Estimated Due Date/Weeks + Days:
Team Green/Pink/Blue/Finding Out:
Interesting Baby Fact/Baby is the size of:
How are you feeling?:
GTKY: What’s your ideal way to spend your birthday?
Estimated Due Date/Weeks + Days: Aug 12/23+3
Team Green/Pink/Blue/Finding Out: Finding out on Friday (hopefully!)
Interesting Baby Fact/Baby is the size of: a grapefruit
Upcoming appointments: AS follow up is on Friday
How are you feeling?: Feeling good.
Rants/Raves: I’m irrationally annoyed that everyone seems to ask me how I’m feeling when I talk to them. I feel like everyone (especially my MIL) asks with this pitying poor you tone and I just find it really annoying - especially because I’m having a really easy pregnancy so far so I really do just feel normal!
Questions: none at the moment
GTKY: What’s your ideal way to spend your birthday? I like to do a camping trip for my birthday. We haven’t had time the past couple years though so we’ve been doing a hike and sushi for dinner which is also great! Not sure what we’ll do this year.
Estimated Due Date/Weeks + Days: Aug 12 / 23+2
Team Green/Pink/Blue/Finding Out: Green. maybe finding out
Interesting Baby Fact/Baby is the size of: grapefruit
Upcoming appointments: OB appointment first week of May
How are you feeling?: like I'm in 1st trimester. I've managed to avoid morning sickness for the past 6 days but I don't know if it's passed or I've just figured out how to avoid triggers. I'm wondering if it's mostly psychosomatic since I'm still in the early weeks of knowing I'm pregnant, but good god do I run out of energy quickly.
Rants/Raves: When we told my co-workers I'd be leaving they both reacted with a resounding "No! you can't go!!" (until I told them the reason of course). It was nice to feel appreciated in a new job, especially after leaving a decade-long career where it was usually very toxic work environments and people wouldn't hesitate to throw you under the bus if it made themselves look better.
GTKY: What’s your ideal way to spend your birthday? Sleep in, take the kids to something fun like a petting zoo, dinner out somewhere. I'm pretty easy to please.
Estimated Due Date/Weeks + Days: August 6th. 24+?
Team Green/Pink/Blue/Finding Out: Pink
Upcoming appointments: At my second vaccine appt right now! Fingers crossed that I'll feel up to parenting/homeschooling tomorrow. Then a regular appt with my OB on Wednesday and an appointment with a maternal fetal medicine doctor next Monday to try to get pictures of baby's heart. After two ultrasounds already where they were unable to get baby in position, I'm really hoping that we are able to get good news this time. At least MH will be able to attend this ultrasound!
How are you feeling?: Continuing symptoms of hip pain and fatigue. Definitely more Braxton Hicks contractions, particularly after walking around the zoo all day yesterday.
Rants/Raves: None than what I've mentioned already.
Questions: None at the moment.
Balance of family time with the kids doing something like going to the beach with kid free time with a friend. Usually my husband makes a favorite meal and a homemade cake. Honestly, the older I get, the easier I am to please.
Estimated Due Date/Weeks + Days: August 6th / 24 weeks 4 days
Team Green/Pink/Blue/Finding Out: Blue 💙
Interesting Baby Fact/Baby is the size of: not sure lol so many diff apps saying different things. He’s prob right around 2 lbs, he’s measuring a week ahead in length and weight
Upcoming appointments: tomorrow, 24 week checkup
How are you feeling?: great and motivated to do things around the house, but I’ve been so tired during the day. However, by the time I go to bed my tiredness turns to insomnia
Rants/Raves: none at the moment
GTKY: What’s your ideal way to spend your birthday? My birthday is next Wednesday and I personally don’t feel like doing anything. A nice hibachi dinner sounds great though my daughter wants to pick out something for me but I told her I’d prefer she make something instead— I love handmade gifts
Estimated Due Date/Weeks + Days: 24+4
Interesting Baby Fact/Baby is the size of: I can't be arsed to check right now
Upcoming appointments: Glucose scan tomorrow
How are you feeling?: my back hurts but otherwise all good!
Rants/Raves: loving this new The Nevers show!
GTKY: What’s your ideal way to spend your birthday? Probably a lot of amazing food, time with friends, some childcare, sleeping in and no cleaning anything up. And maybe a cute outfit.
@coastalmomma3 I hope your scan goes well and they are able to get the views of baby's heart that they need. I'm glad DH is able to go with you.
@ashsowers2020 happy early birthday!
Estimated Due Date/Weeks + Days: Aug. 10/ 24w+1
Team Green/Pink/Blue/Finding Out: Blue!
Interesting Baby Fact/Baby is the size of: Cantaloupe
Upcoming appointments: I had an appt on Monday. Next appt is end of May.
How are you feeling?: Feeling fine overall. Normal pregnancy aches and pains.
Rants/Raves: I don't know why but I am feeling this big sense of relief that I passed the 24 week mark. I know the "age of viability" doesn't mean much- you still don't want to have a baby THIS early- but for someone who has chronic contractions it gives me a peace of mind that I'm on the other side of the hump.
GTKY: What’s your ideal way to spend your birthday? My bday tradition is a trip to the art museum and a champagne lunch date with DH. Add a workout and some time with my little guy in there and it is the perfect day! I look forward to it every year. My bday is shortly after this baby is due, so I'm sure we'll postpone it. I also have an obsession with cheap, grocery store sheet cake (FFWC). I'm not a dessert person but it is one of my favorite things ever. So no fancy bday cake for me.