33/34 Week Update!

Hooray for getting to 33 — two days until 34 — weeks!

Boo to the aches and pains that my body has been experiencing as of late.

My lower back, particularly on the right side, has been achy for the past two months. It feels like I just need one GOOD stretch to make it pop and alleviate the pain but I just can’t get into a good enough position to make that happen. The hubs has tried over and over to massage the pain away for me — also to no avail.

Aside from the lower back pain, I’m still having hiccups and indigestion ALL THE TIME. I eat slowly, I make sure to chew my food to the smallest morsels possible, I don’t lie down right after I eat and none of it matters. And to make matters worse, it’s not like I get indigestion right after I eat – which would make perfect sense – I get it just as I’m getting ready to go to bed!Β  Three to four hours after my last meal! LOL.

The only thing that I’m kind of bummed about is that the twins are still lying transverse in my belly… literally like in this picture that I found online…

Transverse

… as they have been for the last few ultrasound appointments so it’s looking like I get to have another C-section if baby A doesn’t do me a solid and turn head down so I can give birth “naturally.” But at least with a C-section they’ll be coming out at exactly 38 weeks, which is November 3rd and I’m very much looking forward to telling my doctor to pencil me in for that date!

I’m at the point in my pregnancy where I get to have ultrasounds every week (yay on the picture overload!) so they can keep checking their amniotic fluid levels, growth, etc. and I’m fairly certain that after my OB appointment coming up next week, I’ll probably be on the schedule to start seeing them every week as well.

We’re almost at the finish line!!

30 Weeks Down…

30 Weeks
Me @ 30 weeks w/twins! Fun times w/my daughters’ and sister!

This weekend I got to hang out with the fam for some “family fun time” at a cookout that was hosted by my Pops barbershop. The weather was PERFECT in my area despite all of the crazy hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes, and wild fires happening every where else in the world!

 

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Prego Life…

A few weeks ago Cece, being the awesome big sister that she is, brought home a box of Oreo ice cream bars as a treat for her and her little sisters. Now usually you mention Oreo anything to me and I’m ALL FOR IT, but when she’d asked me had I wanted one, I’d respectfully declined as I didn’t quite have a taste for anything sweet that night.

Or so I thought.

Fast forward to Mimi walking around the house with hers, taking small bites here and there and then finally deciding that something else had peaked her interest and she no longer wanted her ice cream.

Mimi: “Here mommy, hold this.”

Me: “If you don’t want it just give it to daddy, he’ll eat it.”

Mimi: “Here daddy…”

Hubs: “No thank you baby, I don’t want it.”

Mimi: *looks back at me* “Daddy no want it.”

Me: “Okay Pooks, give it here.”

Mimi: *proceeds to run off to her sisters’ room*

Hubs: “You’re gonna eat that?”

Me: “No, I don’t even want it. Have you tasted it?”

Hubs: “Nope. Not interested.”

Me: *takes a small bite* “It tastes quite interesting to say the least…” *takes another small bite*

Five minutes later…

Me: *looks over to my husband shamefully with empty Popsicle stick in hand* “Now see, this is exactly why you don’t ask me to hold any food!!”

Simultaneous laughter.

Hubs: “That ice cream didn’t stand a chance.”

“Cravings”

Cravings
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Being pregnant with twins so far has been the most amazing, scariest, strangest, physically demanding thing I’ve ever done in my life up to this point — and I’m only 20 weeks in. Well technically, 19 weeks and 6 days to be exact.Β My appetite has picked up tremendously over last two or so weeks which is a night and day difference between how I’d been feeling over the course of the pregnancy.

Weeks 1 – 7 were smooth sailing. I remember I was in the grocery store picking up something for dinner one day, while talking to my husband on the phone, and coming to the realization that I hadn’t started my cycle yet! Naturally like I’m sure every other woman has done when thinking she may be pregnant – I bought two pregnancy tests because I mean, can you REALLY just trust taking one?? Sure enough they both were positive and the very next day I called my OB and excitedly made my first appointment which was set for when I entered into my 9th week!

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