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Friday, October 24, 2008

10 Weeks

I had my check up yesterday. So far, everything looks ok, bleeding has become more of a stain nowadays and my doctor gave me some pills for my MS. I’m crossing my fingers that they work. My MS has been rather funny this time around; not funny ha-ha but funny weird. Somedays I vomit 2-3 times a day (extra bad day), other days I vomit once (bad day) and occasionally I just feel nauseous all day (good day?). Whatever it is, I’m into my 10th week already (only!!) so here’s hoping the MS starts to wear off.

One thing that hasn’t let up is my constant feeling of tiredness. Everything I do, I have to pep talk myself into doing it. “Come on Along, just get to the bathroom. OK, now reach for your toothbrush. OK, not so much toothpaste. Yeah, 3 seconds of brushing should be enough.”

So one of the things I’m going to do this time around is to learn my body limits. I think my last 3 miscarriages were partly due to me not listening to my body and just plowing through. This is what my doctor advised anyway; to get a much rest as possible, not to get stressed and to eat something (anything!). Unfortunately it’s a bit hard to do when people are asking you “how you feeling…you look pale, you should rest” but in the very same breath add “by the way, you need to attend this….do that…complete this…prepare that.” Sigh.

This sidenote goes out to a certain someone - I don’t appreciate it you laughing in my face over my MS. I was all ears when you went through your phase; I would think someone who knows the pain of feeling nauseous and vomiting all the time would know better than to make fun of it. I wouldn’t wish this on my worst enemy, much more someone I consider a friend. Good luck with the rest of your pregnancy.

3 comments:

Heather said...

What kind of friend is that?? Crap.

I agree, you should rest as much as possible right now. Let everyone else WAIT, and take care of yourself first.

nadya said...

along,
my doa for u.. a good journey of pragnancy ( betul ke ayat tuh?)

i agree, u should rest as much as u do. can i suggest,if u can ask HR or boss to allow u to work from home instead coming to office? we hv internet and u can check email from home, n your team mate can correspond u via email etc, kesian along nampak penat in ofc n all..

just my 2 cent.

you need anything, u know i seat just next to u in office, do let me know yea..

take care.

zzz said...

wey...depa preggie x de morning sickness ke?? haish. silalah laser mereka2 itu?