I woke up this morning and after 9 weeks of the most insane bloat known to man (or more appropriately - to woman) - it's gone. I can see my toes again and my skin no longer feels like it's stretched to its breaking point. I know that this won't last for long and soon enough I'll be stretched out for real - but I'll take the breaks where I can get them!! I've even lost 2 1/2 pounds!! Annnd, (nope not done yet) I've had enough energy to stay up until 8:30 (act impressed, that's an hour and a half later than usual!!) the last few nights!! So far, I like the second trimester!!!