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Romani Jr is on the way

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  • HouseChatteHouseChatte 691 replies1 threadsRegistered User Member
    Stay well!
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  • my-3-sonsmy-3-sons 2920 replies49 threadsRegistered User Senior Member
    How are you feeling? Between the pregnancy and altering your meds, you have a lot going on at once.
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  • romanigypsyeyesromanigypsyeyes 33305 replies767 threadsRegistered User Senior Member
    I'm doing OK. My energy level is coming back a bit now that I'm adjusting to significantly less caffeine. (I was an addict. Still am but I'm finally done with withdrawals for the most part I think.)

    The lack of pain meds has been a trip. I wasn't on opioids or anything so there was no withdrawals but I forgot how painful lupus and RA were without any kind of pain meds (other than Tylenol).

    The nausea has started but luckily it is just killing my appetite rather than making me sick (for now...). Eating has been a struggle though.
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  • momofsenior1momofsenior1 7242 replies56 threadsRegistered User Senior Member
    Nausea is supposed to be a good sign. At least that's what I kept telling myself while I had my "all day" sickness ; )
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  • FlyMeToTheMoonFlyMeToTheMoon 3005 replies45 threadsRegistered User Senior Member
    I didn’t consider the pain you would have. So sorry to hear that. I know you realize it’s worth it, but still.
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  • FlyMeToTheMoonFlyMeToTheMoon 3005 replies45 threadsRegistered User Senior Member
    That’s so sweet. ❤️
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  • HImomHImom 34312 replies391 threadsRegistered User Senior Member
    Just wondering if topical some topical things may be helpful in minimizing pain while not harming baby. That may be something to inquire about with your great pre-natal team. I'm sure they've had other patients with conditions that benefit from pain minimization. Maybe hypnosis, meditation, accupressure and other integrative therapies as well? Just trying to think outside the box.

    So glad baby and you are doing well and your dear dog is being protective!
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  • romanigypsyeyesromanigypsyeyes 33305 replies767 threadsRegistered User Senior Member
    @himom I'm going in for a massage tomorrow and what I can use for pain treatments is number 1 on my list to ask my MFM. I'm open to alternative pain treatments because I know this isn't going to get any better as the pregnancy goes on lol.
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  • oregon101oregon101 5504 replies136 threadsRegistered User Senior Member
    edited August 23
    Do not forget the old but tried and true--Put a seltzer or 7-up next to your bed so that it is flat in the morning along with popcorn so it is stale. Eat and drink without lifting your head. Wait about 30 minutes then get up. :)
    My "sickness" was for too too long and hit at midnight.
    edited August 23
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  • LindagafLindagaf 9223 replies494 threadsRegistered User Senior Member
    Oh wow! Just saw your news! Sending good vibes to you!
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  • Youdon'tsayYoudon'tsay 19192 replies457 threadsRegistered User Senior Member
    Just saw the news! So happy for you and Mr. R.
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  • MaineLonghornMaineLonghorn 38380 replies2103 threadsSuper Moderator Super Moderator
    I just saw, too! Yay!! I will be thinking of you guys. :)
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  • romanigypsyeyesromanigypsyeyes 33305 replies767 threadsRegistered User Senior Member
    Thank you all! I'm not sure if I should start a new thread or just continue this. It feels weird to start a new thread about this but the title here is super misleading now lol.

    @MaineLonghorn any chance I could beg my way to getting a thread title change? 😂

    Also I'm getting ready to travel quite extensively in September. New Orleans next week, across the state middle of September, and Disneyworld and Orlando Studios at the end of Sept. I'm kind of nervous but at least I'm traveling with/to people each time but I'm still nervous.
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  • MaineLonghornMaineLonghorn 38380 replies2103 threadsSuper Moderator Super Moderator
    @romanigypsyeyes, I was wondering about that! What would you like it to be?
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  • HouseChatteHouseChatte 691 replies1 threadsRegistered User Member
    @romanigypsyeyes, I was wondering about that! What would you like it to be?

    Oh my goddess @MaineLonghorn @romanigypsyeyes I thought ML meant what would you like your offspring to be! I completely forgot about the conventional boy-or-girl question people sometimes ask and went right to "a baby?" :)
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  • HouseChatteHouseChatte 691 replies1 threadsRegistered User Member
    Well, I hope your baby panda has better reading comprehension than I do!!
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  • FlyMeToTheMoonFlyMeToTheMoon 3005 replies45 threadsRegistered User Senior Member
    This is so exciting! It gives me a reason to still enjoy visiting the Parent Cafe. Thanks.
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