Wednesday, May 20, 2009

On vacation!

Tomorrow morning DH and I are flying out to Florida! It's a combo vacation, babymoon, family wedding and 2nd anniversary trip for us. I have to admit that I can be a little bit nervous as a flier, but I'm praying for peace.

I don't know how many of you are also going on vacation soon, but I hope that you have safe travels and sunny skies!

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Leaking and Allergies (not related)

*warning: this post may be a little TMI*

So I'm very aware by now that CM in pregnancy is different and happens a lot more. Does anyone else feel a little freaked out about how much it's changed?

On a related note, is anyone experiencing book leakage? The other night DH touched my chest and a few minutes later I noticed a wet spot on my t-shirt. I have no idea what it is and it was totally unexpected.

And now for the allergies portion. I have severe allergies to Birch, Oak and Willow trees (it sucks, really) which are in the high levels for pollen right now. I'm not having a severe reaction because I'm inside most of the time, but I am quite itchy.

I normally take Claritin for allergies because Benadryl makes me sleepy and I can't be doing that while at work. Does anyone know if their DR is OK with using this for allergies?

Monday, May 4, 2009

Back from month 5 OB appointment

Everything is good! The Dr said that the 20 week u/s came back normal and all my blood work and testing was normal, too. I asked about the Strep B test, but he said that they don't do it until week 35. Phew! We got to listen to the heartbeat although baby was hiding deep because it took a while for him to find it. I'm still in awe of that sound!

I've gained 5 pounds this month...I was surprised at that! That puts my total at 8 since my very first appointment.

I also got a chance to tell the DR that I'm having a UC flare. Luckily it's very mild by comparison, so it'll probably resolve itself. He also gave me the all clear to use a topical steroid cream for my excema.

All's well!

Sunday, May 3, 2009

21 weeks baby belly!

This morning while getting ready for church, I snapped a picture of my baby belly. I have to admit that it looks a lot bigger in person than it does in the photo, but I won't complain!

So without further delay, here I am in my baby belly glory, half way through the pregnancy!