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25 Weeks

Hard to believe I am already 25 weeks along. In 15 (or probably less) few short weeks Baby will be here. It has suddenly dawned on us that we had better get moving on the nursery, arrangements, getting the house in order, buying what we need to buy, etc. All of the things that we spent nine months doing when I was pregnant with the girls are going to get crammed into two or three. Should be interesting!

As of this week I am doing very well. The nausea only comes occasionally. My back aches a little but NOTHING like when I was having the girls. I have some restless leg in the evenings but not too bad. I wish I could sleep a little better but I guess I should be used to that by now. As I near the third trimester I am starting to feel a little bit more run down in the afternoons. As a working Mom of two kids I think this just goes with the territory.

I feel the baby move/dance ALL THE TIME! He is a mover and a shaker. Unfortunately he seems to have his days and nights mixed up already. Could mean bad things for me in a few months. ;D I go to the OB this week and will have my one hour glucose tolerance test. I am praying to pass and avoid diabetes and insulin this time around. In a couple of weeks I have another growth scan to make sure he's growing well.

I am having contractions (Braxton Hicks) every day. I see the OB this week so I am guessing there is a chance she'll start the NST's early. I guess we shall see.

But overall I'm doing great. Being pregnant with one is proving to be a little easier than I thought. In the beginning I was so disappointed in how crappy I was feeling despite being pregnant with one. Now I am reaping the benefits!

1 comments:

Plant Girl 6:14 PM  

I was just thinking earlier today about the fact you should be close to having your GTT. Good luck!

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