Just a few random thoughts from the first few months.

  • Holy crap, pregnancy fatigue is real.  Tiredest I’ve ever been.  It is a rare day when I don’t take a nap.
  • And it doesn’t help that I can’t seem to get comfortable and fall back asleep at night.
  • Very little nausea and no vomiting, hooray! Though the aversion to ALL foods makes it tricky to eat anything anyways.
  • In case you ever want to prove to yourself how strong your willpower is, stop drinking caffeinated beverages cold turkey.  And then continue it for several months.  Yes, I did that.  No, I don’t intend to be 100% caffeine free the entire 40 weeks, I just figured the first trimester was most important to abstain.  We will see how long it lasts.
  • My hips and back hurt.  Already. That’s not what I was expecting. Oh boy.
  • My first pregnancy purchase for myself was a Snoogle.  Yep, that giant body pillow thing that seems to be all the rage.  I really didn’t think I would buy one – mainly because there isn’t much room in our bed – but I am SO glad that I did.  Though sleeping is still not fantastic, it is SO much better with the support/comfort of the Snoogle.
  • Acne.  Its back worse than when I was a teenager.
  • You know how the tabloids like to call out everyone who touches their stomach as pregnant?  Well, it’s kind of a real thing.  Maybe I did it before and just never realized it, but I feel like I touch/put my hand on my stomach all the time even though there isn’t really a visible bump there.

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