It has been well over a month since I have posted anything and there’s a good reason. I am three months pregnant! Eric and I decided we were ready and succeeded on the first try! This is our first baby and the first grandchild on both sides, so it’s a very exciting event for everyone. My first trimester was a little rough. I had a lot of fatigue, nausea, and heartburn, but I’m starting to feel much better. I was coming home from work every day, throwing together some kind of meal, then laying down on the couch and staying there pretty much all evening. I hadn’t felt the drive to write at all, so the blog has been quiet. I plan to step it up now while I still can, before the third trimester and the arrival of our little munchkin, when I’ll have no time whatsoever.
Oh, and an important note. When talking with my Certified Nurse Midwife about eating healthy during the pregnancy, I told her I was vegan and she was very pleased to hear it. She kept saying that I was eating a very healthy diet, so all should be well. I did admit I had been eating a lot of bread lately, because it helps settle my stomach. She told me that the first trimester is pretty much a free pass because you eat what you can. All blood tests so far have come out great – further confirmation that a vegan diet is nothing but healthy.
Anyway, that’s my news! I’ll report back on being vegan while pregnant!