The last bump update was during my second trimester at 24 weeks so it’s been a while! Thank you to everyone who’s been checking on me and I apologize for being MIA these past few weeks. I honestly thought I’d feel so much better, maybe even start glowing once I entered third trimester. But that hasn’t been the case at all. Believe it or not, I’ve continued to have severe insomnia, heartburn and nausea into my 3rd trimester. Needless to say, this pregnancy has been much tougher than the first 🙁 

One thing that has managed to cheer me up is dressing up the bump whenever I felt a little better. Few days before the July 4th weekend, I went on a semi shopping spree on the Old Navy online store and found so many summer deals for me and Bella. And I bought this non-maternity Fitted Crew-Neck Tee Dress to wear to a 4th of July picnic but I ended up getting sick and staying in all that weekend. I’ll be honest, I was so bummed I couldn’t show off my growing bump in this cute and oh sooo comfy number. But I was determined to find a reason to wear it out and about the minute I felt myself again. And this past weekend I finally got that chance. The hubby was off work all weekend (that almost never happens) so we took advantage of the lovely weather by hosting a picnic with a few of our friends at my favorite summer spot in San Francisco, Baker Beach! 

Hard to believe that I’ve only got eight more weeks of this pregnancy, but I’m honestly beyond ready. Of course ready to meet our bundle of joy but also ready to be done with the never ending variety of illnesses that has plagued me during this pregnancy. I realize I’m not gonna be sleeping much even when the baby comes but I’m convinced that waking up every two hours to breastfeed is preferable to my current nightly insomnia. Anyway, we’ve now been in our new home for couple months so getting settled and prepping the baby room has kept me busy. Stay tuned for the baby room reveal really soon! I’ve also managed to walk 3-4 miles most evenings, which always helps with alleviating my pregnancy symptoms.

Other than that, we’re just counting down the days and beyond excited about what we’re having. Sometimes I just want to find out if it’s a boy or girl, but I think the surprise will be worth the wait. Even more excited is Bella, who’s going to make the best big sister. Every single day she kisses my belly and asks to go to the hospital to bring the baby home and it’s the most adorable thing.

Xo, Tigisti

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