I’ve made it to 16 weeks and finally starting to feel better. I keep forgetting to weigh myself lately, but I’m sure I’ve gained a little because I’ve finally started feeling hungry again!
This pregnancy has been so different. I know they say every pregnancy is different, but I had no idea just how different. With Jamie I could eat to feel better, but this time around eating makes me feel worse. I was so happy to get into the second trimester just so I could feel semi-normal again. I still have some bad days, but there are more good than bad lately. Yippee!!
I have actually been feeling this little one move since 11 weeks. I didn’t think this was possible, but when I was at the Doctor’s one day they told me that the position of the baby and the “very little fat” I had on my belly was making this possible. (I swear to God she said that about my belly fat, I practically snorted it was so hilarious. I’m sure she was just being nice…)
The other exciting news is that after my 14 week ultrasound, I was taken off restrictions. I didn’t mention this before, but I had a subchorionic bleed in the placenta which, although did not cause any complications, was a cause for concern but is now absorbed and gone. Yeah!
My last ultrasound also pretty much confirmed that this pregnancy is a miracle. I won’t go into many details (since it concerns my cervix and I’m sure you’re not interested in hearing about my cervix), but the consensus was that it was not easy for me to get pregnant. That raises the question about my miscarriage in the summer. Overall, I’m just going to not think about that too much and be grateful for my blessing. I’ve always hoped for having 3-4 children. I was beyond grateful for just one, and then worried about leaving Jamie alone with no siblings. Now that we have #2 on the way, I’m going to be thankful for that and count #3 or #4 as a bonus if that ever happens. One thing is for sure….no more fertility treatments for me. I’m going to leave well enough alone so we don’t become like Jon & Kate plus 8…and then just Kate plus 8. Know what I mean?
As an afterthought, I will leave you with this visual….Matt at 16 weeks….