Week 24.


How Far!? - 24 weeks

How big is baby: The size of a Cantaloupe! WHAT THE!!!? Babe, you're getting so big!!!

Craving: A dairy queen Reese's Peanut Butter cup blizzard. My husband drove to get me one the other day - sweetest man. Such a trooper.

Gender: BOY BOY BOY BOY BOY BOY BOY BOY BOY. 

Random: This pregnancy is going so much faster than Ryan's! It's flying. I definitely crave sweeter things than I did with Ryan so the whole "crave sweeter things when having a girl" wives tale doesn't work over here! We are all about the blue right now :)
My hair is growing like a weed and a half. Two words - "PRE-NATEL VITAMINS". I feel like a Lion. I still haven't found a lady I absolutely love to cut / trim my hair here in Houston, so I am holding out until I go to visit Utah in a month and a week. HA I tried to give myself front "layers" the other day in the bathroom ( because they have all grown out so long! ) and hair was EVERYWHERE. My husband came home from work to me trying to cut my hair and was like "HONEY!, what are you trying to do!?"? HA I think the heat and being pregnant made me want to go crazy and I just grabbed the scissors and started cutting layers. ( crazy pregnant lady ) I only made it to one side of my head. So half of my top layers are about 4 inches shorter than the other side. - Awesome. 
We went to Austin this past weekend and went to Schlitterbahn Water Park in New Braunfels - BIGGEST water park I have ever seen! The only big slide I rode was the "Dragon Slayer Coaster"on a double tube with my husband, which may or may not have been the best idea pregnant HA. No, it didn't have crazy drops ( I would never do something that would put my sweet baby in danger ) but it did go a little fast for a waterslide. I think I have just become a chicken on rides ever since having Ryan. Even a few of the baby slides I went down with Ryan made my tummy jump.

How's that for randoms?! 

Feeling: So far so good :) I do try and workout 6 days a week and it makes all the difference in my energy level and happy patient mom level :)
Just happy and really really really excited to meet this little babe in 15 weeks.

Karina Marie Powell

10 comments:

  1. Pregnancy hormones must make you want to do something new to your hair! My sister in law warned me to resist. I have like 1/2 the amount of hair as you so it would've been disastrous if I got a hold of scissors.

    You look great; I love the bump!

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  2. Gotta love those prenatal vitamins! But being preggo and having a crap load of hair in the summer would make me want to take the scissors into my own hands! Smart hubby to get you your craving!

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  3. What prenatal vitamins are you taking? I am always looking for recommendations!!

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  4. You look great! Not being a huge sweet person, I was all about sweets this last pregnancy and I had a boy! I was totally second guessing things as we prepared for his arrival because of the sweet cravings haha! I had a bunch of "what if" moments with every ice cream scoop, cookie, and candy bar I ate! Total boy though! :)

    -amanda @ duhitsmed.blogspot.com

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  5. I always go crazy and cut my hair when I'm pregnant...and then it falls out and grows back in crazy anyways so it doesn't matter!!!

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  6. I was just about to say - your hair is SO long!! Looking beautiful my friend - and such a teeny tiny bump!
    x

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  7. You look beautiful long hair and all lady!! :) So exciting to be at 24 weeks!! :)

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  8. Getting so close! And you are looking dang cute!

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