Can I just say that I'm thoroughly enjoying this weather??? Waking up (or getting off work) to temperatures in the 50s-60s... Highs during the day only reaching 80... Ahhhh, fall. We cleaned our apartment Tuesday, and it is so refreshing to have a clean house. And, yes, I've lit my Fall Harvest candles in 85% of the rooms here. The A/C is off, the windows are open. The pumpkin decorations are out, the scarecrows have taken their roosts on the shelf. It is a joy to be here. :)
My brother Josh, joined us for dinner last night. We made the delicious Tortilla Soup that we made a few weeks ago. It was a nice time.
We also had our 24 week check up yesterday!! At this appointment, I had to do my glucose tolerance test, to check for gestational diabetes. I had to gulp down a very sweet, thick, cold, NOT-DESIRABLE cup of orange syrup-y stuff. Reminded me of the syrup they must use to make orange Fanta or Sunkist...just the syrup. Yuck.. anyways. I drank it and had to wait an hour to have my blood drawn. I have yet to get the results of the test. If my blood sugar was over 140, I'll have to go back for a fasting glucose test, and do it all over again, for 3 hours, and have 3 blood draws done. :( I'm really hoping it was less than 140. During our hour wait, we met with our doctor. My blood pressure is still good, 100/70. Weight is...well..creeping on up.. ;) but still on track. Cohen is measuring 25 weeks and we were 24 weeks, 4 days. So, he's doing great. His heart sounded good. We need to start looking for a childbirth education class. It is just a hassle to go up to Parkland on my days off, so we're looking around town. Anyone know of a good one, let me know!
Here is my 24 week belly picture:
He's as big as an eggplant now! 9 inches, 1.7 pounds!
He can no longer be hidden.. but I certainly don't want to hide him!
After scouring the Baby Bargains book to find the best rated baby items and also the best bang for our buck, we've ordered our crib and bedding. The bedding should be here later today, and the crib tomorrow! I'm so excited to start putting Cohen's nursery together! Pictures will follow. :)
My cousins, Jordan and Roland, found out they're having a girl! I'm so excited for them and can't wait to have a new little girl in our family!
Well, I was only up at 6 am because Cohen was kicking around and Daddy was snoring [loudly] despite my repeated attempts to push him to his stomach. :-/ I think I'll try to nap on the couch for a few hours. By the way, it's 58 degrees outside. :) :) :)