Monday, June 8, 2015

Bumpdate: Weeks 25-26

If you missed my previous bumpdates, you can check out weeks 5-12 hereweeks 13-14 hereweeks 15-16 hereweeks 17-18 hereweeks 19-20 here, weeks 21-22 here, and weeks 23-24 here! I've decided that at the very end of this, I'm going to make a book out of all of my weeks so Baby Cookie can look back and read through them someday. I also hope to make one giant blog post compiling all of my weeks together to see the progress.
How far along? 26 weeks

Size of baby?
25 weeks: acorn squash / rutabaga
26 weeks: zucchini / scallions

Total weight gain? I weigh exactly what I did when I found out I was pregnant. I'm not sure how... but since the doctors aren't worried, neither am I. 

Gender? GIRL! You can read about it here

Maternity clothes? Jeans, jean shorts, t-shirts, and maxi dresses! Yep! Oh, and workout pants... because I don't want to stretch my good Nike running pants. 

Sleep? I am exhausted. Plain and simple. I did spend a couple days in the hospital during week 26 for a kidney infection, and I got about four hours of sleep total during that time because doctors and nurses were CONSTANTLY checking my vitals, Baby Cookie's heartrate, monitoring if I was having contractions or not (I wasn't), taking blood or urine for testing, changing out fluids and antibiotics in my IV... you get the picture. It sucked, but I'm okay, and Baby Cookie is GREAT!

Work outs? I went with Dan to take Smudge for a nice, long walk after I got out of the hospital, and that felt great, but I was shot afterward. Couldn't have gone any further. We also walked around a festival for a couple hours, and that was tiring, but I'm glad I got some activity in after laying in a hospital bed for a couple days.

Cravings? Chocolate. Cheeseburgers. Pickles. Ice cream. Not all together. Luckily, Dan is husband of the year and obliges me way too often.

Aversions? Still chicken. And cucumbers and tomatoes. 

Best moment of this week? Celebrating one year of marriage with my handsome husband!

Worst moment of this week? Being admitted to the hospital again... hands down! Ugh. 

Looking forward to? I'm looking forward to going to Kansas City for our baby shower soon! It will be nice to spend time with friends and family and celebrate our little girl!

How on EARTH do you sleep comfortably and for long periods of time while pregnant? HELP ME!



  1. Aw, you're seriously looking great! Do you have a body pillow to help you sleep? I hear those are awesome, but only from friends, not personal experience. Hope you can get some good rest!

  2. Your cravings sound like stuff I eat when not pregnant. Mm, cheeseburgers.

  3. I agree! I have those cravings and I'm not even pregnant. I'm curious to see what I'll crave when I am. Probably everything I dislike now! Lol
    When did you start eating meat again? Did you write about the transition? I was pleasantly surprised with my transition after being vegetarian for 3 years.

  4. Are you not a vegetarian anymore?

  5. You are adorable!!! :) I can't believe how fast the time is going by.

  6. Didn't you just announce that you were pregnant? Seriously so fast. The best way that I slept was basically barricading myself between two walls of pillows. I never got a pregnancy pillow; I just used ALL the ones we had around the house.