Comes and Goes

The waves of nausea. I never felt like this with LH. I had a great pregnancy, minus the swelling - correction - my imitation of a blowfish! Really, it was a scary scene. I was so puffy - my eyes and cheeks and even lips were swollen! I didn't necessarily feel bad, I just looked bad. This time around, I'm already feeling the effects of my lentil bean taking a toll on me! That's what the books say it is....
I did manage to have some coffee this morning. About a half a cup with a sprinkle of sugar and splash of cream. I just needed something to get me going. I have really backed down on caffeine in general and it feels good to drink more water throughout the day (with limes of course).
The nausea is unsettling though - no pun intended. I mean, I am not sure if I would rather just get sick and get it over with or feel this way all day - which is how its been happening. I feel good for a bit, then BAM, it hits me! I have already consumed 2 slices of bread with butter and oatmeal this morning. I am still feeling like I need some crackers - unsalted of course - to settle my stomach.
AND, this whole low sodium diet I'm trying to follow didn't go so well last night when I had potato chips and some dip for dinner! I really am trying to do better about my sodium intake to prevent as much of the swelling as possible. Lots of fruits, vegetables, beans, grains and fish seem to be the key, except I can't eat a lot of fish! I don't love turkey and ham, bacon, sausage, and hotdogs are out of the question, so I guess I'll need to stick to lean pork and chicken! Maybe I'll just become a vegetarian for this pregnancy!
Ok, enough ranting....

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