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September 30, 2014

36 week stats | farm gal #2

are we all up for some more mirror belly selfies?

oh good. i was nervous my awkwardness was too much last week. 
36 WEEK STATS | farm gal #2

WEIGHT GAIN | i'm sitting here at a downtown coffee shop sipping my decaf almond milk latte and munching (devouring) a slice of delicious pumpkin bread. this is my reward after a one pound gain this week. bringing my grand total to 16 pounds after a very long 36 weeks and three days...but who's counting?

SYMPTOMS | zip. nada. these are the facts. as in...no signs of baby coming any time soon. it's kind of how i roll. 

if you've been reading for a bit you know kaye was nearly two weeks overdue and i was induced. call it mother's intuition, but i have a STRONG to QUITE STRONG feeling this one won't be interested in coming on her own either. 

SIZE OF BABY | this gal is right on schedule. my belly is measuring right at 36 weeks and the doctor is still predicting right around a seven pounder. he even went as far to say i am textbook perfection. i responded with "if only that were the case in college." 

at least i grow my babies real real good...so it seems.

SLEEP | either i'm getting better at the no-sleep thing or i'm just so exhausted i don't remember waking up in the night, but i'm feeling much better rested than i was a few weeks ago. this is an absolute godsend considering my attitude towards my poor farmer has been less than desirable. 

sometimes i look at him, and just like the movies, i think, "you did this to me." hate in my heart. 

but i've so so put my best foot forward to be sweet to him. sometimes that includes an, "i'm sorry i'm a total bi*ch-face 80% of the time." 

that man - he's a saint.

WORKOUTS | i walked 18 miles last week. this is only possible because i'm obsessed with watching dexter on the iPad as i march it out on the treadmill and because kaye is still rocking three hour naps. 

i do know i'm going to have to figure out something tricky tricky when gal-face #2 arrives because i will go insane if i can't run. 

CLOTHING | farmer made the mistake of saying this morning, "black leggings and a cardigan again. surprise surprise." i asked him if he wanted me to drop some benjamins on some clothes that fit. he stopped talking.

GENDER | pink is the word.

CRIES THIS WEEK | hello week #2 in a row with no cries. 

hey hormones - suck it. i win, you lose. 

PURCHASES | i'm having some buyers guilt (not remorse) after my frye boots purchase last week (please see them pictured...i'm in love). so nothing new this week. i'm considering purchasing a new dresser for the nursery. we were going to move our old dresser in there, but it's just so huge it looks ridiculous. i also still need to get some girly accessories for the nursery like a pink pillow for the chair, a mobile, and some art...still. 
here's to another week of being the mom of one. life is about to slap me in the face. 
20 comments on "36 week stats | farm gal #2"
  1. oh my gosh... that outfit... those boots... Don't have even the tiniest bit of guilt. You look stinkin' cute!!

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  2. I love reading your posts, you are hilarious- thanks for sharing :)

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  3. Gah. So much to talk about. One - the boots are fab. Keep them and think of them as an investment. A very fab/trendy so cute investment. I mean, they'll last forever right? Two - your writing style cracks me up. Like I literally can envision this is exactly how you talk in real life. Three - I stinkin' love Dexter. Best show ever. And way to go on 18 miles this week. You're a total motivation for me to get my booty up and moving. And I don't even have a bump as an excuse. Four - there is no four, except you're awesome. Keep doing what you're doing!

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  4. Wow! You are doing so great! You look awesome! Can't wait to see pics of that little girl!

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  5. Wow! You are doing great! You look awesome! Can't wait to see pics of that little girl!

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  6. You totally are textbook perfection & I love the fact that when Farmer said something about your wardrobe you offered to go purchase some new items :)

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  7. I am beyond jealous of your 16lb weight gain! You look so adorable, especially in your new boots :)

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  8. Hey, I gave birth at 36w5d... so, in theory, you could be meeting that little nugget real soon!

    And dang, 16 pounds at 36 weeks? Who are you and what's your secret?!?! I need to take notes for when we get around to baby #2! You look FANTASTIC :D

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  9. You are seriously adorable! I also love the idea of Netflix while I walk; it gives me zero excuses!

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  10. you look seriously adorable! and I love your cardigan! I've resorted to walking only as well. definitely jealous of your 16 lb weight gain...like throw up in my mouth a little bit jealous! ha! just kidding, definitely excited for you to meet Turtle #2!

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  11. Love love love that sweater! And your bump! And yes, the boots! :)

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  12. Loving that sweater and leggings combo - your farmer just doesn't know what's up with maternity fashion, bless him. I will be doing the same thing. Leggings errrday. Or yoga pants:) You have seriously made pregnancy look so easy, and I can't wait to see you guys transition from family of 3 to family of 4!

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  13. Love the boots & the cardigan, mama!!! Rocking that bump!!

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  14. Yesss.....DEXTER!! The bf and I are watching it currently. Only on season 5, very beginning. Jelly of the boots. Oh farmer and outfit comments lol.

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  15. Your so adorable!!! I'm dying over those boots. I so need a new pair of boots :)

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  16. I am LOVING those boots! And that whole outfit by the way. I would like to call it farm chic...I think it could be a new trend and you are rocking it! =)

    I just knew by the looks of ya that you would be the girl who is textbook perfect carrying a baby...damn you and your perfect basketball belly.

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  17. I love that you asked your farmer if he wanted you to buy clothes that fit--totally something I would say to my husband too! haha And your leggings and cardigan outfit is adorable and you look great in it. I would wear an outfit like that every day if I could! AND i love the boots :)

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  18. I'm currently knocked up as well and leggings + boots + some sort of loose top is definitely my uniform too. I keep on stealing my husband's button up shirts and if/when he complains I give him the same answer of "I'm trying to be economical here!" It's working well so far. I'm loving that cardigan; you're the cutest!

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  19. I'm still living in leggings and cardigans! Ha. You look great and you totally earned that treat (or 5!). I may have missed it but did you guys decide a name yet?

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