Monday, January 2, 2012


I have my good days and my bad. I think I've done pretty well ensuring that I eat small meals throughout the day, get plenty of water, and sticking to mostly bland food. I know that it has helped me manage my 'morning' sickness pretty well.

Yesterday was the worst of it, by far. We were packing up and headed home from our weekend in the mountains. My stomach was unsettled and I just got exhausted. I had to lay down on the bed while J finished up. I slept for about half the car ride and slept for over an hour when I got home. Clearly I needed the rest. Unfortunately all that sleep didn't help my nausea, because I could only force down about 4 bites of my spaghetti dinner.

I don't want to be one of those pompous infertiles that forgets where she came from goes straight to complaining about now being pregnant. I hope that my readers understand and it isn't necessary to preface every single statement with 'I am so grateful and wouldn't trade this morning sickness for the world'. Because we are thrilled to be where we are. I pray every day for you to join us and that each of you has the chance to battle morning sickness as well. (isn't it funny how we all wish to be sick and miserable? damn infertility twists us all.) I suppose this is also my way of saying that I understand if this isn't something you want to read about. This blog has always been an outlet for me and I hope that it continues to evolve as our lives do.

You're going to be seeing a lot more about my journey through what will be a happy and healthy pregnancy (staying positive!). There will be ultrasound photos and belly photos (soon!), ideas for the nursery, and other generally pregnancy related things. I hope that you'll hang around with me for the ride.

Meanwhile, I'm going to snuggle up on the sofa before I attack my house. Oh why must today be the last day of vacation!?


  1. I just wanted you to know that you are exactly 2 days more pregnant than me and that means YOU ARE DUE ON MY BIRTHDAY!

    My nausea is minimal and you are right I AM PRAYING for more every single day. Fucking infertility.

  2. I am only 6 weeks and wake each morning a little upset with not being sick! It's like a confirmation that something good is happening. IF still haunts into pregnancy...ughhh

  3. Just because you're an IFer doesn't mean you don't deserve to dislike feeling miserable! I hate when ppl somehow think that makes you ungrateful.

  4. I agree with Josey on this- we tried a long time and we still have the right to vent out frustrations- it doesn't mean we for one second that we would chose another path. Grateful for every moment! I dealt with LOTS of nausea too- it's yucky! Hang in there :)

  5. It's totally ok! I wrote a blog post a few weeks ago about the same thing. I said that I was so happy to be tired but was it ok if every now and then I had a little whinge. Everyone said it was more than ok. We all know that you are thrilled but the reality is that first trimester is really REALLY hard!! Much harder than I ever thought. You are doing really well keep it up! Not long and you will be in the better trimester - #2 :)