Sunday 6 October 2013

~ fall is here ~ 38wks

Easy fall decorations

Fall Granola 
a great healthy granola recipe with little sugar & lots of dried fruit.

3 cups old-fashioned rolled oats (not quick oats)
1/2 cup chopped unsalted almonds
1/2 cup chopped unsalted cashews
1/2 cup raw pumpkin seeds
1/2 cup raw sunflower seeds
1/2 cup flaxseed 
1/2 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
1 tbsp natural brown sugar
1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup coconut butter or oil melted
2 tsp real vanilla
1/2 tsp sea salt
1-2 cups of your favourite unsweetened dried fruit (i used raisins, currants, cranberries, blueberries) 

1. Preheat oven to 250' F
2. In large bowl mix together oats, nuts, seeds, coconut and brown sugar.
3. In a small bowl combine honey, coconut oil, vanilla and salt. 
4. combine the two bowls
5. Spread onto baking sheets and bake in the oven for 75-90 minutes. Stir 2-3 times so granola browns evenly.
6. Remove from oven and mix in dried fruit.
7. Let cool and store in airtight container. 

38 weeks pregnancy chalkboard

How far along? 38 Weeks
Total weight gain: up 29 lbs... (even with all the exercise and a healthy diet) 
Maternity clothes? leggins and shirts! loving Fall weather
Stretch marks? none yet!
Sleep: not terrible, hasn't been bad this week
Best moment this week: we got a tour of the maternity ward. It really made things feel real. The ward looks amazing, really nice rooms with ocean view and soaker tubs... hopefully that will help make the experience better. 

Miss Anything? not this week, I know I will miss my big tummy & feeling all the movement once baby is out. 
Movement: another active week... lots of movement. So curious to know what baby looks like. 
Food cravings: sweets (surprise!)
Anything making you queasy or sick: not that I can think of

Labor Signs: Nope. Just the braxton hicks, however I think baby is quite content and cozy in there and will take his/her time getting out. 
Symptoms: none really, felt pretty good this week, just usually uncomfortable & exhausted
Belly Button in or out?
Wedding rings on or off? on

Exercise: lots of walking, 1-2 hours a day. Completed a stair workout a few days in a row as well. 
Happy or Moody most of the time: Happy & EXCITED to say the least!
Looking forward to: baby's arrival....anyday!!! 

1 comment:

  1. Ocean view and soaker tubs!!!!!!!!!!!!! Sounds amazing