Last week I missed my post, we were out-of-town on vacation. Summer keeps flying by.  Last weekend we loaded up the van and headed north to go camping with my family. We had a great time checking out water falls, having camp fires, going mini golfing, and playing games.  I can’t believe how fast it went by.  From camping, we headed to Trav’s parents cabin to drop off the girls. Trav and I then went to Hayward for a little night away. We celebrated his 30th birthday and went golfing and out to eat.  It was so nice to hang out and relax together.  I wish it was a little longer, but hopefully we can plan a longer trip together after we have baby number 3.

After our little night away we headed back to pick up the girls and celebrated Trav’s birthday with his family. Nothing better than lasagna with angel food cake and strawberries for dessert.  We made it home late Wednesday night.  Trav worked Thursday and Friday and then headed off for a bachelor party for the weekend. The girls and I stayed busy and went to the county fair, my mom’s house, my dad’s house, a playground, church, and grocery shopping and poof the weekend was gone.

On the pregnancy side of things I am thankful that I have been feeling well and the baby is doing great. I still have an itchy palm, but my bile levels are still low, so that is good. We won’t run more bile test unless my palms increase in itchiness.  My face rash is still going strong, lol. I am pretty sure I will just rock it out until the end of pregnancy. Besides tiredness and getting over heated easily things are good.  I am excited for our 28 week appointment. I scheduled my 1 hour glucose test super early in the morning with hopes that I pass and do not have to take a 3 hour test. During Kenna and Emmy’s pregnancies I failed the one hour glucose test and had to go back for the three hour test.  During my first pregnancy I got super sick during the 3 hour test and with Emmy’s it went fine, but it is just a pain in the butt.  With both pregnancies I passed the three hour test with flying colors.  If anyone has any tricks on what foods to eat or not eat, please let me know.

Kenna and Emmy
Ice Cream Time 
Golfing with my hubby 



How far along:  27 weeks

Total weight gain/loss:  15 pounds

Maternity clothes: Yes, normal clothes have no chance.

Stretch Marks: No new ones yet. Keeping my fingers crossed.

Symptoms: Perioiral dermatitis (rash on my face), peeing frequently, and appetite increase

Best Moment: Going camping with my family and a mini vacation with Travis

Miss Anything:Energy and an ice cold beverage on a hot day

Movement: Yes, it is amazing how much more I feel this baby. At night I just love relaxing and feeling baby move and grove.

Food cravings:Chipolte

Anything making you queasy or sick: Being in the sun for too long. The heat index here has been over 100 degrees. I also caught a little cold.

Have you started to show yet? Yes, quite a bit!

Labor Signs: no 

Belly button in or out: Still half popped

Gender: No idea- But we officially have a girl’s name picked out. It is not 100 percent set in stone, but pretty close.  Trav has had a boy named picked out for the last 4 years lol, so we are set there.

Wedding ring on or off? Still on.

Happy or Moody most of the time: Better, I finally took time to rest.

Baby’s Heart Rate: 152 at the last appointment

Looking forward to:  Going to the cabin, our 28 week doctor appointment, cousin’s wedding, and enjoying the last month of summer.  Also dare I say white pumpkin mocha’s from Caribou (I know still a long ways away, but gosh I love pumpkin everything).


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