Since we're at 35 weeks I have abandoned the whole reduced activity thing and have been walking as much as I can. Walking has taken place in the middle of the night (heart burn turned into belly burn which only subsides with a 3 am walk), really early in the morning and pretty much throughout the day. My feet keep swelling and lately my leg muscles feel like they are outgrowing my skin... unpleasant... yes... worth it... yes.
I have no idea how much weight I've gained to date. I basically have stopped looking at the scale while the nurse weighs me. She always seems pleased and I wonder whether she says good job because I've gained a lot or good job because I've gained a reasonable amount. I am afraid to ask.
I pretty much get braxton hicks contractions whenever I make a major position change... like standing up, turning over... you get the picture. These aren't painful and the more practice I get the better... it's also quite funny to see my belly turn into a hard basketball.
Everyone from our multiples pre-natal course delivered their twins during their 35th week... so maybe this will be the week. I am excited but I do have those panicky moments where I realize that it will only be Andrew and I for awhile longer. I also daydream about going to my first post birth body attack class (which I know won't be for a few weeks / couple of months post birth) but I really just can't wait to get this body moving again no matter how sleep deprived I might be in the months (or years) to come.
I can't tell if my belly has grown since last week. Alice & Isla are definitely running out of real estate and I am thinking they will make a break for it soon!