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post #21 of 30
i'm so glad there are others that struggle not to be annoyed by this! the hard part for me is do they REALLY want to know how i'm feeling?
  • i started to pee a little when i sneeze
  • my nipples feel like someone scrubbed them with sandpaper
  • i am weepy (to the point where i start to tear up thinking about how much i love my dog)

i don't feel bad, but there are some things i could do without!
post #22 of 30
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Originally Posted by Catubodua View Post
I feel like such a rotten person. I'm getting so annoyed that every conversation I have with everyone in my life revolves around how I'm feeling.

Does this happen to everyone? I swear I will never, ever ask a pregnant lady how she's feeling ever again!
I had a shower, and everybody kept on asking me - "How are you feeling?" with this serious and sympathetic face... like I am horribly sick. I will not do that to other pregnant ladies ever! They mean good, but it is annoying!
post #23 of 30
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Originally Posted by whoabethy View Post
  • i started to pee a little when i sneeze
  • my nipples feel like someone scrubbed them with sandpaper
  • i am weepy (to the point where i start to tear up thinking about how much i love my dog)
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post #24 of 30
Luckily everyone who has been asking me has been very sincere about it and doesn't question me if I say I am feeling good, which mostly I have been. And while there have been a few "Just you wait until the baby is here." when I say I am tired and that sort of thing (and duh, I know that I will sleep even less when the baby is here, doesn't make me any less tired now), it's been pretty minimal. I would be getting really annoyed if people didn't believe me that I feel good, but I would also say something if they questioned me and they know it, so maybe that's why they don't
post #25 of 30
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Originally Posted by Quinalla View Post
And while there have been a few "Just you wait until the baby is here." when I say I am tired and that sort of thing (and duh, I know that I will sleep even less when the baby is here, doesn't make me any less tired now), it's been pretty minimal.
Yeah - pretty sick of that already! :
post #26 of 30
most of the people who do ask me I am really blunt with (which maybe comes off as crabby) I usually say "I am uncomfortable, I don't like being so huge and I have no idea what I am doing"
post #27 of 30
Yeah, it drives me batty.

I'm feeling fine because I'm PREGNANT, not SICK!

Oh, and just wait til you get to your last month and complete strangers ask you if you're dialated yet and how long your doctor is going to let you go. Um, let's get to 40 weeks and then we'll see, okay?

I'm now 40+3 and refuse to answer the phone or leave the house. LOL
post #28 of 30
LOLOL! I can totally relate. I asked PG gals before 'how are you feeling' and it was really just a conversation starter, not an inquiry on the state of their pregnancy. I never knew!

Most people I interact with are satisfied with me saying 'fine thanks, how are you?' really enthusiastically. I try to redirect the conversation to something non-baby related. Maybe it won't work but I want to make pregnancy just seem 'normal' to other people. Like a PP said, I try to remember that they just mean well and are just making conversation.

Ask me again in a couple months and I might anwser differently, though...
post #29 of 30
I guess I kind of wish people did ask me this. I don't think anyone in my family, other than my MIL has asked me once how I was doing or really asked me anything at all about the pregnancy! That really bothers me!
post #30 of 30
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Originally Posted by whoabethy View Post
i'm so glad there are others that struggle not to be annoyed by this! the hard part for me is do they REALLY want to know how i'm feeling?
  • i started to pee a little when i sneeze
  • my nipples feel like someone scrubbed them with sandpaper
  • i am weepy (to the point where i start to tear up thinking about how much i love my dog)

i don't feel bad, but there are some things i could do without!
Sooo perfect.

I have started answering "pregnant, you?" with a duh sort of look down at my belly. I try not to be annoyed by it...but at 42 weeks I'm just done with everything! I'm about to hibernate with my cell off!
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