14 November 2012

Warning: A little bloody!

24 wks prego
pre-prego weight:257 (weight loss in first trimester, 7lbs =250)
Last post weight: 268
Today's weight: 265
total gain from pre-pregro weight = 8lbs

Happy Wednesday everyone!

Happy belated Veterans Day to service member's past and present.

I shockingly did not get more then one picture of myself from the Marine Corps ball this past week. I was very upset at the whole night of events as well. For anyone that has been around the military you know how important the ceremony at these events are and the honor that is given to fallen members and hero's during them. Usually you could hear a pin drop on carpet during the ceremony. People would not be quite and you couldn't even hear the speaker on the microphone. This event was so rude I was ashamed to be associated with this unit. Here is the only picture I got of myself the whole night:

I hope you all had a great weekend and got many things accomplished for I did not.
We had planned to clean out the garage, but hubby cut his hand open with a box cutter about 2 minutes after we started cleaning. So we spent a couple hours in the ER getting him stitches. Not horrible looking from the surface, but it was a bleeder. He is doing good now though. He cut a good way into the muscle there so it's painful to move his thumb and I have a feeling it's going to take a while for the pain to go away with movment cause it was so deep.

On the weight front things have gotten good :)
I was put on a low sodium diet last week when I went to see my OB doctor. When going over my diet and reflecting on my slowly raising blood pressure she thought it was a good idea.
A quick recap: my weight went up 12lbs in about a 30 hr time frame to 274lbs.
Not only do I feel better, my bloating has gone down and my weight I feel has evened out for now. My blood pressure (taken this morning) has gone from 138/68 back down to a wonderful 110/65. So I think I will continue to keep an eye on my salt intake for the rest of my pregnancy.

My band has been so weird. I posted that I was having issues with being tight but now she is playing mind games with me. I have been able to eat ok. As long as I slow down and focus I have been ale to get most things down (with the exception of dryer meats) So I am going to hold off another week to look into an unfill.

We are going to Oregon for 4 days next week for Thanksgiving. We will be driving and it's about a 14-16 hour drive one way. I will try to touch base with you all next week before we head out. I will be putting up another belly pick then too.
 I can't believe it's almost Thanksgiving!! This year has flown by so fast.
In the spirit I am thankful for my family, friends and all your support. This wonderful baby girl growing inside of me and being able to have my husband home for as long as I can keep him.

What are you thankful for?


  1. You look beautiful! And ouch on the bo bo! Hope all is well soon! I hate when people are disrespectful at an event like that. Safe travels!!

  2. Believe it or not I have stabbed my hand in the exact same place with a big kitchen knife. For some reason that area bleeds a lot. I had the same problem.
    You look wonderful! Congrats!

  3. So so pretty :) Ouch on the cut! have a safe trip :)

  4. You do look beautiful!!

    I'm thankful that people are willing to give their lives for my freedom....amazing!!