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Friday, July 2, 2010

31 Weeks!

Sorry I've been such a crappy blogger this as of late. It's been an emotionally draining week.
Wednesday morning, I was on my way to my parent's house to drop off our puppy because we were having some photographers come & take pictures of our house (it is now for sale). I pulled into their driveway & just started bawling. Uncontrollably. My sweet mom opened the door & I ran into her arms like I was 5 years old. I managed to say"I'm so done being pregnant & so sick of feeling sick". She hugged me so tight & told me I needed to take a mental health day for myself & Claire.

Best idea ever. I lounged around my mom & dad's all day, she cooked me some breakfast & I managed to get a 1hr nap in (I have NOT been sleeping well lately & I think that had something to do with my meltdown). It was so nice to just take a day for myself & do nothing. I feel a lot better now.

Between being 7 1/2 months pregnant & looking for a house, it has really taken a toll on me emotionally & physically. (I'll do a post next week on this whole random house hunting business)

So, that's what I've been up to...

Survey Time:
How far along?: 31 weeks!!!!!
How big is baby?: She weighs about 3 lbs now!
Weight gain?: I actually weighed 2oz. less at the doctor on Monday than 2 weeks ago. haha.
Stretch marks?: nope, nope.
Maternity clothes?: Just bottoms. I live in dresses pretty much though.
Sleep?: Well when my pubic bone & hips aren't throbbing, then I can sleep...
Best moment this week?: Probably hearing baby's heartbeat & knowing she's growing big & strong at my Dr. appt on Monday
Food cravings?: All the bad carbs that I can't have. THIS IS TORTURE!
Gender?: girl!
Movement?: Consistently kicking my ribs & bouncing on my bladder.
Belly button?: I have no belly button....
What I miss?: Not crying everyday.
Labor signs?: Nope! But maybe in.... 6 WEEKS! OMG.
What I'm looking forward to?: So many things! Getting my nails done today, going house hunting on Sunday, baby shower on the 18th & another one on the 1st!!
Milestone?: Making it another week!
Whoa, baby.

13 comments:

  1. I love your blog, and you are so adorable pregnant! Good Luck with the house hunting!!

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  2. You look adorable. I really think our belly looks about the same size. Don't worry about your meltdown. We all have those days. Hang in there love!

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  3. You look great! Your belly is adorable! I can't believe you are 31 weeks. Claire will be here SOON!

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  4. I've recently stumbled upon your blog and really have enjoyed reading it. You look great and congrats on your baby girl. Im a first time mom-to-be to a baby girl as well. What an exciting time for us both!

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  5. We sold our condo, bought a new house, and moved when I was 9 months pregnant, so I know how you feel. It sucks. Just keep thinking of that beautiful little princess you will get to snuggle in just 9 more weeks!!!

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  6. good luck with the house hunt! you look great :)

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  7. I remember for a good month towards the end probably my 7th month I cried almost every day I had many breakdowns and had lots of anxiety. It seriously left me as fast as it came and I was back to my normal happy to be pregnant self. Good luck with everything, only 9 more weeks of that GD crap and then it is beautiful baby girl time. They are seriously a gift from God and proof of miracles it will all be worth it.

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  8. Hope you find your dream home and things quiet down before the bebe comes! You are blessed! :)

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  9. That's a lot of big life changes happening at once. I would have a meltdown too. But you look beautiful!!

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  10. Laur you are such a beautiful pregnant woman!!! Seriously. Seeing you makes me miss being pregnant, but I know how miserable you must be.

    You need to call me when you're feeling sad... I love trying to cheer you up with poop talk ;)

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  11. Sorry to hear your having such a stressful time. I hope things get let crazy and your bod starts to enjoy the pregnancy a little better. You can always hope at least :)
    You look great and it sounds like little Miss Claire is doing good and growing well. She'll be here before you know it.

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  12. Despite everything you have been going through, you look absolutely amazing. <3

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