23 January 2013

I educated my doc :)

34 Weeks
Pre prego weight: 257lbs
Last weeks weight: 279lbs
Today's Weight: unsure?
total gain: 22lbs Craving: milk and hot chocolate

As you can see I don't have a weight listed today. I am currently out of my home for the fumigating until later tonight. I didn't have access to a scale since Sunday morning but I was still at 279 that morning. I have minimized the sweets and have been feeling a lot better overall. Last nights dinner was a yummy chicken salad with fresh mushrooms and cucumbers.

I was able to get all of baby girls clothes washed this weekend before we had to vacate the house. Conclusion is that I have about 50 outfits that she will never wear. I have been given so many newborn clothes from a friend of mine that I will have to box them up before they get used. I don't think she will come out as small as everyone is saying she will be. I could be wrong but I don't think she will be small.

Like I had told you last week I had my 33 weeks OB appointment. Everything is going good. They aren't to happy with my weight but I still say I am doing ok. It didn't help that there scale weighed me in at 5lbs heavier then the weight I got that morning. I guess all the water I drink during the day makes that much of a difference. I had to educate my mid wife on my lap band. My port can be felt very clearly now and she thought it was a foot pressing really hard. So I told her what it was and answered her questions. It's always nice to spread knowledge about my band. I think she was less worried about my weight after that as well. She understood more about me and my experiences I think.
Her movements are getting so strong and painful. Apparently that is normal. So I am going to be fit for a belly band. I don't know how that will help but apparently she thinks it will.
Not a ton going on still. Just prepping for the baby's arrival and I think I will get the hospital bags ready this week. I know I still have about 6 weeks but everything I am reading says to do it early because you never know.

Well I hope you all are having a good week. For those of you that are being assaulted by the cold I am sending warm wishes your way!

6 comments:

  1. Yes prepare early! She could come sooner! I don't think a 22 lb gain is too much at all. You are all baby! Good luck! You are getting close :)

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  2. Yikes! 6 weeks, this has flown by! (easy for me to say, huh?)

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  3. I'm getting so excited.......

    XO

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  4. You will just have to lay those outfits out and she can wear more than one a day :) Doctors/medical profs. are so funny about the band. I have actually had them cop a feel of my port..they get all interested. I agree with you though that it is cool to educate them hopefully smoothing the waters for the next patient who has one.

    I am wishing you good thoughts and hope you have a smooth and easy next six weeks and a great birthday for you new little girl.

    xxxooo

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