Tired of This Boat Ride.

13 Aug

I have been wanting to blog, but haven’t had the energy. In fact, I have no energy right now. Fumes are typing this entry right now.

I was hit with morning sickness on Aug. 5. Morning sickness that lasts all day and all night.

I can’t explain how bad it feels, but let me try.

  • It feels like I’m on a small boat, in a big ocean, in the middle of a storm. And the waves are bouncing the boat up and down, and up and down, and up and down and…well, you get it.
  • It feels like I drank a gallon of water and then got on a merry go round. Going up and down and round and round and up and down and round and round.

I am so sick.

Nothing seems to help. And I’ve tried EVERYTHING. On top of the constant nausea (no vomiting), I have post nasal drip (yea, that helps the nausea), dizziness, extreme fatigue, dry mouth (dehydrated much?), severe bloating and indigestion, and I’m losing weight. All bad.

I am starving all the time, but only certain things sound good — everything else makes me want to vomit. But I can’t really eat, ’cause if I do, well…I just get sick. There’s no avoiding THE SICK. Eat too little, sick. Eat too much, sick.

I’ve been taking a combination of Unisom and vitamin B6, but it only takes the edge off. Tried coming off of it, and felt like I was dying. Great.

So, mostly I’m in bed all day. Barely able to sit up. Heck, barely able to roll over. Poor me. Poor kids.

So far this pregnancy has been no fun.

Looking forward to the day that I enjoy it.

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2 Responses to “Tired of This Boat Ride.”

  1. kimiko August 14, 2010 at 10:04 am #

    omg…sounds horrible! I have to tell you I experienced the same sickness with my first born and ended up going to the hospital & being admitted once a week to get IV fluid which helped with the nausea and weight loss. I actually lost 50lbs and only gained 12 during the last month of my pregnancy…only good thing was baby girl was 9lbs 5.3 oz so I am sure that was the source of my weight gain. All I can say is hang in there and pray that it is over soon:) keep us posted!

  2. Erica August 17, 2010 at 2:53 pm #

    Wish I could help you, Ro. I hope it stops soon!

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