Tuesday, July 13, 2010

24 Weeks, 4 Days

Just got back from our OB appointment today, and everything is going well. I've gained another rediculous amount of weight - ya'll, I can't even figure out how or where it's coming from... it's not like I'm eating for an army. I eat just about normal portions - if not it's a little less than a normal portion for the most part... and yet - in the last 4 weeks, I've gained 8 pounds. Even more disheartening is that 3 of those pounds have been since I saw my regular doctor last week!
At this rate - I'll be in BIG trouble at delivery! I still swear that it has got to be in some part related to fluid retention... and possibly there is more retention than is showing in my legs right now. Who knows?! I just know that it's shocking to not really be doing anything different from pre-pregnancy in terms of eating, and yet I'm packing on the pounds like I'm bulking up to be on the football team in the fall!
She listened to Tyler's heartbeat - but didn't tell me the rate or anything - just that he's doing great. Next time will be our last 4 week visit - and we'll switch over to going every two weeks. The same week, we'll have a growth scan done - so we'll get another good long look at Tyler and hopefully have some new pictures to share of his little growing body.
It's hard to believe that by the time we go back - I'll be in the third trimester... it's going so quickly!


  1. You have the best reason in the world to be packing on the pounds at what feels like an alarming rate, but it comes with the territory. She wasn't concerned saying that you needed to adjust your diet or anything, was she?

  2. I've gained a ridiculous amount of weight too so I know how you feel! I'm just hoping my weight will come off afterwards as fast as it's coming on now.

  3. Glad baby boy is doing so well. Hope you continue to do well and dont have any BP issues. I gave up trying to keep up with my weight gain lol.

  4. Are you going to take any belly shots! I gained like 21 pounds once from one appt to the other...it was crazy! But a lot is water retention and I think I gained almost 70 lbs total...but it will all come out I promise and you'll have a wonderful LONG period! LOL!


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