Tracking The Belly Of My Sister
I might of got the creativity genes of the family but my sister, Jessica definitely got the handwriting skills.
She is currently 30 weeks pregnant and has been tracking her baby bump every Wednesday with “Bump Day” photos about the pregnancy. Just wanted to share some of her creative weekly boards!
Announcing the Pregnancy News:
When I say cravings, I really mean “foods I can eat without gagging” but that wouldn’t fit on the board #babybump #mostlybloated #9weeks
Still don’t know if that bump is a baby or bloat? I’m still saying bloat #babybump #10weeks
I give up…it’s a baby bump!! I think it’s too soon, but this gives Matt hope that the baby will be a big (future) football player lol
Definitely a bump now smile emoticon and because it’s blurry…baby is as big as a plum, and now has reflexes! Couldn’t find my camera so has to use my phone
Another week down!! Also how is it that I have no weight gain, yet I have this bulging belly? I have a feeling this kid is gonna be a big one eeeeeek!! lol
Yay 2nd Trimester!!! Feeling better and only 1 and a half weeks until we find out if little peanut is a boy or girl!!!
Well Week 15 is here….Bought some maternity tops but they are still too big…this is a “fake” maternity top from Express lol Can’t wait until Saturday for the big reveal!!!!
Happy “Bump” Day!! Bump is definitely getting bigger…still wearing my regular jeans though with no button extenders or anything so that’s a plus! And I’m officially back to my pre-pregnancy weight lol so let the growing begin!! (but not too much please!!) P.S. there was NO way I was going to attempt to draw an avocado lol
Old Wives Tales
Today’s finally the day!!! Baby is going to cooperate!! What do you guys think?? Girl or boy?? We will announce this afternoon with the official results!
IT’S A BOY!
Okay everybody….Baby Gilpin is a……BOY!!!! Matthew Scott Gilpin Jr., MJ , will be making his debut at the beginning of August smile emoticon Matt, momma, and Baby MJ are all really happy smile emoticon
Oh happy “Bump” day!!! So happy we can call the baby by his name now! Also, I feel this might be the last week I can wear my normal jeans without any button extenders! Another happy thing…I’m 98% sure what I’m feeling now are little kicks and punches from MJ!! He has been at it all morning…another sign that my jeans may be getting a bit snug smile emoticon
Well it’s Wednesday, which means it’s bump day! Still wearing my normal jeans and they button…but barely! I have to unbutton them while sitting lol also I have discovered that I have no tight fitting tops to show off the bump, so thanks Maddy for letting me borrow a shirt lol
My bump pic this week for Week 19!! I was too busy making other people signs and taking a CPR class to make a board. But MJ is doing great! Still love his little kicks! Mommy is feeling okay…minus feeling like a whale and the fact that I didn’t get pregnancy boobs, I got pregnancy pimples instead make me feel super gorgeous lol we get to go in Monday for our half way there appointment! #pregnancy #19weeks #babybump
Happy “Bump” day again! Made a board this week lol so on Monday, the ultra sound tech said that MJ was about 11 ounces…which is about .5 ounces more than the websites say, so I’m just gonna add .5 ounces to every weight measurement from now until I learn his weight again in 3 weeks smile emoticon
Too lazy again!
Happy “Bump” day!! Back to wearing my own clothes lol feeling pretty darn good…until night time after dinner. I’m carrying crazy high and this cute little babe is smooshing my lungs and the rest of my organs. Super uncomfortable last night, felt like I couldn’t really breath deep…until I laid down. If this keeps up, I’ll be in bed by 7 each night! On a good note, Mr. MJ is super active and kicks/punches up a storm, especially after laying down! I love it smile emoticon
Another Wednesday, another Bump day! Only 17 (hopefully) more to go! Please continue to pray that the bright spot on Baby MJ’s bowel resolves on its own and that it is nothing serious! Momma is trying really hard not to worry about it and am doing good by staying away from google! Thank you!! In other pregnancy news, maternity pants are quite comfy 🙂
Holy cow…I’ve been pregnant for 6 months!! EEEEEE only 4 to go lol nothing really new on the pregnancy front…bought a body pillow for sleeping and it’s been a lifesaver! Oh funny story…so we were watching Sons of Anarchy and it’s the episode where *spoiler* Opie dies. I balled like a baby! Uncontrollably and ugly….and Matt is just sitting there cracking up at me and just keeps repeating, “It isn’t real.” Well, it felt real! Haha please keep up the prayers for the spot on MJ’s bowels. Thank you!!!
Yay!! Matt made it home in time for the bump picture!! Man just looking at last week and this week my bump has definitely grown! If you are wondering what the fruit is at the bottom, I decided to draw what I have been eating a lot of during this whole pregnancy…grapes, apples, and bananas! I love the sweetness of the fruit!! Please keep praying for the bright spot on MJ’s bowels to resolve itself by our next appointment (a week and a half away!!). Momma is starting to get nervous again frown emoticon Thank you and everybody have a great Wednesday!!!
Yup…super lazy this Bump Day! I just felt like sitting around, watching TV, and eating all the food in my house last night!! Which ended up being a really bad idea. I never got full, but I did get horrible heartburn and nausea! So Matt has now been told that I am to not snack all night long from now on! Ultra sound and glucose test (ugh) coming up on Monday. Please pray that the spot on MJ’s bowels has resolved itself and that everything is good and he is growing! I’m getting a little nervous! Thank you so much and enjoy your Wednesday!!
Had to take my own bump picture this week!! Baby boy is doing great! He loves to be active at night time and he just rolls and kicks and plays air drums I’m guessing all the time!! Worries for this week…hoping I fit into my bridesmaid dress for my sisters wedding!!! #27weeks #babybump #pregnancy #babyboy
Happy Bump Day!! Whoop whoop for entering into the 3rd trimester! I’m already feeling all the horribleness that is the 3rd trimester hahaha back aches, tiredness, can’t breathe…super fun!! Little man’s kicks and jabs are getting really strong and seem to shake my whole body now lol but I still love them! MJ has also discovered my belly button and really loves to play with it…which hurts really bad!! We are trying to discourage this behavior but he doesn’t seem to be listening! Hope everybody has a great Wednesday!!
Thank you so much for all the positive affirmations everybody! They really did cheer me up!! You all are so nice! Well here is bump day #29 smile emoticon I have decided that MJ is a big baby, and I don’t care what the Dr. says. I will believe that he is big until he gets here and I’m either proved right or wrong lol He is getting stronger and his kicks/punches are starting to be uncomfortable, but I welcome them because it means he is still alive and kicking and growing!! And seriously….keep me away from the cool whip or I’ll eat the whole thing (again).
It’s Wednesday, which means another bump day in the books!! So glad to be out of the “2’s” cuz I’m not good at them lol and I only have one more “2” to write!! Hear that MJ, I’m NOT making a 42 week board!! No cravings, but heartburn can take a hike any day now!! Looking forward to my baby shower on Saturday!! Only 10 weeks or less to go!!!