So I'm pregnant with my second child! Yay! And I have a condition called Hyperemesis Gravidarum. Not so yay. Basically, it's a condition where you suffer an extreme form of nausea and vomiting in pregnancy. For example, I sometimes have days where I throw up 20-30 times a day and can't keep down any food or water. I've been hospitalized 3 times for treatment and I'm currently on 8mg of Zofran, which is an anti-emetic.
Today I'm entering my second trimester and I'm getting a little better. I can keep some liquids down(though never plain water, it makes me sick) and I can keep some foods down. I'm still dizzy all the time, but I only vomit 2-3 times a day now. I haven't been eating raw, I haven't even been eating vegan. I've added some eggs and milk when it can stay down because at this point I'm trying to keep from losing more weight(I've lost 15lbs.) The only raw fruit I've been able to keep down is melon and I haven't been able to keep down any veggies. I feel so weak, dehydrated, and nutrient deficient.
Do you think that going back to raw for a little while might help? Mostly mono-eating melons and occasionally eating sprouted grain cereals(without mixing with the melons.) Melons have a lot of liquid in them, maybe they will help with the dehydration. Also, if you have any suggestions for raw veggies that might be easy to eat, I desperately miss vegetables. I can't keep down greens, celery, carrots, or anything like that. I can occasionally eat cucumbers, but those are fruits so I don't think they have the mineral content of veggies. Ideas please?
Also, if any of you have experienced this in pregnancy, please let me know. I'm just sick, weak, and scared of losing the baby and I feel like the doctors don't always have my best interest at heart. I've been on so many types of medications and they tell me to eat crackers and gingerale as if that works.