This isn’t my first pregnancy, but it’s been almost 5 years since I had a pregnancy that made it past the first 8 weeks. So it feels almost brand new to me. It is the first pregnancy where my kids are old enough to see the changes and understand what’s going on — which is new. It’s the first pregnancy where I feel like I can focus less on the medical aspect, at least as much as I can with a high risk pregnancy.
There are a lot of hard things about pregnancy, from the complications to symptoms and all the aches and pains. There are also a lot of really awesome things and since I’ve been wanting to be pregnant for quite some time, I have a lot that I am looking forward to. I am doing my best not to wish time away, even though some of the symptoms I am dealing with right now are less-than favorable. I don’t want to wish any thing away. I am looking forward to a lot in this pregnancy–moments I know are just going to be completely magical and I can’t wait.
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