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Along side my husband of over a decade, I photograph people in love with each other and in love with their lives. We're based in Paducah Kentucky but gladly will go anywhere you want to take us! We are so glad you've stopped by to follow our most recent adventures! Grab your favorite drink and snack and get cozy... there's plenty to see!

Week 32

February 9, 2015

How Far Along: 32 weeks, 1 day

Weight Gain/Loss: I had my 32 week appointment today where I learned I am currently sitting at a weight gain of 49 pounds. Ouch.

Sleep: I’ve been actually “sick” for the past week which has greatly disrupted my sleep further.

Best Moment This Week: Yesterday was our first baby shower! It was held for my dad’s side of the family, hosted by my aunt (dad’s brother’s wife) at her house and it was intimate and lovely! Here are a few detail shots:

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Movement: Slowing down the past few days, actually. Which I knew would happen – he’s running out of womb. Haha 😉

Food Cravings/Aversions: I’ve been saying nothing for weeks and then it hit me! My food craving has been anything and everything sweet! Which is partially responsible for my overweight gain :/

What I Miss: This past week I started missing NOT waking up to pee 4 times a night – because yea, that’s definitely happening now.

Stretch Marks: Still none but I’m not taking chances – I lotion up every time I get out of the shower (or bath)!

Belly Button: Almost completely flat 🙂

Wedding Rings: Still no

Mood: Frustrated this past week due to the lack of asleep and having an all out cold.

Labor Signs: Noticing the Braxton Hicks less but I don’t think it’s because they’re not as strong, I’m just getting use to having them often throughout every day.

Milestones: I am now two months away from having this baby, y’all.

Upcoming Appointments/Events: Next OB appointment is 2 Mondays from now but I’m seeing my chiropractor every Tuesday. I MIGHT be booking a massage appointment soon too.

What I look forward to: My next baby shower this coming Sunday!

Weekly Wisdom: Third trimester energy zap is real. First trimester=zapped but the second trimester brought a whole new energy…. made me feel normal again! I’m DYING to enter into that nesting period that happens right before his arrival because – dang.