Update

Hi, Gals! How great to be on DS again.  I think of all my friends on here all the time, but have been absolutely incapacitated.  My fatigue and lightheadedness turned into ravishing nausea last week, and I have been unable to stand, sit, or walk for more than 2 minutes at a time since then.  I have been sooo useless to the world, but James commends me for doing a lot of good "baking."  We had an ultrasound last week that showed the babies happy and healthy.  I am glad they're happy.  I'm learning the ropes of how this new body works -- needing food every 3 hours, feeling nausea to signal hunger, and needing to eat proteins and sugars as constant snacks to regulate my blood sugar.  Every time I roll on my side I hiccup twice.  It's a completely new machine, my body.  I feel like I'm just learning to drive a car with a manual transmission.  I can't wait to actually make it out of the driveway some day. In the meantime, my mom is coming over every day to do the laundry, put the dishes in the dish washer, and minister to my neverending nutritional needs.  What would I do without her?  I am so baffled that the human race has made it through this for millions of years.  I guess men's desire for sex and women's desire for babies makes the system go forward.  Wow. I feel honored to be in service to my own children.  I ache for my friends who haven't yet had this gift... whose vomit has only ever been for their own body's benefit! Take care, and I hope to be back in touch soon.  Keep fighting the good fight. Love, Kay