First off, this morning was little Lauren's celebration of life service. I can say, without a doubt, it was the second saddest service I've been to. It was beautiful, but my word, heartbreaking. I could have gone through an entire box of tissue. I am so sad for her family. Please keep them and those grieving in your prayers.
Today, I turn 34 weeks pregnant with our TWINS. Yes, it still seems crazy we are having twins. It becomes more real every single day.
Yesterday, we had a good appointment. My doctor really seems to be impressed with the way things are going on the inside. I know how quickly things can change so I'm not holding my breath. He did say if things keep looking like they do now, he might continue with our date that is close to 38 weeks. Of course, I think he will ultimately decide about 36 weeks.
He said from here on out, he is/has to look for anything that may indicate they need to come out. So that's crazy to think.
They are both still head down, however, Sloane is very low and Knox is still way high up! So, her head is close to my pelvic area and his is to the left of my belly button.
I will continue to spend most of my time in bed in hopes of my water not breaking.
I think I got dehydrated yesterday because I've had pretty bad cramps off and on since last night. I kept thinking I'm not going into labor after a good appointment, haha. I've not really had caffeine at all this pregnancy. The only think I really drink when not pregnant is coffee and the occasional tea. I love iced white chocolate mochas. Well, yesterday I got one (half caf) and that must have done the dehydrating. Note to self, decaf until further notice.
I honestly can't remember if I blogged this or not. I had a breakdown in bed last Saturday night. I did relatively well being up at my shower and such. I did have pain, but not unbearable. Well, by the time I got to bed Saturday evening, my stomach muscles were done. I could not turn myself from side to side. It's just like my belly wouldn't lift up. It kind of freaked me out, but then I realized my muscles are just pooped. Brent had to turn me. No wonder tummy hernias are common in multiples pregnancies.
I hope the hospital lets me where my own hospital gown because I got one! haha. I ordered mine here, but later saw that the Monogram Chick has them, too!
I have been STARVING this week. I mean it is insane. I was having to eat something like every 30 minutes until 2am this morning. I keep feeling like I was so hungry I was going to get sick if I didn't eat. I was also trying to get down water so the cramps would stop. So on top of the eating and trips to the bathroom, I think I got to bed around 2:30. I continued to frequent the bathroom about every half hour and then got up for the count about 7:30am, starving. I mean I felt like I hadn't eaten in a week. These twinkies better be growing!!
I'm having random heartburn and nausea. All to be expected, I would imagine so.
My friend, Toni, that has precious twin girls, let me borrow her nursing pillow! It is the Double Blessings EZ 2 Nurse twins breastfeeding pillow. Well, I ordered a new slipcover from Double Blessings this week and when it arrived this magnet was in the box....
I literally laughed out loud and thought, oh wow, that's us!
I think almost everything is done in the nursery. We are waiting for two more items to ship in and then I'll have my MIL takes some pictures and then show you all :) We LOVE how it turned out.
We've been putting things away from the shower and trying to get things washed up and ready.
One of my girlfriends gave me some of these wipes, and they smell yummy. I must admit, I've used some of them already.
I had such a hard time getting words/writing out for thank you notes after Cohen passed away, but I have jumped back on the wagon. The twins' notes, for obvious reasons, are easier to write. So, I'm trying to work on those as I rest in bed. I posted, here, some Erin Condren ones I got and then some others will be arriving in the next few days that my friend, Allison, made. Jessica also made me some that go with the "twins treats" shower :) Yes, I'm all about matchy matchy, haha.
Knox & Sloane have been getting the hiccups at the same time and it's crazy. Since they are different sides, it makes me feel like they are just flicking me with their fingers, ha.
I always snap my weekly pics with my camera sitting on our buffet. However, since they are about to start our tile, there is no furniture. Instead of looking for a different spot, I just opted to use my cell phone in the bathroom today. I might have Brent take one with the camera later on.
Here were are today....(I flipped the side pictures so they would face the direction as I normally take them.)
The pink ribbon is from Lauren's service. They also asked everyone to wear color.
Here is the comparison with Cohen...
Hope you all are having a good day!
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