Been a busy few days since I last updated. Today I am officially 6 weeks along. I still can’t believe it! 6 weeks! A long way to go. But each week I am ever so grateful that I have made it another week.
For the past week and a half I have had some mild morning sickness. I have not thrown up yet (knock on wood) but it typically got me about an hour or so after I ate lunch and sometimes in the evening. I told myself that I need to get used to eating about 6 times a day instead of the standard 3. And I also realized that if I put off eating lunch and get really hungry and eat a big meal, it is not a good thing. I start getting bloated and just feel miserable afterwards.
Yesterday, however was the first day I started feeling nauseous throughout the entire day. Not right when I woke up, but shortly after breakfast. And the same today. Not complaining one bit. But this is definitely something new. 🙂
From what I have read, to avoid this I need to eat more. But that is tough when you don’t want to eat or when you try to find something to eat, nothing is appealing. Today I got some Sierra Mist Natural and Saltines and that seemed to do the trick, for now.
Friday is another ultrasound. I would be lying if I said I wasn’t excited, nervous, anxious . . . you get the idea. Praying we get to see a heartbeat!
Mother’s Day – In the more recent past, this has not been a great holiday for me. Other than celebrating my wonderful mother, it has been a tough day, especially after getting married and struggling to get pregnant. Each year I would think, next year I will FINALLY get to celebrate being a mother and each year another disappointment. But this year, was different. I can’t say that I fully experienced a happiness knowing that in a year from now I WILL be celebrating Mother’s Day holding our child in my arms, but it was a better day. I know that probably doesn’t make sense. I think part of it is because it is still so early and there is such a long way to go and a lot of hurdles to get over still. But I have to keep that faith that everything will be fine and I will get there!
We drove down to St. Louis Sunday evening to visit my parents. We had a nice almost 2-day visit. We helped them with some stuff around the house (ok I supervised) and just had a nice time. Oh and my mom made very tasty BBQ pork steaks! I gave her a “brag book” with the 1st ultrasound picture in it. She wasn’t quite sure what it was at first so I had to explain it, but I think she was excited.
I feel like I had a lot more to say but at the moment my mind is drawing a blank. Is this what they call “pregnancy brain?” lol
I am sure I will have more later.
Thanks for reading.