The Inevitable Process of Transition

Transition

noun – 1. the process or a period of changing from one state or condition to another.
verb – 1. undergo or cause to undergo a process or period of transition.
synonyms: change, passage, move, transformation, conversion, metamorphosis, alteration, handover, changeover.

This past week has been an emotional roller coaster for me as we are just 8 weeks away from meeting our little prince or princess. It’s becoming more & more difficult to rest at night due to the tossing & turning, having to empty my bladder every 3 hours or the most annoying non-stop itching on my arms & legs – which I find to be the worst of them all. Not only has it been physically overwhelming but also emotionally & mentally. I have a 9 year old son who I adore & who has taught me the true definition of unconditional love. If I can be honest, it hasn’t been easy for me when I think of how our family of 3 will soon become a family of 4. One of the worries I’ve had since the beginning of my pregnancy is, “Will my son feel like he’s been replaced? Or will he feel less important?” – I know those are silly questions to even ask but this is what occurs when I begin to overanalyze & worry so much about the what if’s. My husband & I have had conversations with our son plenty of times explaining how our love for him will NEVER change & he looks at us like – “Duhh!” – LOL!! Clearly, the one who’s buggin’ is ME! 😩

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