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I seriously need to tell him he has to sleep on the couch...  


Do it!  This is the last chance you will have for "good" sleep for a while, so take advantage of it if you can!  Marc sleeps with one of the boys almost every night and I have our queen-size bed to myself (unless Nate is in bed with me, but he's small enough that I can usually still find plenty of room.)  I miss him, but I am so much more comfortable with the extra space. 
 

 

post #162 of 191
Ack Carrie....I hear you. When we informed our nosy family that we would not be doing circumcision for our sons, we heard it ALL. All of it simply fear based with no truth to any of it. So sad. I was told that circing is what separates men from GOATS. (wow.) and that, from my MIL, she though uncirced penis's look "smaller" (WOW.) Why do we need our baby's penis to look BIG?? So grandma is happy??? weird. Good for you for standing up for your son's genitalia. If he wants it trimmed later (he won't...) he can opt for it himself. Human rights....no joke.

My hips are killing me.

I have to take down my stupid desk (I love this...I adore this desk...and now, because I have to dismantle it, it's a stupid desk...but, oh...it's so heavy!!) DH said he would do it next weekend...and I am so not looking forward to that. He's amazing at soooo many things. But...not this kind of thing. He's going to get pinched, hurt, and crunched and frustrated. he's going to grumble and swear and scream. I hate letting him put things together. Especially heavy things. That's when he starts complaining about big furniture and how much he hates it. I swear, he'd have everything SMALL if he could have it his way....but the thing is, that you can't have a small treadmill desk, or a small queen bed, or a small upright piano...or a functional SMALL book shelf...and you certainly can't have a small table when you have a LARGE family. You can't tell your wife to get an Old english sheepdog and then expect it to stay SMALL. If he wanted small....he should have stayed single. heh heh. But seriously.....I'm seriously considering enlisting my teen and getting it done without DH....he'd be thrilled....maybe I could get my carpenter neighbor to help if I look very helpless and pregnant. Oh yeah...I AM pregnant, and I have a hernia...so that makes me a little helpless too.... maybe.
post #163 of 191
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Ack Carrie....I hear you. When we informed our nosy family that we would not be doing circumcision for our sons, we heard it ALL. All of it simply fear based with no truth to any of it. So sad. I was told that circing is what separates men from GOATS. (wow.) and that, from my MIL, she though uncirced penis's look "smaller" (WOW.) Why do we need our baby's penis to look BIG?? So grandma is happy??? weird. Good for you for standing up for your son's genitalia. If he wants it trimmed later (he won't...) he can opt for it himself. Human rights....no joke.


Men from goats...? Really?

I would've bleated at her :D

 

I think there are also the hooves. And horns! Okay, you know I'm overtired right now, I think I'm going to be stuck on that for a very long time. Thank you ;)

 

post #164 of 191
The men from goats thing was actually a comment made by my father!!! BWAH HA HA! I remember staring at him for a moment and then saying..."Well...that makes sense now. If all that is separating you from a goat is the way your PENIS looks, it allllllll makes sense."

BWAH HA HA HA!!
post #165 of 191
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Ack Carrie....I hear you. When we informed our nosy family that we would not be doing circumcision for our sons, we heard it ALL. All of it simply fear based with no truth to any of it. So sad. I was told that circing is what separates men from GOATS. (wow.) and that, from my MIL, she though uncirced penis's look "smaller" (WOW.) Why do we need our baby's penis to look BIG?? So grandma is happy??? weird. Good for you for standing up for your son's genitalia. If he wants it trimmed later (he won't...) he can opt for it himself. Human rights....no joke.

 


Has she ever seen an uncircumcised penis?!  How on earth could it look smaller?  I have one circed (because I knew no better) and one uncirced boy and let me tell you, the uncirced boy is going to make some lady very happy one day.  winky.gif 

 

I vote for asking the neighbor to help your teen son with the desk!

 

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The men from goats thing was actually a comment made by my father!!! BWAH HA HA! I remember staring at him for a moment and then saying..."Well...that makes sense now. If all that is separating you from a goat is the way your PENIS looks, it allllllll makes sense."

BWAH HA HA HA!!


