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Symptoms Update

Ok I haven't shared with you any of my updated pregnancy "symptoms" since week 18. Since I'm coming up on Week 28 I figure now is a good time to go through the list again!


Previously Listed Symptoms:


Change and Soreness in Breasts and Nipples: no change, still sore. Ouch.


Visiting the Loo More Often: Oh yeah, definitely. Every hour. Especially when I'm exhausted and just want to sleep.


Change in Appetite and Cravings for Foods: Still no serious cravings, unless you count ice cream which has ALWAYS been my weakness...

pregnancy cartoon


Fatigue: This has gotten much better. I'm still in bed fairly early every night but I can actually have a conversation with Paul when I get home from work without falling asleep in my dinner.


Stronger Sense of Smell: No change here...


Heartburn: Only once in a while if I eat too much...


Constipation: Not too much of a problem at this point.. knock on wood.


Changes in Skin and Hair: Still no obvious change, at least not to me.. Maybe other people see it...


Mood Swings: Still no real mood swings... Although I DID have a mini-breakdown last Thursday when I got home from work. Was feeling overwhelmed by everything we have to/want to get done before the baby arrives...


Lower Back Pain: Ok my back still hurts about as much as before, but now my hips hurt.. Sometimes when I get up out of bed they feel like my legs are just going to pop right out of the sockets and fall off... Wouldn't that be fun???

Other symptoms not listed before:


Hemorrhoids: nope, not yet...


Cramping in legs: oh yes.. this is something that's always bothered me from time to time but it's much more frequent now and happens quite a bit at night, waking me up... And the best part is that the only thing that helps besides stretching is ...... drinking more water..... which means more trips to the Loo..... good times.

So there's the update!!! Not terribly exciting, I know... But at least the cartoon is funny!

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