26 weeks

i havent really been posting but ive been super busy. so many things to do and think about, it almost makes my head spin. i’ve been trying to deal with my last semester of school which means our senior design project, work, planning two baby showers, planning graduation, trying to find a house, dealing with being pregnant, just to name a few things. i still need to look into Lamaze (sp?) classes, setting up the hospital tour, figuring out when we are going to  need daycare, i need to do my gestational glucose screening this week, i have a test today and i need to go grocery shopping. le sigh.

you know those moments where you realize all the things you have to do, and then you just take a nap? yeah well i wish i could just take a nap right now lol…

soo in other news, d told me we were going to breakfast on saturday and then he surprised me with an appointment to the 3D/4D ultrasound place 😀 i may have cried a little. may be. we did the one where you get to keep the CD with pics and DVD with the session. they also let you view your session online for a year and hear the audio from the session (the DVD has a lullaby instead of what we were actually saying). it was sooooo nice. he hasn’t been able to come to the past few ultrasounds ive had so it was nice for him to see what she looks like now.[ its crazy how far technology has come!] she was being a little camera shy and kept her hands up near her face for a lot of it but we saw her beautiful little face, and the lady gave me chocolate to try and perk her up a bit, and when i was eating she was opening and closing her mouth too!!! it was the cutest thing ever. she also started doing what looked like some crunches and then put her feet up near her face. soon she’ll be too big to move that much so it was cute to see how active she is now. theres about 80 something pics on the CD, some aren’t very clear cause her face is very near the placenta which causes things to be blurry or hard to make out but we love all of them anyway. later that day we watched what to expect when youre expecting which i thought was cute 🙂

update time:

How Far Along? 26 weeks

how big is baby: last week i found out shes 1lb 12 oz but my app says she measures about 14 inches (an English hothouse cucumber) and weighs about 1 2/3 lbs

Symptoms: fatigue [ i want to take a nap every day], forgetfulness, occasional break outs

Total Weight Gain/Loss: last week i was at 151.4 i dont know what im up to this week. still haven’t found a scale

maternity clothes? yes, havent bought anything else but im loving my old navy maternity pants

Sleep: i would love to get more of this

stretch marks? im getting bigger but i dont think i have any marks

Food Cravings: chocolate things. and thats alli can remember right now.

Best Moment This Week: going to the 3D/4D ultrasound 😀 😀

Movement: yes, i know what position she’s in so i try to guess if its punches or kicks that i feel lol

Labor Signs: no

Gender: its still a girl lol

Belly Button In Or Out? its almosttttt an outtie

What I Miss: sleep and having less to worry/think about

What I Am Looking Forward To: being done with school. 40 something more days til graduation.

(i have a lot of things on my plate and would love to cross something off the list)

Milestones: another week closer to third trimester

Weekly Wisdom: take naps. they help with focusing.



5 thoughts on “26 weeks

  1. Patricia John (Granny) says:

    Will we get to see the CD or video too? It sounds just wonderful. I bet you were surprised. So nice the D. was able to do this and be with you. Sounds like she is going to start off as a tall baby, wonder how big her feet are?.
    Love you kisses for all three of you.


  2. Genevieve laidley says:

    My darling don’t u worry everything will fall into place and u will be able to cross each of those things. Try not to stress and learn to be patient. Life is just beginning with lots of lists to write 😊baby, one day at a time😍I can’t wait to see the video. I got goosebumps☺ hello to D for me😘


  3. Amy says:

    try and relax. we know you have a ton to do but guess what? it all can’t get done and that’s ok. do a little a day. it may seem like you’re not making any progress but you will be. don’t overdo it and no stress! its not good for you or the beautiful little one. take care. kiss my son for me. miss you guys!


  4. erickamcuvilie says:

    You are further along than I am right now, but I am just as stressed. My stresses thankfully don’t come from being too busy. After being on bed rest for a month during the first trimester, I have learned to limit my schedule…Take it easy and slow. Although I am stressed, I try to remind myself to take it slow.


    • Bianca says:

      ahhh yes i am trying to remember that now as im getting to the point where my feet swell -__- everything is starting to move a little slower as i get bigger each day and i try to remember that i need to keep myself rested or else ill get sick and then everything will be even less fun than it is now 🙂


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