So now that my belly has grown in size & people can actually see that I'm pregnant (I'm 30 weeks right now) they ask me how I'm feeling. Sometimes I answer with the 'polite' answer of, "I'm doing pretty good." I really wish I could say like my Grandpa used to, "No complaints, no complaints." but that would be a LIE. I hurt & ache all over & last night I had my first (of probably many) charlie horse around 4am. Those things are awful.
I don't want to complain about all the aches & pains of carrying a baby but I was starting to feel like that's all I could think about. And then I got an email about essentials to help a mom through pregnancy. It had something for every complaint I have. Now I've known & used each of the things they suggested but the difference was, it made me realize not every woman goes through pregnancy with sheer & complete joy without the aches & pains. I may have them all at once but I'm still 'normal'....we sort of. haha
Saturday I did my Baby Yoga DVD. I don't agree with how they think about just because of being a woman, you have everything inside of you to do anything. I know I don't have it all & I rely on God to carry me through the things I don't have the strength for. But the video has great movement, stretches, breathing techniques, as well as some weight lifting for the upper arms & it felt good to accomplish the workout. I plan to squeeze it in again today before bed. I believe it will help me not feel those aches & pains quite so much & get me closer to saying, no complaints, without being a liar.
Laundry is nearly finished. I plan to stay caught up for the week & I am getting excited to start prepping the fabric to make burp cloths as well as a few blankets for our little Sadie.
I think it has stopped snowing so now I'm off to try & get the snow blower started so I can clear the driveway & sidewalks. Hope it works & is quick since I can't exactly zip my coat all the way anymore.