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33 Weeks

How far along? 33 weeks.
Stretch marks? Still no new ones! And I don't have very many at all yet, yay!
Sleep: Sleep is still pretty good.
Best moment this week: Had a baby appointment on Friday. Our little guy is still doing good well and growing!

Miss Anything? A lot of things.
Movement: Yep yep.
Food cravings: Anything sweet really. Mostly chocolate things still, haha!
Labor Signs: No.
Belly Button in or out? Flat still.
Happy or Moody most of the time: Happy :D
Looking forward to: Thanksgiving with my family!! I can't wait to see them all!

Other: I don't think I have much "other" right now. This week was pretty normal. I went to The Chocolate with a friend on Friday night. That was really fun. It was fun to catch up, and the dessert was delicious. Last night we saw The Wolverine, it was good. And yesterday we bought tickets to The Hobbit on opening weekend. I seriously can't wait, I am so so excited.

I took this picture a few days ago, I thought I looked cute!! So 33 weeks, here we are.

Side note: here is a dog I saw waiting in a car. HAHA! Mike says he is saying "Yes, I'd like a Big Mac, a large fry, and a chocolate shake." I wish he had his paws on the wheel.



This past week (Sunday through Wednesday) I had the opportunity to go to Delaware for work. We visited the branch and a call center we have. It was fun! Here are some pictures from the trip.

It was cold on Tuesday and Wednesday. Sunday and Monday were a bit chilly, but not too bad!

Sunday we flew into Philly and drove to the Rehoboth Beach, DE.  It was dark when we got there.

We ate at Dogfish Head Brewery.

A random lady asked to take a picture with her stuffed alligator. Of course we obliged.

We stopped in a candy store.

At our hotel there was a random huge container that said Breeding. It was a joke the whole trip.

Monday was my birthday. We went to Texas Roadhouse. I was SO lucky and got to sit on the saddle.

We also went to the casino! I won $16 dollars from a slot machine. Whoo hoo! I left with $7 more dollars than I went in with.

Virtual blackjack.

One thing I learned I liked about casinos is if you drink soda, it's free! So I filled up on sprite! Yum.

 A day at the branch. Just flashing $30,000. No big deal.

Annnnd $100,000. That was pretty sweet! The smell of money was wafting into my nose. It smelled good.

Behind the bars in the branch. Trapped!

At Firebirds. I had a delishioius filet wrapped in bacon. It was SO SO good.

It was a fun trip!!

32 Weeks

How far along? 32 weeks. I am starting to slightly freak out that a baby is actually going to be here in just a few weeks!
Stretch marks? Nope! Just a few, and I haven't gotten any more! Hooray!
Sleep: Sleep is good. My hands still go numb at night, but I would rather have numb hands than have to get up and go to the bathroom. I hope I keep having to not go in the middle of the night.
Best moment this week: My sister, Sydney, came down Friday and stayed through Saturday afternoon! We had a great time talking, going to Ikea, and just hanging out!
Miss Anything? Getting in and out of the car normally without effort.
Movement: Yeppers. He has been abusing my left side and my right ribcage lately. It's so fun to feel his big movements, even if they hurt sometimes. I think I'll miss it once he's born.
Food cravings: Chocolate things. Last night I bought some Guittard milk chocolate chips and I was thinking "it would be so yummy just to eat this bag of them without cookies or anything." I didn't do it though. I just bought them and had those thoughts. Haha!
Labor Signs: No.
Belly Button in or out? Flat as a mat. My sister Sydney looked at it yesterday and was laughing how it looks funny being all flat like this.
Happy or Moody most of the time: Happy!
Looking forward to: Picking Mike up from the airport in an hour!!!!! I have missed him! Also the baby's doctor appointment this week. I always enjoy hearing his heartbeat. 

- I don't miss morning sickness at all. I was thinking that this morning while brushing my teeth.

- This weekend I got a rug for the baby's room and installed the new light fixture and a dimmer light. We just need to get the curtains up and his room will be absolutely complete!
- Some days I am really excited about having a baby, others I am absolutely shocked we even  thought this was a good idea. This has been going on the whole pregnancy, so nothing new. But sometimes I'm just scared!
- I really appreciate when people tell me I look good or when I look tiny, because I feel like I look huge and feel like a huge beached whale.
- Mike is super sweet and takes care of me so well! He rubs my feet, back, and neck when I hurt. And he lets me wear one of his wedding bands because mine no longer fits me.
- The other day I had a minor panic attack because the baby hadn't moved for a few hours. I know the doctor says don't worry unless it's like 12 hours, but I was still really worried. Mike was in Portland and he was super sweet to talk to me on the phone while I drove home from class, and suggested I do a few things that usually gets the baby moving. He woke up and was moving, so I was relieved. I just got so worried, I don't know why! I'm sure he was just sleeping, but sometimes my brain just gets going and geez, I just jump to the worst conclusions. Everything is fine. I just overreacted.
- After my work trip to DE and then flying, my feet were so SWOLLEN! It was horrible, they hurt so bad. It took 2 days for the swelling to go down, and now they are just kind of swollen like they are all the time. My poor feet! Here is a picture of them. Obviously my Toms kept my toes and tops of my feel from swelling that much. Geez! Lol.

Here's 32 weeks. 

Sydney and Waffle Cone.

Syd and I went to watch Ali's kids do BMX bike racing. It was so fun! Our allergies acted up, but it was totally worth it!

Josi and Luke got trophies!

