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Is anyone feeling this way? I was a fairly healthy eater prior to this pregnancy. I had at least 5-10 servings of vegetables and fruit a day, among other things. I exercised regularly and basically took good care of myself.<br><br>
I haven't exercised in three weeks because I've been too nauseous to do much but walk (and it's cold/icy outside, so I have to wait until it warms up to get much outdoor walking done). I want to like vegetables, but it's a struggle to get them in. I do manage a fruit or two a day though.<br><br>
I can't wait until my second trimester. Fingers crossed; my morning sickness went away entirely by 16 weeks with both my boys. I'm hoping it will happen this time as well, followed by healthier choices again <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">
 

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You're not the only one! I've always had a healthy diet with lots of fruits and veggies, but these days I can't tolerate much more than potatoes and apples. I also can't stand the whole grain bread, brown rice, beans and other healthy things I usually love. I can't even look at the grocery store ads and make a shopping list without gagging.<br><br>
For exercise, I used to get up at 5:30 a.m. 5 days a week and do 45 minutes on the treadmill. Or I'd take my daughter on 3 mile walks around the neighborhood and spend an hour playing at the park. For the past few weeks, I've been lucky to drag my butt off the couch to walk to the mailbox. I hate feeling so drained!<br><br>
With Kira, my ickiness ended around week 15. So I'm looking forward to the second trimester too! I want to be able to enjoy the produce from my garden this summer and take my girl to the park again.
 

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I'm also weirded out by my inability to eat healthily right now. I was queen of healthy until m/s hit...and it's a real struggle now. I'm puzzled that evolution does this to us but maybe it's because too much fiber would rid our bodies too quickly of nutrients not leaving them in our system long enough for our babies to absorb (since fiber is a roughage that cleans the bowels)?? I really don't know? Very strange indeed...<br>
Better luck next trimester I guess...<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">
 

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Oof, we eat HUGE tossed salads every single night but lately I can get through maybe a cup. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad"><br><br>
I think part of it is that the delayed gastric emptying from the hormones is making it tougher for us to fill up on roughage? Cooked kale and broccoli last night went down a little easier, but I still ate way less than usual. :\<br><br>
However, I'm finding that if I can bring myself to exercise it helps TONS with the nausea! This weekend I skipped my workouts and was miserable; Monday and Tuesday I got good cardio and strength sessions and was actually hungry for breakfast. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> (But NOT for the eggs and fake sausage my husband was having, ugh.)
 

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I'm having veggie issues as well, mine stem from the fact I crave FRESH veggies, like right from the farmer's market or garden. It's snowing like crazy here, none of the veggies met my freshness standards, even the ones at the HFS are trucked in from several states away. The farmer's market doesn't open until June,<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/hopmad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="hopping mad"> I want them now! I'm been drinking a green drink everyday, and I can eat veggies that are cooked, last night I made a huge pot of veggie soup, but it's not the same.
 

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I'm slipping over from the Nov ddc (although this babe will probably be here late Oct.)<br><br>
Before I became pregnant I ate a mostly vegan diet, high in vegetables. Now just the thought of veggies or fruit makes me want to hurl. Oh I can't wait until the second trimester, it really can't get here soon enough. It just doesn't make sense that the healthiest food are so so yucky to me right now. It seems we would crave the healthiest foods. My new best friend is big green olives, I eat a lot of them. I won't talk about the soda (which I NEVER drank before m/s came to stay).<br>
I used to walk an hour 3-5 times to week. I know I really need to make myself do it again but I just can't seem to.<br>
I will say it makes me feel better to know I'm not alone although I wouldn't wish this crap on my worst enemy!<br><br>
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constantly guilt-ridden here too!
 

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Gosh I dont even know if i can admit all the things that I have consumed<br><br><br>
However, at least our bodies are healthy from the live foods we regularly consume. Think of it this way WE are still benefiting better then the ones that eat horrible all their lives and then when they are pregnant they try to eat healthy... At least we for the most part eat healthy all the time ( accept early pregnancy )<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"><br><br><br>
ummmmm can ya say im rationalizing<br><br>
Oh and i like the idea that we dont want greens cause it would be to much roughidge (sp?)<br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"><br><br><br>
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AND THERE IS just something about the color green since I have been pregnant I DONT LIKE IT !<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"><br><br><br>
I have beautiful Better Belle Peppers growing in our garden and just the look of them makes me ill.<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"><br><br>
I still have to say I shouldn't complain much since i dont have any nausea or vomiting just the evening acidy feeling or if I dont eat RIGHT AT THE MOMENT THAT I NEED TO!<br><br><br>
WOW! Someone mentioned a HUGE toss salad.. That actually sounds good right now. I better go pick some ingredients up for dinner before I change my mind<br>
Michele<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">
 

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Imagine me, a vegetarian actually craving <i>bacon</i>, and then dreaming about it!<br><br>
The good news is I am at 8 weeks now and am no longer gagging at the sight of good food. I've been chowing all the usual healthy stuff again, especially loving taco salads at the moment with avacados and tomatoes...yum! I've been able to keep a regular schedule of walking at the mall with a friend (since it is snowy and cold out), that helps I think.<br><br>
Hopefully we will be back on track soon <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="hug">
 

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Me too! Me too! I usually eat REALLY WELL but lately have been pretty much surviving on take out including Taco Hell - gross! I've been able to eat maybe 2 pears in the last 5 weeks but usually have to hide veggies (well, I guess the tomatoes on the tacos count). Last night, I made probably the best meal that I've had since I was pregnant (chicken and dumplings with lots of veggies) and it made me SO sick!<br><br>
I can't even set foot in a grocery store right now. I went into one 2 weeks ago and got so dizzy and nauseated.
 

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I'm right there w/ya, Ladies! Ugh. Yk, it's funny because w/all my other pg, I was not eating like I'm use to eating now (healthy), and so it never bothered me that I didn't want veggies at first. Now that I eat straight outta the garden (3000 sq ft!) in the spring and summer, I can't stand the sight/smell of most veggies! Only in the last 2 days have I started dreaming of Emerald Sesame Kale topped w/a tofu stirfry, lol. Esp. the kale part, though. Heaps and mounds of it. And salad is starting to sound ok again. That's it, though. Well, tangelos I can eat, and apples (sometimes). The other stuff that I crave is just unreal, though! Pizza, cheeseburgers, french fries (I NEVER eat ff!), crap, crap, crap, but it all sounds sooo good! And of course, I have none of this in my house, and the van was towed in by a tow truck this morning so dh has the other vehicle. And even if I had something to drive, I live in the country and don't feel like driving, esp. that far!!!<br><br>
I'll make up for it, I'll make up for it, I'll make up for it....I promise, Baby!
 

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Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm french fries. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">
 

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I've managed to have salad two days in a row!<br><br>
Now, if we can just ignore the fact that it's caesar salad... <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">
 

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I am also sneaking over from the Nov. group. My "official" EDD has been named 10/21. I thought the original date was off, but hey, I'm just the pregnant one, right? Anyway, I looked at chunky tomato sauce last night and had to hand the plate back to DH. I couldn't even eat spaghetti until all of the chunks had been removed. At least I can still get the whole grain bread down, and while I admit we went to IHOP for pancakes before the Saint Patty's Day parade today, I managed to eat the whole grain/ nut pancakes with fruit on them.<br><br>
Oh, my two biggest likes from pg #1 have returned: Granny Smith apples and Annies organic Bernie O's with soy meatless balls. Yeah, I know, they are still spaghetti O's. I'm not fooling anyone. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">
 
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