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Sprout's Route | Week 14

[written 12.7.10 - 14 weeks 4 days]

How am I feeling?  Right now, I'm 14 weeks and I'm feeling great!  I'm getting more and more tired but I can't tell if that's because my animals are keeping me up or what.  William is doing a lot better and through the last week we've started to leave him out at night.  This works for a little while, but as soon as Toby gets up because I've moved or he's excited about a rabbit in the yard, everyone is up.  William starts meowing and before I know it, I'm taking his butt to the basment.  Other than that, I'm doing okay.  I just told a co-worker that I have a pinched nerve in my back that is giving me fits.  It's not all the time and it's mainly after I've spent the evening on the couch watching tv.  It must be the positioning of my body when on the couch, but either way, it's not fun.  I'm supposed to go see a physical therapist in a few weeks to have them work with this for me, we'll see how that goes.

Oh and my memory... forget about it.  Yesterday I went home and I was changing my clothes.  Then I decided that I needed to brush my teeth and as I'm standing there brushing my teeth, I said to my husband, "why am I brushing my teeth?" and then I couldn't stop laughing.  I had no reason.  I didn't know why and I just did it.  So strange.

The other thing was we were doing the Christmas lights on the tree and this song came on that was funny.  I was dying laughing and my husband was holding a strong face.  Before I knew it, I was telling him to smile and how I knew he wanted too but wasn't and then I was crying about it.  Oh man.  This is just the start of a long pregnancy. 

Food:  You wouldn't believe the switch that goes off from the first trimester to the second trimester.  I used to have huge issues with food.  Things would sound good and then a second later they would just sound awful.  I'm still learning how to manage "keeping full" or always having something on hand and it's going a lot better than it did.  The other day we got subway and I thought I was going to lose my dinner over the smell of the bread.  I ate 1/2 and then called it a night.

Dreams:  I had one earlier this week that I really wanted to share with you, but have since forgotten.  I'll have to write these things down.

This Week's Events: I don't have much going on other than I have my final for my class this week.  We also have a nest party gift exchange gathering that should be pretty fun too!  Outside of that, we are just trying to Christmas up in my house so that we can put all the boxes in the basement!


Whitney said…
If it helps, I'll tell I NEEDED lumbar support through both of my pregnancies. I just couldn't sit on a couch without a pillow shoved against my lower back! Maybe that'll help ease your nerve pain??

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