Edited by 1babysmom - 3/19/13 at 6:28pm
I hear you on the m/s. I have no idea what to expect, and I hope it's not too serious, but a little nausea would be okay.
We had a bit of spotting the other night (post-sex) which scared the crap out of both of us, until we found out that's perfectly normal! Lots of twinges and stuff, and a bit of heartburn/reflux, but mainly my bbs are massive and sore. I'm already a 34D, so I'm getting pretty big on top. DP said I have stripper boobs now. Nice!
So far not too much is going on... I've had some twinges and really minor crampy feelings off and on. Those have scared the crap out of me, but I'm starting to relax about them... from what I can tell they're completely normal... and from my own experience, drinking lots of water helps with them.
My bbs have been a bit tender, but they don't seem overly sore or huge yet... so I don't know if that's going to change or what? I have gotten some wicked heartburn from foods I normally like, and I smidge of nausea every now and again (especially with red meat all of the sudden)... Other then that I've been really exhausted and I get out of breath a lot easier....
And I'm only 4wks2day!!! Good lord, I'm never going to survive!
Lots of cramps here too! Mainly just on the right side. I had similar pain from the corpus luteum cyst during my pregnancy with DS1 and I know (from ov pain) that I ovulated on the right side this time also, so I suspect that's what it is again. It's always worrying when it starts up, though!
Yes, I started bleeding before the cramping started with my loss in September, also. It was my first real indication that something was wrong (other than a gut feeling that I hadn't been able to shake), so I'm nervous with every trip to the bathroom too! I don't usually do ultrasounds unless some reason comes up that I need one, but I'm considering getting a 1st trimester ultrasound this time to help ease my mind.
I have had a few little bitty cramps off and on, but for the better part of today... not so much. I have this really achey, sore muscle feeling though on my bikini line on both sides... right where your hip and leg meet your abdomen. It's really quite uncomfortable, especially when I sneeze or anything like that. I also have this full, heavy feeling in my lower abdomen... which is different for me.
My boobs have been SO sore... they feel bigger too, not huge... but definitely bigger.
I've been SUPER tired though... I toss and turn most of the night (can't get comfortable) and then wake up at stupid o clock in the morning and get progressively sleepier and sleepier as the day goes by. With the sleepiness comes the crankiness and whoo boy, watch out... apparently me and hormones make for a pregzilla.
But yeah... I've already come across some food aversions. I can't eat sausage and beef makes me gag. The only thing I want right now is fresh fruit, uncooked veggies and fruit/berry smoothies. Anything else makes me feel bleh. But yeah... that's what's been going on so far.
Good morning all!
1baby & Red, I'm sorry to hear about your cramps. I'm having them too, but it seems like we're all experiencing some cramping so it sounds normal. It still scares me though, too. Every time I go to the bathroom, I worry.
I had a bit of a rough weekend symptom-wise. TMI WARNING! I've been suffering both constipation AND diarrhea. Yay! I have stress-triggered IBS so it's not that suprising to me. And I also read that it's a common early symptom, if somewhat lesser known probably because most people don't talk about such things. Leave it to me to talk about poop! Haha!
I've also been tired, but unable to sleep. I was up half the night both Friday and Saturday but I finally slept really well last night. Does anyone know when morning sickness tends to kick in? It doesn't sound like any of us are having much nausea yet.
1baby, thanks! I feel like I've had some mild nausea but it passes quickly, especially once I eat. There's a small part of me though that is hoping for the m/s as some sort of sign that it's real, that everything is healthy, etc. I have a feeling I'm going to regret that! LOL
AFM, I'm feeling good today. Slept well two nights in a row and my digestion seems to have settled. I thought I'd have to wait for the baby to get here to start getting excited about poo! LOL
Hope you're all feeling good today, too!
I need to have a teeny tiny pity party today! DH is away on travel for 2 weeks, DD1 is cutting her 2-year molars (cranky kiddo + hardly any sleep), and I just feel yucky. I'm tired and mildly nauseous all day and we just moved here, so I don't know anyone yet. :-(
Ok...I feel better getting that all out. I'm hoping for a better day tomorrow!
That's funny about sharing the experience with your chickens! Mine are still young and haven't started laying yet, hopefully they will soon. I'm ready for some fresh eggs!
Spent the night in the ER last night. Gallbladder has been giving me problems at night for the last week or so and last night it was just unbearable. The ultrasound didn't show any sign of stones, so it may just not be functioning properly. I'll follow up with my PCM either tomorrow or the day after, but the gall bladder function test (radionuclide) isn't something they'll do during pregnancy so I'm not sure what my options are.