My boobs ached and I literally wanted to sleep for England!
When a week later and a day before my period I pee’d on those rather expensive sticks and got the confirmation that I was in fact more hormonal than ever due to an Oliver bun in the oven we were utterly thrilled, gobsmacked, terrified and excited all rolled into one!
My pregnancy with Beth left me almost projectile vomiting at any given opportunity and it lasted a few weeks followed by a whole pregnancy with small bouts of morning sickness.
Joshua’s pregnancy was more about the feeling of sickness compared to the act of being sick, it lasted only a couple of weeks and was soon only a fleeting memory thankfully.
This pregnancy however has literally knocked me off my feet, I have had continued nausea from day one, with episodes of projectile vomiting thrown into the mix. The 3am wake up calls to hug the toilet bowl like it’s a long-lost relative and that is all before mentioning the extreme tiredness all of which burst my bubble of excitement at the beginning.
Add into the mix the eating …
I have been on total carb overload the minute the nausea, sickness and sleep have subsided and it would be fair to say I am looking forward to a time in this pregnancy when I see some of my normal life again … I don’t mind the numerous trips for a wee already but my goodness just a few hours of normal life would be gratefully received right now…. that and some normal food … there should be a law banning craving cheese sandwiches!
I know how lucky I am be pregnant and have tried hard to hold onto the excitement and wonder as those raging hormones turn me into a sobbing mess but its hard.
….. but I am hanging in there