Wednesday, April 20, 2011

The Awkward Phase

Better known as 16-17 weeks. My regular pants are too tight to button, but maternity pants are too big. I'm not feeling that sick any more which is nice, but the baby isn't big enough to feel regular movements. This leaves me wondering (read: worrying) if everything is okay. There's no "signs" to go by. I guess I didn't realize that as bad as pregnancy sickness is, it gives mental reassurance that things must be alright. I've never felt "good" during my other two pregnancy like this. I've been debating calling the doctor all week. Just an FYI about me: I NEVER bother doctors, as in EVER :0 Chris had to call when I was in labor with Andrew because I didn't want to bother them with a possible false alarm. I know a lot of people bug doctors all the time and doctors hate it so I try not be be "one of those people." Check up this Friday!

12 comments:

  1. The awkward phase was so weird! I got a really bad cold during week 16, so I felt terrible on top of being a little worried. Hopefully you'll feel flutters soon. I almost completely forget what it's like to not feel anything, since E has been moving like crazy for a while now. Wish me luck on my glucose test tomorrow...I'm so nervous!

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  2. From what I am hearing you saying, it does really seem that this pregnancy is very different from your other two. Mine where very similar, and I wonder if all of the rest will be the same or different.

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  3. You know it's probably been more similar than different. I think I just forget, but when I really think about it I realize "Oh I did have that with Christopher or Andrew."

    I definitely had more "real" worries with Andrew's pregnancy compared to the other. They found I'm a carrier of cystic fibrosis (that was weeks of worry till Chris got tested), couldn't find his heartbeat at first and then pre-term delivery.

    It's funny because I got an insurance bill the other day for him. They checked off "early onset of labor- x number of dollars," "subsequent pre-term delivery-x number of dollars" and "anesthesia-$0.00." Chris was like "It cost money for anesthesia? If so you definitely have to go without it again." Hahaha!

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  4. 1. You are beautiful!
    2. I NEVER want to go to the Dr. either, Chris usually has to beg me, LoL.
    3. I had no idea you were a CF carrier, in fact, I don't even think I knew it was genetic...so much for that part of nursing school
    4. Anesthesia bills are crazy expensive, like thousands of dollars. That being said they have to study a TON of crazy chemistry, the job is super stressful and the malpractice insurance is insane. I belive they deserve nice vacations, LoL.
    5. You are beautiful and one of the cutest preggers I know!

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  5. Thanks Ania! Luckily Chris wasn't a carrier of CF. I think I was so worried about it at the time that I never blogged about it. I am weird in that way. Sometimes I don't blog about the important things that happen.

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  6. I completely understand about keeping the important things private and it's not weird at all! Privacy and intimacy are a very necessary thing. By no means do you have to be an open book at all times, but I appreciate what you do share. I don't share everything either, so no worries!

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  7. can't wait to hear what the doc says :) Take deep breaths - I'm sure all is well.

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  8. I hope you find out that everything is fine soon. I don't think it counts as "bothering the doctor" if you're genuinely worried something's not right. :)

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  9. BTW, I'm your newest follower now! :)

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  10. Everything went fine! She said it's totally normal to not feel much at this point, so if I felt nothing that would be okay too. I'll be sure to update later this week. Thanks for the kind words everyone!

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  11. Almost halfway already! Time is flying by!

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