I am with you, I am in need of some pampering myself but I doubt I will get it anytime soon. DH took off work for over 2 weeks at the end of the year because he had to use his vacay time or lose it. I thought it would be a nice two weeks of having him around to help out with DD and get a little rest but noooooo-----all I heard was that it was HIS vacation and he wanted to relax. We did get some stuff done for the baby's room and spent some nice family time together but I was glad to have him go back to work today! I felt like it was more work having him around every day because I constantly had to clean up after him and DD, plus all my other chores and shopping, wrapping, baking, decorating, etc for the holidays. Now that he's back to work I feel like I can breathe a little.
I know I'm not getting a shower, especially this late in the game. But some time off to rest would be a real treat - DH thinks watching DD while I go to the grocery store should be enough time away for me. He did just mention over the weekend that I should set up a girls night soon so I can get out of the house before baby is born - then he followed it up with telling me that I should do that because HE is going to hang out with the guys this weekend so I should find some time to hang out with the girls. Well it was nice of him to say that but then I realized he has ulterior motives.
I just wish men could somehow feel for ONE day what we go through being pregnant - the exhaustion, the aches and pains, the heartburn, the feeling of being kicked on the inside, the crazy hormones and mood swings, the feeling of being completely overwhelmed by life and kids and husbands and everything else that we have to deal with! Maybe then they would have a little empathy and give us some time off