This morning as I was about to rush out the door I realised how much I am enjoying being pregnant at the moment. I no longer feel sick, I am not so tired and I have learnt to eat smaller meals so the discomfort after eating is under control. I have started to look pregnant not just fat but I am not so big that I am uncomfortable. I have energy again and motivation to get things done, yay :-)
It occurred to me that I should document this wonderful moment just in case it doesn't last or I get selective memory and can't remember enjoying being pregnant. See I don't really remember enjoying being pregnant with Nicholas. I love him to bits and I wasn't scarred from the experience, it wasn't what stopped me from having more children for 13 years (that just happened, you know, life happens not quite how we plan sometimes). Anyway seeing as I would love to have more children making sure that I remember that there is a time where I like being pregnant might be good encouragement for next time.
Forgive the photo, I am really not very good at taking self portraits, it took me 4 turns to get a decent photo.
So to my future self:
"Look, your skin has kinda cleared up, your jeans still fit you and you have a cute baby belly not just a fat gut (maternity tops help) You have energy, you are feeling bub moving around and you are no longer sick or extremely tired. You are enjoying this stage of pregnancy :-)"
We have our 19 week scan on Monday and I am really, really looking forward to it. We will find out what we are having and I am hoping it's a baby :-)
In all honesty I don't mind whether we have a boy or a girl but I have a feeling bub is a boy. We'll see if I am right or not.
Thank you for all of your well wishes for Sunday, I best get back to getting organised. Hope you all have a great weekend.