I can’t believe summer is almost done. I swear it goes faster every single year.  I consider summer to be done when school starts. That is when Trav heads back to work full time. It has been nice having him home part-time this summer. This is his first summer he did not have a full time job during the summer.  Trust me, he still did a lot of stuff and worked two other jobs, but he had a more flexible schedule. The girls and I will miss him.  On a brighter note, this is Travis’s first fall he will not be flipping a house on top of teaching, which means we will get to see him after school and on the weekends:) YAY.

This last week my sister was home from college and the girls and I had a blast hanging out with her.  We went to the zoo and shopping.  This was one of our first weekends we have been home in a long time.  Trav and I went out to eat. It was great to hang out with Travis for a little while.  Then Saturday I spent cleaning and organizing the house. I definitely feel that I have started nesting.  It was nice to stay at home and catch up on everything.

On the pregnancy side of things we just keep rolling on. Things have been going really well.  I feel pretty good for the most part. Really tired, but good. I feel like I have been more patient, which is nice with the girls.  I also feel like I have a tad more energy to organize baby things, and things for the girls and I to do when Trav goes back to school.



How far along:  31 weeks

Total weight gain/loss:  18 pounds

Maternity clothes: Yes

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

Symptoms: Perioiral dermatitis (rash on my face), peeing frequently, pelvic pain, appetite increase, very tired, round ligament pain, indigestion

Best Moment: Watching the baby make big movements across my tummy

Miss Anything: Not being so tired ALL of the time, drinking lots of caffeine

Movement: Tons, just moving and grooving

Food cravings: Chipolte

Anything making you queasy or sick: Being in the sun for too long. Not eating every couple of hours, and not getting enough water and sleep.The Olympics have been keeping me up way too late.

Have you started to show yet? Yes- growing every week!

Labor Signs: no 

Belly button in or out: Kind of popped.  It is popped, but not sticking straight out yet.

Gender: No idea-Lately I have been leaning towards girl

Wedding ring on or off? Still on.

Happy or Moody most of the time: Pretty low key lately

Baby’s Heart Rate: 135 at the last appointment

Looking forward to:  My next doctor appointment, friend’s wedding, this amazing fall weather, football season (GO PACK GO), and pumpkin everything.


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