Pregnancy mood swings are no joke. I’m not sure that getting deeply core-irritated because someone is still talking for 35 seconds longer than I would have liked them to is very healthy. I’m also not sure that rush hour traffic is good enough reason for a near-emotional breakdown.
Ok, I exaggerate.
I’ve been reading lots about pregnancy, and I find myself being a little ridiculous.
If I read that your sense of smell becomes sharper, then I can suddenly smell the neighbor’s raw beef they’re cooking…two houses over.
I need to get a grip.
Certainly, some things have absolutely been true. The first thing is that I’m constantly exhausted. If I get up at 8 and have mild activity for approximately 4 hours, all I can think about is how I wiped out I am, and how I desperately need a nap.
Is this normal??
I hope so, because if not, I’ve just created a new normal.
It’s been a blast to share the news though. I love dropping the bomb on people. And not, you know, that kind of bomb. (Although I hear too that that type of bomb is also a side effect of pregnancy.)
Thank you everyone for your excitement and for sharing in such joy with us. I will continue to keep you updated, and feel free to share any funny pregnancy/irrational-hormone stories you may have!