So here we are at 28 weeks. Baby is now the size of an eggplant.
Somehow I think an eggplant is smaller than a cauliflower but there you go.
For the last week, I've been secretly worrying that she wasn't moving around enough. I'd feel movements, but they were sporadic and sometimes I'd think to myself, "OMG when was the last time I felt her?" Anyway, as if to calm my nerves she started wiggling about on Thursday night at about 3 a.m. and has not stopped since. I'm beginning to wonder if she may be the first female place kicker in the NFL.
In other baby news this week, we put together our stroller and car seat to make sure they will be good to go. (Thanks mom and dad!) We also started picking a few things out for a registry, which was kind of hard. We're trying to figure out the "must haves" from the plastic crap that the stores want you to believe are musts. It's harder than I thought it might be.
Otherwise,this week has been a bit of a whirlwind. I was home from work on Monday for the holiday, and R was gone all last weekend on a quick visit to Louisiana. We got quite a bit of snow on Monday, and being home alone, I went outside (in the very tolerable temperature - it was a perfect snoman/ snowball day) and pushed it off the driveway. I didn't really shovel or lift, but it was enough to wear me out and work muscles I had forgotten that I had. So my sore back (which would have been sore even non-pregnant due to the snow) and tight muscles did make me nervous that I had done something I shouldn't have. But all's well that ends well. While trying to wear Nola out in the backyard, I made a miniature snowman (which is hard to see with the white background).
After I took this picture, I went inside. When I went back out, it became clear that Nola had a fine time taking it apart piece by piece.
I'm one sleeve short of a baby sweater, so hopefully I'll have that to report this week...