"I am in full nesting mode", Sims gleefully told Parade.com. During her pregnancy, she's encountered some unanticipated life changes: sugar cravings and restless nights. While frozen yogurt runs are taking care of the first thing, her lifesaver for the second came courtesy of her Sleep Number bed.
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"I had been having back problems and it's unbelievable!" Sims said. "I can put my feet up and my husband and I can be on different settings. I was having a really difficult time sleeping and it's been the number one thing I've bought during my pregnancy." The bed allows her to indulge in a new habit: working in bed! "My feet have really started to swell and I would never lay in bed in the middle of the day but now I can put my feet up and work," she added. "The body of the bed comes up so you can elevate your feet. It helps my feet become less Shrek-like."
Read on for her baby name options and her upcoming last-minute escape (a babymoon!) with her husband:
"We're going for something more gender neutral. In case I have a girl next, we have some pink in there and some powder blue. It's more modern bohemian. It's turning out super cute. I am so excited. I am in full nesting mode."
On her cravings.
"Sugar. I had three apples, I can down a mango, pineapple, watermelon. Anything cold and crunchy, I love. Birthday cake: I die for. I never liked birthday cake in my life! Not a huge fan of chocolate but I love frozen yogurt. Anything cold, I love."
On choosing baby names.
"We're down to eight. [Scott] will email or text me from work or take a picture of a name. He's got to focus and we, well he, has four criteria: can a sportscaster announce it properly, how can it be shortened and still look cool, does it mean anything, and is he going to be made fun of in fifth grade.
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