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Sprout | Sitting at 24w5d

Just a note to say that I never thought that sitting all day at a desk would be hard for a pregnant body, but honestly, it's not a good time.  I sit forward and at the edge of my chair and it just squishes everything that I didn't think about prior.

Lately, I've added a box under my desk to keep my feet up on and I try to bring my keyboard/mouse closer to me so that I can sort of sit in a leaning position.

I'm in my 24th week right now and I can imagine that it's only going to get worse.  When I talk about this with my other friends who have office jobs, their only solution is to get up and walk around.  It doesn't get better, you just have to force yourself to get up.

Who knew that sitting at a desk all day would be painful or not that impressive for a pregnant mama...?

On a good note, I went to the gym today and while it felt good to be there, I think my body was hating on me for not going over the last week and 1/2.  I'm hoping to increase that number a little to help with movement and things... He likes it, I know he does!

Comments

Sassytimes said…
Oh, I remember the desk sitting. It was awful. In the end, I remember getting up about every 10 minutes and just wandering around. My hips couldn't handle sitting. I'm sure I was the most unproductive worker ever in that last month.
Erin said…
I totally remember feeling so uncomfortable just sitting for a long time. I sat on a yoga exercise ball some and that helped.

Thanks for the blog award by the way! Maybe some day I'll get around to responding to it on my blog :)
Leah said…
Seriously, the sitting gets annoying. :(
Kristen said…
I worked a desk job up until the week before I delivered and it does get worse - but you will get up to walk plenty since you will have to pee every 20 min :P
Mrs. B said…
Hello! I recommend a Snoogle for hip pain while sleeping. I got mine at about 27 weeks and I wish I would have bought it earlier. Before that sleeping was kind of a nightmare, but afterwards it really took care of a lot of the discomfort. I just delivered my baby last week and I've been using the pillow as back support while I nurse her, and I expect to keep using it for awhile. I highly recommend it! :)

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