4.28.2010

Prego Mego - Week 33 (BABY BOOK!!)

This week I am 33 weeks pregnant with Cohen!

First off, I'm SO excited about the baby book! It arrived today and I think it is beeeeeautiful!




Dupioni silk is so pretty and I picked royal blue. I was going to do Cohen's monogram but I decided to go with his name. I got the idea for this book because it is the same as our wedding book. Our wedding one is champagne with our married monogram and no ribbon. Anyways, I opened this book and found the sweetest little pages! There are tons and they have embossed little images on them. I ordered some extra blank pages I'm going to have lines printed on for hospital and home visitors to sign.

These are not all the pages, but a few I snapped pictures of......















LOVE it :)

Things are moving right along. The weeks and days are flying by! We are still busy. I'm having more and more moments when I wish I wasn't busy. It's really inevitable right now though. I wish I was snuggled on my couch more days and nights but whining about it would get me no where.

Another special blessing delivery arrived this week! Cohen has a prayer quilt now :) It's amazing and I will post it soon.

My freckles have gotten darker. I don't think it's the sun either. I'm still wearing my SPF everyday.

My hair has gotten thicker. I got it thinned. I just get too darn hot.

When I stand up after sitting on the couch, my thighs and legs hurt so bad. I figure this is because of the extra weight. I'm not really sure but I do know that sometimes I feel like I'm going to fall, ek.

I can tell Cohen's kicks and jabs are becoming less swift. I bet this means he is getting bigger and is running out of room.

I still see a lot of movement on the outside.

He is still getting the hiccups quite often. They sometimes tickle me.

My tummy has gotten harder but I'm pretty sure I can pinch fat. That's probably not a great sign, haha.

He is head down a lot more lately. I'm getting those shooting pains down low. Lovely. Overall, I'm having a bit more pain and discomfort, but I'm sure that is normal! I'm probably like 5'2" tall and 4'5" wide.

I'm still waking up about once a night. I'm hurting a little worse when I get out of bed.

I think I am getting a bit more nervous and emotional each day.

I go to my normal OB tomorrow. I think maybe I will get some measurements and see the little guy :) Hopefully he is getting big! I'm getting too. I think I'll avoid the scale this visit.

Brent got Cohen's room taped off and my friend, Kristen, is going to paint it on Monday. :)

I'm not having his bedding made as I was before. I'm deciding on the bedding a bit down the road.

I'm having a brunch on Saturday and I'm pretty excited :) It will be so nice and my hostesses are expecting about 35 or so people.

Here I am.....


My arms are feeling puffy so I usually have a cardigan on...

I just got the dress from Target. The medium fits great for being a non-maternity dress. It almost goes down to the floor even. I could have done a small (surprisingly) but it would not have allowed any growing room..for the still-growing body parts. I think I like it better in person that pictures.
I think the dress will be great post pregnancy as well.

I think that is all for this week.

Thank you all for the comments on the house. I will post after picture but it may be many many moons before that happens. We are only going to have a chance to do a few things before Cohen arrives. I'll do some posts on it here and there.
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36 comments :

  1. Love the baby book and the dress! You look great!

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  2. Ava has the same baby book (different colors)!!! It is beautiful in the royal blue and white! You look fantastic and yay Cohen for growing growing growing!!

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  3. Ah you look so so great!!

    And the baby book is absolutely beautiful - I love the cobalt blue!

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  4. you look gorgeous!! love the book! xxx

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  5. I love the baby book! It is beautiful. Can you please tell me where you ordered it from? I would love to order one for our newest addition coming in August!

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  6. Beautiful book! You look great.

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  7. Such a cute book, where did you order it from??

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  8. Love the book. You look wonderful!

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  9. Please share where you ordered the book from!

    The freckles - that is actually referred to as "pregnancy mask." My freckles got progressively darker as my pregnancy progressed. Wear as high of SPF as you can stand when you are outdoors b/c the sun makes it even worse. I actually got a dark patch above my lip - it is horrendous! I have a perpetual mustache!

    Also, the pelvic pains? If they get too bad, ask your doctor if he/she can prescribe a pregnancy belt. It helped me tremendously.

    You are beautiful! Congrats on making it another week!

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  10. The book is beautiful, Megan and love that dress on you!!! :)

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  11. You look great and I love that dress! Where did you get that adorable baby book from? It is so perfect!

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  12. you look lovely megan :)

    At 39 weeks, getting out of bed sucks even worse. Honestly, though--around your time I do remember feeling pretty bad. I'm pretty sure you're feeling all that pain (when you get up from the couch) because cohen is probably starting to shift more downward. I remember my pelvis just killllllllling then.

    Now, I feel like a 90 year old getting out of bed, lol.

    Oh, and I feel you on the puffy arms. It happened to me too :/ I HATE wearing short sleeves or tanks. So I am thankful that I'm almost done with this pregnancy before summer truly hits here! (I may just always plan my pregnancies that way)

    PS: wanted to say that your 'new' house is SO cute and has a TON of charm...just didnt get to comment yesterday!

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  13. LOVE the baby book :) It looks just like our wedding book. Our wedding book sounds just like yours. It was the same fabric in ivory with a ribbon and had our monogram on it. I love it :)

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  14. You look great and I love that dress! Where did you find Cohen's gorgeous baby book? I'd love to get a wedding book for a friend...

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  15. I love that baby book! That blue color is so pretty! What fun you will have filing it all out!

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  16. The baby book is gorgeous! I love dupioni silk. That dress is fab. Love it.

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  17. What an adorable baby book! I love the blue. You look great, and your dress is perfect. How great that it will work post maternity too?!?!

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  18. The baby book is beautiful, love the royal blue silk! You also look fabulous in that dress! So Cute!

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  19. The baby book is gorgeous!! Love your dress, you look so pretty!

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  20. the baby book is gorgeous! LOVE the colors. You look so cute in that dress!

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  21. Aww... you are beautiful! And that book is fantastic! :)

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  22. Cohen's baby book is absolutely adorable!

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  23. I love the book! DO you mind telling us where you got it?

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  24. Oh the book is so so so pretty!! Where did you get it made?

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  25. What a cute dress! I love your creativity with maternity clothes!

    I remember when Harrison would get hiccups while I was pregnanct with him! He got them all the time and you are right-they tickle!

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  26. HI! I have never commented before but I read your blog everyday! It is very inspiring!

    Where did you get the baby book it is gorgeous! My husband and I are expecting our first in October and I have been looking for a good baby book :)

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  27. Love the baby book!

    And, PS -- I'm the one that met you last Saturday at Greg's BBQ. It was really nice to meet you and I hope I was less creepy than I felt!

    Sending good thoughts your way as you meet with your OB soon!

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  28. That's precious! You are one beautiful mama!

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  29. You look beautiful in that dress and that baby book is just GORGEOUS! I am so excited about the house and it looks so charming and cute! Everything will work out-praying for you always! Love, Becky

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  30. I love that dress and think I just might have to swing by Target tonight!

    The baby book is adorable :)

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  31. Baby book is super cute and so are you! I bet you are getting excite and don't worry, God is there for you! :) Hope your discomfort gets better and yay for baby coming soon!

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  32. love love love the baby book! and you look adoreable! :)

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  33. yay, you look beautiful!! great buy on the dress, you'll definitely be able to wear it after Cohen arrives too! :) and the baby book is wonderful! hope everything is going great!!

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  34. You're adorable, as always. I LOVE the baby book. It's so pretty.

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