The thing about weekly updates…

I love reading all the weekly updates on here that list symptoms and feelings and such. It makes me feel like I am part of everyone’s journey.

However, I am hesitant to do these for my own pregnancy because:

  1. What if something happens? That is my big one. I have the “What to Expect” Journal that I had started filling out for my son and although I have bought another one, I haven’t started writing down anything yet because I can’t bear the thought of having another incomplete book. I have all my sonogram pics so far just sitting in an envelope on the dresser for this same reason. Once I make it to 14 weeks, I will have been more pregnant than I ever have been and then maybe I may feel better about trying it.
  2. I still feel kind of guilty about this pregnancy. I feel like I can’t just ‘start over’ with this new baby…as if I just hit the reset button. I don’t know if that makes sense.
  3. My stomach is not cute. I have a pooch….well,,its a roll. I will never the one whose stomach is exposed for the mass populous to see. I also feel like because of my HUGE boobs, I’m going to make it to 7 months pregnant and still just look….fat. So the idea of belly pics aren’t really appealing to me. Even in this though, I’m conflicted. I don’t want to not document this pregnancy because of my own stupid self esteem issues.. meh.. thoughts.

Till I’m ready, keep the updates coming and I will live vicariously through all your little ones. 🙂

3 thoughts on “The thing about weekly updates…

  1. Do what is best for you!!! The number 1 thing I regret from my pregnancy with Jackson is how much I did not document. Even though it would have been incomplete I wish I had it. I promised myself if I was ever lucky enough to get pregnant again I would document everything and take a million pictures of myself pregnant. I realized those pictures that I didn’t take were some of be only ones I would have ever had of Jackson and me. I know other women who did not document their pregnancy after a loss for a number of reasons. There isn’t a right or wrong! Do what is best for you in your given situation!

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  2. Theres no right or wrong time to share everything or start to document ur pregnancy. .. just do it whenever you feel ready to. We’ll all still be here to read them 🙂

    And if u never feel ready… that’s okay too. I know i just like reading ur blog regardless 🙂

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