Sunday, January 15, 2006

Oh sweet relief!

I am now completely indebted to acupuncture. Seriously. Yesterday at work I was fortunate enough to get a late morning appointment in the acupuncture department. Even though I had a treatment before, I was still skeptical that it was going to provide me any relief from my morning sickness. Well, I was pleasantly suprised, and it immediately took away all of my nausea. Seriously. I came home for lunch and asked Matt to make me a big bowl of soup and a sandwich-- probably more food in one meal than I had eaten in the last five days combined. I went back to work for the rest of the day feeling great! Last night we went to a friend's house for a few hours, so I effectively ensured I was too wiped out to even get off the couch for most of the day today, but it felt good to have so much energy yesterday to live my "normal" life.

Now I am only hoping the effects will last, at least until I can get in for another appointment. The clinician told me that acupuncture treatments work by compounding on themselves-- meaning the more you get them, the better the effects are and the longer they last. Hopefully I'll get in again later this week.