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Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   11-25-2014, 01:05 PM
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Posted By pennywhistle
I had an u/s at 13 weeks, and was so happy to see...

I had an u/s at 13 weeks, and was so happy to see the little baby moving around in there. My husband and son came too, and it was really nice for us to all see it together. We have the anatomy scan...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   11-25-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,021
Posted By pennywhistle
Sorry for the delay - updated through here!

Sorry for the delay - updated through here!
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   11-13-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 482
Posted By pennywhistle
Glad I'm not the only one with car...

Glad I'm not the only one with car troubles...we've been car-less for a year, and it's been more expensive than we thought. We use City CarShare on necessary trips (taking the kid to my mom's house...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   11-10-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 737
Posted By pennywhistle
Okay, I definitely felt something last night! I...

Okay, I definitely felt something last night! I was laying on my back on the couch, and felt the usual general gurgling, but then a very insistent, very familiar tap-tap-tap in one specific spot,...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   11-10-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 205
Posted By pennywhistle
I'll go where the group goes :) I like FB...

I'll go where the group goes :)

I like FB better because of its cleaner layout, ease of use, and that it's so much easier to tell each other apart when everyone has a profile picture and names...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   11-06-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 737
Posted By pennywhistle
I think maaaaaaybe I'm feeling something. Maybe....

I think maaaaaaybe I'm feeling something. Maybe. Last time I had an anterior placenta so I didn't feel any movement for a long time. But this time the baby has been up front and center (the...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   11-06-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 668
Posted By pennywhistle
Glad to hear it, babymonster!

Glad to hear it, babymonster!
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   11-05-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 668
Posted By pennywhistle
Let us know how the doctor visit goes, keakiepie!...

Let us know how the doctor visit goes, keakiepie! I understand your worry, but it sounds like everything should be fine.

Maternity leave laws in this country make me want to throw things. And...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   11-04-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 533
Posted By pennywhistle
I love reading all these stories! My first...

I love reading all these stories!

My first birth was great. The first thing I said after the kid came out was "Let's do that again!" We had intended to use midwives at a birthing center, but I...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   11-04-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 668
Posted By pennywhistle
Of course not! Those names go well together :) ...

Of course not! Those names go well together :)

And a year+ of maternity leave?!?! I'm jealous. Since I'm a federal employee, we have no paid maternity/family leave whatsoever (not even...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   11-03-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 668
Posted By pennywhistle
I work full-time; my husband stays home. It...

I work full-time; my husband stays home. It helps that I really like my job, and know that being a SAHM would not be a good fit for me. I miss Atticus at times during the day, but I also really...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   11-03-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 344
Posted By pennywhistle
Ha ha seriously. People just made comments like...

Ha ha seriously. People just made comments like "funny costume idea!" or whatever. So I wrote "Or maybe I'll dress up as Kate Middleton. Or any other pregnancy celebrity." and then people were all...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   11-03-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 184
Posted By pennywhistle
I just noticed that too :)

I just noticed that too :)
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   11-03-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 291
Posted By pennywhistle
I love these! EDD May 7 :)

I love these! EDD May 7 :)
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   11-03-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 344
Posted By pennywhistle
I also had a pregnancy announcement fall flat...I...

I also had a pregnancy announcement fall flat...I said something about dressing up as Jessica Simpson as a mummy, but apparently no one else remembers that that's how she announced her first...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-30-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 663
Posted By pennywhistle
My son seems to have completely weaned himself in...

My son seems to have completely weaned himself in the last 3 weeks - I was more than happy for him to do it, since he's 26mo and I'm ready to be done. He only asks to nurse maybe 2-3 times a week...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-30-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 803
Posted By pennywhistle
Cucumbers and dark chocolate are great for...

Cucumbers and dark chocolate are great for lowering BP. They don't go so well together, though.
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-30-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 169
Posted By pennywhistle
Cute!

Cute!
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-29-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 803
Posted By pennywhistle
SpiralBreeze: I had gestational hypertension last...

SpiralBreeze: I had gestational hypertension last pregnancy, and my BP is creeping up a bit this time, too. I'm working really hard on getting to the gym a few times a week, drinking a ton of water,...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-29-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 791
Posted By pennywhistle
We had our first u/s yesterday, and I am 13 weeks...

We had our first u/s yesterday, and I am 13 weeks tomorrow, so we told Facebook. My husband was dying to, so, there you go :)

I would totally lie, Everlong, and tell them it's a boy too! Just to...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-29-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 222
Posted By pennywhistle
We just referred to Atticus as "the...

We just referred to Atticus as "the [similarly-sized fruit]" based on whatever the apps said he was comparable to at the time. This fetus has been called Teen Wolf since the beginning.
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-27-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 803
Posted By pennywhistle
I'm terrible at responding to people personally,...

I'm terrible at responding to people personally, but love the chat threads since it helps me get to know people better! I have my first u/s tomorrow morning, at 12w5d. I'm excited! And jealous of...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-27-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 445
Posted By pennywhistle
Oh I'm so sad to read this. Sending you so much...

Oh I'm so sad to read this. Sending you so much love.
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-23-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 508
Posted By pennywhistle
I'm so sorry - that sounds rough. I agree with...

I'm so sorry - that sounds rough. I agree with the therapist - it's going to suck no matter what, so I would just get it over with, while making it clear that THIS IS A GOOD THING. Give her as...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-22-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 806
Posted By pennywhistle
SO many vivid, bizarre dreams. They're...

SO many vivid, bizarre dreams. They're exhausting.

Yay for quilts! I love the kid-as-scale pics, too. The second I hang mine up for photos, Atticus wanders up to photo-bomb. Here are my two...
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