovely glucose test. It honestly was not as bad as people say it is, it literally tasted like flat orange soda.

This past week I have been feeling pretty good. I’ve had some episodes of backaches but nothing a little hubby back rub can’t fix 🙂 Not yet at least.  I was thinking of asking for a prenatal massage for Christmas, it might be something worth investing in.

Another awesome thing that I experienced this week was that I could actually see him moving.  And by that I mean I was watching TV the other night and all of a sudden my belly was lopsided, and I had a huge bump on my right side.  A really hard bump, Erik and my sister felt it, it was weiiirrrd and awesome at the same time.  After a few seconds the bump (we think either butt or head) went away, then came back. He did this two more times before be settled into a comfortable position.  That night Erik told me he had a dream he could see his hands and face pushing up against my belly.  It sounds a bit weird, but I really think it will be a cool thing to see.

Let’s compare.. week 5 to week 28

Crazy how much my body has changed!

Spark notes version:

How far along? 28 Weeks
Maternity clothes? Ready for normal clothes again, but I do love wearing leggings
Stretch marks? still just on my chest
Symptoms:  Backaches 😦 Not too had yet, but if I stand for a long time my back hurts A LOT.
Best moment this week:  Hanging out with friends this past weekend
Miss Anything?  Beeeeeeeeeeer, and wegmans subs
Movement: Partying like a rockstar in my belly 🙂 
Food cravings:  Pizza just once, chocolate chip cookies (haven’t had them yet)
Anything making you queasy or sick:  na
Have you started to show yet:  Getting bigger and bigger every week
Gender:  baby boy
Labor Signs: nope 
Belly Button in or out? in, getting smaller and smaller
Mood:  pretty happy this week, I had a bad body image day late last week
Days till my baby shower: 9!!!!!!
Wedding Rings on or off: on!
Looking forward to: My Twinsie’s baby shower this weekendddddddddddddddd!

I hope everyone has a great day!

Cheers!

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