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Originally Posted by snozzberry View Post
It sounds like you have a good one! smile.gif

I certainly think so!  If I start doing the dishes when he's there he'll come in and tell me he can do that.  Some days I fight him some days I let him.

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Originally Posted by BaileyB View Post

OMG! That is totally my issue with morning sickness. There is no way to know what to do or expect. It would be easier if I could just eat a certain thing or take something but it is different everyday. I have been getting car sick , too, with this pregnancy and that is a whole knew suckiness to add in. We are suppose to go to an out of state wedding this weekend. I am seriously contemplating staying home. What fun am I going to be if I am nauseated and/or on Unisom the whole time?

 

I took the Unisom last night around 5 so it had worn off this morning. But then I made the mistake of taking another half  this morning. BAD IDEA. I could hardly function! So now I am trying to figure out what to do during the last half of the day for this stupid sickness. irked.gif

 

I'm drinking ginger tea right now but I'm not sure it is doing any good.

 

I took the unisom a little earlier last night and am doing much better today.  I think it also helps that we went to bed a little earlier too but much less of a unisom hangover this morning.  Still dead tired though but it seems to last for me for most of the following day.

 

Sorry about you getting car sick.  We have a wedding to go to this weekend too that's about 3 hours away and we're driving there and back the same day to save on a hotel and boarding for the dog.  With the unisom+b6 combo I've been feeling much better but I'm still not sure I want to go.  I've had an instance or two where I've been out and about and started feeling 'have to go home' crappy which is much more challenging when you're 3 hours away.

 

Have you tried preggie pops or eating more protein?  I got kinda shaky yesterday and realized it was because I needed some protein.  Ate a nice, big meal from my favorite bbq place and felt just dandy.  Full, but dandy.

 

Oh and I don't know if anyone's tried it yet but multi-symptom rolaids (well, the generic right now since the real ones were recalled forever ago) are awesome because they also work on gas.  So if you get blown up like a balloon with gas that makes you nauseated, give them a try.

post #102 of 250

I found today that the car sickness is better if I am eating sour patch kids. But it has to be continually. Today was one fo those days that made me think that my m/s is trending away but I'm not sure if it is because of the different things I have been trying or not. I really hope mine actually goes away around 12 weeks and not 16-18 weeks like before.

post #103 of 250
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I found today that the car sickness is better if I am eating sour patch kids. But it has to be continually. Today was one fo those days that made me think that my m/s is trending away but I'm not sure if it is because of the different things I have been trying or not. I really hope mine actually goes away around 12 weeks and not 16-18 weeks like before.

I have heard of sour things helping!  I have heard lemonade a few times.  I could never stomach it but I wonder if it would help you.

 

Has anyone tried homeopathics for morning sickness?  I have never tried it with morning sickness but I was just reading a blog post about it and I think I might try to get some. I can feel mine starting to amp up.

post #104 of 250
Had a leaky boob this weekend, so fun! Oh well, I guess it means they will be up for BFing again smile.gif
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Anyone else getting constant headaches??? They have been making me nervous because that was my main warning sign for my last m/c. It could also be from all of the puking I have been doing...ugg.
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Lisedea, I am!  I got hormonal migraines prior to conceiving and have had one now for 5 days and can't even take the stuff I normally would take to make it go away (a combo of excedrin migraine and mate tea).  A constant stream of Tylenol has dulled the pain somewhat and an icepack on the back of my neck helps.  Fortunately it seems to be finally breaking and I hope a good night's sleep tonight will kick it for good.  

