Bumpdate | 27 Weeks

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[How far along]

27 weeks! Hooray 3rd trimester!

[Size of the baby]

About 14.4 inches, 2 pounds

[Weight Gain]

I am seeing numbers I have never seen before on a scale, and it doesn't bother me one bit! This trimester you are expected to gain about 10 to 12 pounds, so if I do I am looking at 153 by the end of it. This week though I have been fluctuating between a 18 and 20 pound weight-gain so far.


Um, I am pretty sure I had a couple of Braxton Hicks contractions and I am thirsty 99% of the time. Because I am trying to push so much water through my system I am increasing my bathroom breaks a lot too. My back pain has eased up (knock on wood it stays like that). I have been feeling a bit nausous lately if I move too fast, and got a little sick one afternoon. Paybacks for an easy first trimester right? Going back to being thirsty, I am noticing leg cramps a lot more. On the bright side, my skin is starting to look a bit more clear (again, knocking on wood here). 

All of these things are so worth it though and this little guy keeps reminding me about that. Every time I feel him twist or kick I get so happy. I cannot wait until he joins us in 13 weeks (or less, or more)!


I'm tired of talking about this one. My stomach is large, it is hard to get comfortable. You get it.


We are having a little boy! The reveal story is here

[Maternity Clothes]

Went and bought jeans this week. Honestly it was the most positive jeans buying experience I have ever had. Who would have thought. Thank you Motherhood Maternity for making me feel good in jeans while pregnant!


Um cookies. I have held strong though and not made any. So far this week I have contemplated making banana bread, cookies, and brownies. Instead I have eaten fruit and peanut butter.


At peace. We have a lot of stuff coming up, but I feel good about it all. We are getting closer to having this little guy come into the world and Nate and I are so beyond excited. 


Nate and I have started talking holiday plans since we will not be able to go anywhere for Thanksgiving and potentially Christmas. It is a lot of planning. Mom and I are alsostarting to plan out newborn picture ideas and maternity picture plans, so that is fun. So much planning!

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