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#1 Lily-bee

Posted 04 February 2016 - 12:42 PM

Hi All,

Let's talk about symptoms and maybe have a whinge or two =)

At the moment I am experiencing:
  • Nausea (ongoing)
  • Sore back (same when pregnant with DD)
  • Cramping but also pulling
  • The girls are twinkling =) and throbbing
  • Heachace
  • Peeing lot more
  • A bit dizzy
  • Tired

#2 dreamfizz

Posted 04 February 2016 - 12:46 PM

Great idea Lily-bee

I don't feel a lot, which is making me a bit anxious.
All I have noticed so far:
- dull cramping
- LOTS of cm
- fuller boobs

Other than that, not a lot going on. I know I should enjoy it while I can but I almost want some form of ms so I can believe it is really happening...

#3 FeralRebelWClaws

Posted 04 February 2016 - 08:25 PM

I *feel* like I have no symptoms, but...

* full boobs that are tender, especially the nipples (which are huge, seriously, they are like ends of your pinky finger! TMI sorry lol!)
* insomnia, I am trying to not have ANY caffeine (cola) and see if it fixes it
* peeing 3 times at night (though I would get up once in the night before anyway lol) BUt this could be related to my dietician making me try to drink 3.9L of water a day. I am more realistic, 3L lol
* a slight cramp / pulling, but it seems to be settling
* constant CM
* eating less, not from nausea, just not as hungry?
* being really tired at night especially... I struggle to stay awake past 8pm
and the worse one by far....
* I've gone off CHOCOLATE!!!!

I think it's because I don't feel like any of them are "real" pregnancy symptoms? Not that they aren't real pregnancy symptoms, but most of them I had last time so it doesn't feel "real" yet.

Edited by FeralRebelWClaws, 04 February 2016 - 08:31 PM.

#4 bec2585

Posted 04 February 2016 - 09:05 PM

My boobs are killing me! like some horrible jerk punched me in both of them! :rant:
my nipples are sore and starting to get bigger
i am cramping lightly it almost feels like stretching.
I'm tired which sucks when you finish work at 9pm sometimes. :sleep:  
im so hungry just give me all the food please!
and i think thats about all my complaints for now.. i shouldn't complain but seriously the boobs can stop hurting now id really appreciate that!. :yes:
i forgot to add i have some CM that keeps me running to the toilet thinking the worst

Edited by bec2585, 04 February 2016 - 09:07 PM.

#5 MrsP2014

Posted 05 February 2016 - 07:13 PM

well my list started small, but keeps growing each few days:

aversion to all red meat, unless its not the main thing like tacos or spaghetti bolognaise. getting very sick or chicken.
bleeding gums,
fatigue- need a nap most days or a long sleep overnight.
tender boobs- and like a prickling sensation through them at times,
enlarged boobs, their just fuller
dizziness at times- however this is not abnormal for me so may not be a symptom.

the more symptoms the better, they are like my reassurance everyday that all is well.

#6 honeybarbara

Posted 06 February 2016 - 12:30 PM

I lost my appetite last week! First time for everything. In a week I start a new job, and as I'm at week five today I bet I'll start getting morning sickness too.

#7 Yeahidunno2or3

Posted 06 February 2016 - 01:19 PM

FeralRebelWClaws - My symptoms  mirror yours exactly.

Insomnia, and fatigue, yay.
Fuller boobs that come and go, but my nipples are soooo achy.
I've lost my appetite too, and gone off chocolate.

CM not so much yet, I think it's starting though.
And the only thing I can add is everything STINKS!! Had to clean a clients house today (disability aid) and my god, the chemicals, I feel gross! And I swear there's a ghost dog wandering around her house farting hahaha

#8 FeralRebelWClaws

Posted 06 February 2016 - 02:31 PM

All of a sudden the blanket on our bed STINKS... it has probably smelt like dog before, but I didn't notice it!

Worst still, now I can smell as soon as the cats use the litter tray and to make it worse, I can't clean it out either! I need to wait for DH to get home lol We have 6 cats, so the man is a saint.

This being off chocolate is killing me. Seriously... in the last week I've bought 2 BIG bags of tiny cadbury easter eggs, a 20 pack of the 8cm hunting eggs, a 350gm block of family choc and 2 family blocks of kit kat chocolate. Then, I can't eat it :( It's just wayyyy too sweet and blech and that has never happened to me before. Plus I'm eating hommus like a mad woman lol

You know what the worse thing is... I was at my lowest weight in like 5 years at the beginning of last week. Then I put on 2kg overnight! I'd be LUCKY if I'm having 1200 calories!! ARGH!

Edited by FeralRebelWClaws, 06 February 2016 - 02:53 PM.

#9 ladypeony

Posted 06 February 2016 - 08:09 PM

I have very little so far:

Increased fatigue
Increased CM
tingling & tender breasts
Occasional pulling sensation in my uterus

I'm trying to stay calm. Symptoms never kicked in until week 7 with DS.

#10 dreamfizz

Posted 06 February 2016 - 08:59 PM

Turns out between 5pm to 8pm is the best time for me to put myself on time out. WOW the mood swings! Look out DP. I have put him on notice.
FRwC I have a cat too and DP had to clean the litter today. Poor guy has a weak stomach and was dry retching all over the place.... Good opportunity for him to toughen up & get used to cleaning up nasty smells... haha! Bless!

#11 blondie82

Posted 07 February 2016 - 07:12 AM

Very similar symptoms to most of you gals too.

