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#1 MissNess

Posted 04 February 2013 - 01:35 PM

I'm only 6 weeks along and I want to eat sliced tomato on toast. A lot.

Anyone else having cravings or do I just want toast as a coincidence?

#2 IsolaBella

Posted 04 February 2013 - 01:38 PM

In from recent topics.

My DH had a very good line to consider....

"If you would eat the item when not PG it is not a PG craving"

So my desire to eat chocolate was just that.... Desire to eat chocolate.



#3 MissNess

Posted 04 February 2013 - 01:43 PM

I generally don't like tomatoes (they have a disgusting texture)... So I'm counting it original.gif

#4 againagain

Posted 04 February 2013 - 02:18 PM

I don't think it's too early. Since I was about 6 weeks I have been totally HANKERING for chocolate milk, cold. I don't ever drink milk or chocolate milk normally. Had to buy an extra 3L in the shopping today to compensate for my awful desire to skull icy cold chocolate milk.....speaking of which maybe I want another one now  unsure.gif

#5 bitingmynails

Posted 04 February 2013 - 03:09 PM

Not too early at all. I just did a quick google and a lot of women start craving weird things as early as 4 weeks.

I had a crazy craving for fish finger sandwiches... which turned into an aversion after only one sandwich.
Even now, thinking about them to write this sentence is putting a big gross lump in my throat.

So now I have a bulk pack of fish fingers in my freezer which I am sure I will not be able to touch for months.  rolleyes.gif

#6 againagain

Posted 04 February 2013 - 03:11 PM

QUOTE (bitingmynails @ 04/02/2013, 04:09 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I had a crazy craving for fish finger sandwiches... which turned into an aversion after only one sandwich.
Even now, thinking about them to write this sentence is putting a big gross lump in my throat.


OMG same thing here with Cheese Supreme Doritos!! I ate some that I had been absolutely desperate for, now the very thought of them makes me want to puke. Blerghhhhhhh!


#7 IsolaBella

Posted 04 February 2013 - 04:21 PM

QUOTE (MissNess @ 04/02/2013, 02:43 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I generally don't like tomatoes (they have a disgusting texture)... So I'm counting it original.gif



Then I would count it cool.gif

My thing when PG with my first was a sudden aversion to red meat at 8wks (coincided with my Dads 60th at a restaurant where we had pre ordered steak for me). So dinner came out and I just wanted to hurl. Trying to keep Pg under wraps was hard that night.

Funny thing is 8yrs later I still don't like to eat steak. I only jus made it back to mince after 5yrs. Previously I would have steak three times a week.



#8 SophieBear

Posted 04 February 2013 - 04:35 PM

Came from 'we are discussing' not DI Sept.

I had cravings for cheese at 5-6 weeks, ate soo much cheese on toast by week 7 cheese became my food aversion until about 18 weeks.

Congrats Sept girls.

#9 Choufleur

Posted 04 February 2013 - 06:39 PM

lol, yes definitely a craving.  I'm not really craving anything, last time it was cheezels by the box load in my first trimester followed by plastic cheese (processed cheese slices), oh that's what I'd like, plastic cheese.... mmmmmm

#10 bitingmynails

Posted 04 February 2013 - 06:49 PM

Choufleur I just asked my husband to bring me home some plastic cheese.  laugh.gif







#11 cybersprite

Posted 07 February 2013 - 02:03 PM

carbs and dairy. I've always avboided carbs but now just want bread and pasta!

Also - really want macaroni and cheese!!?!

#12 MissNess

Posted 07 February 2013 - 02:58 PM

cybersprite - with you there on the mac and cheese! I was literally just looking up a mac, cauliflower and cheese recipe (to make me feel like I'm getting something good out of it)

#13 cybersprite

Posted 07 February 2013 - 03:24 PM

better than me. I'm crazing those gross kraft packages one!  blush.gif

#14 MissNess

Posted 07 February 2013 - 03:26 PM

I probably would be too but artificial flavours give me migraines

Plus I think it would be nice and easy to eat for my DH who knocked a tooth out with a hammer yesterday

#15 feralstreak

Posted 07 February 2013 - 03:30 PM

I'm not in this DIG (I came in from recent topics), but I craved garlic and salty snacks very early on. In fact, I found out I was pregnant after I came home from work one day in a bad mood and ate an entire box of cheezels  ph34r.gif

#16 daturah

Posted 07 February 2013 - 03:31 PM

You know, it is so weird this thread has ended so far on Kraft mac and cheese cravings. As i was reading through the thread i was nodding along thinking 'yes... i've been craving mac nd cheese', then that's what the conversation turned to!  I have got an absolute craving for it that I have been battling for two days. I bought a pack yet and it's still in the cupboard.

The thing is, I am not pregnant, that I know of... It's just that the cravings have made me start questioning whether I might be pregnant unknowingly! It would be baby #2 for us, and while we're not TTC yet, we are also not very careful...

Also a couple of days overdue for AF, so we'll see.

#17 *-*

Posted 07 February 2013 - 03:57 PM

I craved tomatoes for 2 out of my 4 pregnancies. original.gif

#18 theweehaggis

Posted 07 February 2013 - 04:44 PM

haha i gave into my craving for kraft mac n cheese.. sooo good. im not living on it (doubt you could?!) but it goes down a treat! unfortunatly i have none in at the minute :-(

#19 Lishyfips

Posted 07 February 2013 - 04:49 PM

Me too! I've been eating sliced tomato on toast every day since I got pregnant. It's often the only thing I can face eating.

#20 againagain

Posted 07 February 2013 - 07:22 PM

Ok ladies, where is the old style Mac n Cheese - the one that has a little bag of pasta and the sauce in a small tin?? I haven't had it for years, but went looking for it at the supermarket and they only had the crappy powdered stuff with noodles mixed in.

I think it used to be called Deluxe or something, made by Kraft. I don't think I've had it since my first kid was 12 months old!

#21 theweehaggis

Posted 08 February 2013 - 07:12 AM

it is out there... keep looking againagain... it is the delux.

#22 cybersprite

Posted 08 February 2013 - 09:50 AM

Yep it is still around! I bought the deluxe one at either coles or woolies.

So good but so not good for you!

#23 theweehaggis

Posted 08 February 2013 - 10:32 AM

lol i had a quick trip to the supermarket this morning to get some... i dont count it as food.. never feel full after it.. but its yum lol.

#24 againagain

Posted 08 February 2013 - 07:57 PM

Right I will be looking for it this weekend! Thanks  biggrin.gif




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