Sunday, July 29, 2012

Subtalar joint

I need to make another appointment with the foot and ankle doctor, but I am kind of wondering what they could even do while I'm pregnant? No x-rays.  Maybe a cortisone injection.  At any rate, my pain is not (or at least is no longer) in my talonavicular joint, it's now clearly (after lots of google image searches, haha) the subtalar joint.  It will be FINE enough for me to run (the tiny bit I still do) or walk, but then randomly if I sit, or sometimes when I sleep, the pain starts and it HURTS.  I just today went off the Voltaren (causes heart problems if taken in the third trimester, so at almost 21 weeks I want to be off of it) so am kind of worried it will get worse, but it's such a random pain. Not related to using it, more related to rest...almost like it just gets itself into a weird position and then if I force myself to walk around on it (can't do full weight bearing, but I hold onto furniture or the wall) it usually will work itself out in a few minutes.  So, different from all my other RA pain.  But that's the way it is.

Monday, July 16, 2012

The same...

Rereading July 2008.  I am about a week ahead of last pregnancy.  Rereading it a blast...turns out BOTH girls were uncooperative at the first anatomy scans, both curled up into tight little balls and wouldn't move.  Felt movement with both around 17 weeks.  I said the kicks got stronger at almost 20 weeks, which would put me at around this coming weekend...we'll see!  Friday I get anatomy scan round 2...

One difference is the working out.  I was still doing 2-a-days and running (at a pace I would now consider "fast!").  Ha ha.  Well, at least the weight gain is similar...I am maybe a pound over (6 total, versus 5 at 19 weeks).  I just don't get hungry during pregnancy.  No snacking, tiny meals.  Whatever, I will pack it on while nursing.  I hate that everyone says nursing makes you lose weight.  Maybe if you gain a lot, but not for me! 

Friday, July 13, 2012

Another girl!!

So after a downs scare Monday, I had an amniocentesis and got the results back Wednesday. Healthy. Girl. Yay & yay!! Started going through the old clothes and so happy I can reside them. Since I am due on Andra's birthday, the seasons are all the same.

Thursday, July 05, 2012


A few pictures. Not keeping track of things like I did last time. First two pictures are at 15 with a maternity shirt (that I did NOT buy) and second with a normal shirt. Last picture must have been 16 weeks. I definitely do look pregnant, way more so than last time.