28 Weeks Pregnant

Swelling and fluid retention are responsible for so many wonderful changes in pregnancy.
Cankles? Check.
Moon face? Check.
Rings that no longer fit on your sausages fingers? Check.
Snoring? Check-o-rama.
I realized that my swelling had reached new heights when my husband gently suggested that I try using those anti-snore strips at night. You know, the ones that go around the bridge of your nose? I looked like a pro football player as I hit the sheets! (For what it’s worth, they did seem to help.)
Don’t be surprised if you get sinus congestion like I did. Other women report feeling like they have water in their ears. Here’s a list of some other wonderfully weird pregnancy side effects.