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34 Weeks

Just five more weeks and counting. I still am in amazement that I am this close. At this point in my pregnancy with the girls I was downright miserable. I never slept. I was insulin dependent and had to watch everything I ate. I had heartburn so bad I couldn't eat anything. I was at the doctors at least twice a week (sometimes three or four times). I had horrible choleostasis (liver issue) that caused me to itch 24 hours a day. I was sick as a dog and still on Zofran. I felt as big as a house (measured around 47 weeks pregnant). My back, hips and feet hurt horribly.

So, when I look back on that experience I feel very blessed. I have the normal issues with sleeping well. I am starting to feel a little big. My back aches a little and my feet hurt. But being pregnant with one baby is WAY easier than two.

I have those moments where I am exhausted and not sure how I'll make it through five more weeks with two kids and a busy schedule but then I remember where I could be. I'm trying to make sure to count my blessings on a daily basis. :D

2 comments:

Plant Girl 10:53 AM  

I'm glad that you're finding it much easier this time around. It's hard when something that is supposed to be so wonderful, is challenging.

Good luck with this last 5 weeks!

Meredith 8:44 PM  

Goodness, 34 weeks already! Good luck in the home stretch!

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Over 8 years we have struggled through 3 IUI's, 6 rounds of IVF, several RE's, hundreds of appointments and the loss of three little angels. Now we find ourselves the proud parents of two perfect little girls and a wonderful little boy!!

Both of our girls struggle with some disabilities but that won't keep us down. Each day has it's own brand of insanity but we love it. Most days I am more monkey wrangler than mother but I do the best I can. Todays goal - getting to tomorrow.

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