 

Peppermint oil helps too.

post #107 of 250
Thanks for your response, Amanda! That makes me feel better. I have had one for the past three days and the tylenol only works part of the time. I have been using ice packs--but will definitely need to try the peppermint oil!
post #108 of 250
After yoga and heartburn last night (not a good combo, in case anyone was wondering :P), I would add my relaxin has kicked in! My balance and coordination have definitely taken a hit, and I'll be laying off the heartburn-inducing foods in the evenings, sheesh. At least till it's spicy food time at around 39 weeks, haha.
post #109 of 250

Morning sickness has kicked in and it's been rough.  Sunday I felt pretty ok but yesterday was awful.  I felt so sick and so week all day.  I had to call a friend and have her go to the grocery store for me because I just couldn't do it.  Funny, my family still wants to eat.  I feel so bad for DH when he has so come home and clean up the kitchen because it's all I can do to get things to the counter.

post #110 of 250
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Originally Posted by lisedea View Post

Thanks for your response, Amanda! That makes me feel better. I have had one for the past three days and the tylenol only works part of the time. I have been using ice packs--but will definitely need to try the peppermint oil!

Yea, Bath and Body works makes a roll on aromatherapy thing that's for headaches and it helps.  Origins makes one too called 'A Peaceful World.'  You put it on your temples, your earlobes, and wrists.  A friend who also gets migraines also suggests using it on the area that hurts too.  Hope it helps you!  Those headaches are killer.

 

My 5 day migraine finally decided it had tortured me enough and left and now I'm just so.very.tired.  Is it possible to die from fatigue?

 

I've found eating some protein before bed seems to help and cheese is my snack of choice at the moment.  I also tried that new silk pure protein fruit smoothie stuff and it's pretty tasty.  DH also picked up some special k protein shakes for me too so hopefully that'll help when I don't feel like eating.

post #111 of 250
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Originally Posted by CoBabyMaker View Post

Funny, my family still wants to eat. 

Lol, that's how I feel, too. What, you still need to eat? Oops, sorry. Last time at the grocery store I just got a big stouffers lasagna and that was the option for lunch and dinner for the last few days. I'm getting another one day today, too, so that will be the option for the next few days as well. This morning I just didn't get out of bed and DH took over getting DD when she woke up. When I came downstairs he had french toast and hashbrowns and sausage made for us. Wow, good job DH!

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Anybody else getting itchy boobies yet? I am going to have to start lotioning like crazy. Maybe I can find a good anti-stretch marks lotion today.

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You know what's annoying?  Being pregnant but no one knowing you're pregnant and smelling something awful in your office but being the only one who smells it.  There's some god awful smell in my office, just my office, sort of plastic-solvent-dead mouse combo and my boss can't smell it.  Now he knows that I'm a sacred vessel and all and that that makes you more sensitive (honestly I was pretty sensitive before with my bionic sense of smell) but everyone keeps telling me to call our maintenance people but I know they won't be able to smell it either.  I'm hoping it's just something coming through my vent that'll go away tomorrow as I've experienced this before and that's generally been the case.  But now the question becomes....how do I deal with it today?  Do I wuss out and go work from home?  Tough it out?  I'm really trying to be here as much as possible.

post #114 of 250
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You know what's annoying?  Being pregnant but no one knowing you're pregnant and smelling something awful in your office but being the only one who smells it.  There's some god awful smell in my office, just my office, sort of plastic-solvent-dead mouse combo and my boss can't smell it.  Now he knows that I'm a sacred vessel and all and that that makes you more sensitive (honestly I was pretty sensitive before with my bionic sense of smell) but everyone keeps telling me to call our maintenance people but I know they won't be able to smell it either.  I'm hoping it's just something coming through my vent that'll go away tomorrow as I've experienced this before and that's generally been the case.  But now the question becomes....how do I deal with it today?  Do I wuss out and go work from home?  Tough it out?  I'm really trying to be here as much as possible.

 

No real advice, but I feel your pain.  My husband was washing the dishes two days ago, and the scent of the dish soap (from two rooms away) was making me nauseous.  I would suggest lighting a candle or getting an aromatic food that you like to kind of "cover it up", but the thought of the two smells combining is making ME gag over here, haha.

 

 

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Anybody else getting itchy boobies yet? I am going to have to start lotioning like crazy. Maybe I can find a good anti-stretch marks lotion today.

