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My Pregnancy Cravings

As I’ve been taking you through my pregnancy journey on here, looking back at that amazing, life-changing and body-altering experience – I’ve been recalling the wonders of pregnancy, including my pregnancy cravings.

Being a foodie, I totally lost my mojo during the first trimester, when I suffered with nausea (or morning sickness as it’s commonly known) and couldn’t really enjoy anything I ate. I wanted plain, carby foods, that was it!

But when my mojo came back, I found my pregnancy cravings kicked-in too…Continue reading

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First Trimester Morning Sickness

I hear that some ladies are lucky enough not to experience nausea during their pregnancy. However I’m sure that the majority (including me), do!

My personal experience was nausea from about Week 7 through to Week 12. And it certainly isn’t “morning sickness”, it’s “all day every day, hit you any time, anywhere sickness”. I had an almost constant feeling of wishy-washy nausea, but never actually threw up. I guess I was lucky, as I know a lot of women vomit a lot, causing dehydration and weight-loss. I however, just constantly felt off-colour, for about 80% of the time that I was awake, occasionally wretched here and there, but never vomited…Continue reading

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