Posted by : RunnerBecky Saturday, June 1, 2013


Happy First Day of June!

This year is just flying by and I wish I could say the same for this pregnancy. It is wiping me out. I am 10 weeks a 1 day today so I am slowly making my way through this first trimester, but not with ease.

I have spent the last 4 days on the couch or in bed. So sick. So weak. Miserable. 

I kept a journal throughout the first probably 25 weeks of my first pregnancy. It has been helpful to look back and see if this pregnancy is similar. I know what to expect to some degree and know when all of this should end.

Some of the captions are funny. I can be a bit dramatic but morning sickness (all day sickness) is no joke.

First Pregnancy

This Pregnancy



When I did get a little energy I decided to cut my son's hair. Yes, his first precious haircut. So long curly rat tail! 




Bribery at its finest: Cars movie and crackers.

He was still far from sitting still.



Mouth stuffed full of crackers, but this was the best I could do. The front still needs a little work.


No more rat tail :)

One thing that I have to do to keep this sickness at a minimal is eat and eat about every 2 hours. I am not even hungry every 2 hours but when I feel the sickness coming on I just start chowing down.

I am not in a healthy eating type of mood although I have been loving a salad bar lately. My go to have been pickles straight from jar. 

 A pregnant lady and pickles. Imagine that. 



And I read once that the most common consistent craving in pregnant women is NACHOS AND CHEESE.  I craved them with my first pregnancy but never had any. This time I had some. Amazing! Yes, I had to nibble on some Tums to offset the heartburn, isn't this just so much fun, but they were delicious.



And this morning we went for a little walk around town. (Go Gators!)

I am fatigued and walk like the most out of shape person on the planet, but I had to get out of bed and get some fresh air. Yes, it wiped me out and I came home feeling sick (Surprise, surprise), but I needed that little outing. Hoping to make it to the grocery store for the first time in like a month today.


Did I mention I have a fabulous husband?

He has been taking care of our little one, cleaning, cooking, running errands, all the while trying to work and study for ordination. He is the best! I am so thankful!

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  1. I hope you start feeling better!

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  2. Thanks, Liz. This first part is rough, but it will be so worth it!

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  3. Oh I so remember the constant nausea. I remember watermelon being the best thing in the whole entire world. I also remember having to eat every couple hours to keep my blood sugar stable. Just remember, the second trimester is right around the corner! Feel better soon!

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  4. Thanks for the encouragement! I am the only human being who doesn't eat watermelon :( I try it every year but still no. I am hanging in there and praying these weeks pass quickly.

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I'm a proud wife and mother to a precious 2 year old boy and baby girl ( Born December '13) and a lover of all things health and fitness. I am a Florida native living in small town Mississippi. I hope you will be encouraged and motivated on your fitness journey or if you are just getting started, Welcome Aboard!

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Becky

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