6 MONTH BUMP UPDATE


maternity shoot

Ok, I'm sneaking this 6 month pregnancy update in...because on Saturday I'll be 7 months pregnant...AHHHH this pregnancy is FLYING BY!!!!

maternity style

How far along are you?

Almost 27 weeks! One more week and I'm in the third trimester.

How big is baby?

Baby is about 14.5 inches and weighs almost 2lbs. Some sites say she's the size of a head of cauliflower!

Feeling:

Large and in charge. Lols. I have to be honest with you. It's definitely hard to see my body go through sooo many changes. I saw some photos of my pre-pregnancy self enjoying life and got kinda bummed. So many thoughts running through my head...will I ever be that small again? why on earth would I ever think I needed to lose weight then? James has been so amazing through all the changes, he constantly reminds me that I'm most beautiful when pregnant...I'm carrying LIFE! I look at Luca and gaining the 45lbs with him was SO worth it. Babies are a beautiful blessing and I'll have the rest of my life to lose weight...it's just hard seeing your body grow so much when it's been much smaller.

Other than that stuff, I'm feeling pretty good. A little tired, but I'm not complaining! Heartburn has been creeping up but other than that, nothing else crazy going on. Still praying for that placenta to move up! We won't know until my next ultrasound at 32 weeks.

Food love:

Everything sweet...but man, my dad brought over steak tonight and it was THE BEST EVER. I could seriously eat steak all day errrday.

Food hate:

Not really avoiding anything anymore!

Exercise:

With Luca's care and one car and getting home in time to relieve a babysitter, I've been taking the bus more than walking...it's also summer now, so the heat gets to me on that 35 minute walk! I've been doing yoga a couple times a week but I know I need to do more. SO HARD with another baby and a billion things on my to-do list but it's so important. Hoping to get some more evening walks in!

Clothing:

I received another order from PinkBlush and I'm SO PUMPED. I actually feel good in their pregnancy clothes! I will be heading to Van early August so I'm also hoping to scoop up a few things from topshop maternity! I am yet to find nice maternity shorts though...every pair looks like you have serious camel toe...not fun.

What I'm looking forward to:

My next prenatal massage and chiro!! Those things are a MUST for every pregnant woman!!

 

BTW, how pretty is this beach we discovered on Pender Island? It's kind of a funny story. We had a little date night and wanted to find a beach. We went to one but I refused to get out of the car because it looked like there was a hike down. James was bummed because he wanted to go to a beach before it got dark. We ended up driving away from the other parking lot and randomly turned down a road and found this perfect spot! 30 foot walk to the beach and totally private with no one around! I'm convinced it was God smiling on us :)

XO!
laura