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Due October Chat Thread #2
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Posted 24 February 2016 - 07:47 PM
I'm moving into this group from the Sept DIG since my dating scan.
I hope that you are all well!
Posted 24 February 2016 - 08:49 PM
Hi ladies just wondering if anyone knows what the go is with leftovers. We had Thai/Chinese for dinner tonight and have leftovers. If I eat them tomorrow piping hot is that ok? Or is it better to avoid it completely?
Posted 24 February 2016 - 08:55 PM
Eating leftovers is fine Morton-89, just make sure they are nice and hot before eating.
Posted 24 February 2016 - 09:00 PM
I would eat left overs the next day only, either straight from the fridge or piping hot! Yum yum!
Posted 24 February 2016 - 09:02 PM
Welcome to October, RollerGirl.
Leftovers always taste better the next day imo 🙃
Edited by LillyLoves14, 24 February 2016 - 10:13 PM.
Posted 24 February 2016 - 09:21 PM
To be honest they only ever last the extra day haha thanks for your help ladies. Thought it'd be ok but just wanted to double check. I'll have to get to used to eating leftovers hot now, I generally eat them cold cos I can't be bothered to heat them up hahaha
I would eat left overs the next day only, either straight from the fridge or piping hot! Yum yum!
Posted 24 February 2016 - 09:43 PM
I love leftovers! Eat them hot and it will be fine.
GP prescribed me some nausea pills so hoping it helps.
Posted 25 February 2016 - 01:28 AM
Does anyone know why hard cheeses are okay (Parmesan and cheddar) while blue cheese and feta are not ?? I could easily sit down and eat a packet of biscuits with blue cheese right now !!! Yum :-)
PS - the overwhelmed feeling / insomnia / MS has me up at 2 most mornings... Never seem to get back to sleep though...
Posted 25 February 2016 - 05:25 AM
Smmaho - I have never heard of the Gender test I personally would just wait til the 20 week scan (especially since I'm saving like crazy for my OB's bill that comes at 21 weeks. But that is me. I am getting the downs syndrome test done, I do not care if my miracle baby is "normal" or "downs" (as ppl have said to me) I just care that it sticks and is born, but if it happens to have high markers for downs I would like time to research and prepare myself and DH so we are mentally ready for when he or she arrives.
Trina1234 - I read it's because soft cheeses have more water in them that sits and creates the bacteria Listeria which is bad for a developing baby.
Lily-Bee - Good luck with your pills I hope they work for you. I nearly fell asleep at work the other day I had to go for a walk for a hot choc as I am averaging about 4 hours sleep with the constant wake ups. I am that tired it's making me nauseous but I can't take a day of work as I am a contractor and won't get paid so I'll just sleep Sat away (hopefully!!)
Posted 25 February 2016 - 06:09 AM
Jen Wheatley - thanks for your input I've just created a seperate thread for it as I think it might get a bit lost in the germinal chat room.
I would eat leftovers but have them really hot which is what I do generally anyway because I'm always cautious of food poisoning pregnant or not
Posted 25 February 2016 - 11:39 AM
Love leftovers! I have to keep reminding myself not to pick at stuff from the fridge and heat everything till it's piping hot but still being a bit cautious about what leftovers I'm eating.
Filling in all the paperwork for my obs and the hospital I'm booked at which is exciting. Dating scan is in a couple of weeks. I swear though, this week seems to be absolutely dragging!
Nausea has started coming in waves but trying to do what I can without overdoing it housework and work wise cause I know in a week or so it's going to be 24/7 and relentless.
Posted 25 February 2016 - 01:18 PM
Welcome to Oct Rollergirl! Pretty cool you go from being one of the last in the group to one of the first! I was 3rd last with DD in my last DIG, she was born a week late on March 31st!
Posted 25 February 2016 - 04:16 PM
Oh man, I feel like ive been LIVING on left overs the last two weeks. All we do is eat out I'm so put off cooking, and looking at or touching raw meat (gag). I'm also so tired all the time that the thought of cooking drains me haha.
I've just been reheating until piping hot.
Posted 25 February 2016 - 04:23 PM
I havent been too bad with cooking but with a 2 year old you kind of don't have an option =)
What is getting to me at the moment is this nausea and the constant need to snack on crackers to help which them gives me indigestion and makes me feel worse.
Plus I have decided I hate crackers!
Bring on the weekend!
Gave my papers to the OB office today which was exciting and the receptionist said she recognised me from before. I was amazed as she hasn't seen me in over 2 years. Appointment on Tuesday.
Posted 25 February 2016 - 04:27 PM
Haha Lily Bee crackers aren't going down too well over here either. They made me so sick the other day that every time I ate them, I actually threw them back up and trust me, it's no easy feat to throw up dry crackers haha. I try and eat whatever I'm craving because usually whatever I'm craving will be delicious haha
Posted 25 February 2016 - 06:26 PM
My first appointment is now tomorrow! I'm only 5 weeks. I guess it will just be to touch base with the doctor. I'm planning to hold off dating scan till 8 weeks.
Posted 25 February 2016 - 11:22 PM
My nausea hasnt ramped up yet its just coming in waves but it set in till 18 weeks with dd from 6 weeks so i have a couple more days but im hopeful it doesn't get as bad.
I booked my scan today for the 8th! It was the next available appt. Im glad i dodnt wait to call next week as id have to wait even longer.
Has anyone told anyone other than dp/dh about their pregnancy?
Posted 26 February 2016 - 05:28 AM
I have told one close friend and that's it. The in-laws will be way to excited and knowing my MIL even if you tell her to tell noone she would ring her mum and tell her whi would tell the aunties so we are holding out till 8 weeks, it's hard not telling them since we are renovating and they are helping and they know what I have been through with the FS. Was thinking of telling my mum on the weekend, my mother isn't a motherly person and doesn't really have any emotion towards the situation. She is only now showing interest in Mr3 because he can talk with her and she can reason with him.
Posted 26 February 2016 - 06:27 AM
No morning sickened here yet which slightly worries me. I'm only 5w 3d so maybe it's just too early.
We probably won't tell anyone until twelve weeks. Maybe my family slightly earlier but I'm not sure. I'm a very private person as is my husband so we are happy to keep this little secret to ourselves for a bit longer
Posted 26 February 2016 - 07:33 AM
Re leftovers, I personally wouldn't have leftovers of rice or pasta. But I would cook fresh rice with leftovers, but that's just me. I am definitely paranoid
smmaho, from what I have read, if you have the Harmony/NIPT you are still meant to have the scan, which is like $400 as well.
I have another scan today at 10. Not feeling so confident about this one. *sigh*
Posted 26 February 2016 - 07:52 AM
After everything I have been through to get this bub I am so itching to tell ppl
FRWC good luck today let me know how you go
Posted 26 February 2016 - 08:08 AM
Good luck today FRWC. Smmaho I haven't had any morning sickness here either and I'm 7w2d today.
As far as telling people, my immediate family know but not DH's family. I think he'd prefer to wait till the 8 week scan.
Posted 26 February 2016 - 08:23 AM
Good luck FRWC
We have told my parents and sister and I've told my best friend. That's about it as want to wait till 12 weeks at least. Oh I've told my boss too but only because she needs to alter my contract.
Will tell DH family in the next couple of weeks.
Nausea still here. I think I'll move onto Zofran now.
Posted 26 February 2016 - 09:02 AM
I've told my colleagues at work (not my boss though), mainly because they have noticed my nausea anyway. I work on a hospital ward so there are some pretty funky smells around and sometimes I just can't make myself go into a patients room! We will be telling close family tomorrow at my sons first bday party because we will have everyone all together.
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