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#121 of 126 Old 03-07-2008, 10:20 PM
 
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I feel like crap this evening. I took a nap this afternoon and woke up with a sore throat and a cough. My skin hurts which is a classic sign of a fever for me so I took my temp and sure enough, I'm running almost 2 degrees higher than normal. Blech. So, I think date night is a no-go for tonight. Maybe tomorrow if I feel better.

I'm assuming I've just caught a touch of a flu bug since I'm in so many fitness centers all the time but, is it possible that this should worry me? Could it be related to the pregnancy?
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Tara, just keep an eye on that fever... and I'm sure you'll get good advice from your doula! Sorry you've gotten sick. Having just been ill myself, I am really feeling hit hard by all sorts of ailments!

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That is so my drink! I love those - passion tea half sweet, I call 'em. Even DS loves them, he asks for 'pink tea.' DH, on the other hand, thinks they're gross. What does he know?!! Love him anyway.
I read somewhere recently that lemonade and pretzels are a good combo for combating m/s. Just thought I'd share since it seems like many of you are halfway there with your drink choices!

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i have used papaya enzymes at othertimes when quesy, but they are too pill-like for me to get past the gag reflex right now.
Are the ones you have chewable? Mine seem more like Tums - I know what you mean about pills, though. ugh! I threw up today trying to take some tylenol... it was pretty nasty. But I will say that I also have tried dried papaya in my previous pregnancies (m/cs), and it really helped with the nausea.

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Ugh! I've felt so queasy but yesterday I thought I was finally getting better (Ha ha! I'll be better in 9 months!) but now I'm lying in my bed feeling horrible. I'm hoping I'll still be able to meet up with my bf at 1pm.

What is up with cereal? I never ever eat cereal but for the past week I've been eating it at least once a day. BTW, I use to love crunch berries as a kid, DH thinks that is so gross!

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We went out to dinner last night with some friends and oh my goodness, I ate way too much. I was completely miserable. I will [hopefully] never do that again. What a miserable night of sleeping too.
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Today I had a really good day, no nausea, very little fatigue - FINALLY! We went to Wegmans and I totally hit up the olive bar, and I'm sitting here noshing on a ton of delicious greek olives. Sorry for those of you that just totally grossed out. I also got a pickle, which I can't wait to eat, lol. Since I have an appetite today, Chris is pulling out all the stops and making BBQ Seitan and Coleslaw from Veganomicon for dinner. Can't WAIT to actually EAT for a change!

We also went to Loews to get paint and the guy was a total idiot and said we couldn't get the color we want in a flat finish. What is so difficult about this? We left so pissed, we just want to paint the dining room already and the guy gave us such a hard time. Jeeze. It was disappointing.

I called up my sister in CT and finally told her the news! She was excited too! So now, everybody knows -- hope everything stays good so we don't have to break *bad* news or anything. Still haven't told work, so I can't quite go shouting from the rooftops, but still, having the whole family in the know is a really good thing!

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Ugh!

What is up with cereal? I never ever eat cereal but for the past week I've been eating it at least once a day. BTW, I use to love crunch berries as a kid, DH thinks that is so gross!
Hey, me too! I usually prefer a hot breakfast, but I am so queasy in the morn that if I don't eat cereal right away I'm miserable.

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