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How to hide from my sister who lives with me.

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Olbersparadox · 21/03/2017 10:13

So I tested positive and my sister lives with us. We have been fasting together (avoiding meat /dairy - so mostly eating a veg diet).
I was wondering if you have any clever ideas on how to keep it from her till my 12 week scan?

The only problem is that I feel nauseous and extremely tired! I can barely keep my eyes open. I don't normally want much food but I also feel a bit ravenous - more than normal. I am worried she will start noticing and my sister isn't really good at keeping secrets.

How can I hide it from her or do I just tell her sooner?

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Lamaitresse · 21/03/2017 12:30

Firstly congratulations! Can I ask why you would want to hide it from your sister? Are you close to each other? Personally I wouldn't hesitate to tell her, especially if you're already feeling tired and sick. You might really appreciate her support 😊

Olbersparadox · 21/03/2017 14:02

We are close but I haven't had a scan yet - last pregnancy things didn't go well. My sister cannot keep a secret. We don't want anyone to know yet.

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Olbersparadox · 21/03/2017 14:03

Thank you!

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Toobloodytired · 21/03/2017 14:05

Just say the diet is wiping you aren't getting enough nutrients & you are tired??

Blueskyrain · 23/03/2017 12:14

Tbh I think it would be a nightmare to keep it from her, and also if the worst happened, hellish to live with someone who didn't know, so they couldn't give you support. Unless you have a very symptom free first trimester I think it would be very difficult ultimately and just not worth it.

Wishiwasmoiradingle2017 · 23/03/2017 12:17

Long baths with secret food stash in the bathroom cupboard.
Early nights with midnight feast stashed under the bed.
Ways and means!!
And congratulations!!

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