My belly at 32 weeks:
My guess is that I am still measuring right on time, which is perfect. Since I was measuring about 6 weeks ahead with the twins, this is as it should be for my body and one baby. Although being sick and not eating more than toast for 3 days definitely set my weight back a bit. And I'm slightly anemic. But nothing some iron supplements can't help.
So, it seems that all is back to normal and I can just try and do my best to get through these next 8 weeks. It is getting increasingly difficult to do certain tasks, like washing dishes (my belly is the same height as the counter-top), laundry (I can't reach the bottom of the laundry sorter), lifting Sebastian and Collette, and anything else that involves bending over. I remember when I was pregnant with the twins, bending over wasn't so bad - I did the "stripper" bend where I would crouch and come up butt first and then stand straight. But when I have to bend down and pick up toys about 20,530 times per day, that's just not gonna happen. Either way, my back is mad at me and I'm mad at all the toys. And dirty dishes. And dirty clothes. It's gonna be a long 8 weeks... :)
The last couple of months are tough - might be worth seeing if someone can help on the chore front some for you? You need your energy for chasing after the kids. It was so exhausting - especially the last month. ALso, if you want to borrow my heating pad you are welcome to it - I used it every night after the kids were in bed and I was watching TV. It did help.ReplyDelete
Cute belly! Is it so strange having only one baby in there after twins? I try to imagine sometimes (that's probably all I'll ever do!).ReplyDelete
Wow, look at you- you're in the home stretch! Very impressed that you're still getting so much done, raising your cuties, and staying sane, all at the same time. And I had to laugh at the "stripper bend," I remember it well!ReplyDelete