Week 26

Another week down! I can’t believe there are only two more weeks until I hit the third trimester. And I must be looking extra pregnant lately, because more strangers are starting to make comments. Yesterday while I was checking out at the salon there was a lady that sprung up from her seat in the (full) waiting area and asked if I would like to sit down. It was nice of her, but pretty random considering I wasn’t looking like I wanted to sit at all, I was just checking out the brushes while the receptionist ran my card.

At least no one has run up to touch my belly yet. I hear all sorts of people complaining about complete strangers coming up to touch the belly, and there are even maternity t-shirts that say things like “no touching” and “if you didn’t put it there, don’t touch it.” The only one that has touched my stomach so far was Sean’s aunt, and it was a brief touch the first time she had seen me in months. Hopefully it stays that way, I really don’t want to deal with that.

Today I am trying life without my zofran (nausea meds)… so far I have been okay, although a little ucky feeling. I am really hoping I can go off of it, I am just afraid not to take it during the work week. It never seems like a good time to not take it though. We always have things to do and places to go. Today I am skipping an invite to lunch and a matinee (Sean went) so that I can try not taking it. I really don’t want to be out and about and have to throw up suddenly.

Nothing much new to report still. Although I did start my yoga class Wednesday. The first class was mostly the instructor talking, and not much yoga. But I was still so sore for a couple days after! I must have pulled a muscle in my side, cause the next two days were quite painful. As if all the ligaments around the belly didn’t already hurt enough. And my hips were even more sore than usual. I need to go pick up a yoga block so I can start practicing yoga at home, or it isn’t going to do me much good.

The yoga class is at the Rex fitness center, or wellness center… whatever they call it. When you sign up for birthing classes they give you this whole list of classes to sign up for all at once. I signed up a few months ago, as they tell you to sign up early or you won’t get a spot in the classes. Next week is the first baby related class, a two hour car seat safety course. Now I am wondering what the heck they are going to talk to us about for two hours, and if I really want to sit through it from 6-8pm after working all day. Can car seats really be that complicated? I read the manual, it doesn’t seem like a two hour sort of thing. I almost wish I had skipped that one and just gone for the car seat inspection instead. But I guess it is good to take a class on it, maybe there is more to it than I know?

Update:

So much for going off zofran. I did okay without it Sunday, but woke up feeling nauseous Monday and took it. Today (Tuesday) I decided to be brave and not take the pill, but I stuck one in my purse as a safeguard. As usual I worked from home the first part of the day. Sean also worked from home today, so we decided to grab lunch together… didn’t turn out so well. That is the first time I have gotten sick right after eating, and I didn’t even feel nauseous. It was just all of a sudden I felt like I had to throw up, and had to dash for the restroom. So I guess I am stuck with the zofran.