* sore boobies
* pulling in the uterus
* light headed
* insomnia

Speaking of insomnia - has anyone ditched coffee at all? I gave up coffee when TTC with my first DD and I didn't get back on it until my 2nd DD was born. For some reason I feel really funny drinking my 1 or 2 cups each day. Almost like I shouldn't be. I love my coffee and it still tastes really good so I am struggling with this.....

#12 ladypeony

Posted 07 February 2016 - 08:19 AM

I'm not off coffee yet either, & forced myself off it in my first trimester when pregnant with DS, was hard for 2 weeks. So I might try & give it up down the track but yes, still enjoying it for now.

#13 Lily-bee

Posted 07 February 2016 - 02:48 PM

I'm still enjoying a cup of coffee too.

Craving salt at the moment.

Still have som cramping and sore boobs.

Taking progesterone now. Pessaries! Oh the joy.

Follow up Bt Tuesday.

#14 dreamfizz

Posted 07 February 2016 - 03:09 PM

sounds lovely, lucky you, Lily Bee!

#15 Yeahidunno2or3

Posted 07 February 2016 - 07:49 PM

I've quit coffee completely, I have not looked into it too much, but read that women who consume caffeine are at a higher risk for mc, so I'm not taking any risks with my history

#16 Morton-89

Posted 07 February 2016 - 09:03 PM

I actually don't really have any symptoms yet, I've got some slight cramping but it's just like period pain so nothing overly bad. I'm fairly tired, but in saying that I've just come off 11 of 14 days of work with 5am starts so I'm expecting to be buffered anyway haha. I don't drink coffee so no help on that but I've given up drinking Coke (used to drink at least a 200ml can a day if not a 600ml bottle). I did go off that before I found out I was pg though because I gained a butt load of weight :)

#17 cfwact

Posted 07 February 2016 - 09:57 PM

So far I just have a pulling sensation in my uterus (almost feels like pre-menstrual cramps, it stresses me out every time!)

Sore boobs as well. Until this morning when I got my bfp, I thought I might be getting mastitis or something because I only stopped breastfeeding my son a few weeks ago.

With my first my morning sickness started around 8 weeks, so not looking forward to that magic moment (although it is reassuring when it does) :)

#18 Naimed

Posted 08 February 2016 - 02:16 PM

Symptoms started 22 Jan with a horrible taste in my mouth that I couldn't get rid of.
24 Jan I feel asleep in the middle of the day.
29 Jan BFP :)

Since BFP I've had minimal symptoms;
Heightened smell;
Slight cramping;
Headaches and
Mood swings.

Bubblegum and

#19 Chethay2012

Posted 08 February 2016 - 03:39 PM

Thinking back my symptoms started I'm guessing 10dpo (a few days before my period was due) with headaches, mood swings & major forgetfulness/vagueness.
I should be 5 weeks today & the last few days I've had major tiredness & some decent nausea coming & going, plus some cramping every couple of days. Oh & the metallic taste in my mouth πŸ˜•

#20 dreamfizz

Posted 08 February 2016 - 06:43 PM

New symptoms for me are vague/forgetful. Super bloated as in my pants that were too big when I bought them 2 weeks ago are now uncomfortably tight. Haven't gained weight just very puffy around my tummy & probably need to go up a bra size soon too! Have been feeling very full/tight in uterus but not cramping as such. Difficulty getting to sleep but fatigued by 4pm. Minor heartburn.

And here I was thinking I didn't really have symptoms!

#21 FeralRebelWClaws

Posted 08 February 2016 - 07:07 PM

Last night I couldn't sleep until about 1am and woke up at 5!

So my tiredness this evening (which I get every evening) feel justified at least lol

I think I'm retaining fluid? My weight was going down nicely, and I'm eating the same amount, but over night I went up 2kg and stayed there. I was enjoying watching the scales go down :(

Dreamfizz, I am with you on the vague/forgetful! It is so unlike me and at work I've done some dumb things LOL I'm normally super organised and have a reputation for that and attention to detail. I suspect that reputation might suffer in the next 8 weeks lol

#22 Morton-89

Posted 09 February 2016 - 09:15 AM

Had a few more symptoms appear yesterday and today. My smell is seriously heightened! Can't be near hubby after he's fed the cat her biscuits 😷😷 and my hormones are all over the shop. Went to a funeral yesterday, a lovely man who passed away at 95. Usually wouldn't get too teary because people that age have had an amazing life and he was ready to go as he told everyone. Instead I sobbed the whole way through the funeral, procession and burial. And yep with a lot of others on the tight pants. FRWC how sucky is it seeing the scales go down and all of a sudden overnight bam 3kg πŸ˜’πŸ˜’ lucky these little pickles are all worth it :)

#23 FeralRebelWClaws

Posted 09 February 2016 - 09:39 AM

It's made worse by the fact I have pressure from the FS to lose weight.

#24 dreamfizz

Posted 09 February 2016 - 09:41 AM

FRwC its so annoying, I feel so ditzy! I'm the same, usually super organised and on top of things. Not now though! Now I understand where the saying 'baby brain' comes from, though i didn't expect that to hit so early.

Morton the tight pants thing is frustrating. I've been reading and apparently you're not really meant to put on weight in the first trimester? That's a bit weird to me... I've only put on minimal but definitely retaining fluid = tight pants. You're right though, they are worth it, i'm already quite attached to mine :)

#25 Morton-89

Posted 09 February 2016 - 10:03 AM

Ah true FRWC. My only pressure is from myself :/ I don't think we're necessarily putting on weight though dreamfizz. Just like you said it's fluid retention. Like when you get your period (unless it's just me) I put on a couple of kg of fluid and water retention but once it's gone I'm back down the kg's I gained :) But man! Tight work pants is the worst hahaha

Edited by Morton-89, 09 February 2016 - 10:04 AM.

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