This last week was spring break.  Travis had baseball everyday so we just did things in the area.  My sister gave us passes to the water park. We ate at Texas Roadhouse and the girls thought it was great that you could throw the peanut shells on the ground.  We went to the second Lego movie.  It was so cute and creative.  After the Lego movie we then played Lego’s for two days straight.   WE were finally able to get outside for a little bit. THANK THE LORD for a little sunshine. It is amazing how warm 26 degrees can feel without wind and with sun.   Then today, we walked in the St.Patrick’s day parade! My family is very Irish. My grandma was actually 100 percent Irish.  The girls had the BEST time.  Emmy was on cloud nine handing out candy. I am pretty sure she is a professional now.  Kenna loved seeing everyone and Jovie lived it up by riding in the wagon eating candy.

 

WOOT WOOT, I am 26 weeks pregnant and feeling pregnant.  This pregnancy as been my hardest one. I am beyond tired, anxious, have trouble sleeping, I always feel bad about not wanting to do anything, and I think this crazy long winter is just taking all of those emotions and tiredness up a notch.  I am ready for a change in weather and change in pace.  I think the girls and I are ready to get back outside.  I have been working on getting more sleep, making sure I am taking all of my vitamins, trying to exercise more, and getting outside.  On a happier note, the baby is growing good, and I can feel her/him move all the time:) 🙂 🙂

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26 Weeks- 

Total weight gain/loss:  13 pounds

Maternity clothes: Yes-happy that my pregnancy clothes are fitting better and better

Stretch Marks: Just a couple left over from my last three pregnancies- I get stretch marks on my butt, inner thighs, and lower back area and some other areas.

Symptoms: Perioral dermatitis on my face, TIRED, strong round ligament pain, some anxiousness, sleeping problems

Best Moment: The St. Patrick’s Day Parade!!!! I seriously loved watching the girls- I couldn’t stop laughing or smiling

Miss Anything: Energy, a cocktail, my patience, feeling like myself again

Movement: Yes, Yes, Yes

Food cravings:  Still meat with every meal, Tortilla chips, and dessert after each meal

Have you started to show yet? Yes, baby bump is popping

Labor Signs: zero

Belly button in or out: Half popped-the top part is popped out and the bottom part is not.

Gender:  I do not know, but I have started to look at newborn outfits and there are sooooo many cute girl and boy ones out there EEEEK! Good thing I don’t know what baby H is because I probably would buy way too many going home over the top cute outfits that are probably not necessary lol.

Mayan Calendar: Girl                                                                                                                Baking soda/ urine Test: Boy                                                                                                          The Chinese Calendar said: Girl

Pendulum test: Girl                                                                                                                                Baby’s Heartbeat: Greater than 140= Girl                                                                                          Morning Sickness: No= Boy                                                                                                                  Carrying High or Low: High= Girl                                                                                                      Cravings Salt or Sweet: Salt= Boy                                                                                                      Extra weight out front or around hips and bottom- Extra weight around hips and bottom= girl                                                                                                                                            Heartburn: none= boy                                                                                                                          Cold Feet- Boy (side not it was -55 here this week with windchill lol)                                        Color of urine- Clear or Yellow: Yellow= Girl                                                                                                 So far old wives tales tallies: 7 for girl and 5 for boy—-

Any other fun ones to try???? I totally know they are not accurate- it is just fun to see:)

Wedding ring on or off? Still on.

Happy or Moody most of the time: Over tired and moody this week. The sun makes me feel better:)

Baby’s Heart Rate: 160

Weekly Favorites: St.Patrick’s day parade. lots of Stressaway and Orange in the diffuser, and a long shower.

Looking Forward to: Hitting the third trimester, baseball games, sunshine, picnics, April, and my birthday

 

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