Skip to content

Announcements

WELCOME PREGNANT MOMS-TO-BE!!

After posting your introduction or questions be sure to check out these resources for more information -

Pregnancy Health Center
Your Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy

PLEASE NOTE: If you are not yet pregnant click here to check out one of our other pregnancy communities.
I feel crazy...
avatar
Anon_166768 posted:
My grandma who was diagnosed with Alzheimers around 16 years ago has stopped eating and drinking, is in hospice, and is having some other issues. Every day I basically wait for my dad's phone call saying that she has passed, and I keep reminding myself that it will be a good thing. Whether I'm pregnant or not I am a very sensitive person. I'm in my first trimester, so I'm moody from that. A week ago I found out that I have hypothyroidism, and they said it could take up to two weeks of medication for hypothyroidism before I start feeling better, so there is extra moodiness because of it too. I feel like I am going crazy, seriously! I watched a movie that I didn't know was so say (Terms of Endearment) the other night. I bawled because it was a sad ending, and of course I got to thinking about Grandma and bawled even more. My son was in bed, and my husband was at a meeting; I cried and got myself so worked up that I actually threw up my supper. I work at a church with my family's pastor (the one who will officiate the funeral when it is time), and if a bunch of people keep asking me how Grandma is doing I'm going to lose it! Advice to help keep a prego lady from going insane would be greatly appreciated! How do you keep yourself sane during difficult times while you're pregnant?
Reply


Featuring Experts

Sarah McMoyler, RN, BSN and mother, is the founder of McMoyler Method. As a specialist in labor and delivery nursing for more than 20 years, McMoyler ...More

Helpful Tips

'Tummy Time’ May Not Be NeededExpert
According to a recent article in Parents Magazine, a new study, published in May in the journal Early Human Development, suggests that ... More
Was this Helpful?
3 of 3 found this helpful

Related News

There was an error with this newsfeed

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.