I have had a few tough weeks in regards to how I feel physically. Anywhere from 4-6pm I am so, so, so exhausted. The baby is on the move down and I have had lots of braxton hicks, pelvic pain & pressure and some very uncomfortable moments. It feels like this baby is sitting right on my pubic symphysis. According to our last ultrasound, baby is measuring perfect and still my blood pressure etc is just as great.
The best part is, the time I have had before baby to really enjoy summer, spend lots of time with Mike & do all the activities! We have done little day trips, swimming, beaches, picnics, time with friends, lunch/dinner, movies etc etc. It has really been a special time for us to connect and really enjoy each other. It's not like we have a death sentence coming with this baby lol. I think we both are feeling the pressure (like any new parent) and are anxious/scared of labour & delivery, as well as bringing baby home.
I haven't been physically checked yet, that may happen at my next OB appt coming up in 4 days. Until then, we are finishing the hospital bag, a few baby items and stocking the freezer/pantry. We have been talking about this past year and honestly cannot believe we got pregnant in NOVEMBER. It has felt like forever but in the same breath- gone by way too fast.
I am so uncomfortable, can't sleep, got a serious waddle on but I am really enjoying this time with the babe in the belly. I have had some ups and downs but it hasn't been so extreme that I have been down right miserable this pregnancy. I will miss the maternity clothes! I have never felt more comfortable, confident and beautiful... EVER. I let it all out. First time since I was a kid that I proudly wear a two-piece bathing suit. I have no idea what I am going to wear postpartum. Track pants and tank tops anyone?
The nursery is all done, the baby clothes are washed and hung and the car seat is installed. We anxiously await the big day, wondering what it will be like, and anticipating meeting our little lady!