My day on a plate – wk 39

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 đź™…

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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My day on a plate – wk 38

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.

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My day on a plate – wk 37

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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