Samantha Ling (lingtm) wrote,
Samantha Ling
lingtm

Week 30: Tired w/tummy ache


On Wednesday evening, I had a terrible tummy ache. I’m not sure what caused it as I hadn’t eaten anything particularly unusual. I had a few slices of pineapple, some cheese, bread and soup, all things that I have on a regular basis. However, that night, my stomach hurt, so much so that I had to lie down. 

I’ve had tummy aches before and if it’s ever really bad, I take an alka seltzer and I feel better. But I couldn’t take it this time, so I just endured the pain. It was a bit of an ache, then it hurt terribly and then it was over, though I still didn’t feel very good. I stayed in bed for a few hours, falling asleep for a few hours. I still don’t know what it was, though Hubs thinks it might have been the cheese that upset my stomach. I think it might have been the combination of the cheese and the pineapple together, which I haven’t done since then and I haven’t had any issues.  It as I was laying there, I wondered how much worse labor was compared to this and I wasn’t looking forward to that part.

The good thing was that Hubs is very supportive when I don’t feel well. He looked up whether or not I could take alka seltzer (turns out, no) and looked to see what else I could take instead (just Tylenol really), and was very comforting during the whole process, so I feel good about him being around during labor and not freaking out or making things worse.

 In other news, I passed the gestational diabetes test. We’ve also met with the pediatrician and I cleaned out the closet along with a few boxes of books. So those are going out to the library this week.

I woke up extremely tired this morning and I could just be doing too much this week, so I’m trying not to overdo it. I still have a full work week and I am pretty much booked for projects until the baby comes, so I’m going to be busy until then.

Some days, I feel like the skin on my stomach is going to burst. I think the combination of food in my tummy and the baby stretching, it feels uncomfortable. At this point, I don’t feel a little punch or a kick. I feel her wiggling around.i remember when we had that first so igram, we saw her legs moving like she was running or kicking and I have a feeling she’s doing that still. I can just feel it more now that she’s bigger.

I have about ten weeks left and some days, I can’t believe that I’m having a kid. It’s terrifying and also exciting!

 

 

Originally published at Samantha Ling. You can comment here or there.

Tags: pregnancy
Subscribe

  • Week 32:So Thirsty

    When I first got pregnant, the nurse brought out a sixteen ounce bottle of water and told me that I needed to drink four of those a day. I…

  • Morphed!

    Jo morphed a photo of hubs and myself on Morphthing and she came up with composite photo of what our future child would look like. At first, I…

  • Ling Likes: Tory and Howard Part 2

    After I posted that original review of this candy, to my surprise, a representative contacted me to see if I wanted to try the other flavors…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments