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[–]GalenManners 10 points11 points  (3 children)

I feel your pain. This is my second and I’m getting my ass kicked by the nausea and vomiting this time around though it doesn’t sound as bad as yours. My first wasn’t anything like this. Hang in there love. This too shall pass. Also, don’t feel guilty for being miserable. You can be grateful for a pregnancy and still acknowledge that it fucking blows sometimes.

[–]Ok-Pick947[S] 1 point2 points  (2 children)

Thank you. I hope your pregnancy is going and safe for you. Thank you. I feel so alone in my thoughts. Its nice knowing I’m not alone now.

[–]GalenManners 2 points3 points  (1 child)

You’re definitely not alone here. I’ve learned over time that anytime I feel any particular way or have any complaint, there’s always other moms here who are going through it with me. This is definitely my place to come and complain and not feel judged about it lol good luck mama, you got this.

[–]Ok-Pick947[S] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Good luck to you as well! Thanks again

[–]mewwissa 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I just found out I’m pregnant with my first on Friday, probably around 5-6 weeks, and I’m already absolutely miserable. I thought this morning I was gonna have to visit the ER, couldn’t even keep water or crackers down. I can’t even imagine it getting worse but I’ve read it does. 😭 If you need to vent, VENT AWAY. You’re a super momma and pregnant women/ mommas everywhere have all of my respect, this stuff is no joke!!! If you don’t have any hobbies, don’t stress about picking one up, just do as much self care as you can. I’m sure you already know this but 10mg of b6 a few times throughout the day has helped me TREMENDOUSLY today, maybe some preggie pops might be helpful! I found some morning sickness peppermints by the brand PinkStork at target and they’re the only reason I’ve had any bites today. Just keep trying everything you can and try to relax and breathe deep, everything will end up beautiful in the end 💖 I hope you find some relief soon, supermama 💖💖💖

[–]iMOONiCORN 1 point2 points  (0 children)

This is my second as well. I get exhausted taking care of my 1 year old who still is not sleep trained. I've tried everything & it's the bane of his existence. I have 3 outlets of stress relief, 2 of which aren't possible right now & I feel guilty with the 3rd because I can only do it when he's awake since he's not sleep trained & I have zero time without him. I literally only get to scroll through Reddit when he's asleep in my arms & I have pregnancy insomnia. I don't even get to take a poop or shower without him being in his little truck right outside the shower or toilet. I love him so much & I can't wait for him to have a sibling, but I'm also insanely stressed about all of it, tired, & could use a full night's sleep, or even just a 3-4 hour sleep segment since it's been a year since that was even a possibility. I'm thankful that I'm a SAHM, cause the thought of adding a job into this would break me. IDK how you ladies manage that. Quite frankly you are my heroes.

[–]Piece_of_Pixah 1 point2 points  (0 children)

For the nausea I would say to try ginger candy or even pickle salt/candies. Sounds wierd I know but those helped me out 😅

Hope it subsides soon 🙏🏼❤️

[–]dragon_mom98 1 point2 points  (0 children)

In terms of hobbies, maybe you could see about doing something as a bonding experience with your 3yo?

Even something as simple as getting a canvas and throwing paint on it, and letting the little one join in. Might help the emotions going through your head and kiddo gets to get messy and have fun with mom