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post #166 of 191
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Originally Posted by Emerging butterfly View Post

The men from goats thing was actually a comment made by my father!!! BWAH HA HA! I remember staring at him for a moment and then saying..."Well...that makes sense now. If all that is separating you from a goat is the way your PENIS looks, it allllllll makes sense."

BWAH HA HA HA!!


:D:D

And he brought it on himself, too!

It's an odd subject. You want to talk about penile appearance? Well, then, let's look and see what we think! :P

 

I'm currently in love with this quote:

We welcomed Zachary into our family on that morning without a circumcision. We decided that we want him to live in a world without violence, so we welcomed him without violence. We decided that we want him to live in a world in which he is free to experience the fullness of the pleasures of his body, so we welcomed him with all his fleshy nerves intact. And we decided that we want him to live in a world in which male entitlement is a waning memory, and in which women and men are seen--in both ritual and in reality--as full equals and partners. So we welcomed him equally, his mother and I, in the time-honored way that desert cultures have always welcomed strangers to their tents: We washed his feet.

http://www.drmomma.org/2011/07/removing-pleasure-how-male-genital.html

 

I think we will be having a sweet little feet washing ceremony for our boy. Much nicer than cutting off part of his penis. FFS.

post #167 of 191

Can't seem to keep up with the replies, but I want you all to know that I actually "write" a little mini-reply in my head whenever I read your posts, even if I never actually type it IRL!

 

Just got my GBS test results this weekend, and I'm bummed about testing positive for GBS, but really thankful for all the research you ladies (especially Bree!) have provided here. I bumped up my mw appointment to today so we can talk more about next steps.

 

And I can't believe that it's AUGUST and I'm going to have a baby this month! blush.gif

post #168 of 191

OMG, today has been interesting.

 

Two seconds after I posted last, there was a knock at the door.  It was maintainence responding to our request to fix the tile that fell out of the tub wall.  Thing is, the had been instructed to call first, because I need to put the cats up.  I run to the door only to discover that one of the furry monsters had pooped in front if it, again.  So, it was like, "welcome to our home.  Don't mind the poop, please wait while In put the cats up."

 

Of course, they had all fled for the hills when they knocked so I have to try and run around and catch them.  I wouldn't care so much, but we are only supposed to have two and we actually have four cats. :P  I have to drag Hubby out of bed so he can put some clothes on, then let the men in.  Apparently, they are going to have to rip out the whole wall to fix it.  I kinda saw that coming, but I so don't need that right now!

 

I had been totally embarrassed by the state of the house, so I decided to take some trash out.   There was something on the door, so I took it down and nearly had a heart attack!  It was some fancy court summons and my first thought is, "What the h-ll did my husband do?"  Thankfully, it was just a divorce thing for my SIL (she used to live with us).  Of course that mens my husband has had to be on the phone with her all day trying to help her understand it.  She is going to get an attorney, but she doesn't have one yet.

 

Then I had my chiro appt, which was good.  My regular guy is on vacation, but I really liked the woman who was there.  She didn't do the side twist Webster thing, but she spent a long time on the back of my pelvis, which got rid of the last of my back pain.  She also spent more time on my neck than the other guy does, which was soooo nice!

 

I have a shoot in a little bit.  Then maybe today can calm down?  Please?

post #169 of 191
I like the foot washing idea....

I keep wondering if I'm going to have my daughter in August...or if she will MAKE me wait till Sept....oh please don't make me wait that long!!!
post #170 of 191

Sounds like things are happening for some of our mamas! So exciting!

 

Although I am just feeling whiny and sore. My friend, who is due the week AFTER me, is in labor right now!! I am so jealous and while I'm excited for her, I am supposed to have my baby first dammit!  My hips are killing me (I need to go back to the chiro) and I am too annoyed to do anything but feel sorry for myself. My husband, ever helpful, keeps suggesting we have sex to get things going, but I am sooooo not in the mood! Maybe I should suck it up and do it anyway? I don't know, I'm just tired and feel like whining - I'm so glad I'm not alone here in the DDC!

post #171 of 191
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 My husband, ever helpful, keeps suggesting we have sex to get things going, but I am sooooo not in the mood! Maybe I should suck it up and do it anyway? I don't know, I'm just tired and feel like whining - I'm so glad I'm not alone here in the DDC!


