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Sprout's Route | Week 6

[written 10.11.10 - week 6]

I told my husband yesterday that I can already tell that this pregnancy is different from the last and there are a couple of reasons why...

First, I'm getting these headaches all the time.  They are painful but if not medicated, they just last forever.  I'm able to take tylenol and that soothes the pain, but if it gets beyond that, I'm supposed to go to the dr.  I haven't gotten to that point yet, but I hope they start to trickle off because I'm getting a little tired of them.

The other thing is that whenever I think about this pregnancy, I for some reason, always think that we're having multiples.  I know that it's crazy talk, but you just never know and that's just the feeling that I have.  I realize that in just about 9 days I'll know for sure, but for now, it's fun to think about what life would be like.  Honestly though, one healthy baby is all we really want and if we get more than that, we'll be jumping for joy!

Lastly, I'm completely experiencing the "going to feel like you haven't slept in weeks" feeling.  At one point last weekend, I thought I was just going to fall asleep in the middle of a volleyball tournament.  Now granted, it was about 9 hours of volleyball and in the 2nd game, we fell the losers bracket... BUT we played really hard and kicked a lot of teams butts.  I was worn out but so was everyone else.  I was not alone, but literally needed a nap about 1/2 way through.  I didn't feel this last time.  Last time, I wasn't tired like this.  I was tired, but I think it was just normal tired things.  Getting home late, waking up too early, being interrupted in the night with the animals, etc...

We'll see if the mulitple thing is true here in the next few days.  I'm excited to see what's going on since I haven't had the luxury of seeing anything yet.  I can't believe I still haven't said anything to anyone about this yet.  I'm doing really good at keeping this to myself, but I think that is where my blog comes into play again.  I can document these things and just keep them for the right time to share with the world.  It's always a great place for a release, even if it isn't posted right away.

OH yeah and this was the weekend (10.9.10) that we played 9 games of volleyball in a tournament and came in 2nd place, again.  What a week!  Kind of a fun note to mention in this pregnancy!

More to come...

Comments

Josey said…
It's funny - until IF, it never occurred to me that multiples are a pretty good possibility if we end up doing IUI or IVF. I think it'd be crazy and overwhelming and exciting, all at the same time. :)
(I adore reading these and I'm so excited for you...)
amyjane said…
Congratulations!!!! Its so nice that you thought of us here in blogland to document all this to release to us, i cant wait to read more.

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