Tuesday, November 26, 2013

baby #2: week 35

35 Weeks Pregnant
november 18-24

what has been going on this week: lots of nursery progress! plus i went to rachel's housewarming party, had a family sleepover at liz and joe's and hung out with diana. 

size of baby: he weighs over 5 pounds and measures over 18 inches long. the size of a honeydew melon. still trying to wrap my head around that! 

maternity clothes: same old and stuff is getting pretty snug, but i'm not buying anything else at this point. 

purchases: this rug in navy for the nursery! can't wait for it to be delivered. 

nursery: speaking of the nursery, here is a cute picture of my little workers from earlier in the week:

as i mentioned yesterday, thatcher assembled the crib over the weekend. here it is: 

we also bought and assembled the dresser:

aren't you proud of the progress we made?! but just to keep it real, i still have all this stuff to organize and put away in the closet :) 

symptoms: sooo many braxton hicks contractions lately. and dare i say even a couple "real" (i.e. painful) contractions this week? wowza! 

movement: he is running out of room, but still quite active! 

gender: little man!

food cravings/aversions: many women "run out of room" in their bellies for food towards the end of pregnancy....i don't have that problem, apparently. haha. i am still eating a ton. 

morning sickness: still that liiiiitle bit of nausea in the morning. i actually started using a different toothpaste (yes, it took me this long to try that), and it seems to lessen it.  

what i miss: sleeping comfortably. sunday night was pretty bad. i got up twice to use the bathroom and was awoken by one pretty painful contraction at one point. 

best moment of the week: nursery progress and nesting!  

what thatcher is saying: he is a little freaked out by how fast the weeks are flying right now :) you and me both, buddy!  

sleep: see above.

what i'm looking forward to: finishing the nursery, picking his name (i feel like the one name we can both agree on is going to be it at this point, but we'll see!), thanksgiving! 

do i look cold? it was honestly about 10 degrees out when i took this pic. ha! 


Bridget said...

so close so close so close!!! YOu look freezing in this picture, I can tell my clenched fist! haha...can't wait to see your lil' man!!!

Kristin said...

Love your crib! I can't wait to see the nursery all done! ALMOST THERE!

~Dawn~ said...

Ahhh, I was going to say you look freeezing in that picture (before I saw your last sentence!!) Brrr! Hopefully you won't be taking many more of those.??

The nursery is looking great - it makes it so much more 'real' having the crib set up, I think! YAY!

ajs {of MN} said...

oh my goodness, you are close to the end! i just cant imagine getting to do all the baby stuff again! i am so excited for you! :D

Leah said...

Cute nursery so far! Also, you look FREEZING in that pic!

WinterBenson said...

I love that you did grey for your nursery! :)


Andrea @ Love is... said...

Aw love the picture of your workers! You look amazing lady!

Sarah @ Life, Love & Dinner said...

So exciting! We have the same crib and dresser! They go great together!

Lisa said...

His room looks great so far! That grey color is pretty much the same as Rosemary's room color, and we still love it! You look fabulous! I think we are getting a taste of MN weather here in CA because it has been in the teens at night the past couple of nights. Not exactly 10 degrees yet! :)


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