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post #1 of 30
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cannot roll over in bed without grunting.   Please tell me I'm not the only one.

post #2 of 30

I can't do much without grunting lately or sounding like I am going into labor.. its really horrible..
 

post #3 of 30

Nope.  Me too.  Getting up from a squat position or up off the floor or out of a chair.  Even getting down sometimes makes me make noises.
 

post #4 of 30

I can no longer wear my cute sandals with buckles because by the time I'm done, I'm breathing like an elephant on a treadmill.  Not cool.  Flip flops for the rest of the summer, I guess.

post #5 of 30

I am definitely more vocal about getting into an upright position these days.  The belly just exploded recently and I can say that the new couch is WAY too low....

post #6 of 30

My DH finds it very funny that every time I sit down or get up from our couch its accompanied by an 'oof' and lots of sighs. Ha.ha.ha. irked.gif

 

And I second the flip flops! Just ordered a new pair of havaianas. :)

post #7 of 30

Yup, me too.  I feel huge already.  This morning I was sitting up in bed to kiss DH good bye before he left for work and I got stuck.  I had to roll to the side and heave myself up. DH just laughed.

post #8 of 30

I need to order some flip flops- thanks for reminding me.

post #9 of 30

Getting off the couch is so hard!  Ours is also low, so getting up is a struggle.  Luckily my husband & I have worked out a system where I either push against his hand or he helps pull me up.  It doesn't stop him from cracking up as he does it, though twins.gif

post #10 of 30

Why do our spouses find it funny?  :)

I'm right there with you ladies.

post #11 of 30

Me too! I'm definitely making some sort of grunting noise when I bend over, stand up, roll over, etc. I feel like I'm practicing my vocalizations during labor or something. :) My three year old likes to make noises when he has to bend over, too. I'm pretty sure it's because he hears me say "ugg!" over and over.

post #12 of 30

Yup, same here.  I also can't get up and down at work (at all, with or without grunting) to change suction cannisters and such, so I'm sort of on self-imposed light duty.  Thankfully the nurses are being really nice about it.  As for shoes, I can't wear flip-flops without slipping out of them and falling on my butt, so buckles it is.  Husband helps me put my shoes on.  He's on notice that shaving duty is about to start, too.

post #13 of 30

My husband has been told "I cannot CANNOT pick up after the 2 year old anymore. I CANNOT DO IT. You need to pick up the floor. I can clean anything over knee height. " So, i've got the hateful dish duty. Yuk. But its better than heaving, grunting and wheezing and having tons of BH contractions.... 

 

As far as shaving... Um, i haven't shaved my legs in damn near 6 years.... I dont plan on starting now... LOL luckily the hair on my legs is like, fair- its like the same color as the hair on most people's faces. 

post #14 of 30
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Originally Posted by FeralFox View Post

Yup, same here.  I also can't get up and down at work (at all, with or without grunting) to change suction cannisters and such, so I'm sort of on self-imposed light duty.  Thankfully the nurses are being really nice about it.  As for shoes, I can't wear flip-flops without slipping out of them and falling on my butt, so buckles it is.  Husband helps me put my shoes on.  He's on notice that shaving duty is about to start, too.

LOL! Shaving duty! So funny!

 

Sleep sucks. It feels like I have been sleeping on concrete when I wake up. Okay, maybe that's a bit of an overkill seeing as their are unfortunate situations where folks really do have to sleep on the concrete, but for dramatics sake, I am just not comfy. Sometimes I wake up on my back, and I am soooo sore. 

Bending over feels good. So I will keep picking up toddler toys since it is my ONLY form of stretching huh.gif I really should start thinking about getting my body prepared for labor, but much harder this time around with a little in tow.

post #15 of 30

I've been grunting a ton lately and getting really out of breath just picking stuff off the floor.  It's really funny because I'm still lifting weights and that's totally fine, but putting on my shoes leaves me red and breathless.  My neighbor and I drove to a coffee shop to do work today in her fancy little sports car and I basically needed to shoehorn myself in and out of the car because it was so low to the ground.  Low couches and overstuffed chairs are definitely out for the next two months.  I need to start recording the noises I make trying to do simple tasks....

post #16 of 30

all our furniture and bed is on the floor .. I'm really hating life right now, getting up and down is horrible.
 

post #17 of 30

I can't even imagine what you mamas w/toddlers must be going through right now (and ithappened, with your 6 flights of stairs, gahh!!).... I have officially entered that dreaded uncomfortable stage of the 3rd tri where I'm just constantly uncomfortable, out of breath and aching all over.  I hate to complain, b/c I'm home all day on my own schedule (w/no job or LO's to contend with) - but it just amazes me how little I can do!!  I haven't slept more than 2 straight hrs in months and my legs and back are on fire!  And I feel like Humpty Dumpty, about to take a fall!  Sometimes I wonder if it's due to my age (39) and blame myself for not staying in tip top shape like I meant to....ahh it's catching up to me now!!

post #18 of 30
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Originally Posted by ilovetchotchkes View Post

My husband has been told "I cannot CANNOT pick up after the 2 year old anymore. I CANNOT DO IT. You need to pick up the floor. I can clean anything over knee height. " So, i've got the hateful dish duty. Yuk. But its better than heaving, grunting and wheezing and having tons of BH contractions.... 

 

As far as shaving... Um, i haven't shaved my legs in damn near 6 years.... I dont plan on starting now... LOL luckily the hair on my legs is like, fair- its like the same color as the hair on most people's faces. 

 

LOL. I am actually unable to do anything over my head. I'm so freaking afraid of dropping it on my head (like putting away dishes). Also, washing dishes is difficult! I have this big belly holding me about a foot away from the sink. I mean, I might have long arms, but they're not THAT long! :) 

 

I'm with you on the shaving front. I don't shave my legs. It's just not that important to me.

post #19 of 30

I hear you on the dishes! I've started turning my belly to the side and leaning my hip on the counter while I do the dishes. Cooking is worse! I always end up w something splattered on my belly. I really need to get an apron.

 

Shaving is a must for me, I just can't deal w letting it go. Drives me nuts! I have a friend who got really creative and devised a technique that involved laying in the tub w a mirror propped by her feet, lol! Luckily, I'm still able to get at most everything myself, we'll see how much longer that lasts.

post #20 of 30

Yes, why does food seem to be magnetically attracted to the belly?! It happens whether cooking or eating.

 

I've been worried about the leg-shaving too. I can still do it on my own, but I can tell that those days are numbered. I know that DH would help, but it's kind of a pride thing, you know? I don't want help. And not shaving isn't an option for me either. The most delicious feeling in the world to me is smooth legs on clean bedsheets--I'm not willing to give up that little indulgence!

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