Tuesday, February 23, 2010

8 weeks

So far, I remember why I hated being pregnant through the first month. Don’t get me wrong, I’m really excited that there is a life growing inside of me. Thrilled that in 9 short months, I will be holding my sweet love bug. That being said.. HOLY CRAP!

I spent Sunday morning in the E.R. I was extremely dehydrated and I needed fluids ASAP. As soon as the put the IV in and gave me Zofran for my nausea, I felt amazing. Mike said my color came back immediately! Dr. Cruz had to use an ultrasound machine from 1990. (on Sundays, my little town shuts down! the ultrasound tech wasn’t available) It gave NO detail. It was just a picture. But, I got to see my little bean at 8 weeks! It was so cute and little. I gave him a hard time because he couldn’t even print a picture for me. But there was only one baby (I’ve been having twin dreams.. wow) and it looked healthy and it was in my uterus! That made me feel 100% better!!

Needless to say, I have been extremely nauseas throughout the whole pregnancy. I spend most of my free time laying on the couch watching TV or taking a nap. Olivia is so good to me, she brings us books to read together and she comes and snuggles with her Momma. I’m so blessed that she isn’t a needy toddler. She even likes to play by herself.

Since being home from the E.R. I have been extremely sleepy but I feel really good. They doubled my nausea medicine and I honestly think that is the only thing that helps. Nothing else works. Well, that and my husband hugging me and staying close. Oh I love my sweet sweet husband. He can instantly make me feel better. Reminds me of being a little girl. I would wait all day, when I was sick, for my Daddy. He would come in and snuggle up to me in bed, say a prayer, and I would instantly fall asleep. I do the same thing with Mike. He really is my soul mate.

As far as cravings:

  • subway sandwiches
  • french fries
  • hard boiled eggs
  • sour things
  • fruit, mostly strawberries
  • orange juice
  • dry top ramen

I don’t really have an appetite so whatever happens to sound good at the moment, I definitely indulge.  I wish I liked drinking water as much as I use too. I cant seem to drink enough.

I’m hoping that since I feel better, I will be back in blog land more. I’m crossing my fingers! :)


Semicharmed (Brandi) said...

I found your blog a few weeks ago and loved catching up on your previous posts! Congratulations on your pregnancy!!! I totally understand how you feel, I'm a little over 5 months with my first and have had THE WORSE morning / noon / night sickness & like you nothing seems to work! I've tried everything from Zofran, to prescribed suppositories (sorry TMI!) to sea bands. No relief. But like you said, that sight of your little bean makes it all worth while! Congratulations and try to get as much rest as possible! Oh and enjoy those strawberries and french fries - which have been a huge favorite of mine too :)

Amanda said...

Wow girl! CONGRATS!!! So glad everything is ok and your mind is at ease! :) Looking forward to all of the fun stories on your newest adventure!

Mrs. Lovely said...

Oh that's too bad you've been feeling so lousy! I hope your nausea goes away soon and that you're able to eat and stay hydrated!

Molly said...

Glad you are feeling a bit better! I craved sour things my entire pregnancy. So weird what our bodies do.

I am so happy for y'all!