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Kirsty's pregnancy and new Mummy diary- from 30 weeks onwards!

Discussion in 'Pregnancy Without The Pounds' started by Dougal1983, 11 March 2014 Social URL.

  1. Dougal1983

    Dougal1983 Proud Mummy

    Hello!!!

    I'm Kirsty and I'm pregnant!
    I did have another diary that I used to reach target with Slimming World.
    However I've been meaning to start a new one for my pregnancy and finally here it is!

    A bit of background about me:

    I started SW in August 2012, lost 2st 9lbs before reaching target in March 2013.
    I then managed to maintain for 5 months before falling pregnant. I continued to maintain my target weight right through my 1st trimester.
    This was partly down to being so ill with morning sickness, right from 6 weeks until 24 weeks!
    Naturally, however, I've see been piling on the pounds and by the start of my 3rd trimester I had managed to gain 25lbs. A bit more than I would have liked but I really did struggle to follow SW so wasn't overly surprised.
    I'm now trying to minimise much more weight gain for the remainder of my pregnancy, by attempting to follow SW as best as I can.
    My meals are always ok but it's the snacking I struggle with!

    On the pregnancy front, this is my first baby and me and my husband, Paul, and we are very excited!
    We went on holiday last August (2013) for our 2nd wedding anniversary and came back pregnant!
    Which was the plan but we honestly didn't expect it to happen at the first attempt!
    As I've already mentioned, I was very ill with morning sickness, so ill I was admitted to hospital 3 times to be put on a drip.
    Once that part was over, I've mostly suffered with the usual- indigestion, heartburn, backache, restless legs etc.
    I'm currently 30+3 and for the last few weeks I've been getting heavy and uncomfortable!
    Finding it hard to drive, sleep, walk, work and I've gone from having very little bump-age to people asking if I'm having twins!!!!!

    My due date is 17th May and we decided to stay team yellow :)

    So I'm going to post my attempts at staying on plan every day and also lots of bump pics, etc.

    Welcome to my diary :)
     
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  3. Dougal1983

    Dougal1983 Proud Mummy

    Some bump pics!

    5 weeks, 10 weeks and first scan at 10 weeks
     

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    Dougal1983 Proud Mummy

    12 week scan and bump
     

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  5. Dougal1983

    Dougal1983 Proud Mummy

    14 weeks bump and 15 weeks bump on my 30th birthday :)
     

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    Dougal1983 Proud Mummy

    16, 17 and 18 week bumps
     

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    Dougal1983 Proud Mummy

    20 week scan and bump
     

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    Dougal1983 Proud Mummy

    22 and 24 week bumps
     

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    Dougal1983 Proud Mummy

    26 and 28 week bumps
     

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  10. Dougal1983

    Dougal1983 Proud Mummy

    30 week bump!
     

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  11. slimming-girl

    slimming-girl Well-Known Member

    Wow hello Dougal the bump pics look great. Not long at all to go now. :) xx I turn 30 in a few weeks and il be around 18 weeks it's crazy x
     
  12. Dougal1983

    Dougal1983 Proud Mummy

    Some pics of my fave bits of baby's collection so far:
     

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  13. Dougal1983

    Dougal1983 Proud Mummy

    Hello and welcome!

    Thank you, bump has grown a lot esp in the last 5 weeks!
    I was 15 weeks on my 30th and I didn't mind one bit :) I was still able to celebrate it as I would have pre-pregnancy (minus the alcohol) and I was starting to feel relatively human by then :)

    When's your due date?

    It's gone so quickly- I can't believe in 10 weeks time baby should have arrived or on its way or stubbornly refusing to budge!! X
     
    Last edited: 11 March 2014
  14. Dougal1983

    Dougal1983 Proud Mummy

    So today I've been off work sick, been feeling a bit under the weather and have developed a bit of a cough so off to the docs I went.
    Thankfully my chest is clear so doc has given me an inhaler to use for a few weeks to see if it makes any difference.

    I got the results of my 28 week blood test and it seems I'm slightly anaemic- I say slightly as my iron levels were 111 and they are supposed to be 115 so only just under.
    Anyway midwife is going to do another blood test at my 31 week appointment (next Tuesday 18th) to see if its changed.
    May have to go on iron tablets, but that's dependant on results.

    I'm getting lots of kicking when I eat chocolate which is fab but it means I use it as an excuse to eat more oops lol!

    So today's food:

    B: Jordan's crunchy crisp strawberry cereal with extra strawberries, an Alpen light bar
    L: homemade Subway- huge wholemeal sub with tuna mayo, lettuce, cucumber, toms, peppers, red onion and sweetcorn.
    D: Veggie stir fry

    S: Snickers, handful of grapes
     
  15. Danni86

    Danni86 Well-Known Member

    Subscribing :)
     
  16. xmisskx

    xmisskx Well-Known Member

    looking swell missy :)
    here to follow this part of your journey :D x

    Sent from my iPhone using MiniMins
     
  17. Belletabbycat

    Belletabbycat Well-Known Member

  18. Tracie Lou

    Tracie Lou Well-Known Member

    Subscribing. I'm currently 23 weeks pregnant and maintained target all through first trimester but have put on 13 pound so far as I'm finding it really hard to stick to plan. Like you my meals are ok just the snacking that's the problem, this baby has a seriously sweet tooth.
     
  19. Dougal1983

    Dougal1983 Proud Mummy

    Welcome :)

    Yep mine has a sweet tooth too!
    Chocolate gets baby kicking and wriggling about and that's the best feeling ever :)
     
  20. Dougal1983

    Dougal1983 Proud Mummy

    Aww thanks :) x
     
  21. slimming-girl

    slimming-girl Well-Known Member

    Hi Kirsty my due date is 24th aug, it's flying by! I will start mat leave with annual leave around July so already I am counting down hahaha. I'm looking forward to my 30th non alcoholic cocktails are nice I've sampled some :). Sorry to hear your ill but hopefully the inhaler works :) x
     

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