[post_page_title]Starting to feel unwell[/post_page_title]
Initially, the pregnancy came along fine. Normal morning sickness aside, Shahaf went back to work, worked out, and was happy as a clam. Then, during the eighth month of pregnancy, her life was thrown for a loop.
She was standing in line in a store and suddenly felt like she was “standing on air.” She called her husband in a panic and asked him to come get her. He did, and took her home. She refused to go to a hospital, and everyone assured her it was probably nothing.
Eventually, when the feeling of numbness in her legs wasn’t going away, she gave in and went to the doctor, an orthopaedic specialist. He asked her to wiggle her toes, and she couldn’t.
He then asked her to lift her leg, and she couldn’t do that either. Finally, he asked her to push her leg forward like she’s stepping on a gas pedal – and she couldn’t. Somehow, at the end of the checkup, the doctor told her she was fine. He believed it was just swelling related to the pregnancy.
Staying fit is certainly a commitment. Besides doing the physical training, there are some other factors to consider, like nutrition