Isn’t that the question of the day for the pregnant momma??
I am 15 weeks as of yesterday. Some days, I feel amazing! Some days, I get dizzy walking and feel ill. Most days, it’s a mix of the two.
And almost every day, I have a bad taste in my mouth…pretty much unless I’m eating or just ate. Some things make it worse than others. But it’s most foods!
A funny thing is that my food aversions are the same as my first pregnancy…no chicken unless covered in sauce, and no vegetables unless I choke them down or sneak them in! But what I DO like is completely different. It’s rare that I have any idea of what to eat. Nothing sounds good regularly. I can usually pick something out, but ask what I want for dinner and I’ll have 0 ideas for you. Last time it was carbs, cheese and peanut butter. Not great, but at least I had ideas! Now, most carbs leave a worse taste in my mouth than other foods. Blech. I also lived on cheerios last time, to the point where we called the baby to be cheerio. Also blech.
I have been able to workout almost every day with limited modifications. I’m not doing burpees anymore, and I’ve started getting winded in no time, but I do have that. It’s m sanity, my me time, my way of keeping me “me”. It has been a priority for me. I started up another round of Hammer and Chisel, but take days off to practice for teaching PiYo Live and Turbo Kick.
And now that I’m in the second trimester, I’m pushing myself to try more vegetables and keeping it healthier. Some days it works!
One thing I’ve done differently this time around is wearing Seabands! They have been a huge help and have kept the nausea down for the most part. I left them off for a morning about two weeks ago and felt absolutely terrible! They make maternity ones, but the regular are the same. The only thing was that I didn’t get them until we were telling people. I’d imagine that people might question you if you were wearing them on land otherwise! So I didn’t have them on when I didn’t want questions.
So. That’s how I’m feeling. If you’re pregnant and want to share your symptoms, I’d love to hear from you! I will say that I’m thankful that I’m not feeling worse. I’m not myself, but overall, I’m okay!
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