October 7, 2015 Jameela 1Comment
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My Pregnancy Journey

I’m almost there! Next month my husband and I will be holding a new human being in our arms!
I like the results of pregnancy, but I hate being pregnant. I wouldn’t even wish pregnancy on my worst enemy. I’ll tell you why.

Pregnancy Weight Loss and Gain

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In this picture I’m 150 pounds! This is sad considering I started pregnancy at 140 pounds. In my first trimester I lost about 20 pounds due to morning sickness. My morning sickness was so bad that I would even throw-up after drinking water.

I loooove food, and I couldn’t enjoy anything for about three months. What kind of life is that? I lusted after lamb dinners and pizza, but their tastiness eluded me. I was crushed.

At my lowest point I was 120 pounds. You would never have been able to tell I was pregnant. As a mother, it makes you feel bad; however, I knew that my baby was a scavenger and got all the nutrients it needed in that time, even if I didn’t. I was comforted by my midwife informing me that the baby was growing normally.

First Trimester Fatigue

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During my first trimester I probably stayed in bed for 18 – 20 hours a day. I couldn’t muster any strength to get out of bed. I did what work I could for a few minutes then went back to bed.

I suffered through every moment of of that first trimester. I had to continuously remind myself that this was the last pregnancy, and it would eventually be over.

Feeling better in my Second Trimester

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In my second trimester I felt much better. As if I were normal again! I ate what I wanted, when I wanted. I went out! I was productive. All my clothes still fit. I looked and felt great. Hurrah!

Maybe pregnancy wasn’t that bad. I thought that until….

Third Trimester Suffering

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These days I’m growing so large. I get heart burn throughout the day. My pants don’t fit anymore 🙁 It’s all skirts and tights and dresses. Not that I mind since I like to wear those things, but on a Saturday, I like to throw on a pair of jeans!

Woe is me.

I have to pee all the time. I have to get up in the middle of the night to pee! My toddler sleeps through the night while I am the one getting up to go to the washroom #pregnancyproblems.

My back hurts and my feet tingle from time-to-time. I could complain some more, but I won’t.

I hate pregnancy. I won’t say never, but I have no plans to ever be pregnant again.

How was your pregnancy? Feel free to share with me on facebook, instagram, or twitter!