Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Please let me sleep for the love of GOD!

I am channeling my inner Chris Farley this week! 

This little boy inside my belly is making me very uncomfortable. When I was pregnant with Avery I never remember being in this kind of pain, I guess that is my age catching up to me. :) Apparently he has both feet under my right rib cage and it hurts! I swear I thought he was going to break a rib the other night. This pain has been on going for several weeks now accompanied with daily acid reflux.  Just this week I've been having sharp lower back pain.  (I'm guessing he is on my sciatic nerve.) So needless to say, I have not been getting much sleep. I am so tired! I just want to sleep, but when I lay down in bed I can only lay on one side for a few minutes without having to turn to the other side.  Then sometimes my reflux is so bad I feel as though I may throw up at any moment. (only while laying down.) I have even tried counting sheep and singing Mr. Sandman, okay not really but I just want to SLEEP! Last night I was about to lose my mind.  I finally gave up and headed for the living room.  Oh leather couch, how I love you...seriously.  I am not sure if it is the firmness, the support it gives my back or the way my head can rest slightly elevated, but I slept great!  I told Brad that it looks like I will be sleeping on the couch for the next 4 weeks.  He was not too thrilled because he can't sleep if I'm not there.  Good thing we have 2 full size couches!  Looks like there will be a lot of couch sleeping going on in our house.

There is nothing like a great couch, iPad2 and a snuggle dog!

So no news on a birth date yet, boo! I had my first NST (non stress test) yesterday at the hospital and all is looking great!
Our chair and ottoman came in this past weekend!  The room is coming together exactly as I had planned!  YAY!  As you know, I am a self-admitted Pinterest addict.  I found a couple of cubbies I liked but none with plans to build.  I love having a handyman husband!  I gave him 2 pictures and he made the exact piece I wanted, love it!  All the antique pieces I have been collecting fit great.  Waiting on the leather football helmet to come in and a few more items and that piece will be finished!

Thursday, January 26, 2012

It's been a while...

Christmas flew by and it seems that time is flying by even faster for Bode's arrival.  I saw my prenatal high-risk doctor this past Monday and Bode is measuring ahead of schedule.  Figures!  Brad and I wanted to get through the holiday season before starting to work on his room, big mistake!  We ordered all his furniture on January 7th thinking that would be plenty of time for delivery and set up, WRONG!  While the chair and ottoman I ordered should be here this weekend it looks like the crib and dresser have a few more weeks.  A bassinet purchase may be in our future.  :)  From what my prenatal doctor said he is now 34 weeks, not 33.  That means tomorrow I will be 35 weeks!  Here are a few prego pics!

We bought an antique football jersey for his room, seemed like a good time for a pic since I was 33 weeks!

Below are a few before and middle stage pictures of his room.  I wanted to paint his room, but there is a vaulted ceiling and if you don't paint the entire room, ceiling included, it looks funny.  (We discovered this with the painting of Avery's room.)  I decided that since his bedding will match the khaki to just paint a rugby stripe around the room.  I think it turned out perfect and Brad was happy that was all he had to paint!

Taping off for the rugby stripe

Painting complete, curtains ironed and hung and rug down :)

I have an appt. with my OB today so we will see if he will set Bode's birthday date!  Next week I will start having 2 non-stress tests a week, yuk!  Not looking forward to that, but my doctors are requiring it because of my Addison's Disease.  My high risk doc wants me to be under no stress what-so-ever.  Sure like that's gonna happen with a full time job and full time family! Here's to hoping my next blog post will be about a scheduled birth date!  :)