From learning that I was pregnant to giving birth (more on that another day) and then having a colicky baby, this whole affair has been nothing short of dramatic. Now that baby and I are feeling more lively though, I'm able to start sharing here again. Today I want to talk about how I prevented getting stretch marks.
The weekend before last, I had my long awaited bridal shower, put together by my lovely family.
It was only after my fourth month ended and my nausea became a tiny bit more manageable that my bump spontaneously showed up. And then it grew, and grew, and grew, with absolutely no signs of slowing down.
How are there so many women who make the conscious decision to have another child after going through this once? I cannot wait until this is over.
We told our parents a week after we found out.
Apart from the Diclectin I mentioned earlier, there were a few other things that helped make my experience a little more manageable.
Up until I hit the fifth week of my pregnancy, I was able to eat like I used to. Then, my morning sickness hit me like a trainwreck.
You know how they say that marriage makes you put on weight? Well, it's true.