40 Weeks Pregnant – Day in the Life

This blog has been quiet. I will blame it on the stress of getting ready for baby, finishing work, and being pregnant. I am now fully on maternity leave starting yesterday – my due date, June 29th, 2017. I normally write letters to my little one each week. But, I’ve been having such a hard time picking up my camera lately, I thought the first day I didn’t have to go to work would be the perfect day to do a day in the life. I’m not good at these. In fact, I missed half the day yesterday! But I still got images that I love! I took so many images, and I think I may have gotten myself out of my little rut. It was also a lot of fun to do a day in the life this day, because my husband doesn’t work Thursdays at all and he was able to spend the whole day with me. It was so much fun! I hope you enjoy the pictures as much as I enjoyed taking them. And, yes, I am still pregnant (as of when I scheduled this post!) at 40 weeks. Patiently waiting for my little one to get here, but enjoying the time and freedom I have with my husband.

We started the day off with a doctor’s appointment. Well, it’s actually a midwife appointment. These midwifes are awesome and really listen to what I want. I didn’t get the images I wanted in the clinic, I only got one. I’m still a little camera shy when it comes to taking pictures in public. If you have any tips about that, I would love to hear them in the comments below. 🙂

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We then came home and my husband went to the gym and store while I stayed home and took a nap. 🙂 It was really nice not having to go back to work like I usually would the day of my doctor appointments (I always scheduled them for Thursdays so my husband didn’t have to worry about taking off work). That nap was much needed. I woke up feeling refreshed and relaxed. That usually doesn’t happen when I take naps, I’m usually cranky! When he came home from the gym, we cleaned a little and vacuumed. (I guess I should say HE cleaned and vacuumed while I played with the dogs and took pictures!!). Khannie doesn’t like it when he uses the vacuum like this – she always tries to get it.2017-06-29_0004

After that we relaxed and played video games, because what else do you do on your day off? I also was able to squeeze in some reading. I am reading about breastfeeding – I am so excited for this experience with my little one!

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My feet started hurting me so I asked my husband to rub them.

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I relaxed on the couch and snuggled my pup. After our little one gets here my pup will be competing for lap space. 🙂

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I then decided I wanted some cookies, so I made some! Of course I’m pretty lazy (hello week 40 of pregnancy!) so I bought some from the store earlier that week. They’re so yummy. 2017-06-29_0010

After that we relaxed some more (I know, we’re such a fun family, right?!).

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But then we decided to go on this walking bridge – you know, to try to help get baby boy to come. It was a little hot, and walking up that ramp was something else at 40 weeks pregnant! But once up there, the breeze was so nice. And the clouds were to die for.

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The bridge I used to cross every day to get to work. And a rainbow!

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We didn’t go all the way across the bridge (it’s a long bridge. I think round trip is 2 miles) because my feet started hurting, and I mean, I’m 40 weeks pregnant! So we started heading back.

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We decided to explore this little part of the ramp that had clay hearts with glass pieces in them. I wish it said who made them. But they were pretty!

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We then decided to head to the park that’s right next to the bridge to let my little sister play. On the way there I saw some pretty plants in sunlight…so of course, I had to stop. 😉

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I was pretty tired by then so I only chased my sister around for about a minute.

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Then we left.

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To end the day we got some ice cream and headed back home. I didn’t get any pictures of the ice cream – I was pretty exhausted by then! And the ice cream was messy. But overall, what a great way to spend my due date. So happy my husband didn’t have to work and I didn’t have to work. Now on to patiently waiting for the arrival of our little one.

 

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