Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Missing In Action.

I've definitely been missing in action lately. I have honestly cried when getting emails from some of you checking in on me because you have noticed that I haven't blogged in a while. That's just where my emotions are at right now. A big roller coaster! But thank you, so so much.

I just wanted to give a quick update because I really can't be on the computer long at all. I get dizzy even scrolling through Pinterest on my phone! How bad is that!? lol. And this has pretty much been my playroom lately. It takes everything out of me to help the kids pick it up, so most days I just don't. lol. Oh man. So not like me!


The morning sickness, or shall I say, all day sickness has been tough. I'm getting by though. Thankfully my sister and I just text and call each other and get all our complaining out and then go about our days. :) I'm now taking a nausea pill called Zofran. It's a category B med and it's helping most of the time, and then last night I lost the nausea battle. Ugh no fun! Just talking about it makes me want to run for the bathroom. Lovely!

But I just keep reminding myself... it's so worth it in the end... and there are plenty of women with morning sickness much worse than I... and some that get it the entire 40 weeks! I'll be 10 weeks on Friday and usually I start getting relief around 12/13 weeks. Almost there...

Funny thing is, when I have been feeling okay enough that food sounds really good, I've been craving salads!? WHAT? That has never happened before!! I'm not complaining, but just very strange... lol.


So I'm just praying through the tough parts and thankfully my kids and hubby have been amazing. Hubby has brought home dinner several times, helps with as much as he can at night, dishes, laundry, you name it. He's awesome. And Addy and Sawyer have been troopers. They have been playing together so well and watching a few more movies than usual, but hey, it's only a season right? The kids even come up and bring toys on my bed and just hang with me when I'm too off to do much else. I love that they just sense that something is not normal, and just hang with me. Their little spirits brighten my day. 


My sister and I both went to our first doc appointments last week. It was so funny to have both of us, our hubbys and my kids all in the waiting room together. Our doctor got quite a kick out my sister and I being due so close. She as well kept us at 4 days apart, but pushed our due dates back 1 day. Both babies are doing great and the heart beats were strong on the sonogram. My sister and her hubby thought the little "peanut" baby at just about 9 weeks looked like a wad of gum. That cracked me up. I suppose they are kind of right! haha.


I also turned 29 last week. CRAZY. It was a low key day, but I still felt spoiled and had fun hanging with my fam. My sis made these awesome rainbow sprinkle cupcakes. LOVE.



Well, I'm exhausted now so I'm going to go take it easy. That's a little update as to what has been going on over here...

It's hard to believe that this time next year I'm going to have a 7 year old {step-son}, a 4 year old, a 2 year old, and a 5 month old. WOW.

Maybe we are a little crazy?

Naaa... God will never give us more than we can handle. ♥

I wish you all a very Merry Christmas...


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12 comments:

  1. Happy {late} birthday sweet lady!

    You will be like me next year. I have my oldest which just turned 4 today, I have my 2 1/2 and my youngest is 5 months! The only difference is you have your 7 year old. Anyway, hang in there only a few more weeks to go! GOD BLESS!

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  2. Heather!! So glad to see a post from you! I'm so glad to hear you and your sis are both doing a little better. And how wonderful that your hubby and kiddos are being so helpful and understanding. That's awesome. :)

    Hope you're well enough soon to keep us updated more often. Blessings to you, and hang in there!!

    <3 Jaimie

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  3. Glad to hear that things are going well...aside from the nausea! how amazing that you get to be pregnant with your sister! :) I hope that the sickness lets up so you can enjoy Christmas a little better! This time next year.....awesome!!

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  4. Two more weeks to relief.. it will fly by. Then you just get to anticipate the dreaded last couple weeks :) yes but definitely so worth it! I have 4 weeks to go (hopefully 2 or 3 :) I'm small like you and it's just a killer on the hips these last couple weeks!!!

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  5. Your going to have a baby girl!! Lol not to sound like a freak or anything but i usually guess what most of my friends are having based on the things they crave. Fresh fruits, salads= girl! lol

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  6. I hope your next birthday year is filled with many blessings! Hang in there, girlie. All day sickness is exhausting.

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  7. Happy Belated Birthday!! Here's hoping you feel better ASAP!!!

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  8. despite the morning sickness, i'm just so darn excited for you :) hope you're doing a little better, mama!! xo

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  9. ah, your little peanut is still perfect! and those cupcakes are just delicious! happy belated 29th birthday!!!
    xo TJ

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  10. how exciting you get to go through the pregnancy journey with your sister!

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