Tagged with Early pregnancy concerns

Pregnancy week 8 – full of cold


I feel horrendous. The cold I thought I’d deftly avoided with two days in bed has reappeared with vengeance. I’m 8 weeks pregnant and I feel like the opposite of a healthy, glowing, nurturing mother. I feel like the embodiment of death and decay. I’m writing this on my phone, curled up in a fleece … Continue reading

Pregnancy week 6 – awful!!


Hi all, I am ever so sorry for the non-update of Eat Cake Love Life. Basically it’s pregnancy week 6 and I’ve been feeling too wretched to write. Literally all I’ve been doing is dealing with a huge work load at my job and going to bed. I’ve even abandoned my normal wifely duties of … Continue reading

6 weeks pregnant – Paranoia


“Lentil” as the little one is now known is making my life hard! I’m not feeling the constant nausea and I HATE the lying. Last night we went to Chuck’s cousin’s house for dinner and I told everyone I was on antibiotics because of an ear infection It’s awful to say things like that. I … Continue reading

Pregnancy week 6 – All day sickness


According to the pregnancy apps on my phone I am six weeks pregnant! Half way through my first trimester. I feel sick. All day. Fortunately I haven’t been sick but constant nausea seems to be something I’m stuck with. Nothing helps relieve it but certain things make it worse. I have a superhero style sense … Continue reading

Pregnancy week 5 – Queasy


Euuuugh. Not loving this. I feel sick – I’ve felt sick all fricking day and that’s early for morning sickness – the doctor thought it might be shock. Most of the time morning sickness doesn’t arrive until week 7 or 8. The NHS Direct nurse said it was a good sign because it means the … Continue reading