Bumpdate 28 weeks


How Far Along: 28 weeks. I think I am now in my 3rd trimester! How did that happen so fast??? If I wasn’t documenting, I swear I would have to go back and double check!

Total Weight Gain/Loss: I swear I have “skinny” days and days where I wonder how big I will be when she is born. Ha!

Gender: It’s a girl!

Movement: Some days she is really moving and some days are more chill. She likes to move the most at night.

Sleep: Pretty good this week.

Maternity Clothes: I ordered several maternity tops from the Gap. Still wearing mainly normal dresses and I haven’t even bothered with pants.

Symptoms: I have now moved to all proteins first thing in the morning and more mini meals to combat any faint feelings. Last week that was successful.

I am now also getting swollen ankles if I am outside in the heat after walking the dog. Not too bad, but meh.

Aversions: Fried food still and yesterday I was at a baby shower for a friend and we were talking about how the thought of alcohol repulses me. Ha!

Cravings: I am currently craving smores. (Random!) I want one so badly. I saw this recipe today for smores bars and must have them asap. Then I will follow that up with a real one.

Also, I have been making the lazy man’s version of “puppy chow.” I get my honey nut chex mix and dip it peanut butter and add a chocolate chip. Perfect.

Best Moment this week: I got my invitation in the mail for my first shower! Aren’t they adorable??!


How cute is the back?

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In other news:

As you can see, my the frequency of my posts are struggling. I am going to try to get better! :) It is just so hard in the summer. I feel like we have a ton going on and just no time to blog!

Also, Tommy’s uncle has gone missing. If you happen to know anyone in the IL/KY/OH area, please pass this link on to them: http://www.kfvs12.com/story/19029910/arkansas-man-goes-missing-in-mt-vernon-area-.


  1. You look adorable, as always!! I do love the shower invitation, and the girls really do know what you like - chevron and nesting dolls!! Cute!! That is awful about Tommy's uncle. I just read the link, and I will surely be praying for him to be safely found.
    Love, Aunt Angie

  2. You're trucking along, momma! The heat wasn't kind to my ankles & feet either. Hang in there! Praying for Tommy's family. That's so scary! Keep me posted.

  3. I had to switch to all protein to keep me from fainting from cuteness over your shower invite!! It is the sweetest little invitation I have ever gotten!! Where are they from? Love it!

    So scary about Tommy's uncle. I'll be praying for his family.

  4. Oh my goodness katie- so scary about Tommy's uncle! Definitely praying for him!

    And you look great!

  5. i think you are tiny! so cute! love the invitations!!

    so scary about his uncle, praying he's found!

  6. Loved the invite! So cute. What have you been eating for protein? I need to eat more protein for breakfast but I don't really know what to eat besides eggs (which don't sound that good).

    I hope Tommy's uncle is found soon - so scary. I'll be praying for him & the family!

  7. Oh those invites totally look like you! Love them! And you are looking so darn adorable!

    So sorry about Tommy's uncle! I just cannot imagine that feeling! We will definitely add him to our prayers!

    Ok... going to reply to your email now! :)

  8. Oh goodness, Tommy's uncle...I will be praying for sure!

    You look so great and I love your dress! Love the invite too!

  9. You're so cute! I can't believe you're already in your third trimester! Crazy! I love love the invitation, so perfect! Keep us posted on Tommy's uncle, that is scary

  10. You are just TOO darn cute!! And those invites are beyond adorable...SO you! I'm so sorry about Tommy's uncle...hope he's okay!!

  11. You look FABULOUS and those invites are SO cute!!!!!!!!!!! :)

  12. So scary about Tommy's uncle! Saying a prayer for him!

    And I love the "I haven't even bothered with pants" comment. :) You look adorable, girl.

  13. I mean seriously...you are SO cute preggo!! Love the invitations!! Anytime I see nesting dolls(totally blanked on what they are called) I think of you!

    Prayers for Tommy's Uncle and the entire family.

    Give sweet Carter a kiss from me!

  14. You look adorable! I can't wait to see pics of the shower if the invites are that cute! :) Keeping Tommy's uncle in my prayers!


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