Sunday, September 11, 2011

15 weeks and counting

Well, as most people know by now, I am 15 weeks pregnant. We are so excited for this little addition to our family. We are so blessed and thankful for this little miracle, but it has been no picnic! Lets be honest, people don't tell you about all the changes your body goes through when you are pregnant. I realize there is a baby growing in there, and that dividing cells is extremely hard on your body. However, I never imagined it would be like this. I think I had this thought in my head of how wonderful it would be. I really didn't think I was going to be one that got sick. I thought my belly would just grow a little every week, and eventually I would have this wonderful little thing that belonged to just the two of us.

Boy was I wrong! Here is the real story for True Life: I'm Pregnant....

I get sick everyday...not just once, but usually 2-3 times a day. I feel nauseous ALL the time. It is the feeling you get when you are extremely hungover, except it is ALL day (not that I would know anything about being hungover....I've just been told (:). I have indigestion pretty much every time I eat something. I didn't even know what indigestion was before I was pregnant. The hormones in your body go CRAZY! I have pimples all over my face, it is like I am in middle school again. I can't sleep... for someone that was once a back and stomach sleeper, being pregnant is very difficult. You have to sleep on your side when your pregnant, and it is very hard for me to do. I toss and turn all night. I was really hoping that I could get a little sleep before our little angel arrived, but I guess my body is just trying to prepare for the future. I have NO energy, and I mean NONE! By the time I shower and blow dry my hair, I need a nap. I walk up stairs, I need to take a rest. I have long conversations with people, I need to regroup. Then there are the minor things like constant headaches, dizziness, and cramping. All of which are very normal, or so I am told. My husband would call this complaining, but I believe I am just trying to inform the misinformed (like myself!).

In all reality, I can not wait to meet this baby growing inside of me. I can't wait to tell our little monkey that he/she was all worth it. I am excited about monkey's toes and nose. I can't wait to see who he/she may look like. I want to know what kind of personality he/she will have. Will he be shy, but smart like his daddy? Will she be outgoing, but a little OCD like her momma? All questions I can not wait to have answered in less than 6 months.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for posting! I was wondering how growing a human was treating you. Hope you feel better soon! I cannot wait to meet the little smart and outgoing bundle of joy!