9 Random Things About Me

I liked someone's FB status before I actually read the "If you want a number, then like my status." I just liked the status because I liked the random facts of said person! Anyway. I don't want to do that on Facebook, so I will write my random facts on my blog (shoutout to Megan because she did it first on her blog and I thought it was genius). I have numerous "Random Facts" posts about myself, so really you could go to one of those and learn more than you ever needed to know about me.

Alright. Let's see. 9 things about me.

  1. I love cuddling! Love love love it! Cuddling with Mike always puts me in a better mood, even if I'm super grumpy. Mike always cuddles me before we go to sleep, and that is even better than sleeping itself. 
  2. I get extremely nervous talking to strangers. My hands get clammy. 
  3. On my way back from Delaware on the plane I sat by a man who is an architect for building temples! I thought that was the coolest job ever! I had like a million questions to ask him, but I kept myself limited to about 10 questions because I didn't want to bother him too much while he was reading..
  4. I hate asking people for help! I would rather do something by myself and have it take longer than asking someone for help. I just hate inconveniencing people.
  5. I really like video games. Except I more like "adventure" video games than killing video games. Halo hardly holds my interest but I will play Zelda, Mario, DK, LBP, or Rayman for ages and ages!
  6. I get so excited for my birthday every year because A- I get mail and I LOVE getting mail and B- all of those annoying emails from IHOP, Chili's, Jamba, etc that I get every week all of a sudden become worth it because they are for free food!!
  7. I recently started writing my grandmother's cousin who lives in England. I have really enjoyed writing her and receiving pictures and a letter from her. When I got her letter a few weeks ago I could hardly stand how extremely excited I was!
  8. I enjoy school! I like learning! Except I don't enjoy the amount of time school takes up. I wish I had one of those time turners like Hermione Granger.
  9. I absolutely HATE the saying "agree to disagree". It bothers me so much when people say it! 
And that is 9 random facts about me.


31 Weeks

How far along? 31 weeks. Time is going after and faster and my to do list keeps getting longer. 
Stretch marks? Still not many at all! I am lucky!
Sleep: Last night I didn't sleep well. But most nights I sleep okay. I wake up sometimes and my hand or hands are numb, but I still don't have to get up to go to the bathroom at all. 
Best moment this week: Mike and I went and saw Thor 2 yesterday. That was fun. The baby was doing good at the last appointment. 
Miss Anything? Bending down normal. 
Movement: Yes. I wonder if he is more active or of he has just grown bigger so I feel him more easily. Yesterday night he was having a party in there. Mike got to feel him moving all over. 
Food cravings: I am pretty content right now. 
Labor Signs: No.
Belly Button in or out? Flat. In he next few weeks I am sure it will transition to out. 
Happy or Moody most of the time: Happy!
Looking forward to: Hopefully a good nights sleep tonight. 
- I am in a hotel in Delaware right now. My very first business trip. I am with 3 other gals I work with it has been fun so far. We went to the coast and the Dog Fishhead Brewerry today. It has been a long day. 
- The baby is moving a lot right now. 
- Today the turbulence and landing was pretty rough in Philly. I ended up puking twice. Once in the bathroom, once in a barf bag. It was horrible. At least it was at the end of the flight and the people around me were very nice. And it didn't stink and it wasn't noticeable. At least that is what one of the ladies I am with said. She was in the row behind me. 
- The pregnancy brain occasionally hits me now. I can't remember what I was doing sometimes! 
- My feet and hands are more often swollen than not now. But not horribly. They just look puffy. My feet more than my hands. 

Quick pregnancy shot. 31 and a half weeks. 


30 Weeks

How far along? 30 weeks. Holy cow!
Stretch marks? Not too many. Just a few.
Sleep: Sleep has been pretty good I think. I'm really tired right now though, I'd like a nap.
Best moment this week: Halloween was fun. I enjoyed passing out candy. Mike is a super super sweet guy, I'll write more about that in "Other".
Miss Anything? Normal and not swollen feet/ankles/legs.
Movement: Yeppers. He is getting to be more active. It's not just kicks and hits now, it's him moving all over! Last night Mike got to feel him moving around, It was great! I have such a fun time now because when he's awake and moving I'll put my hand where he is moving and I'll push down a little and hold my hand there. Then it's like he doesn't like that, so he will wiggle or kick trying to move my hand. Haha!
Food cravings: Cookies. Any kind. Just some soft, moist cookies. Actually, my visiting teachers came over the other day and brought me some cookies (pumpkin chocolate chip) and they were SO delicious and moist! Yum! I ate them too quickly.
Labor Signs: No.
Belly Button in or out? Flat as a mat. Mike gets a kick out of it.
Wedding rings on or off? I don't think I'll be wearing my ring for a while. I keep trying it on every few days, but it hasn't fit for a few weeks, so it probably won't for the foreseeable future.
Happy or Moody most of the time: Happy!
Looking forward to: The weekend! Hooray! Going to be washing more baby clothes and stuff like that, yay!

- I eat a lot!
- Mike has given me quite a few foot rubs the past week. My feet have been swollen and sore!
- Today is 5 years from mine and Mike's first date. I totally spaced it, but Mike told me this morning. I love him! It melted my heart that he remembered.
- I dressed up Waffles for Halloween. She was Batdog. See below.
- The Boston Red Sox won the World Series! Whoo hoooo!
- Mike's beard is super impressive now. 
- A few weeks back I wrote a letter to a relative in England. She wrote back and sent me pictures! I got it this week, it make my whole WEEK!

Crazy huge beard. I am now married to a mountain man.

 Waffles as Batdog! So cute.

My swollen little feet and ankles.. and legs.

30 weeks!

Our pumpkin for this year. Happy Halloween!