This quote came to mind...it doesn't really work, but I kept thinking the middles are easy. Which really now that I type this they aren't, 20 weeks can be scary too.
From Hope Floats--Birdie says this:
She says that beginnings are scary,
endings are usually sad,
but it's the middle that counts the most.
Try to remember that when you find yourself at a new beginning.
Just give hope a chance to float up.
And it will, too...
I don't feel Jenna move as much now. It's tight quarters, and I'm just tying to keep telling myself that fact. Today she was quiet. I even talked to her asking her to move.
Then one of my students that I've seen twice a week all summer arrived for tutoring. Her dog, Jack, is with her every time. Today he got out the car and wouldn't leave my side. It was very weird. He wouldn't listen to his owner and get back in the car. Jack is a therapy dog and does things like that when something is going to happen to the person. Mom said maybe that baby is coming sooner than later. Of course I think the worst, maybe she isn't alive. (This next sentence sounds really stupid or maybe even laughable, but I'm really serious) Maybe I killed her with my Caesar dressing this week, or that sandwich meat I just "had" to have...for the rest of the day I've been a little worried, but trying to push those thoughts aside.
I just drank some OJ, laid on my left side and was able to get 10 kicks fairly quickly. That eases the mind.