... the changes that is. Many of you have messaged me to see if everything is OK and wondering why I haven't updated here for a while. Thank you for your concerns! I'm doing well, still hanging in here. As of yesterday, I'm 29 weeks along, measuring about 37 (for a singleton pregnancy) and feeling every ounce of it.
September was INSANELY busy for us! I had a whirlwind of doctor's appointments and the end is nowhere near. Well, maybe in 7-9 weeks or so :) I had my appointment with a dietitian and I have to say, gestational diabetes is really kicking my tooshie. I'm struggling every day to find a balance between the insane amount of calories I need to consume, the proteins I need and a low-carb diet. I never thought I would say that but I can't look at chicken already and peanut butter makes me gag... I'm supposed to eat 3 times a day and snack also 3 times with a protein of some (preferably, zero carb) sort with every meal. The visit with the dietician didn't really help... Sigh... Counting weeks and days here. I already told DH that the next day after I deliver, he needs to go to the Cheesecake Factory and get me the most loaded, 1000-calorie piece of scrumptious cheesecake he can find. I think, I'll deserve it :)
I will have another appointment with MFM (high-risk doctor) on Wednesday to see how the little ones grow and develop. I'm really anxious about this visit because we haven't really checked on them since I started on the GD diet.
But I've been slowly preparing for their arrival here:
Yep, I have about 2000 diapers in different sizes, paid no more than $5 per pack (small one. Obviously, boxes were more but all still bought with coupons and on sale) and about 3000 wipes. Sounds like a ton but when you think that I will go through a pack of diapers in a day and a small pack of wipes in two, that doesn't seem like a lot any more. I'm not too concerned about allergies because the only diapers my boys were ever allergic to were Target brand, and if one of the babies ends up being allergic after all, my sister is due three weeks before me and a I have a few pregnant friends too, so I will always have somebody to give diapers to :) I do stick to Huggies and Pampers for younger age.
I've also being working on freezer meals (more on this later). I didn't make as many as I hoped for but I'm still happy with the results.
Yes, changes are coming. There are days when the time drags and drags but, mostly, the months are flying by. We are anxious, scared and excited to meet the little ones in about two months (hopefully!) and our hearts are already swelling with love for them.
And how have you been, my lovelies??? I sure miss you all! I hope this writing block is over and I'm back to normal until my normal is turned upside down completely :)What did I miss?