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Baby Two: 39 Weeks Pregnant

  Baby Lamotta is due September 28th, 2017! Today is 9/21/17 which means I’m 39 weeks! Full term to all you naysayers who don’t think 37 is full term. 😉 Baby is the size of a mini skateboard. I’ve gained… less than 27 pounds as far as I know! Midwife appointment this week? Nope. I go for my next appointment on the 28th – my due date! Or, baby girl may come before. Who knows! Current mood: Trying to stay relaxed and not stress about things I can’t control. Cravings: Sweets. Food Aversions…

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Baby Two: 38 Weeks Pregnant

Baby Lamotta is due September 28th, 2017! Today is 9/14/17 which means I’m 38 weeks, y’all! Baby is the size of a ukelele… but don’t say that word in my house because Jordan bought me one for Christmas last year and I’ve yet to attempt to learn to play it. I’m a terrible fiance! I’ve gained… 26.4 pounds! Midwife appointment this week? Yes! We saw my girl Karen on Tuesday. She is the absolute sweetest. We chatted about what to expect going forward, she was able…

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Six years ago.

I remember it like it was yesterday. I was working for the travel agency at the time and I got a phone call from the urgent care I’d seen just two days prior. “Ms Karambelas, we got your test results back and you don’t have a kidney infection.”   I was confused. This felt the same as the last kidney infection I had had a few months prior. They already put me on a medication to treat the infection before even getting the results of the urine culture because they were so certain I…

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Baby Two: 37 Weeks Pregnant

Baby Lamotta is due September 28th, 2017! Today is 9/7/17 which means I’m 37 weeks pregnant! Baby is the size of a tackle box. I’ve gained… I think I’m still at 26 pounds. Midwife appointment this week? Nope – next week! Current mood: Tired. I’m not sleeping very well and I’ve been having braxton hicks contractions a lot so I’m really uncomfortable. Cravings: Ice cream! Food Aversions: Forever pizza. The yucky stuff: Always using the bathroom, can’t sleep, braxton hicks, unable to breathe most of the…

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Baby Two: 36 Weeks Pregnant

Baby Lamotta is due September 28th, 2017! Today is 8/31/17 which means I’m 36 weeks pregnant! Baby is the size of a cabbage patch doll. I’ve gained… 26 pounds! I somehow gained like 4 pounds in a week. YIKES. Midwife appointment this week? Yep! I had my third trimester group visit yesterday afternoon with Angela and Karen. There were about six other moms and a couple spouses at this visit. We took turns weighing and doing blood pressure to ourselves and then met 1:1 with a midwife to check baby’s heartbeat and get…

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