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  1. Bluemasonjar

    kiwi / 608 posts

    @BecBeeAtx: We got our carpets cleaned this week so my plan for this weekend is to start moving DS's stuff into his big boy room so I can clear space for baby. We've started pulling baby stuff out of storage as well. Nesting is in full swing!

    We are team green but I have picked out nursery accents for a boy or girl so will be cleaning up and preppy all the newborn stuff but will finish decorating once he/she arrives.

  2. MrsBucky

    kiwi / 515 posts

    Has anyone else taken their glucose test yet? I just found out I failed the one hour and have to take the 3 hour test, which I never had to do with my son. I'm having an irrationally strong reaction to this news, partially because I leave tomorrow for two weeks with my family, and was looking forward to all the treats I can't get where I live now which of course now I can't/shouldn't have. I know I'm being irrational, but I'm so mad and upset and feel like, come ON, I get one vice (sugar) and I don't even eat that much sugar anyway, and now I can't even have FRUIT? What the hell? Can anyone else talk me off the ledge?

  3. crazydoglady

    persimmon / 1038 posts

    @MrsBucky: I'm sorry! My test is Monday, and I am nervous! I know it's not ideal, but could you take the 3 hour out of town?

  4. ALV91711

    grapefruit / 4570 posts

    @MrsBucky: My test is end of next week. That sucks that you failed right before going away.

  5. greencraftycello

    olive / 72 posts

    @MrsBucky: So sorry! Sending positive vibes for your three hour

    I just took mine today, and really hoping I pass.

  6. Bluemasonjar

    kiwi / 608 posts

    My glucose test is Friday morning

    Has anyone ordered their breast pump yet? I called insurance today and got a list of suppliers. I have a Medela Pump In Style from Lo #1. Wondering what I should order this time around. Thinking maybe the Medela Freestyle. Any recos?

  7. ALV91711

    grapefruit / 4570 posts

    How is everyone doing?

    I had my glucose test today. Saw my OB today and everything is going good. I'm at appointments every 2 weeks now. This has come up fast.

    Trying to stay cool in the heat and starting to organize things to move rooms.

  8. crazydoglady

    persimmon / 1038 posts

    @Bluemasonjar: I keep meaning to order mine! I think I am going to get the Spectra this time around, I've heard nothing but good things about it.
    @ALV91711: I had my glucose test last Friday and almost passed out twice from fasting. It was awful. I haven't heard from the doctor so I am guessing no news is good news?

  9. Bluemasonjar

    kiwi / 608 posts

    @crazydoglady: I was thinking about the Spectra too but since I already have a Medela PISA I'm wondering if I should simply and get a second one of those since all the parts will be the same?

    I got the call yesterday that I passed my glucose test! I celebrated with a cookie at lunch lol

  10. crazydoglady

    persimmon / 1038 posts

    @Bluemasonjar: That's a good point. I had the Ameda with L which was just ok. And congrats on passing!!

  11. ALV91711

    grapefruit / 4570 posts

    @Bluemasonjar: woohoo for passing!

    @crazydoglady: no news is good news. My dr. office only calls if you don't pass and I haven't got a call.

  12. ALV91711

    grapefruit / 4570 posts

    29 weeks yesterday and saw the OB today. Still measuring a couple weeks ahead. They have put my due date at Sept 18, which is 10 weeks from today. Everything looks good and at my next appt in 2 weeks he's going to schedule me in for another ultrasound to check size.

    Last night we bought paint for the boys rooms and DH is going to start that this week. Moving rooms is a lot of work. Once it is done I can start washing clothes and organizing!

    How is everyone doing!

  13. PurplePumps

    pomegranate / 3531 posts

    I just did my glucose test this morning, should hear back (or not hopefully) in a few days.
    No complaints otherwise thankfully! It's been pretty easy going luckily and I love this little alien feeling movement going on daily now. I do find that I'm super short of breathe pretty easily and my heart randomly races for a little bit, but nothing too bad... is that happening to anyone else?

  14. crazydoglady

    persimmon / 1038 posts

    @PurplePumps: YES to the heart racing and shortness of breath. I think it's because baby is pushing into the diaphragm plus the extra effort just to move around.

  15. crazydoglady

    persimmon / 1038 posts

    @ALV91711: I'm doing ok, sleep SUCKS right now. My hips and knees hurt so badly from sleeping on my side. I even tried Tylenol pm last night which didn't do much for the discomfort. I will be 32 weeks on Saturday and am trying to be patient because i still have so far to go.

  16. PurplePumps

    pomegranate / 3531 posts

    @crazydoglady: That's a relief that it's not just me... I was starting to wonder if I'm just suuuuuuper out of shape haha

  17. crazydoglady

    persimmon / 1038 posts

    @PurplePumps: I am out of shape right now, but I think there is more to it than that.

  18. ALV91711

    grapefruit / 4570 posts

    @PurplePumps: I hope you dont hear back from the test. Definitely short of breath these days.

    @crazydoglady: I've been finding side sleeping pretty uncomfortable for my hips. Sleeping in my back is the only comfortable position and I hate sleeping in my back.

    Through all the aches, discomfort & swelling I'm just trying to enjoy each moment knowing it is the last time.

  19. crazydoglady

    persimmon / 1038 posts

    @ALV91711: I would LOVE to sleep on my back, but my Dr told me to stop after 20 weeks. 🤷

  20. ALV91711

    grapefruit / 4570 posts

    @crazydoglady: Yes, I've heard that. I don't purposefully sleep on my back,just end up that way. My last pregnancy there was a midwife who went to the same gym as me and she said to sleep whatever way was comfortable

  21. crazydoglady

    persimmon / 1038 posts

    @ALV91711: Absolutely! I wish my OB was more pragmatic...they are the no sushi, no back sleeping, no to everything type. They also were talking about having me be induced or have a c/s for baby size last time (didn't happen.) They are the only OBs in town so I just smile and nod a lot.

  22. ALV91711

    grapefruit / 4570 posts

    @crazydoglady: that would be frustrating to deal with. At least nowadays you can get more information a lot easier to make choices.

    Tonight I had the worst nose bleed ever, I thought it would never end. It did stop and I was hot and sticky and decided to have a cool shower. Of course it started again. DH came upstairs to find me wrapped in a towel sobbing. Thank goodness he has patience and helped me and calmed me down. Then he did the last couple things around the house I wanted to do before bed.

  23. crazydoglady

    persimmon / 1038 posts

    33 weeks! 💜 Pretty sure this is only my third bump picture so far, and I took them weekly with DS.



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