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Hungry hungry.... I'm not calling myself a hippo!

(18 Posts)
Annasdjebrouni Fri 07-Mar-14 02:27:52

I'm 12 weeks and good god! I am hungry. I have just woken up and made a sandwich!! I eat like I'm afraid the foot will disappear!! I am actually sick if I go too long between meals. And they are meals. I tried tricking my stomach with snacks just to alleviate the sickness and it made me worse!! I have to eat every 3-4 hours and I'm eating so much!! I'm not really gaining weight though so guess that's a plus!!

Anyway else eating themselves silly??

hartmel Fri 07-Mar-14 03:08:38

Welcome in the hungry club. I'm only 7 weeks with DC2 and I could eat everything in the house that is eatable.. :-)

Well I'm 22 weeks with hyperemesis, had no appetite since day 1 of this pregnancy and have gone off all foods including the ones I used to love.

I suggest you enjoy and eat like a pig. I would be if I could!

Happy scoffing OP grin

ClearlyMoo Fri 07-Mar-14 04:08:03

It may well come and go in phases. I had the nausea/need to eat/never actually being sick thing weeks 7-15, then just ate normally. Another phase of hunger 18-25 (included Christmas) then since then (now 30 weeks) my appetite is "fairly" normal! I have put on too much weight tho!

MrsMonkeyBear Fri 07-Mar-14 06:00:54

Yup, I'm in the same boat. If I don't have something to eat every 2-3 hours, I turn into a skinny version on the Incredible Hulk. If I don't eat I feel like I'm gonna puke or tear someone's head off. Only downside is by 5pm I've eaten so much throughout the day, I don't feel hungry at dinner or I have killer heartburn and trapped wind. I'm only 8 weeks and since I found out 2 weeks ago, I've put on 4lb and 4inches around my tummy.

Congrats to you all

X x

Annasdjebrouni Fri 07-Mar-14 07:57:04

That's what so strange, I have had awful nausea and vomiting. I am eating everything in sight and may or may not vomit it back later on sad

Wasn't like this first preg! I know they are all different but this one is expensive ;)

Congrats all.

MrsMonkeyBear Fri 07-Mar-14 08:08:10

I know about the expensive part!!!! Resorted to doing my food shop online as if I go anywhere near a supermarket I may come out with 2 trolleys worth of crap!!! The other thing is takeaways!!! I want kebabs n burgers and pizza all the time!!!

ReluctantCamper Fri 07-Mar-14 08:13:06

Yes, me too! I'm 13 weeks and eat all the time. I have to take snacks into meetings, otherwise I get grumpy if I think people are talking for too long!

I already have a huge bump, even though the baby is only about 7cm long. I'm going to have soooo much weight to lose. sigh. now if you'll excuse me I need to go and eat 3 weetabix and toast.

Hevava Fri 07-Mar-14 08:34:56

I know!! I am so bored of being hungry all the time. I could eat a snack or meal and literally half an hour later I'll be trying to work out what to eat next....it gets a bit tedious and the list of things to eat is getting shorter as I'm less inclined to eat something that I've sicked up before!

squizita Fri 07-Mar-14 08:51:46

Yessss gone from hating food and puking all the time to GREEDY and just a bit of nausea.
12 weeks too.

arob100 Fri 07-Mar-14 08:53:05

I'm also another hunger hippo! I eat a lot during the day now morning sickness is over (i hope) and then suffer with terrible heartburn and wind in the evening. I'm luck being very slim but I may not stay that way for long hmm

rockin20s Fri 07-Mar-14 09:15:23

im finding it chagnes from day to day, on wednesday i think i eat none stop the whole day yet yesterday eat pretty normal

my biggest problem is i am exhausted (no matter how much i eat) by the time i get home from work so its pre-prepared meals or take away every night.

Jess03 Fri 07-Mar-14 09:53:44

Yes hungry hippo at week 10...2nd dc, didn't have this last time either. The same constant carbs (salty or sweet) cravings. Seems to be worst from 11-3. Started overeatimg as it helped nausea, then nausea subsided a bit but still chucking down the food...

Annasdjebrouni Fri 07-Mar-14 17:17:56

Other thing I'm finding is I crave all bad foods! So after a while after eating I feel horribly bloated and sick and my digestion is sluggish.

polkadotdelight Fri 07-Mar-14 17:22:12

Yep. 12 weeks and ravenous. If I don't regularly I get nausea but I have gained weight (and I was a chubster to start with).

robindeer Fri 07-Mar-14 21:44:08

I'm definitely turning into a hippo. Complained to my mother that I'm hungry all the time and she replied 'you'll be the size of a house end!' Thanks! I'm only 7 weeks, genuinely worried she might be right!

soki91 Mon 10-Mar-14 21:37:22

This is so true ladies, I am 19 weeks and have been so hungry since my nausea finished around 14weekspregnant. I am a hungry hippo who can't stop!

soki91 Mon 10-Mar-14 21:37:40

This is so true ladies, I am 19 weeks and have been so hungry since my nausea finished around 14weekspregnant. I am a hungry hippo who can't stop!

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