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January 27th, 2013, 12:40 PM
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Throughout the day I get these periods of time when I am just exhausted. My arms and legs feel so heavy and my eyes just close. It's like my body just gets all warm and fuzzy feeling and I feel like I'm a thousand pounds. Could there be something missing from my diet causing this? Or is it just being pregnant? I try to get a balanced diet with fruit, dairy, grains, and proteins, but I feel like maybe I'm just not getting enough of a particular one.
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January 27th, 2013, 12:47 PM
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i can get like that too sometimes, i noticed drinking more water helps and oddly enough just doing some light exercise, even stretching. hope that helps
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January 27th, 2013, 12:51 PM
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Yea I get like this a lot. I would only be concerned if you were so tired all day you couldn't function or you sleep all day. That would lean me towards low iron.
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January 27th, 2013, 12:55 PM
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Happens to me every day around 1:00. I'm a slug for a couple of hours and then I perk back up in the early evening. Getting a little exercise does help a bit; sometimes I'll go wrestle with DD for a little while (though we can't party like we used to, lol) and it helps keep the exhaustion at bay. I think it's just a normal pregnancy thing.
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January 27th, 2013, 01:13 PM
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Yeah...maybe its time to fire up that Wii fit.
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January 27th, 2013, 02:27 PM
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I get that too! It is so bad at like 2pm.

My doctor suggested I take b12 and I started this week. I swear I feel better when I take it because I forgot the other day and I was all tired again.
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