Thursday, February 7, 2013

Day by Day

I am trying so hard to stay positive and take everything in stride. I think I am doing okay, except when I'm not. Tuesday was a rough day. It seems I do well for 3-4 days after the u/s and then I have my day of panic and anxiety. This time around, I started wondering if this is my last week of being pregnant. It's not a fun thought, but as Wednesday marked 7 weeks for me, I realized there is a good chance things could end next week.

Last night I started to get the hive-like "things" on my back. I tried SO hard to not think about it because thinking about them only stresses me out and makes them worse. Just before going to sleep J and I listed all the positives of this pregnancy and I was able to fall asleep without thinking about my back. It really seemed to help, because WOW was I happy when I woke up this morning and the
"things" were pretty much gone. That almost never happens. J was pretty shocked when he checked my back for me... he said they looked like they were smaller than they were last night. I really need to see a dermatologist about them and see if I can get one biopsied.

I've cut out quite a bit of my carbs over the past 2 weeks - orders from both Dr. A and Dr. H and it's really helped the scale. I am not aiming to lose weight in any shape or form, but I have dropped a few pounds. I definitely feel like I've been eating healthier and that is a positive!


4 comments:

  1. You are absolutely right when you say take it day by day and that is all you can do.

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    1. Thank you! Reading your posts and how positive you remain has been extremely helpful. :)

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  2. Sending oodles and oodles of good vibes and positive thoughts your way Kelly. Taking it one day at a time is all you can do. Please know that I'm right there cheering you on!

    P.S. The browines were amazing and you are amazing my friend xoxo

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    1. Thank you so much :) Enjoy those brownies!

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