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Monday, October 20, 2014

SUPER EXCITING NEWS...I'm almost 11 weeks pregnant!!! What an exciting time...exciting but also a bit nervous as I'm treading into the unknown as this is my first child.

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While I'm super excited and feeling very blessed...at the same time I'm really struggling! While dealing with ALL the symptoms of pregnancy while trying to continue an exercise routine and attempting healthy eating despite MANY food aversions to healthy foods I LOVED previously. I'm also a bit dismayed over some of the changes taking place in my body...expanding belly and now non-existent waist! Duh...I knew all this ahead of time...but trying to change my way of thinking after having 'body issues' for the past 30 + years or so...not such an easy feat!

Sigh...I'm really trying to change my thought patterns about all this. I really want to enjoy this 'short time' of pregnancy as I know it will be over before I realize it. I don't want to project any of this onto my unborn child...because don't get me wrong, this child was planned and is already loved greatly by so many people...me most of all! emoticon

So this is my challenge in life right now...I am an OVERCOMER so I will succeed at this...maybe this is the pivotal challenge in my life that will shape my success at healthy living for the rest of life emoticon

Anyone else out there that had/has these same struggles??? What did you do??? How did you change the way you think???

Keep sparking everyone!
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  • WINTERWINGS
    Yea!! Excellent news. Pregnancy is awesome. Not a lot of time to write but pregnancy is great for eating well. Eat as well as you can, listen to cravings, don't overdo. I had gestational diabetes which was actually great because I could see what my body was doing with just a piece of toast or bit of cereal. Enjoy pregnancy!! Don't eat for two but eat with excellent nutrition in mind and don't sweat the small stuff. But really, listen to cravings. Mine was raspberries and my mom's chili because of the kidney beans. Both are great things to eat.
    2177 days ago
  • READY4CHANGE81
    YAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!!!!!! I am soooo excited for you!!! When will you find out what you are having? ...or are you waiting? What an amazing blessing and new journey in your life!! I can't wait to here all you little updates along the way!!!

    I have cravings all the time and I'm not pregnant... so I couldn't imagine being in your shoes. Remember it is okay to indulge once in a while.

    2186 days ago
  • GETHEALTHY83
    congrats to you!! I focused too much on my weight and how I looked when I was pregnant so don't waste precious time like I did. Enjoy the good and the bad of pregnancy and embrace your new body. Next time I'm pregnant I know I will!! Take care and wishing you the best through this new experience!
    2191 days ago
  • LADY561BUG
    Lisa I am sending you the very best wishes.

    As an old Mom, grand ma and Great gram ma....My advice to you is this. Take a deep breath, talk to your physician about your weight and ask what they recommend for a program for you to follow, what exercises you should do and do you have any health issues you need to be careful of while you are pregnant. Mother Nature is usually pretty good to moms-to-be. Just "Listen to your Body" and your doctor.
    Hugs Ladybug
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    2193 days ago
  • UMBILICAL
    Love that smile on your face.
    2193 days ago
  • no profile photo CD7747101
    emoticon emoticon Thats definitely some exciting news! yay! congrats
    2193 days ago
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