 

See, now, maybe if my DH put it that way I wouldn't feel like smacking him upside the head most nights.  If he made it seem like it was about ME and not about HIM, I might actually feel like doing it!  But after being so tired, so sore, so huge, so contracty, so NOT in the mood for anything, him saying, "I'm horny," at 10:30 at night when all I can do is collapse in bed does NOT a happy wife make.  lol.gif

 

 

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See, now, maybe if my DH put it that way I wouldn't feel like smacking him upside the head most nights.  If he made it seem like it was about ME and not about HIM, I might actually feel like doing it!  But after being so tired, so sore, so huge, so contracty, so NOT in the mood for anything, him saying, "I'm horny," at 10:30 at night when all I can do is collapse in bed does NOT a happy wife make.  lol.gif

 

 


 

Oh my goodness, that would get my DF nowhere. I think he's learned that the surest way to get any is to rub or massage me. And then that he needs to be, shall we say, timely. This is not the time for dilly dallying around enjoying yourself, sir.

post #173 of 191

I've had the opposite issue!  I was bugging my husband to have sex everyday because I was horny, it might help me dilate, and it helps with the groin pain.  I finally laid off a few days ago because I was wearing the poor guy out!  He's had two days off, I'm going after him tonight, unless I end up being very tired.

post #174 of 191
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Oh my goodness, that would get my DF nowhere. I think he's learned that the surest way to get any is to rub or massage me. And then that he needs to be, shall we say, timely. This is not the time for dilly dallying around enjoying yourself, sir.

 

Trust me, it gets mine nowhere really fast here, too.

 

We haven't dtd actually in months.  It isn't fun or comfortable.  We do 'other things' and that's totally fine for us, I just wish I were in the mood more often.  Though...I guess I should take advantage of the prostaglandins, huh?  
 

 

post #175 of 191

My dp refuses to touch me.  Me being so sick and pregnant just seems to scare the crap out of him (or he could also be horrified by how I look I guess).  The last time I begged him and got my way, it ended badly with me crying and stopping everything because I could tell he just didn't want to and it hurt my feelings (and pride) so badly.  Sex has never helped get labor going for me in the past anyways.  And I am still doing things on my own in hopes that orgasms may trigger some contractions.  But I am more than a little bitter about the lack of sex going on right now. 

post #176 of 191

I haven't had sex in like two weeks due to a yeast infection, and I've been really in the mood lately... (even though my poor pubis symphysis hurts terribly after :()

post #177 of 191
haha sex! I would LOVE to get some right now, but srsly, with the prolapse, dh wouldn't even get the head in there. (no pun intended lol) Poor guy!
post #178 of 191

I'm with GC on this one ;)

 

As for pain, I've found a (terribly romantic) way to go about it. I curl up with my pillows on my side like I'm going to go to sleep. He lifts my leg to get things where they need to be, puts it back down and then it works quite well ;) Some day I can lift my leg myself, but usually it hurts.

 

I want it all the time, he doesn't, so he gets to use any stupid line he can think of - usually just "Sex?" and off we go! :P

post #179 of 191

I can't believe its really August, and that all our babies are due this month.

 

I just got a call from my MW, and my GBS came back negative (thought it probably would), but my hemoglobin has dropped again to 10.2, so now I have to stop eating dairy products for this last month to try to let my body absorb the extra iron I keep taking. I have no idea how I'm going to get enough protein without eating cheese.

 

I'm also on my own with DS until very late Thursday as DH is up in Connecticut on a business trip. Its the first time he's been away since I moved here nearly 3 years ago, and I already miss him, and he only left this morning. Fortunately DS was tired enough to go down for the night without a fuss, as its usually DH that gives him a bath then puts him to bed. I just hope he doesn't start fussing tomorrow when there is still no sign of Daddy.

post #180 of 191

So the sexy talk in my house these days has basically become "give me prostaglandins!" or, from him, "want some prostaglandins?"

 

We're so romantic winky.gif

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