Sunday, May 16, 2010

Week 18: Sunday, May 16, 2010

Symptoms: fatigue (but it's less bothersome now), food aversions
Mood: tired, stressed
Listening to: These Hopeful Machines by BT

Well, I managed to finish grading papers and final exams this weekend, and I've submitted almost all of my students' final grades for the semester. That means I'm now back to having only one job! However, this one job, which is my full-time editing job, is about to require some extensive overtime from me, so it will be like I'm still working two jobs. Can't a pregnant lady get some rest?!

Physically, I look about the same as I have for the past 2 or 3 weeks. The baby bump doesn't seem to have "popped out" any more; I'm just waiting patiently for the next growth spurt. In the meantime, I'm enjoying my voracious appetite and all that it entails, even the odd--and often disgusting--cravings:

I should be ashamed of myself. But I'm not.