Monday, August 02, 2010

Baby - Week 4

So, dear readers, I think I owe you an apology. In advance.

One thing I've noticed about being pregnant is that suddenly, shockingly, I am completely without reservations when talking about bodily functions. It's like my frontal lobe, the part of the brain responsible for impulse control and judgement has poof! disappeared. Or been significantly shrunk. Want to hear about my inability to even open the refrigerator door without gagging? Or how well acquainted I now am with our toilet, thanks to morning sickness? Or how..

I didn't think so. 

The rational part of my brain (whichever part that is), understands that you probably don't want to hear about all this, but the emotional, hormonal me is having a hard time coming to grips with reality. 

So, I am sorry. For all the things that you're likely going to have to endure for the next several months. I hope it doesn't drive too many of you away. Really, there are other things happening in my life; this just happens to be the one that is the most encompassing at the moment. 


  1. Just wait. When you have the baby you talk about poop. Did he/she poop? Was it the right color, consistency? Did he/she seem constipated?'s been a long time since the last the pediatrician.

    Spit it a lot? a little? how much is too much? is it reflux?

    Oh what fun you're in for. ;)

  2. Oh thank god. I'm not the only one. :)

    This is the one post that received severe editing: I was too embarrassed to include the bits about crazy cycles and missed periods. Figured my father and father in law probably didn't want to see that.

  3. LOL - They get used to the talk. I'm sure my dad heard way more about how my body works (or at the time of trying to conceive Gabriel...wasn't working) than he wanted to. You just lose all sense of censorship when it comes to being pregnant and babies.