33 Weeks, and Time with a 3yo

RockStar is approximately the size of honeydew melon / heft of a pineapple this week (a little over 4# and 17″). The kiddo is putting on fat and losing some of that wrinkled old man look, and the brain is developing rapidly. So cool. πŸ™‚

I didn’t weigh in this morning since I’m at my Mom & Dad’s house in Minnesota. I’m feeling bigger by the day though, so I’m hoping that I only put on 1# this past week. We shall see… I’m here until Sunday, so normal programming will resume next week.

General Symptoms: The pregnancy massage helped a lot with the carpal tunnel pain, as well as just being awesome in general. πŸ™‚ I’m still keeping the wrist brace on my left wrist for the majority of the day (and all of the night), but at least some of the numbness and swelling have gone down. Heartburn has been AWFUL still (Pepcid is the only thing that really helps – the others are a joke), and I sort of hiccup/burp all the time thanks to the heartburn. Fun.

On the upside, I’ve been seeing lots of great family and friends ever since Friday, and one of my closest girlfriends from college and her daughter drove up last night to visit. It was surreal to lay in bed with her 3yo between us, reading books, and talk about how different life was from a decade ago when we used to have drunken sleepovers in college and talk about boys. How things change…

 Giving the baby a hug (right after a tumble down the hill which got a nice nest of cockleburs in her hair – which then stuck to her Mom’s sweater – LOL)

An aspiring photographer… and she actually takes really good pictures!

Only 7 weeks to go… wow wow wow…


  1. I love love love the picture of her hugging the baby. So stinkin' sweet. Heart melting…

  2. Umm…pop much! I can't beleive the difference this week (but of course you still look cute as can be). You look so relaxed and happy. Must be the being around your family. Hope you're having fun.

  3. That pic of her hugging your tummy is just too precious! So glad the massage brought some relief to that CT. Glad you're getting in some quality time with friends and family before rockstar appears.

  4. Is time just flying by for you or does it seem to be standing still! It's crazy how fast other people's pregnancies seem to go. I hope you are having a wonderful time at your parents. The picture of you three girls is too cute!

  5. I'm glad you found some help for the carpel tunnel…I can't even imagine dealing with that. Those pictures are adorable.

  6. SUCH a cute picture!Um, cockleburs? What the heck?!? hahaha πŸ™‚

  7. Yeah for a great prenatal massage. I'm glad it helped. I can't believe we have just 7 weeks left! Where has the time gone.

  8. Still looking great, Josey! Love the pics…so stinkin cute!

  9. What great pics! I can't believe you only have 7 weeks left- exciting!!

  10. I think you really popped out this week! And I mean that in a you look adorable kind of way! πŸ™‚ I cant believe you are so close to holding this baby in your arms! Amazing πŸ™‚

  11. You look so sweet! How do you make being pregnant so gorgeous?! I love the picture of the little one snuggling your tummy! Too precious! πŸ™‚

  12. so cute!

  13. You look amazing! What a cutie!!! Love the pictures. You're getting so, so close!!! Exciting!!! πŸ˜€

  14. So cool. All of it. You look great!

  15. That picture of belly hugging? Yeah, that's what I would do to you if I saw you in person πŸ™‚

  16. Awww….all the pics in your post are gorgeous! I especially loved the one where she is hugging the belly!Glad she is so great at photography! Maybe she has already picked up her passion for life.Many wishes to you!

  17. I agree with E. You definiltey popped again this week! I feel like you are actually getting smaller everywhere else though and you look awesome!!! I can't believe it's only 7 weeks. It is going to go by SO FAST so hold on!!! I can't wait to meet RockStar!!!!

  18. Obvi you look amazing and if you did gain more than a pound it was all baby. So excited for you! SO CLOSE!!!

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