A blog about Infertility, family, Embracing God's plans, and the unconditional love of a husband and daughter on our journey through life, holding hands together
Hand In Hand
Thursday, April 15, 2010
I was and am still so excited about spring. I love this time of year. The flowers are just beautiful and the blossoms on the trees are wonderful to look at. No complaints from me about that. It's a beautiful time of year and there is much to be enjoyed in the spring. For example, Major League Baseball has started again, which means I can watch my Phillies. But . . .with spring has come the sudden onslaught of allergies. Don't misunderstand it, I KNOW I have allergies. I take Zyrtec. Apparently, it's not really working. But I'd hate to change it because it may work again after Baby Girl is born. It's terrible. I'll take the dog for a walk and feel great. But within a half hour of being back upstairs (I live on a second floor apartment) with the sliding glass door open, my head will start to get stuffy and I get a wee little headache. It's all sinus related. And it's awful. There's nothing I can really do about it. Even if I could take a decongestant, I wouldn't because I have blood pressure issues. Decongestants aren't good for that. So it seems there is no relief in sight until the pollen counts go back down. Things might be better if I could deal with tissues like a normal person. But...I still have a tissue aversion. I don't know if you all remember, but in the first trimester, I developed this aversion to the smell of tissues. So I started buying Vicks tissues. As long as I'm not too stuffy-headed, I can use them without a problem. But if the congestion is bad, I dry heave. Yep. Still. I'm praying for the pollen count to drop soon. Baby Girl is doing just fine, too bad Mommy isn't!
I am 31 years old and so is my darling husband, Phil. We've been married for seven years now. He is the love of my life, my best friend, and the most patient man I know. We tried for over two years to start a family and finally, by the grace of God, we welcomed our precious miracle on July 28, 2010. Life always stays interesting!