28 weeks 2 days
By this week, your baby weighs two and a quarter pounds (like a Chinese cabbage) and measures 14.8 inches from the top of her head to her heels. She can blink her eyes, which now sport lashes. With her eyesight developing, she may be able to see the light that filters in through your womb. She’s also developing billions of neurons in her brain and adding more body fat in preparation for life in the outside world. (via Baby Center)
Probably 25-27 pounds. I figure I’ll gain between 30-35 altogether between now and the time Jonah is born. I gained 36 with Noah, so I’m aiming to keep it at that or lower this go around as well.
Not sleeping as well these days. Back pain, stomach pain/aches and the inability to get really comfortable mixed with the need to go to the bathroom every hour and a half make it hard to get a decent nights rest. I’m sleeping with between eight and ten pillows and I’m pretty sure that the husband feels he’s getting the boot night after night because of all of my pillows pushing him over the edge of the bed.
The husband had his Petty Officer Second Class Advancement Ceremony on Tuesday! He lost some rank when he moved to the Coast Guard from the Navy, so it’s been a bit of a headache getting back to where he was when he got out of the military the first time. He’s excited to be back where he was and finally moving forward; and we are so beyond proud of him! Aside from the pay raise (which is always nice), it’s exciting to see him accomplishing things he’s set his mind to and moving forward in his career.
Alabama Football started on Saturday (and we won, by the way) so we spent the day enjoying the sunshine and cheering on our team. Labor Day was sunny and as an Advancement/Early Christmas Gift, the husband went and bought himself a 55″ TV for the living room. Men and their toys (almost as bad as me and my camera equipment and Apple gear).
Baby Boy!! Did you guys see the photos from our Gender Reveal Party?!
Nothing of significance this week…unless you count being able to get comfortable at night.
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