Size of Baby: She’s about the size of a ripe papaya, and nearing almost 6lbs. I’ll be happy if Baby N is in the 7lb range at birth, so we’ll see what happens.
Feeling: Very “nesty.” I’ve been nesting like crazy and I think it’s scaring Kyle a little, haha. In the past week alone I’ve got the carseat base installed in the car and ready to go, washed all of Isla’s old clothes from newborn to 6 months, packed my hospital bag, packed the baby’s bag, baked muffins, and got a start on some freezer meals. Whew! It’s no wonder why I’m so exhausted and sore by the end of the day.
My feet are also starting to feel a little … plump. While I can still see my ankle bone, whenever I curl my toes they definitely feel a bit swollen. Same with my fingers. I’m trying to avoid eating a lot of salty foods and am trying to drink more water, so hopefully that helps.
Craving: Frozen yogurt! I’ve yet to make an effort to treat myself and indulge, but that’s all I’ve been wanting. I blame the frozen yogurt tubes I’ve been giving to Isla at breakfast.
Other: The end is SO near! I have my prenatal appointment on Friday and then I believe I’ll start going to weekly appointments since I’ll be FULL TERM (!!!) on Wednesday next week. I also think I’ll post the remainder of my pregnancy update posts every week since I have a sneaky feeling that this baby is going to come early. (I’m totally jinxing myself when I say that though, right?) I’m not sure if I just feel that way because time seems to have gone by so much faster with this pregnancy than with Isla, or if I’m just ready do be DONE, but either way, I’ll happily deliver a week before I’m actually due. No earlier though, I have plans! ;)
We’re actually having an early birthday party with just family for Isla in a couple weeks since I’m sure I’ll be in no shape to throw a party for her on her actual birthday (June 29), especially if I’ve just given birth OR still pregnant. She’s still young/naive enough to not realize that the day we’re celebrating isn’t her actual birthday, so it shouldn’t be too bad. Besides, what kid would say “No” to cake? (Not me!)