38 weeks with Cheney

How far along?: 38 weeks. hmmm, could this be the last baby bump post??! I keep wondering if she will decide to come a little bit before our scheduled date. I must say, I wouldn't hate it if she did!

How big is your baby?: a watermelon. a large, kicking watermelon.
Total weight gain: up 18lbs total

Sex: sweet baby GIRL--Cheney Katherine
Maternity clothes: same old story. yoga capris & maxi skirts are my best friends. I can't wait to wear real clothes again!!!
  Sleep: The night after Griffin's party I slept a solid 8 hours and it was GLORIOUS. I don't remember the last time I wasn't just awake for a few hours in the middle of the night. It's hard to get comfortable and our room is just so hot.
Symptoms: Heart burn late at night, lots of pressure, the ginormous baby trying to claw her way out....that's a symptom, right?!
Movement: I am thinking that I am growing a very tough little girl. She is already stronger than her brothers were in the womb. Her movements are painful. I think she will do just fine with 2 big brothers!
Best moment this week: We celebrated Griff's 2nd birthday! We also finished up all the last minute details: washed pump parts & a couple bottles, installed the carseat, & my bag is pretty much packed! Little girl, we are ready!
Food cravings: Food is so blah to me right now. I am basically eating for survival.

Belly button in or out: Out.
Labor Signs: random pains that I often wonder are true contractions. I have no recollection of contractions since they gave me Ambien before my labor truly began with Grayson. I don't think I am getting checked again so I have no idea if C has made any progress. I sure do feel like she wants to come out!
What I miss: Being comfortable & having energy. I am feeling bad for my boys right now because I am just so zapped all the time. I am glad they have each other to play with!
What I'm looking forward to: celebrating Griffin's actual birthday tomorrow and meeting this sweet baby girl SOON!

So, this 3rd pregnancy is funny. The whole 9 months have been different than my other two pregnancies. At this point with Griffin, I was not trying to make him arrive. I was all about sticking to his scheduled birthday.  I also wasn't this uncomfortable. I am actually kind of hoping that Cheney comes a couple days early...for my own comfort AND because it would actually help with Ben's new work schedule. We'll see. I'm sure she will wait until her planned birthday next week!

We have also been making guesses on how big she will be. My doctor guessed last week that based on my size, she wouldn't be as big as Grayson (9lbs1oz). Griffin was only 7lbs5oz so it really could go either way! So, our family has made our guesses:

Me: 7lbs 8oz
Ben: 7lbs 6oz
Grayson: He said "69 8" so I lovingly changed it to 6lbs 9 oz:)
Griffin: He just said that she would be smaller than him. haha

We will see who is closest in a week or less!