The biggest issue I'm having right now is that sleep completely eludes me. No worries, I'm sure that will get better when she's born. Ha ha ha. Last week, one of the female partners in my office stopped by to check on me and I burst into tears. Totally embarrassing, and completely the result of sleep deprivation...and hormones. I am not a work crier. I save that for home, people.
The other problem I'm having is swelling. Holy ham hock feet and cankles. I finally realized that swelling is the reason my calf muscles are so stiff when I wog and go to Dance Trance. Drinking a ton of water and elevating my feet is unfortunately not helpful. I think my heels have been shelved for the next few weeks.
Working out: yes, I'm still doing it, even though I look pretty freaking funny. I kind of can't believe I'm still going to dance class, but it really does help me feel better and I love going. Running, however, completely sucks. I mostly walk now with a few intervals of jogging. And I basically have to bribe myself to do it.
Baby Peanut is still very, very active, but her movements are getting a little on the painful side. At over five pounds, she is running out of womb. The jabs and rolls are quite firm and occasionally leave me breathless, but I don't mind because it means she is healthy. Also, girlfriend loves to hiccup. It's so sweet, even at 3 a.m.
I am almost done with her nursery and can't wait to show you all. Everything is finally starting to come together! Now if you'll excuse me, it's time for bed. :)