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Today I have eaten....

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MissTwister Tue 03-Feb-15 13:55:37

Hi Ladies

As a busy working pregnant woman I am looking to get some inspiration from what you're all all eating throughout the day at work. I am trying to stay healthy but complete hunger often leads me astray into empty carbs. Also I find it hard to find interesting varied lunches so hoping to get some inspiration here. Today I have eaten

Breakfast - chocolate croissant
Mid morning - Pret fruit salad
Lunch - Eat Mozzarella and Tomato toastie, yoghurt, banana and grape nut pot

GoooRooo Tue 03-Feb-15 14:00:38

Breakfast - fat free fromage frais and blackberries
Snack - half a jam doughnut
Lunch - grilled salmon salad
Dinner tonight will be an omelette

I am trying to vaguely stick to my SW diet (although the half a doughnut is not sticking to it that well!)

I am STARVING all of the time and could eat a whole loaf of fresh bread and butter quite easily at this point.

AnythingNotEverything Tue 03-Feb-15 14:02:42

I feel like I'm constantly eating. Today I've had:

Porridge with raspberries and a banana
Packet of French Fries
Cheese savoury sandwich and fruit pot.

This afternoon I'll have:

A Muller light yoghurt
Two oranges

And a Bounty in the car on the way home.

Then dinner (homemade burgers and sweet potato chips I think), some grapes for dessert, and two slices of toast with peanut butter and/or jam, or Nitella before bed.

Only 20 weeks. Hungry all the time.

Are you drinking enough? It's easy to mistake thirst for hunger.

dinodiva Tue 03-Feb-15 14:07:14

I'm carrying with me fruit (apple, pear) and either oatcakes, cereal bars or snack-a-jacks. I'm also trying to space out what I'm eating, so if for lunch I used to have say pasta salad and fruit / yogurt, I'll eat the salad and space the rest out.
I'm 7.5 weeks and am more hungry than usual, but finding that eating little and often helps with nausea.

losthermind Tue 03-Feb-15 14:17:31

so far today i have eaten a slice of madeira cake with strawberry jam,
a bag of wotsits and an activia yogurt.
i am only eating what i can stomache at the moment because ive spent weeks miserable unable to eat now 11 weeks 3 days so im hoping my appetite comes back with a vengeance

FeatherFeather11 Tue 03-Feb-15 14:27:05

39+5w here today, and I have eaten:

2 x slices of Vogel toast with butter and raspberry jam
1x bowl of left over spag bol from last night (reheated!)
4 x choc digestives ...!
1x cereal bar and an apple

After months of not being able to eat much, I seem to have my appetite back this week. Apparently the baby drops so more room for stomach. I usually eat loads more fruit and veg, but the last 24 hours have been a carb/sugar fest. Eeeek!

Currentlyclueless Tue 03-Feb-15 15:37:48

9 weeks and eating EVERYTHING in sight. Regardless of fat content etc with my BMI being 14 I need to raise it ASAP

MissTwister Tue 03-Feb-15 15:49:58

Thanks all - really interesting.

Do you think I should eat when I am hungry (even if it's all the time!) or try and hold out a bit? Just not sure what's the right thing to do

Currentlyclueless Tue 03-Feb-15 15:51:07

It depends if you might start feeling lightheaded? My consultant told me to just listen to my body.

AnythingNotEverything Tue 03-Feb-15 16:01:07

How far along are you?

I have definite growth spurt days where I'm hungry an hour after a me, and other days where I eat much more normally.

Just remember what your body is doing. You're growing a human. You are making and pumping extra blood, never mind keeping it all at the right temperature. You probably aren't getting the quality sleep you're used to.

Give yourself a real and eat when you're hungry.

MissTwister Tue 03-Feb-15 16:30:58

15 weeks along. You're right, today hasn't been a massively hungry day but yesterday I was starving non stop. In fact this afternoon I've been feeling really sick. Oh the joys....

tuffgingernut Tue 03-Feb-15 17:24:02

39+2. Today I've had a small bowl of bran flakes and peanut butter on seeded toast for brekky. Lunch was Ham, cheese and salad sandwich and a kitkat. Also had an Alpen nut bar to snack on this afternoon. Tea, when I can be bothered to make it will be a minced lamb, mint and pea pie with a potato top and extra veg. Will have to have some supper otherwise I'll be awake in the night hungry. Am obsessed with food at the moment but that's because I am bored.

ToriB34 Tue 03-Feb-15 17:26:33

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

smilingthroughgrittedteeth Tue 03-Feb-15 17:29:49


Today I've had

Breakfast - crunchy nut cornflakes
Snack - banana muffin
Lunch - tuna and cucumber sandwich
Snack - apple and handful of raisins

No idea what dinner will be as DP will cook it for when I get in from work.

