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Out of Control?

Is it normal to feel so out of control while pregnant? It's like I don't have control over anything in my life. My emotions aren't just a simple roller coaster of up and down. It's more like up, down, sideways, upside down, right side up. I'm dealing with issues that I thought I had already dealt with - such as being so far away from my family. Maybe part of this adjustment is that I am no longer working. I have to say that I am very surprised at how much I love being home. I think part of the reason I feel this way is that physically I just feel so bad. So I've been able to sleep when I want to sleep and not have to stick to a schedule. But not working is yet another change in my life. I don't think I expected to feel so bad while pregnant. I still have a little over 10 weeks to go and my entire body has been aching for awhile now. The pain in my back is increasing. It went from nagging pain in my ribs to now sharp stabbing pain when I try to breathe. I

Almost 27 Weeks Pregnant

Wow, I didn't realize that it has been so long since I have written anything! I've had a lot of changes since my last post. As most of you know, I'm pregnant. After several years of trying, my husband and I are finally excepting our first child. This week has been an eventful week to say the least. I had hoped to work up until my due date. As it got closer, and I got bigger, I realized that maybe my due date wasn't a reality. But I had hoped to work closer to the date at least. But the pressure and stress of work put too much toll on my body. My dr put me on medical leave immediately as of this week. In addition I failed my 1 hour glucose test and had to go through the 3 hour test. By the way, that test was awful! But thankfully I passed the 3 hour test. So now it's Friday and time to spend with weekend with HG. Little by little we are getting the house de-cluttered to make room for the little one. It's hard to believe that he'll be here in less then 3.5