I think that like 99% of pregnant women experience “morning” sickness that can actually drag throughout the whole day. But what really fascinates me is how each has her own things that trigger those not-so-lovely moments even more often and more powerful. For instance, in my first pregnancy I couldn’t stand the smell of the fridge! I never even noticed it gives out an odor but after I got pregnant my boyfriend had to get the food out of it. And basil – oh my, I couldn’t stand that smell. And something that has stuck with me ever since – perfumes and all kinds of artificial fragrances. I still can’t stand them today. Before that I had no problems with them but today I own one single bottle of perfume that gets used maybe once or two times a year!
Now this time around I have no problem with fridges, basil doesn’t really bother me but I got sick for no real reasons and I crave for really sour things like lemon juice that I thought would help but it actually made things even worse. I also tried the ginger bonbons (even though I hate ginger) which were suppose to help the nausea but they didn’t so I just gave up and have waited until the sickness simply gave up on it’s own. And (fingers and all toes crossed) I really think it did now. At least for most of the day.
I’m curious about your experiences. Tell me, what made (or is making) you sick and did you find something that actually helped? I’m not trying to complain at all since I absolutely adore being pregnant, it seriously is the best time of my life, but it’s not all sunshine and rainbows all the time so I have to ask – what was (were?) the least pleasant part of the pregnancy for you? We all know about the best parts…
PS. The photo is from my first pregnancy when I was pregnant with Tila – I don’t have much to show yet.