 

Ugh, belly for me.  I have to catch myself before I scratch too much or else it looks like I'm sunburned.  Do let me/us know if you find a good lotion!  I'm allergic to damn near everything. :\

post #115 of 250
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No real advice, but I feel your pain.  My husband was washing the dishes two days ago, and the scent of the dish soap (from two rooms away) was making me nauseous.  I would suggest lighting a candle or getting an aromatic food that you like to kind of "cover it up", but the thought of the two smells combining is making ME gag over here, haha.

 

 

 

Ugh, belly for me.  I have to catch myself before I scratch too much or else it looks like I'm sunburned.  Do let me/us know if you find a good lotion!  I'm allergic to damn near everything. :\

Unfortunately, I work at a university so candles are forbidden (I can't have a hot plate either!).  No good food to make either as I just insisted on pb&j sandwiches for lunch because the walk to the office next door to use their microwave was just too taxing.

 

Seriously, pregnancy has taken laziness to new heights for me.

post #116 of 250
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Originally Posted by BaileyB View Post

Lol, that's how I feel, too. What, you still need to eat? Oops, sorry. Last time at the grocery store I just got a big stouffers lasagna and that was the option for lunch and dinner for the last few days. I'm getting another one day today, too, so that will be the option for the next few days as well. This morning I just didn't get out of bed and DH took over getting DD when she woke up. When I came downstairs he had french toast and hashbrowns and sausage made for us. Wow, good job DH!

Oh, I don't find cooking to be taxing at all! (note the tone of heavy sarcasm).  Tonight we are going gourmet: tuna melts and tomato soup. That's as fancy as it's going to get for the next while, unless DH magically starts cooking (I can count on my two hands the number of dinner's he's prepared in our 12 years of marriage.  lol.  He does a lot of other things for me, but cooking ain't one of them!)

 

I will be 10 weeks tomorrow.  The nausea is easing up (not gone all together), but the fatigue is still present.  What is making it managable is going to bed at 9:30 every night and sleeping until 7:00 (subject to interruptions from my bladder and my DS).  If I don't go to bed that early then both the fatigue and nausea are worse the next day.  I am hopeful that as the next two weeks roll around both the fatigue and nausea will ease completely as they did early in the 2nd trimester with DS.

 

I am also finding myself very hungry.  I need to focus on getting more protein I think.  Otherwise my new symptom is headaches, almost daily.  Thankfully they are not really bad ones, but its a bit annoying.  I've also got the itchy boob/itchy tummy thing going.  Guess I should buy some stretch mark cream.  I'm fortunate not to have any from my last pregnancy.

post #117 of 250
My tummy and boobs are a bit itchy, but it isn't too bad. The tummy isn't too bad as you can scratch your tummy in public and get away with it, not so much with boobs smile.gif I like Aveeno lotion and Eucerin (in the big tub) for really dry skin, usually I just do some sesame body oil immediately after my shower and trying to air dry (patting dry if I have to) that locks in the moisture really well for me.
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Ugh, belly for me.  I have to catch myself before I scratch too much or else it looks like I'm sunburned.  Do let me/us know if you find a good lotion!  I'm allergic to damn near everything. :\

 

I have the itchy belly and boobs too.  I have tried mMama Bee Belly Butter from Burts Bees and it has worked wonders.  I put it on twice a day and found that the itching is under control.  It is also supposed to help get the skin ready for all the stretching that coming.  My sister used it throughout her pregnancy last year and she doesn't have a single stretch mark on her stomach. *Fingers crossed that I'm the same way*

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I don't have itchy belly/boobs yet, but I sure do have an itchy back!  But that's normal, what's weird is the intensity.  I usually use CaliforniaBaby calming cream or chamomile lotion.  It's gluten-free and has worked so far for me.  DD likes it too because it makes her feel grown up.

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DD likes to be lotioned up too with what I use. She feels so special.

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