Amanda Leach. 21. Married happily. Trying to live justly, love kindness, and walk humbly with my God.
Isis does not approve.
I ordered the last Christmas present for this year! Now all I have to do is finish Mama and Daddy’s blanket, and make Asher’s cape.
Watch how this guy reacts to a girl wearing a Hijab verses a girl not wearing a Hijab.
30 Weeks Appointment
I just got back from my 30 week appointment, and like all of them so far it was only about 10 minutes long. My blood pressure was good, though they’re still monitoring me very closely for preeclampsia (?), because I have been having the protein in my urine and my heartburn has been so bad. Heartburn is a sign of high blood pressure in pregnancy, so they’re not sure if my blood pressure is high when I’m not at the doctor’s, or if it’s just a bunch of huge coincidences. In any case, she gave me a prescription for Zantac if I decide that eating a million Tums is getting old.
Emery’s heartbeat is still good, and she flipped! I know exactly which day it happened, too. It was the Saturday after my last doctor’s appointment. I was horribly uncomfortable in my hips and lower back all day, to the point that I actually took a tylenol and sat down at the gate. I have a stool at work for instances such as Braxton Hicks and general discomfort, but I very rarely use it. I figure that if I can’t stand for 8-10 hours a day, how on earth will I have a baby? But her moving to be head down was incredibly uncomfortable. I don’t know if that’s common, but Dr. Allison did warn me there would be lots of pressure when it happened, so maybe it is.
My next appointment will be on December 10, after I preregister at the hospital and sit through my first required labor class. It’s crazy to me that I’m far enough along to be doing these things, but then I remember that Emery weighs four pounds right now, and that I’m as far along as my grandma was when she had my dad (granted, she has polio) and only four weeks behind how far along Jacob’s mom was when he was born.
Baby shower day! Unfortunately, in all of the pictures of me but these two I am in the middle of doing something, but all the same.