Why does pregnancy suck so much?

My second trimester had been going great, comparatively. I was no longer on bed rest, I had loads more energy, I could swim/run clumsily in the pool and my appetite had come roaring back. True, I sometimes have indigestion but I will take that over nausea any day. And then… I had a doctor’s appointment…

Aflutter over flatulence

I’m in my 19th/20th week of pregnancy now, and a question I get a lot is, “Have you felt the baby move yet?” Um…yes? Er…no? The truth is: “I don’t know. I think it could be gas.” I apologize to those readers who are of a rather delicate disposition. You might want to stop reading…