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    try a multi vitamin? im tired, but thats being pregnant, and having a toddler with a broken leg.

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    Try Berocca??? Just kidding. Perhaps a fresh juice (eg: beetroot, carrot, pineapple) could help as a mid-morning pick me up. In my experience, looking after a toddler can be exhausting. I found when I returned to work, I had more energy. Strange but true. All the best

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    Quote Originally Posted by littleriv View Post
    Try Berocca??? Just kidding. Perhaps a fresh juice (eg: beetroot, carrot, pineapple) could help as a mid-morning pick me up. In my experience, looking after a toddler can be exhausting. I found when I returned to work, I had more energy. Strange but true. All the best
    Im returning to work 3 days a week in may - I'm looking forward to it as I think I need it and DS will be fine.

    Also I have more energy this week! I have the house back to myself now as my tenant has now moved out - much better for me! Also have cut out my usual glass of wine in the evening... I think there's something in alcohol that doesn't really agree with me as I feel so much better!

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    I was feeling like this, and was at my most tired around 5pm when I really needed to be starting dinner preparations. I found taking an iron supplement has helped.

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    I have to say I probably get tired maybe twice a week with my 20 month old. She's a great sleeper (12 hrs overnight and 2.5 hr nap during the day). DH gets home at 4pm everyday and takes over everything and I think that makes a huge difference. When he goes away for work it's this time (4-5pm) that I would get really tired.

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    My nearly 2,5 year old is highly strung and active. Every single morning we're out and about as well, trying to wear him out so he can have a nap.
    I can not sleep during the day as his naptime is my cleaning time. Im a single mum, so dont have anyone at night to help out either.
    You actually get more sleep than I do and Im always tired as well.
    I started taking iron tablets and multivitamin capsules and I have been feeling quite a lot better.
    So definitely have a chat with your pharmacist. If that doesn't work, maybe have a chat with your GP to see if there are any other physical (maybe even mental like mild depression) problems.

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    Not really. I eat really well. Perhaps you should try a more protein filled breakfast. Meat and nuts, or a healthy smoothie. I find my fat burner walk before breakfast increases my energy ten fold.

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    Yes, I am exhausted.always.

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    Definitely try eating oats in the morning - porridge is sooooo good
    Increase iron intake, start a multivitamin and be in bed no later than nine. All work for me.
    Oh and no alcohol, as it interferes with sleep.



 

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