In deep concentration while figuring out how to make this shot. I actually ended up with 57 points in the end which is average but I did win the match between my mum and I.
The sun only picked out a couple of hours in the early morning and afternoon before it turned quite cold and cloudy so I’m glad I wore something warmer. Not bad being a hijabi in Scandinavia when the summer is very bearable.
I really want to take a moment and look back at the pregnancy I’ve had. This was my first one and there something special about all firsts I think. You experience everything with new and curious eyes. You’ll wonder if things are normal because this new journey you’ll about to go on hasn’t been a reality for you. So this is a summary of my 38 week long pregnancy.
♥ Week 3: We’ve got a positive pregnancy test on the 18th of May 2016.
♥ Week 6: Feeling very nauseated – and suddenly the smell and taste of coffee is disgusting.
♥ Week 8: Feeling nauseated every single day and spending my 3 week holiday at home on the couch watching reruns of old shows. Dozing off in the middle of the day because of tiredness.
♥ Week 13: Finally got the nerve to tell my mum about her first grandchild.
♥ Week 14: And then also told my dad about his first grandchild.
♥ Week 16: Told my boss at work that I was expecting, and suddenly more and more people around me knew about my little secret I’ve been carrying around
♥ Week 17: Felt babys first tiny movements.
♥ Week 18: Ultrasound! We could finally find out the sex of the baby and if everything is ok.
♥ Week 19: First stranger, a customer at work, asked if I was pregnant.
♥ Week 20: My belly is growing real fast now. Starting to get pains on the right side of my leg. And suddenly I can’t hold my bladder for as long as I used to.
♥ Week 21: Bought my first ‘mummy’-shirt and baby clothes with my cousin.
♥ Week 23: Felt babys first real kick. Sudden nausea also occurs, and I’m still tired but not as much as the first trimester.
♥ Week 25: First breastmilk arrived.
♥ Week 26: Lots of movements and flips in the morning. The weeks are starting to get by a little bit too fast now.
♥ Week 27: 90 days left! Starting to get bad gums – bleeding while I brush my teeth.
♥ Week 28: Baby is so much more active, also when I’m at work.
♥ Week 30: Began painting the nursery.
♥ Week 32: Finished the nursery and finally ordered a stroller. Sudden tiredness appears which ment sleeping more. While working I got more of a lower back pain.
♥ Week 33: Started drinking 3 liters of water everyday which also ment going to the toilet more then once every hour. Heating bag for my back was a necessity.
♥ Week 34: Suddenly noticed my hair getting really thick.
♥ Week 35: First pre labour contractions which lasted a couple of seconds. Constant pain down both side of my back, which turned out to be pneumonia.
♥ Week 37: Got stinging pain at my left lower back which lasted a couple of days. Every kick and movement is getting stronger, and baby is now pushing down.
♥ Week 38: Hurts to stand up straight especially on my right leg. Craving lots of carrots. And suddenly at the end of the week baby arrived.
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It’s been so long since I’ve even opened my WordPress account, but don’t think I’ve forgotten about you. At least once a week I’ve been thinking about opning up my laptop again and start writing. But the starting process frightens me.
How do I begin? How much do I share?
These are some of the questions that run through my head. But I’ve always loved to write and this is a great platform to express yourself.
At least not a lot has changed here and it’s nice to be back hearing the clicking sound from my keyboard. I can’t really say the same about my personal life, because a lot has changed there. I guess you will know in time and when I’m ready to share bits and pieces of my life.
I’ve been looking at this blank space for a while now. It’s been empty the last couple of weeks – and it’s been empty in my head too. I don’t know how to fill this space. I don’t know how to start even though I’m aching to write again. I want to be an inspiration, share my thoughts and mind with you again.
It’s September 1st, summer is officially over, even the weather can agree on that. It’s windy, it’s cold and rainy. What I have learned is that time is always moving. We cannot stop it even though we want to capture a moment and stay in it. That is why you have to live in the moment. Don’t let it pass you, don’t feel the need to document or capture every other second on a picture. Sometimes it’s better to live and let go.