AB Pregnancy Journal: 25-29 Weeks
This week in 3 words: round, dreamy (as in lots of dreams :)), relaxed
Currently craving @ 25-26 weeks: Starbucks salted caramel mocha (with whip!!), Green juice
Currently craving @ 27 weeks: Savory Paninis...fav = tomato + mozz + pesto + spinach, Green juice
Currently craving @ 28-29 weeks: Green juice (still!) I've been drinking one almost everyday for the last 4-5 weeks. My favorite "recipe" is so simple: 1 c. coconut water + 2 giant handfulls of spinach + 1 c. frozen pinapple + 2 tbs. of Chia seeds.
Currently hating: nothing particularly this week
Total weight gain: 21.6 pounds at the 3rd trimester mark --> the same exact amount gained at this point in my first pregnancy
Maternity clothes? Yes! Watch my video to see my Pea in the Pod "skinny jeans" in action.
Sleep: surprisingly not that bad.... my bladder has not been waking me up, however, my odd dreams have been
Best moment: My Mommymoon in Charleston!
Miss anything?: wish I could have more caffeine during the day :/
Gender: it's a BOY!!!
Symptoms: extra emo at 28 weeks
Looking forward to: the [infamous, exciting yet torturous] third trimester countdown
Wedding rings: on
Belly button in or out?: out
Stretch marks? if so they are small ones I can't really see
Pregnancy Exercise Log
I'm starting to feel more in shape now than I have in the last 25 weeks! It helps that I've accepted the fact that I can't run nearly as much or as fast or as long as I did before this pregnancy... instead of feeling pathetic since I'm not in marathon-shape I've learned to celebrate 1 pregnant mile like it was 26 marathon miles.
Three things that motivate me the most to workout:
1. keeping a log... If I go a week without working out it means that I have to leave a whole row of my workout log blank and I hate that!
2. knowing I have to be in great shape to deliver a baby the way I want to delivery a baby (without meds and in less time, with less pain)
3. the sheer sight of my big ol belly wobbling/running around the neighborhood... seriously. I put on my workout clothes and then look in the mirror and think "I'm so badass"... EVEN THOUGH I'm only going for a 1 mile run at basically a snail's pace...which is basically like a 12 minute workout. It doesn't matter-- 12 minutes or 2 hours, when you're pregnant, any workout is a great workout.