Maternity Clothes: Oh yes, all the time! Even a few items I bought early on are starting to get tight on this big belly. The shirt above is from Target, hoping to get some use out of it now & then once baby girl is here!
Best Moment This Week: More Easter celebrating with Waverly, she is so much fun to do these kinds of things with right now! And we got a few new baby girl purchases, a pair of the sweetest moccasins & her take-home outfit! It's getting real, friends.
Miss Anything: I really try not to be a complainer, especially when it comes to pregnancy since I feel beyond fortunate to have had two healthy pregnancies so far, but this week has been really challenging for my body. I woke up Monday morning with shooting pains down my right leg, I had a charlie horse that night (which I get often), so I thought it was a result of that or that I had just slept weird. Long story short, they never went away & by Tuesday they had only gotten worse. In addition to the pains, both my leg and foot were going numb on & off. It definitely seems to be a textbook case of sciatica, which I never got with Waverly, but apparently this baby girl has found a spot she loves right on a nerve. My doctor said that though it won't affect the baby at all (which is ultimately what I care about most), it probably is here to stay & may continue to get worse, possibly even moving into the other leg. So far that has been the case, especially after being on my feet at work & then coming to chase after a toddler. I've had several moments where I really could hardly walk (& convinced myself I would be in a wheel chair before long), but then others that I felt lots better. So for now, I am taking it day by day & just feeling happy that baby girl is as healthy as ever!
Movement: Her movement hasn't changed at all, lots of kicks & rolls, I love them all!
Cravings: I have a total sweet tooth lately, & the Easter candy is not helping it!
Queasy or Sick: Other than my leg issues, feeling good - no nausea & that makes me happy.
Looking Forward To: My spring break!! It officially kicks off this Friday & I am super excited! We have plans for a one-night babymoon, nothing crazy but just a little getaway while my parents keep Waverly overnight. We are also going to make a day trip to Ikea, it's three hours away from us but we still need a dresser for the nursery & this one would be perfect! :)
Lastly, I feel like I share stories like these often, but they are exactly the things I want to remember one day. As soon as our bedtime routine hits each night, Waverly wants to know exactly what we are doing the next day (planner like mama?). The other night she asked & I told her about our Easter Egg Hunt, then of course I had to go through the list of people who were coming. I told her Juliette was coming, she is my friend's one month old daughter. Waverly immediately asked if she could hold her & I said "probably, and you know who you are going to get to hold lots really soon, your baby sister!." Her eyes got huge, she had the happiest face ever, & she said, "I am SO excited". Seriously, I could have died. Then she asked me (for about the tenth time) if she would be able to walk & then said "I think I'm going to text her right now. Can I have her number?".
Hope you had a lovely weekend!