The problem with being pregnant before is that you know what it feels like to be pregnant. Although we’ve all been told every pregnancy is different–it’s hard not to compare.  That’s exactly what I’ve been doing–comparing.

I’m either at 13/14 DPO depending on who is counting.  I thought about testing today but I’m sick at home.
I woke up yesterday with a scratchy, itchy sore throat and found myself sucking on Vitamin C drops all day.  Later that afternoon I developed a headache…the headache that usually comes before AF… except then I realized I also got a headache before I found out I was pregnant.  So, headaches and sore bb’s are completely useless indicators of if one is pregnant or about to bleed.
I went to acupuncture last night thinking it would probably help my headache at least and not only was it the worst session I think I’ve ever had, my head was pounding when I left.
Canceling the plans I’d had to go see a friend, I went home and stood in the kitchen at 7:30 totally convinced I might die.
Breaking down I finally took Tylenol and thank G*d starting feeling some sort of relief.  I even managed to eat dinner and drink some lemon tea before collapsing into bed.

This morning I could care less to test–it’s the last thing I’m thinking about.
I’ve been laying in my bed with the cats most of the day with a heating pad on my back because it feels like it’s breaking.
My ears hurt, my head is stuffy, my throat is dry, I have a fever and I need a massage.
This is when it sure would be nice if the other puffer came home at night.  I miss her.
Thank G*d I live in NYC where you can get delivery for anything and never leave the house.
Now where can I get a massage lady to come over who is not going to try to give me a h.appy ending…
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  • Reply mulberry October 28, 2008 at 9:26 pm

    poor puffer! i hope you feel better soon… i wish i knew someone to send you for massage… if it ain’t one thing it is 32 others!

  • Reply Anonymous October 28, 2008 at 9:50 pm

    If you find that massage lady let me know..it’s also the only thing in NYC I’ve also find I can’t seem to get delivered. Feel better!

  • Reply Lizzie October 28, 2008 at 10:05 pm

    I am so sorry you are sick!!!!

  • Reply nutella October 28, 2008 at 10:07 pm

    Yuck, sounds terrible! Feel better soon. Can’t help you with the massage thing though, it does sound nice.

  • Reply eeney meeney miney mommy October 28, 2008 at 10:54 pm

    Ugh! How miserable. Hope you feel better soon.

  • Reply Heidi October 28, 2008 at 11:12 pm

    I hope you feel better soon!!!


  • Reply Keely October 28, 2008 at 11:32 pm

    poo! Here’s to a speedy recovery and good news t come.

  • Reply insertmetaphor October 29, 2008 at 4:30 am

    Oh no, that sounds awful. Take good care of yourself and get lots of delivery.

  • Reply journeytowardsourbaby October 29, 2008 at 6:09 am

    aw that’s no good – hope you’re feeling a little better by now and you managed to track down a massage!
    On another note – we love the amazing race, and secretly hope we’ll see a team looking lost so we could help (not that that’s likely to happen AT ALL, I think they’ve only been here twice and it’s not that small a country lol)

  • Reply word to your mother(s) October 29, 2008 at 12:50 pm

    Take care of yourself and just rest as much as possible! I hope your honey comes home soon and gives you a back massage.

  • Reply queerstork October 29, 2008 at 3:00 pm

    Yugh, that’s terrible! I hope you’re feeling back to your old self again soon.

  • Reply twogirlsandtheirfmaily October 29, 2008 at 4:06 pm

    Awww… Poor thing! We hope you feel better soon and report back with a BFP! Luckily K comes home tomorrow, right?

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