Yes, many women who've had large weight gains with previous pregnancies find they have more reasonable weight gains with THM. You will eat a bit differently though. You will use more Crossover meals and S helpers because you're wanting to gain weight and not use it. And those sorts of meals also are more commonly used when goal weight is reached.
I'm 21 weeks pregnant with #5 and started the plan 1 month before I became pregnant, I'm loving it and my midwife said everything looks great and to keep up what I've been doing! This is such a healthy way to eat when your pregnant, I'd say go for it!
I have morning sickness and don't feel like eating anything on plan, only been doing this 3 weeks when I found out. Eggs are definitely out. Any suggestions? I was enjoying the plan before the Nausea hit.
Post by mrsbyers209 on Apr 25, 2013 12:54:33 GMT -5
Fruit sugars ! The bland-ish taste of watermelon has been a lifesaver for me when all I'm craving is toast, and toast, and anything that tastes like nothing ! The fruit sugars in it help with nausea and the water is great for keeping hydrated.
Have you tried Good girl moonshine? The ginger might help with nausea, I like it with sparkling water. Also Lemonade (w/ stevia) was very helpful for me. I don't know if cottage cheese appeals to you but that's something I could eat and its a great source of protein, also oatmeal, I would bake chicken breast over rice, yogurt or kefir with fruit, I was able to eat most veggies steamed w/ butter and a chicken breast or cottage cheese for protein.
steffanie3: Broth based soups are great for this time of year and a FC I did a modified "cabbage soup diet" soup with some boneless skinless chicken for protein, I just searched for an online recipe and left out some things if I remember right, I love cabbage
Nov 10, 2014 10:42:30 GMT -5
grammalynda: if there isn't a reply button on a thread (too old maybe?) should I start a new thread for that subject?
Nov 18, 2014 22:06:22 GMT -5
steffanie3: Hmm, on the upper right as long as you are logged in there should be a reply button, but you sure can start a new thread if you want
Nov 19, 2014 19:52:11 GMT -5
grammalynda: I figured it out-when you do a search it takes you to the conversation-there is not a reply button-but the name of the thread is listed above the date and if you click that it takes you to the thread and the reply button. thanks stefanie3 and rebekahrl
Nov 20, 2014 22:49:02 GMT -5
steffanie3: Lots of new posts in http://trimhealthymama.freeforums.net/board/3/serene-pearls-chats-tips-tweaks
Dec 5, 2014 10:41:01 GMT -5
tamagram: Trying to figure this whole thing out. Good Morning from Colorado!
Dec 10, 2014 12:51:00 GMT -5
glammom: Any suggestions as to where to purchase MCT oil? All new stuff to me. Purchase many items for plan on-line, some at Kroger, some at Trader Joes and Whole Foods. Any suggestions of locations to purchase MCT oil at brick and mortar stores?
Dec 11, 2014 15:03:23 GMT -5
steffanie3: GNC would likely have MCT or a health food store that carries Now Brand, that is one easy to find kind.
Dec 13, 2014 12:59:58 GMT -5
steffanie3: tamagram~ welcome
Dec 13, 2014 13:00:08 GMT -5
ttate53787: I have been put on a low residue diet. I am only allowed to eat refined grains. In order to follow this plan now would I just have to give up all breads? Any guidance on this type of diet? Thanks.
Dec 14, 2014 18:13:19 GMT -5
steffanie3: I haven't heard of a low residue diet, maybe make a post of a suggested menu you have been given and we could help?
Dec 15, 2014 13:47:29 GMT -5
Bryony: After numerous attempts at baking with coconut flour my husband and I just do not like the taste but especially the texture of it. Is there something else I can use in the recipes to replace the coconut flour?
Dec 19, 2014 12:19:20 GMT -5
steffanie3: It depends on the recipe Bryony, is there a certain one you have in mind? Almond flour and oat fiber are used in many yummy baked goods.
Dec 19, 2014 15:07:27 GMT -5
Bryony: Basically all recipes Steffanie. I have so many I would like use. Are almond flour and oat flour and/or oat fiber interchangeable with coconut flour?
Dec 19, 2014 16:01:07 GMT -5
steffanie3: Not really, coconut flour is quite different as it absorbs lots of liquid and works best with plenty of eggs. I tend to like it mixed with other flours.
Dec 20, 2014 2:15:49 GMT -5