Lilydreams Tue 03-Feb-15 17:33:36

Constantly eating here- mixture of being hungry a lot and needing to eat to stave off the vomit!

0630 bowl of all bran and banana
0830 2 slices hot cross bun toast
1000 bag snack a jacks
1100 buttered breakfast muffin
1230 bowl of chick and s/corn soup and 2 mini cadburys snack bars
1430 another bag snack a jacks
1600 bag of crisps

Jeez I'm gonna be a whale at this rate!! Just got in from work and am nipping out tonight so tea won't be until about 8ish so to see me through I'm about to have humous and pitta bread! Oink oink!!

Figfog Tue 03-Feb-15 17:34:47

I have basically been living off toast, Haribo, weetabix and massive glasses of milk. I really hope my appetite improves soon but I just don't seem to want to eat anything else the last few days. I'm almost 11 weeks.

I normally eat pretty healthily so it's quite a change! Also quite worried about piling on the weight if I survive on sweets.

teejayem Tue 03-Feb-15 18:32:50

Oh god, I am like a human dustbin at the moment, but oddly enough don't really eat much beyond 5pm, same as my 'morning' sickness phase (currently 21+ 3)

9am - pret bacon and egg breakfast muffin
10am - pre packed fruit salad
2 choc digestives
1.30 - chicken & veg soup
2.30 - scone
Some more afternoon choco digestives

Dinner - probably cheese on toast or similar....

Today has been bad......

misssmilla1 Tue 03-Feb-15 18:43:33

Breakfast - 2 pieces of wholemeal toast and cheese
Snacks - papaya, banana, 2 jacobs crackers and 2/3rds a banana
Lunch - some bloody lovely butternut squash and sage ravioli in cream, with obligatory small portion of salad. Trying to see if I can make the ravioli last til later in the afternoon for the point where I'm gnawing the table
Dinner - no idea, some odd concoction of old fridge leftovers probably as I haven't been organised at all about food shopping this week

piglet81 Tue 03-Feb-15 19:45:12

Breakfast: coffee and muesli, both with semi-skimmed
Lunch: ham and cheese sandwich on seedy bread; crudites; apple
Dinner: leftover chicken pie (homemade); leftover mash; loads of peas
Snacks blush: another apple, a couple of penguin bars, more than my fair share of the popcorn I bought to share with colleagues; a chocolate twist pastry thing and several chocs.
And I'll probably have a piece of cake in a bit.

I always have a big appetite but have been a complete glutton throughout pregnancy (27 weeks tomorrow). At least I'm not getting my usual wine calories...

BumWad Tue 03-Feb-15 19:49:19

Some of you guys are so healthy!

Today I have had:
3 x toast with honey
Vanilla slice
Prawn curry, rice, poppadoms, samosa with massive glass of milk

Will probably have a little snack before bedtime blush

I'm 17 weeks

cathpip Tue 03-Feb-15 19:53:38

Bowl of cereal
Apple and satsuma
Chicken, tomato and salad sandwich
Pasta carbonara.
It was looking so good.....I have ruined it all by demolishing an entire tub of phish food Ben and Jerry's in the last 30 mins. -damm morrisons for having it on special offer- sad

Pisghetti Tue 03-Feb-15 20:26:26

Today has not been the best:
2 x toast, 1 with peanut butter and the other apricot jam
Packet of Mccoys
Mushroom soup and a bread roll
Bread roll with cream cheese and quorn fillets
4 x Jaffa cakes
Moser Roth cherry chilli chocolate bar

Still to come - macaroni cheese with peas and sweetcorn. Possibly an ice cream cone afterwards.

I wouldn't usually have so much chocolate but meh.

fattymcfatfat Tue 03-Feb-15 20:32:30

Umpteen bags of crisps. 15+6 and cant eat anything else sad

RL20 Tue 03-Feb-15 20:48:27

Interestit post! Feel slightly embarrassed about what I'm about to write now that I have actually thought about how much I have eaten today!

Breakfast; 2 slices of 50/50 toast with butter.
Bowl of cereal.

Snacks; Pot of yoghurt.
Go Ahead yoghurt fruit bar.
Packet of crisps.

Lunch; Small portion of breaded chicken, roast potatoes and gravy.

Snacks; Bowl of chips!
Snacked on Rowntrees Fruit Pastilles whilst at work for a few hours, too.

Dinner; Boiled potatoes, Grilled pork chops and peas.

Snacks; KitKat.

Oh dear!!
I'm currently 29+1

gaggiagirl Tue 03-Feb-15 20:49:21

Breakfast: No. Just no.
Lunch: Leftover casserole and pasta. Multigrain crackers.
Dinner: Cod fillet sweet potato and peas.
Snacks: Fig roll. Sugar free shortbread.

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