The final countdown is on – my due date isn’t far away at all now. This week I’m literally just allowing myself to have whatever I feel like having; I honestly can’t wait to get back to eating a bit more ‘normal’ once baby is here but now is not the time to restrict myself 🙅
I’m also feeling much better than last week which is strange in a way given I’m getting bigger and bigger, so I’m actually happy spending some time in the kitchen cooking stuff.
Here’s what a typical day of food looked like this week:
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Now that I’ve nearly reached the end of my pregnancy, I can honestly say that I feel like I’m about to kill myself with however little it is I’m actually doing. If you need to sit down and rest after you chopped a few pieces of mango for your smoothie, then you know things are getting serious. And even though I would usually happily spend hours on end in the kitchen, I’m now trying to minimise the time needed on meal prepping, because
1. always exhausted and
2. always hungry.
Continue reading “My day on a plate – wk 38”
I’ve been feeling pretty low on energy this week. Trying to get through everyday chores like putting up a wash or emptying the dishwasher feels like a workout these days. So I’m trying to fuel my body with lots of healthy carbs for energy, vegetarian and vegan protein and foods rich in iron, because I need to stock up on those levels anyway and I can tell that I feel a lot better since I’m paying more attention to it (and I’ve tripled my intake of iron supplements too).
So this is what a typical day of food has looked like for me this week:
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