Hello there. I hope all my Jewish readers had an easy and meaningful fast of Tisha b'Av. To those of you who don't know, Tisha b'Av (9-th of Av) is a fast in memory of the destruction of the holy Temple, which happened 1940 years ago.
Tisha b'Av and Yom Kippur are the only two fasts pregnant women must observe. The idea of spending 25 hours with no food and drink seemed a bit overwhelming, as I'm nowadays much hungrier than usual, but in fact I didn't feel any worse than at other times when I fasted. I could, of course, break the fast if I felt I absolutely couldn't handle it (to the point of fainting or feeling very ill), but I pulled through and I'm happy about it.
Since I feel a bit dizzy, I'll leave the keyboard for now. May we soon rejoice in seeing the Temple rebuilt in all its glory.