Tuesday, December 4, 2007

3 Down, Many More to Go!


We had our third doctor's appointment yesterday. I have gained a few pounds and I must say my doctor was very proud of me! Wow, proud to gain weight, it is such a weird feeling. All my life (well, the past 10 years) I have always tried to keep my weight, always hopeful that would mean I would loose just a few pounds. Who was I kidding, I have never lost weight until I got pregnant - go figure.

Everything looked great at the appointment and we will be doing the ultrasound on my birthday! Yay! I can not wait to find out what this little creature is. I swear, it keeps me up at night having to try to figure out what color the nursery will be painted, what color my diaper bag is going to have to be, and what bedding we will get. I know I am so silly, but it is all so much fun to think about. I need something positive to keep me from thinking about how sick I have been the past four months.

Why did no one tell me pregnancy was so hard? Why is it that I only saw all the cute happy little pregnant people running around? As you can see, I am getting a little frustrated. I was okay until about 15 weeks, and then I just got mad - this is when I am supposed to feel better! If I read any more lines about how I 'should' be feeling, I swear, I will hurt someone! I have read so many lines saying - this is when you will have all of your energy back, you should be feeling great, this is the honeymoon stage of your pregnancy, the nausea is gone, and you are able to do the things that you enjoy most !!!! I find them to be comical now. I just don't know when this is going to end. I was talking to a friend in my ward and she said you think it should just be bliss because all the women you see are enjoying it, while all the women that have a hard time during pregnancy are at home in bed! I thought she had a great point! I did start on the Phenegran, so we are crossing our fingers it will help.

6 comments:

Ben and Lisa said...

As informative as baby books and websites can be, it is very frustrating to read them because you rarely if ever seem to fit into the "norm", so all it does is freak you out or make you mad. I thought I started feeling better around 18 weeks, but then after I had my babies, I suddenly realized what it really was to feel okay again. Most insurances won't pay for it if you're not losing weight, but you should see if you can get Zofran--I've heard that can help if Phenergan doesn't. Keep holdin' in there! And if you ever need someone to complain to, I'll gladly let you vent to me!!

Perry's said...

Aw Phenergan what a wonder drug, let me know if it helps, it should. Don't want to be a pessimist but my friend had people telling her the same thing, "Oh you should be feeling better...." etc and she was sick til the day she delivered. So now knowing that maybe once you feel better that won't make it seem so bad. Hope you are doing better soon, wish there was something I could do to help. I am sure I am screwed my mom claims she was "sicker than a dog" for all 5 of her pregnancies, now you see why I haven't had kids yet? He He

amy germer said...

The reason why you always saw cute happy pregnant people because all the sick ones are at home. And, yes I think I told you but, you never understand until you go thru it yourself.
I will tell you something else you don't know. When your baby comes you feel a new love you have never felt before. It is truly amazing and I am so excited for ya'll!

Alison said...

yay holly!! i am so excited that you are having a baby! i can't wait to find out what it is. in the pict on the beach, are you in hawaii? if so, i know exactly where...i am glad you have a blog!!

James, Tiff, and Kaylie said...

Yeah Holly! I am so glad I saw your blog, I swear I tried to post a few weeks ago, and it didn't show up, but anyway, hopefully it will work now... Holly, I'm so excited for ya!(except for the sick part...but I remember when everyone used to ask if I was excited to be pregnant, and I was, but not so excited about being sick, it really is the pits, but I swear it's all worth it...) I can't believe how long it's been since we've seen you, too dang long, we'll have to remedy that... Good luck babe!!!

Hannah said...

Don't worry Holly, there is an end in sight-- I only threw up everyday for 8 1/2 months!