i seriously do not appreciate your disobedience, child

I am a week and a half into my second trimester and none of this second trimester energy and appetite and glow and general wonderfulness I keep hearing so much about has made an appearance. I am totally wrecked by the time I get home from work, can barely trudge one foot in front of the other to make it home from work and crash onto my couch. I eat in tiny little meals all day long, whatever I can get down, but I am not enjoying food. I often eat a second breakfast before I leave for work in the morning, because the first one doesn't stick.

Is it too much to ask just to be able to enjoy a meal every once in a while? Or to have just enough energy to put the dishes in the dishwasher or clean a bathroom so that I am not living in a complete raging pigsty? Or to not get the urge to hurl nine times out of ten at the sight/smell of meat or dairy? Does this kid want to start out life with a protein and calcium deficiency? Let me tell you, in my family, a calcium deficiency is not a good thing, kid. Listen up for your first lecture. Osteoporosis or some kind of bone loss everywhere you look on my dad's side. Including my dad. Which, not really that common in men. So, calcium? And vitamin d? Pretty important.

I'm still down five pounds from my pre-pregnancy weight, and hello, child, second trimester. Time to be gaining weight so you can grow healthy and strong! Please stop making me sick and tired and just let me enjoy food again? Pretty please with a cherry on top?

And for those of you who are about to tell me that you either never had morning sickness and wouldn't know what that's like?! Or that you were throwing up for NINE MONTHS and it never went away?! LALALALALALAI'MNOTLISTENINGLALALALALALALA


Katherine said...

As one mommy that only felt uncomfortable instead of truly nauseous during the first trimester, I cannot say that I feel your pain. But I do empathize with you and hope you feel better soon! And even if you don't, and you are sick the whole time, (hopefully not!) little Turkey will make you forget every time he/she looks up at you and smiles :)

Anonymous said...


Don't envy you at all. And you have all the pity from me, even if no one else gives you any! But, will you believe me if I say...It's SOOO worth it???!!

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Fizzgig said...

i thought one of the joys of pregnancy was getting to eat all sorts of stuff, and not feeling guilty?

that sucks!

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