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General Update - 24 Weeks

I thought I would post another general update on how things have been going and how I have been feeling.

Negative Symptoms:
- Terrible Back Aches
- Restless Legs in the evening and at night
- Trouble Sleeping
- Nausea in the evenings
- Some leg swelling
- Starting to feel tired when I walk too much
- The dang pregnancy hormones have set in. Poor Brian has to deal with my crying over nothing.

Positive Symptoms:
- I am feeling the girls move ALL THE TIME!
- My belly is growing big and round
- I am not gaining weight in my butt, legs or face (yet)
- I feel delirously happy at the thought of meeting my girls
- Even though I am having some mood swings, I can manage to keep my hormones in check most of the time
- I have some really great days with no back pain
- I am still able to sleep in the same bed as my hubby (lots of people have to sleep alone by now). I hate sleeping alone.

I am sure I am missing plenty of good and bad, but all in all the good outweighs the bad. I am ready for it to be June, but it will be here soon enough.

2 comments:

Mandy 12:36 AM  

Thanks for the update! I hope the positives continue to outweigh the negatives.

nelly 6:43 AM  

sounds like you are doing well!! i had terrible terrible restless legs...almost all the time! car rides were not fun, nor sitting in church!

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