For the past month, I have mostly felt good. Physically, I can still walk, as opposed to waddle, I have lots of energy and I'm no longer sick. Emotionally, I don't feel shaky and fragile. I feel more and more connected to the little (really little) person inside me. I love it so much (the baby). I love my baby just as much as every mother on the internet talks about loving their baby. I should know, I've been reading "mommy blogs" for nearly a decade! I also have a new confidence that I'm doing what I need to do, my body knows what it's doing and one day at a time, things will be fine.
Normally, zen is a not a part of my vocabulary. I generally run on frenetic energy, bordering on anxiety. I thought I better document this time of zen, while it is still here!
I attribute the good feelings, in my body and my head, to the routine of being back at work. I'm too busy to worry! As well, being around kids all day is fun. The school as a whole is super friendly to me, more than ever. It's really interesting to see how the kids, parents and my colleagues react. I'm literally surrounded by dozens of people that smile with excitement everyday. Am I ever lucky!
As well, I have been more active. After a few weeks (months) hiatus, I have returned to the gym. I also started taking pre-natal yoga, which is nice. I will start helping out at skating this week as well. Just to prove I can balance on blades with a belly.
There are about 4 months remaining of this pregnancy. Considering that I have really only known that I'm pregnant for 4.5 months, that seems like a while. But, it is 16 weeks. 16 weeks! That's not very much!