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17 weeks!

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

I've just completed the first 16 weeks of pregnancy #2. All is well health-wise, but I have been doing rather poorly with my healthy eating; morning sickness was rough this time around so all I wanted to eat was carbs, and once the morning sickness passed, all I wanted to eat was everything!

Thus, I'm knuckling down yet again, and I'm determined to track my intake regardless of how well I actually eat. I'm currently about 20 pounds heavier than I would like to be (post-pregnancy), but by doctor's orders I'm still supposed to gain over the next few months. I just want to keep a lid on it so I don't have *too* much to shed afterward. Obviously the health of the baby comes first.

In other news, we're returning to the Pacific Northwest! My husband got a dream job in Seattle and we're leaving our tiny rural town in less than two weeks. I've been happy here but I've missed the bustle of a liberal city. Between packing, cleaning, yardwork, and a currently sick toddler, the process is a little daunting. I've already donated close to 25 large boxes of stuff we no longer need and if I can convince my packrat hubby to part with more, I will. And we get to stay in some relatively swanky corporate apartments for six weeks after the initial move (while we do some house hunting), and I'm looking forward to that.

  
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ANDREWMOM 6/10/2014 1:26PM

    Good Luck!!

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10 weeks!

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

I'm 10 weeks along with baby #2! In order to help avoid the excessive weight gain I experienced with the first pregnancy, I've decided to use SP to track my progress. All weight loss oriented goals have been turned off for the time being, but I find that SP has much better tools than Baby Fit so I've decided to stick around here.

  
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RAYLINSTEPHENS 4/29/2014 1:57PM

    Awesome! Congrats on another baby!!

Welcome to SparkPeople - you should be able to find spark teams for pregnant women!

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NOTGVGUP83 4/29/2014 11:01AM

    congrats on baby #2! I agree SP is way better than babyfit I was sad when I disconnected my SP to join Baby Fit when I was pregnant! Wishing you a healthy pregnancy!

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