Thursday, March 19, 2009

34 Week Pregnancy Update...

Ok, so from this picture it is supposed to Madelyn on her side looking at the camera. It's kind of difficult to make anything out other than it appears she has been blessed with my big cheeks.

Yesterday was my 34 week checkup. At this point, Madelyn weighs 4 pds. 16 oz which is just a bit below average. She's in the 39th percentile while 50 is average but nothing to worry about. If I make it full term (40 weeks) they believe she will be around 7 to 7 1/2 pounds which is an average size.

Everything else such as my blood pressure and so on checked out fine so we will just keep moving along. I have another appointment in two weeks and then I will be on the fun weekly schedule as all of you other pregnant women know about.

As for an update around our house...Molly's 5th birthday is next Wednesday. It's not an exact date since she was a rescue but it's the date she came home with us. Over the weekend, Adam and I were remembering the Friday night we drove to Springtown in the rain and picked her up. She was such a sweet heart but so busy playing with other dogs that we didn't really get to know her but there was no way we were leaving without her. On the way home, we still remember that she peed in the back of the Eclipse...not her best moment.

She was quite a handful for the first year or so being a rescue and trying to settle in but now she pays us back everyday by being so wonderful and loving. I can't believe we've had her four years already. Hopefully if it's warm this weekend, we can celebrate with dog ice cream and by turning on the water sprinkler for her and Max.

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

CBC Work Shower and Pregnancy Update

Last Friday, my wonderful work family threw us a baby shower. We had a great time and everyone was so generous. We were very lucky to have this shower because it was the "things you didn't know you needed but you do" type of shower given by Kristen, Stacey and Ellen. Of course, there were plenty of things that we hadn't even thought of so we were very grateful.

I have worked with most of the same people for the last eight years that I have been there. Some of the girls were even around to help me pick out clothes when Adam and I had a date. Some of the guys were there to give me advice too even though sometimes it was a little crazy. They've either stuck by me or put up with me, however they want to look at it, through almost all of my twenties. I should feel bad for them but I don't. :) They all know I love them and I'm so grateful to have my work family's support.

As for the pregnancy update, this week will be 33 weeks. I can't believe it's gone by this fast or slowly depending on which day you ask me. I had a doctor appointment last week and all is looking well. At eight months, I'm finally at the uncomfortable, can't sleep, my back hurts, my legs hurt stage which still beats the beginning by far so I can't complain too much. Next week, we have a sonogram scheduled just so they can check Madelyn out due to my low weight gain. I'm sure everything is fine and this will be a fun chance to get another look at her since the last time was in December. I'll do my best to get some pictures to share with everyone next week.