Tuesday, July 20, 2010

That wasn't fun

We had our 3rd wedding this summer this past Saturday - one of my good guy friends finally tied the knot with his gorgeous bride and it was a fabulous affair.  Non-traditional, they held the ceremony and the reception at a posh restaurant in downtown Toronto and it was top notch everything. 

Except whatever I ate, I got food poisoning - or the 48 hr stomach flu, whatever it was, it SUCKED. 

I started having really bad pains as the dance floor opened up (like right under the boobs, above where I think my stomach is now)- and I thought it was the new (and expensive grrr) strapless bra I was wearing - but I soon found out early Sunday morning that it was indeed, not attire-related at all. 

I've been blessed not to have been sick at all this pregnancy. As in, no morning sickness, no head cold, etc etc.  So maybe this was a little bit of my share? 

I had the worst diarrhea ever - and by early Sunday afternoon I was burning up with a fever.  Hubby and I went out to get Gator.ade (to replenish my lost fluids) and lunch - and nothing was settling right in my poor tummy.  I promptly took a 5 hour nap and basically sweated out the fever - but when I woke up I didn't have much of an appetite but I knew I had to keep hydrated and eat something so poor lil' Sprout would still be ok.  I read up on how food poisoning or stomach flu could affect the baby and I was relieved to find out that the baby was protected by the placenta and would not be subject to any nasty bug that my body was trying to flush out. 

I didn't work yesterday, just took the day to recuperate and get my strength back - although I really wanted to go to Aqua fit class last night, I decided against it just in case my stomach started churning in mid-water-bounce.  *shudder - oh the horror* Yah, wouldn't have been pretty.  

I'll leave you with a few pre-food poisoning pics from the wedding: 

my hubbs and I: 
  
My besties 
(the one to my left is 2 weeks behind me):

the beautiful newlyweds:

10 comments:

  1. I'm so sorry that you were sick-- that can certainly ruin a wedding! On the plus side, you look fabulous in your adorable green dress.

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  2. Oh no! Sorry you were sick, yuckity yuck yuck yuck. I hate food poisoning. You look so so so cute in that dress, though :) And I love your haircut.. I might need a change soon and you're looking so cute with that short hair I might think about copying it ;)

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  3. So sorry you got sick. The wedding looked amazing and all you ladies looked beautiful!

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  4. UGH! So sorry you got sick, but I'm glad that everything is fine with the little one. Great pics. You look terrific!

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  5. awe thanks ladies - you sure know how to make a girl feel good!

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  6. Beautiful picures! You look great. I hope you are feeling better!

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  7. That sucks! I'm sorry you got sick. You & your hubby are so cute! Love the belly!

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  8. that is awful that you got sick, but you looked very beautiful!

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  9. Food poisoning is THE WORST:( So sorry it hit you but I'm glad you're on the mend. (And as the other ladies have said: you are looking lovely!)

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  10. Ewww. I am sorry you got sick. At least you looked beautiful!

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