Thursday, November 8, 2012

Baby #2

Oh hey look! I'm pregnant!
Here we go again!
So the Malkiewicz's are having another little pumpkin. Tonight I took a pregnancy test. And HELLO mister two lines. My period is pretty regular. I never go longer than 30 days before another cycle (tmi?) so today I was three days late and I just knew. Sure enough, I was right.
As of right this moment my ONLY symptom of pregnancy is constant pee'ing (tmi again?) but if you know me you know that that is common even when I'm not pregnant. And let's just pray it stays like this... No seriously pray for me because my last pregnancy was a BEAST! Everything that could possibly go wrong in a pregnancy, did.
I started off pregnancy with some serious strep throat. I was dog sick. Once that healed up it was severe morning sickness... All day long. Who ever decided to name that "morning sickness" anyways? It so doesn't just come in the morning! I literally threw up all day long for 10 months. Around week 21 my stomach started itching like a beast. I just assumed it was from it growing so I tried not to scratch because I didn't want to make stretch marks. But I could not fight the urge. At one point I just didn't care and scratched alllllll day long. Eventually they turned into little bumps and created some serious stretch marks :( but I noticed that the bumps were spreading all over my body. I wish I still had the picture on my phone so I could show you guys! It was so insane. All over my legs, arms, back of my hands, stomach and had even started up my neck! The itch was uncontrollable. You know when you get an itch and you scratch it and its like instant gratification? Yeah. This was nothing like that. I would be up crying in the middle of the night itching my skin that could not be satisfied. I went to the doctors and they could not believe what they were seeing. At one point 3 doctors were in the room just staring at me and a one hour appointment turned into an all day event. I ended up having PUPPPS. Which is basically an allergic reaction to PREGNANCY. Seriously? I've never had one allergy in my life!
So yeah, let's just hope this goes smoother.
My initial reaction? I do NOT want to do this again. Embarrassing to say but I still haven't lost the weight from my first one who is 15 months old. "/ I dread stepping on the scale at the doctors and inevitably gaining MORE weight. My second thought? Seriously? My daughter just started walking, she eats real people food, no bottle, and sleeps through the night... Why would we want to disturb this? We got a good thing going on. :)
Third thought? im a little sad that its not just gonna be me and Rae anymore. I want her to always feel loved and cared for and i would never want to make her feel like shes not the center of our attention anymore. I will have to give her my undivided attention for the next 10 months and then work extra hard to make sure she always feels important and loved. she'll be a great big sissy. Fourth thought? I believe that God has a plan and a timing for everything and although I'm still trying to get used to the fact that we're having another baby I know that this is Gods will and that he will supply all of our needs!

Good night my friends.
Until next time


  1. Yea !!!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. Congrats! I'm a new follower and found you through your sisters blog. I came over because we have something in common! PREGNANCY! I'm 28 weeks pregnant. It's always so fun to connect with other pregnant woman. This is my 3rd pregnancy and I'm on complete bed rest. A few months ago I had the severe itching but never had a rash. I would be up all night scratching and seriously slapping myself. I couldn't sleep due to being miserable. I was tested and after about a month it went away. SO weird! BUT now...the past few weeks I've been having contractions and major cramping. Ive been in the hospital twice and had shot, steriods, med after med to get me to stop. I know God is in control and my daughter will be born perfectly healthy and at the right time. I'll be following your journey as I lay in bed the rest of my pregnancy!

  3. Congrats on your pregnancy! New follower here from your sisters blog! Love your honesty by the way:)

  4. Congrats!! I just started following you from the blog hop! I hope you will be able to follow mine as well :) :) Thanks again love your blog!!!

  5. Congratulations Laura! I totally understand what you were saying about losing a little quality time with your little one- but now she will have another companion to adventure through life with!

    I am a happy new follower of yours and would love for you to connect back- I think we are very similar in what we write about and what we are passionate about! :)

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