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Ummmmmm broccoli?!?!?! What is happening to me?

(8 Posts)
cupcake78 Sat 20-Oct-12 10:08:42

I dream about steamed broccoli! I've had some for breakfast, I can't wait for lunch because I can eat some more! I'm only 4wks!

I was a tea and coffee queen, i now can't stand the stuff. All I want is broccoli
, satsumas and olives.

I feel sick yet starving, this pregnancy is so different for me by now I'd be running to be sick and hate the smell of onions. Not this time.

I'm in shock - preg no 4 the other 3 have been very similar!

minipie Sat 20-Oct-12 11:36:43

Broccoli and satsumas are high in vitamin C so maybe your body is craving that vitamin this time round? Also caffeine makes it harder to absorb vit c so that would fit if you have gone off caffeine... Just a theory of course but at least they are healthy cravings! I just seemed to want starch and sugar...

cupcake78 Sat 20-Oct-12 11:43:01

It's really odd that you say that because I'm full of cold.

greenbananas Sat 20-Oct-12 12:56:44

What lovely, healthy cravings smile - when I was pregnant with DS1 I craved cheese sandwiches and put on about 4 stone.

Cookiesandcream06 Sat 20-Oct-12 19:34:55

Pregnancy does strange things to you! I keep fancying broccoli steamed in the microwave, and anything with mushrooms in. I didn't even like mushrooms before I was pregnant.
Just a shame pastries and cakes have been consumed in vast quantities since day one!

panicnotanymore Sat 20-Oct-12 20:06:17

I craved veg at the start too. I would cook a huge pan of assorted greens every lunchtime, enough for 4 people.... and eat the lot. I also craved oranges, and pre-pregnancy even the smell of orange would give me a migraine.

Fairy130389 Sat 20-Oct-12 21:09:12

I am 5w and obsessing about broccolli too!!! I guess it just means I had a horrendous pre pregnancy diet and now my body is forcing me into eating green things! haha! Loving spinach too which I hated before! If I can just can a handle on the toast and jam craving I might actually having something resembling a healthy diet soon!!!

cupcake78 Sat 20-Oct-12 21:24:06

Oh god. Spinach grin I hadn't thought of spinach. Tomorrow I'm having porridge for breakfast and I can't wait. I hate porridge confused

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