Jamie Otis is feeling the stress. The 33-year-old pregnant Married at First Sight star took to Instagram on Wednesday to share a tearful video of herself sitting in the car. She filmed the clip after getting tested for COVID-19 at a drive-thru testing center.
“I feel really, really ridiculous crying. I’m crying all the time these days. I feel so silly,” she began, tearing up. “I don’t know why, I’m just genuinely so nervous. I mean, I feel like everything’s going to be fine, but I just had the COVID-19 test because I’m full term now and I think I’m fine, but then I’m like, ‘Am I fine? I don’t know if I’m fine.'”
The test, which involves sticking a cotton swab far up your nose proved to be painful for Otis, who later shared the video of the test being performed on her Instagram Stories.
“Just the swab, I mean that hurt really bad. I was like, ‘Good, God, if I can’t handle the swab going up my nose, how am I going to have an unmedicated childbirth?'” she said through tears. “I think I’m just a little overwhelmed and I feel so annoyed at myself for being such a wimp about this. I feel like I’m annoying to my husband and my daughter. I’m just impatient and I just don’t know how to reset my brain so I can just chill the F out. This is not how I want to behave or how I want to feel going into delivering my baby.”
Otis went on to note that though she feels like her situation “is a nightmare,” she added that she’s “trying to stay positive and balanced.”
Otis is planning to have a home birth due to the fact that she has a low-risk pregnancy.
“I feel very annoying and like a wimp because other women have it so much worse than I do. And here I am whining over everything,” she continued, still crying.