Maternity Mondays: Week 28 & 29

Sunday, January 22, 2012

I'm baaaaaack! Maui was wonderful and we had a great time. I'll definitely be showcasing it this week. :) We took a ton of baby bump pictures and had a very relaxing trip. Today we're back to reality and I'm a little sad about that. Much to look forward to though as my first baby shower is approaching this Saturday! All of my girlfriends are coming to town and I can not wait! Hopefully this week goes by quickly...

couldn't quite fit the chalkboard into the luggage...
Our second night in Maui M took this of me on our way to dinner. You will notice a theme with my attire. It's called "all I can fit into are maxi dresses." Good thing I have a few and they are still in style! 

-big grins I got from strangers who were admiring my bump
-an old man telling M I was just "beautiful and glowing"
-a lady telling M that I was the cutest prego she ever saw
-not sucking my stomach in once while wearing my bikini all week (the perks to being prego!)

-looks of sheer disgust that I got from strangers (ahem old ladies above 70) who were appalled that my bump was getting some sun
-drinking virgin drinks that looked alcoholic
-having to make sure my belly didn't "run ashore" on the coral while I was snorkeling
-the lady who said "i'm guessing that's not a beach ball under your dress!"
one last shot 2 hours before our plane departed

How far along? 29 Weeks
Total weight gain: 16 pounds
Maternity clothes? still workin' some non-maternity tops and jackets (if left unzipped) but I'm wearing the crap out of my maternity jeans

Stretch marks? i think the one i previously freaked out about was already there and i never realized it
Best moment this week: all the sweet comments from strangers about my lovely bump

Miss Anything? missing raw sushi, and alcohol while on vacation. also missing the ability to move quickly. oh and not having to use the restroom in every store we go into!
Movement: all the time! and i still love it.

Food cravings: not really, lovin' everything and back to enjoying sweets...
Anything making you queasy or sick: nope
Gender: Girl - and I'm still over the moon about it!
Labor Signs: No, but in 7 weeks she will be fully cooked!

Symptoms: the back pain is kickin' in and i am NOT loving it, also it is REALLY hard to get up out of chairs...not to mention off the floor
Belly Button in or out? IN! it survived Maui without making an appearance.
Wedding rings on or off? on, it's winter and my fingers get cold and skinny!
Happy or Moody most of the time: excited but nervous... i am getting so close (and the room is not done yet!)
Looking forward to: going to her 3D appointment this Saturday with my BFF's. can't wait to see that sweet face in 3D!

Yesterday I was very happy because M installed B's handmade mobile above her bed and we purchased her pretty white ruffled curtains (after driving to 3 different Targets!). I can't wait to take down the shutters and install those bad boys this week! I bet M can wait... I was very proud of myself though because I purchased my curtains at Target for $19.00 a pop and very similar ones were at pottery barn for $79.00 a pop! Ouch!

I missed you guys while in Maui. It's good to be home!


  1. So glad you're back!! I've missed your posts! LOVE this maxi dress...super cute! Where did you get it? And I want to learn more about the 3D ultrasound! You're electing to do that, right? I want to hear all about it!! :)

  2. Love your last shot! Perfect for the baby book!

  3. Beautiful pictures! So glad you had a good time in Maui!

  4. Natalie! It's Justine, we met at Kristen and Cory's dinner/game night :)
    I came across your blog and I love it! You are SUCH a beautiful pregnant lady, seriously, the prettiest.
    OK, see you Sunday maybe? :)


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