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Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-17-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 5,826
Posted By knittygritty
I'm eight weeks today and I've been sick as a dog...

I'm eight weeks today and I've been sick as a dog since my fifth week. I've been avoiding even reading this thread because it triggers my nausea. Just praying that I only have a few weeks left of...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-17-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,380
Posted By knittygritty
Me too, happyday! I'm only 8 weeks and this is my...

Me too, happyday! I'm only 8 weeks and this is my first, so I think I might be waiting a few more weeks to see any kind of difference!
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-17-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 217
Posted By knittygritty
I've been re-reading all the books from DONA's...

I've been re-reading all the books from DONA's required reading list. Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn is one of my favorites, and I like The Birth Partner for DH.
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-14-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,202
Posted By knittygritty
bren94 Ugh, I'm sorry you had to deal with that....

bren94 Ugh, I'm sorry you had to deal with that. How completely unprofessional of that nurse. I hope you said something. Glad to hear you're doing well! My first appointment is Wednesday.
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-12-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By knittygritty
Holding you in my thoughts. :hug

Holding you in my thoughts. :hug
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-09-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,948
Posted By knittygritty
You're right, luckiest. Sugar beets are GMO, but...

You're right, luckiest. Sugar beets are GMO, but cane sugar isn't.
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-08-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 382
Posted By knittygritty
(hugs) I'm sorry you're dealing with all...

(hugs)

I'm sorry you're dealing with all that, Valerie. Having someone un-friend you like that can be so hurtful. Maybe it has nothing to do with the pregnancy, though? Maybe she just feels like...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-08-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,202
Posted By knittygritty
Me too, cagnew. This pregnancy really couldn't...

Me too, cagnew. This pregnancy really couldn't have better timing for me. I start student teaching for my grad program right as I enter my second trimester, and then I'm totally finished with my...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-08-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,202
Posted By knittygritty
Feeling nauseated 24/7 is really wearing me down....

Feeling nauseated 24/7 is really wearing me down. I can't believe I have to endure this for weeks to come.

And I know that the cycle for me is hungry->nauseated, but when I feel this sick I can't...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-07-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,720
Posted By knittygritty
Well, we're back from our trip so I can update...

Well, we're back from our trip so I can update you on how the announcing went:

Thursday night we executed the plan I posted here. My sister was unexpectedly the most excited--so weird. Dad seemed...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-02-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By knittygritty
I dreamed last night that I told my mom about the...

I dreamed last night that I told my mom about the baby, and she was so moved/happy by the news. In the dream she kept saying, "I prayed for this!"

Thanks for the shot of confidence, subconscious!
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-02-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,720
Posted By knittygritty
Well guys, tomorrow is the big day where we break...

Well guys, tomorrow is the big day where we break the news to my family.

Holy cow, I am NERVOUS. I'm kind of having a panic attack just thinking about it.

The plan for my parents/sister is to...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-02-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,948
Posted By knittygritty
My cravings have now moved onto anything with a...

My cravings have now moved onto anything with a strong vinegar flavor. I could drink ketchup right now.

But really, it's Olive Garden salad that is haunting my brain. I waaaaaant that crisp, cold...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   06-29-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 902
Posted By knittygritty
All I can think about is Taco Bell tacos....

All I can think about is Taco Bell tacos. Ordinarily that is the grossest thing in the world to me, but right now? Oh my God, gimme. (DH is like, "I won't let you feed that crap to our baby!" and I'm...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   06-28-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 5,826
Posted By knittygritty
I'm 5 weeks 2 days and the nausea has officially...

I'm 5 weeks 2 days and the nausea has officially set in. :sick
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   06-27-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 5,826
Posted By knittygritty
I feel like I can't get enough oxygen. I keep...

I feel like I can't get enough oxygen. I keep taking deep breaths but it never seems quite enough...and it's making me yawn.
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   06-25-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 5,826
Posted By knittygritty
Realized that the crippling cramps I get every...

Realized that the crippling cramps I get every night are horrible gas pains...learned some ways to deal with them so that I'm not up for hours at a time and can go back to sleep. I find that the...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   06-25-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,720
Posted By knittygritty
So far only my husband and my cousin (who is more...

So far only my husband and my cousin (who is more like my sister) know. And two friends from my grad cohort guessed at a party when I wasn't drinking last Saturday, but I clumsily dodged outright...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   06-24-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,816
Posted By knittygritty
Aw, happy birthday to your husband! We found out...

Aw, happy birthday to your husband! We found out we were pregnant on my husband's birthday. Babies make the best gift!
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   06-24-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,806
Posted By knittygritty
bren94 sarahknavy Yeah, DH and I don't consider...

bren94 sarahknavy Yeah, DH and I don't consider ourselves too young to be first time parents. However, we come from career-oriented, academic type families who put a LOT of emphasis on advanced...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   06-24-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,806
Posted By knittygritty
bren94 Thanks for the commiseration. I never...

bren94 Thanks for the commiseration. I never thought growing up that 26 would be seen as "too young" to be having a first child, but it seems the world has changed in that regard, at least among the...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   06-24-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,806
Posted By knittygritty
DH and I are planning on telling our families the...

DH and I are planning on telling our families the big news when we go to visit over the 4th of July and I am SO NERVOUS. This is the first grandkid in the family, and I have no idea what to expect as...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   06-23-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 5,826
Posted By knittygritty
Struggling to stay awake...the only thing keeping...

Struggling to stay awake...the only thing keeping me from going to bed at 8:53 is my craving for butter. I see popcorn in my future.
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   06-22-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 507
Posted By knittygritty
Maternity leave issues are one of the reasons...

Maternity leave issues are one of the reasons that DH and I started TTC when we did. I'm a grad student getting an elementary teaching certificate, so I'll be taking on my first teaching job in...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-21-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 739
Posted By knittygritty
Ginny can be short for Ginevra, which is the...

Ginny can be short for Ginevra, which is the origin of the names Jennifer and Genevieve, but is also the origin of the name Juniper. I happen to love the name Juniper, and I think Ginny would be a...
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