Hello, Baby Bump!

I’m so excited to announce that my husband and I are expecting another baby boy this fall. If you have already been following my blog then you will know that this will be Baby #2 for us. Although the road so far has been rough I would not trade these “struggle days” for the world.

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My first trimester was very difficult. On top of me losing weight from my morning sickness, I also had a hard time keeping food down due to my severe food aversions. I dealt with frequent heartburn, I hated the way everything smelt, and on top of that I’ve felt like my “Bitch Switch” had been turned up from 3 to 10. So long story short most of my days were spent laying in the bed nauseous, tired, irritated, and exhausted. Continue reading

Surviving Morning Sickness

Morning Sickness, the most annoying part about pregnancy. Lucky for me I did not suffer from severe morning sickness, but I have had a few friends and family members who had it bad. So why do we have morning sickness? And why do some women experience it worse than others? Morning sickness is a common condition of pregnancy — in fact, about three quarters of pregnant women suffer from nausea or vomiting during their first trimester, while others don’t seem to deal with it at all. Today I’m going to let all the soon to be mama’s in on a few of my tips and secrets. Hopefully it can help make your first trimester a bit easier.

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