Well, I'm at 31 weeks now with Baby Girl #2. I have been feeling really good this pregnancy - thankful to still be able to be physically active with the kids, though I am slowing down. On Monday of last week, I had what I think is probably my last jog of this pregnancy with my friend, Elise. We went about 4 miles. But it's just getting too awkward with the growing belly to bounce it around for a few miles. I have still been able to walk 3-4 miles 3 or 4 times a week, in addition to Pilates, yoga, my workout DVD and mowing the lawn (hey - mowing our lawn with a reel mower is a workout in my book).
I started at 155 lbs, and I'm up to around 177 lbs now. That sounds much less daunting than the 55 lb weight gain that I had with the twins (though I was able to get back down to 155 eventually). I wanted to hit right around 180 with this one, but I have a feeling that I'm going to pass that mark pretty soon.
Baby Girl is head-down right now, which is excellent. My OB won't deliver a breech baby vaginally, so I'm glad to hear that the little biscuit has her head down. My blood pressure is good (98/60), and everything seems to be going smoothly.
I took my wedding rings off last week, because with the heat, my hands tend to swell. I notice this a lot when I'm walking in the heat and humidity, but this is something that happens even when I'm not pregnant. So I just decided to go ahead and take the rings off until we meet our baby daughter.
I have the same pain on the right side of my ribs that I had with the twins. It is an annoying, dull pain. I'm not sure exactly what is causing it, but I had it for a while during my twin pregnancy as well. I put ice on it a couple times a day and that seems to help. I'm hoping that it eventually goes away, but I might have to wait for Baby C to make her appearance for that to happen.
We don't have a car seat, crib or a name for this little bambino yet. It's funny how different pregnancy is the second time around when I'm chasing after two almost 2-year-olds. It's going by so quickly. We have a couple names that we like, but we just can't seem to choose one. I have a feeling that we might end up naming her at the hospital.
So far, so good. I can't believe we only have to wait a couple more weeks to meet her.