Now here is a fruit that I know a little bit about! Love me some fresh pineapple.
Little miss Zoe is approximately 5lbs now and probably around 18 inches long. She is getting SNUG in my belly. No more flips or somersaults...but still constant rolls and kicks. In general her basic physical development is complete...she will just work on putting on some more fat in these last few weeks.
Her. Not me. (maybe? please.)
I am feeling just grand. I really really love this stage of pregnancy...and thoroughly enjoy all the pleasures of back pain, constant braxton hicks contractions, frequent bathroom breaks, rib pain, fatigue, hot flashes, and sleepless nights. I especially love the stares to my belly and the waddle comments. LOVE them. Will miss it all desperately after she is born.
I learned a new medical term this week: prodromal labor.
Yes. It was an unfamiliar term to me too. Basically it is just a fancy schmancy way of saying false labor. But the contractions that come with it are anything but false. Felt like the real deal to me.
Tricky thing, this prodronal labor. You'd think I hadn't done this a time or two before.
I am very happy to have made it to my goal week. Zoe ended up being a good obedient little girl. Any extra weeks from here on out are just cake for her.
No real cravings at the moment, although I can always go for some watermelon.
I thought about reposting my photo from a few weeks a go. You know, for those of you who don't see me in real life. But, nah...I'll just put my big ol' belly out there for the world to see. Here is the view I see (and hence the reason my toenails are atrocious at this point):
And here is the view you see...
Won't be long now!
Jesus follower. After that I'm happily married, mom to four, homeschooler, traveler, photographer, and never one to turn down a good cup of coffee.
In a rather last minute (because that's how this control-planner-oriented-who-deep-down-is-more-of-a-free-spirit-than-she'd-eve...
Jeremiah is back from Haiti. Again, just for a few weeks then he heads back down the end of this month. Then, we head back to Haiti as a ...
Ella's last English assignment of the year was to write a play. She decided to do an adaptation of the Aesop's fable, The Tortois...
I'll spare you the details, but...today was a tough day. (Actually, I wrote this last week and forgot to post it...) Granted, it...
Right here. Right now. Not tomorrow. Not yesterday. Not 2 years ago. Not in 2 years. Not when the kids stop fighting. Not when Je...
- ► 2015 (105)
- ► 2014 (108)
- ► 2013 (145)
- ► 2012 (222)
- Thursday Thoughts: Simple Things
- From Poppyseed to Pumpkin: Swiss Chard Week
- Dog Days of Summer, Part Two
- Dog Days of Summer, part one
- Thursday Thoughts (on Friday again)
- Taste of Summer: Pelican's SnoBalls
- gratuitous cuteness
- Ella Bella Kissed a Fella
- Not Me Monday
- Thursday Thoughts (on Friday)
- Not Me Monday
- late night mash mish
- Thursday Thoughts: Jeremiah's Birthday!
- From Poppyseed to Pumpkin: Pineapple Week
- bumper crop
- Happy 1st and 4th!
- You Know You are Near The End of your Pregnancy......
- ▼ July (19)
- ► 2010 (405)
- ► 2009 (430)
- ► 2008 (345)