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38 Weeks

Ahhh, 38 weeks! After multiple doctors appointments & ultrasounds over the last week, things are looking back on track so we will continue to wait to see if baby girl will come on her own or if we will make it to my actual scheduled c-section later this week!!! I can’t believe it’s almost time!
How far along: 38 weeks
Gender: Girl
Weight gain: 30 lbs.
Maternity clothes: Ready to say goodbye to Maternity clothes, it’s been real! 😉 
Stretch marks: No
Belly button in or out: Out
Sleep: Sleep is still great, rolling over is another story.
Best moment this week: Celebrating my birthday & Easter with our family, and drawing my LAST chalkboard!!!
Miss anything: Keeping up with Harper (and really keeping up with anything). I have lots of energy this week which is great, but my body gives out before I want it to. So lucky to have my mom here to lend an extremely helpful hand!!
Movement: It’s pretty cramped quarters in there, I am sure she is ready to pack it up & make her grand entrance!
Cravings: Sweets of course & crazy cravings for Chinese food which we ate on my birthday. If you can’t have birthday cocktails, may there at least be lettuce wraps!

Looking forward to: Meeting our baby girl THIS WEEK!

Thank you all again so much for the well wishes over the last few weeks, your encouragement & prayers have been so much appreciated!! You can follow along on Instagram @jlgarvin & hopefully we will be sharing the good news sooner than later! 🙂 
Happy Easter!

35 Weeks

How far along: 35 weeks
Gender: Girl
Weight gain: 25 lbs.+
Maternity clothes: Mostly maternity clothes but still stretching out some of my favorite tees. I have been living in these seamless camis underneath my shirts, since none seem to be long enough to cover my belly, they are my favorite!
Stretch marks: No
Belly button in or out: Out
Sleep: I am still managing to sleep like a rock, but it takes me forever to fall asleep no matter how tired I am. My mind is constantly in motion & usually it takes me a few five-point-turns to get comfortable.
Best moment this week: Finished baby girl’s nursery! It has been a ton of work but so happy with the finished product & love seeing her little dresser filled up with teeny tiny clothes that I have so many memories of Harper wearing.
Miss anything: Being able to play & roll around with Harper like she wants me to. I’m getting a little taste of what it will be like when I can’t pick her up after my c-section, I know it is going to be really hard on both of us.
Movement: Baby girl seems to be running out of room, movement these days consists of lots of jabs in the lungs that take my breath away.
Cravings: Pineapple! And really all things citrus. Saw a recipe for a pineapple margarita the other day & may have literally started drooling.
Queasy or sick: Feeling good considering we are in the final stretch. Heartburn is not as frequent as with Harper, but is definitely wicked when it kicks in.

Looking forward to: Lots of fun planned in this final month of pregnancy, lots of quality time with my girl, celebrating my 28th birthday & Easter with our family.


34 Weeks + Nursery Update

34 weeks, well technically almost 35, I’m always a little behind on posting these. And as of yesterday, exactly one month until d-day! Even though baby girl is not breech, I am still going through with my scheduled c-section. I have done a lot of research on both options but feel most comfortable having a repeat c-section, just hoping we have as good of an experience as we did last time. So hard to believe we are finally getting so close, I really do feel like I have been pregnant forever, but I also know I will miss it as soon as she is born. 

Sorry for the world’s worst lighting in this room, we are running out of spots to take this picture as the room fills up with furniture!
Maxi Dress (c/o Soon Maternity) \ Denim Jacket (old from Von Maur, similar here)
Over the weekend we found an antique dresser on craigslist, so excited to finally have that checked off our list so I can start organizing baby clothes!! We need to touch up some of the scratches & secure it to the wall still for safety, but overall it is really sturdy & in great shape considering it is so old, but I love how much character it brings to the room. It’s a bit darker than I wanted, so I’m thinking the stump side table will have to go & maybe I can replace it with something white or gold instead. I will be on the hunt for some new knobs once again, which I hope will lighten it all up a little. No paint debate on this baby. 😉


We still need curtains, but otherwise it is time to start hanging things on the wall & adding accessories. And soon adding a baby! 😉
Hope you all had a great weekend!  XO