Thursday, February 16, 2006
Question: If this is what I look like at 14 weeks 4 days, how big will I look at 40 weeks?
Statement: The second trimester is commonly called the honeymoon period of pregnancy.
Realization: The above statement does not apply to me.
Explanation: The 2nd trimester has brought with it aches & pains from stretching body parts, awkward walking, crankiness and an anti-nesting, no-cooking instinct .
By comparison the first trimester was great for me. I had no morning sickness, wasn't all that tired and food tasted really good which moved me to do all sorts of cooking. Now when I present dinner choices to dear Alex, it goes something like this: "What do you want for dinner, eggs or macaroni and cheese out of a box?" To which Alex replies, "How about some protein with that macaroni and cheese?" "Okay, how about a side of bacon?"