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Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 01:36 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,490
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I am up through the night, too, usually to pee....

I am up through the night, too, usually to pee. I've said before that the pregnancy sleep issues are to prepare you for your new sleep pattern once the baby comes.
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   Today, 10:55 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,490
Posted By MnMtm
Pregnancy totally causes bowel issues. So sorry...

Pregnancy totally causes bowel issues. So sorry you're dealing with it. That and hemorrhoids are the pregnancy and childbirth issues that no one talks about.
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   10-20-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 129
Posted By MnMtm
I'm with you. I already feel less athletic; less...

I'm with you. I already feel less athletic; less able to jump up and go. And while my jeans still fit me in the butt and hips, I have started using the rubberband around the button trick because I...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   10-19-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,490
Posted By MnMtm
I have had a cold recently, too. (And can't take...

I have had a cold recently, too. (And can't take anything for it, of course!) I'm wondering if my lacking sense of smell may also be helping me somewhat with the nausea. I'm still nauseous, but not...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   10-19-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 40
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Posted By MnMtm
I admit, I had Ramen Noodles the other day. They...

I admit, I had Ramen Noodles the other day. They were the only thing that sounded good, so I tried not to read the ingredient list too closely. I did prepare it with a suggestion I read online, which...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   10-19-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,890
Posted By MnMtm
JennyT, DH and I have been pretty nomadic...

JennyT, DH and I have been pretty nomadic ourselves. We have moved 10 times in our 12 years of marriage. We are trying to cool it and settle down a little to provide some stability for the kiddos.
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   10-19-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 285
Posted By MnMtm
It was much more difficult with our first baby,...

It was much more difficult with our first baby, because a lot of people assumed we would magically change our minds on all of our well researched and well-though out decision once we actually had a...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   10-19-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,490
Posted By MnMtm
Actually having an okay day today. Still feeling...

Actually having an okay day today. Still feeling nauseous, but haven't puked once! I was up a few times in the middle of the night with DD, who is sick, and I ate snacks, and drank water through the...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   10-19-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 285
Posted By MnMtm
Neither DH or I were raised in a naturally minded...

Neither DH or I were raised in a naturally minded environment at all. When we decided to have DS at home, neither of us had ever known someone personally who had had a homebirth. Everyone in our...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   10-18-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 40
  Foods
Views: 796
Posted By MnMtm
I want Wisconsin Cauliflower soup, but I'm...

I want Wisconsin Cauliflower soup, but I'm worried that if I make it, I'll be sick of the smell by the time it's ready, and won't be able to eat it. Maybe I can convince DH that we should go out to...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   10-18-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 281
Posted By MnMtm
DS hated any sling carriers I tried. DD was okay...

DS hated any sling carriers I tried. DD was okay with it, but she really did better with a moby wrap. I switched to a Mei Tai when she got a little older, because it's a little simpler and quicker to...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   10-16-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 260
Posted By MnMtm
DH and I have briefly discussed names, but it's...

DH and I have briefly discussed names, but it's still pretty early. Neither DS nor DD had a name for about the first week of their life. We had ideas, but felt the need to see and meet our babies in...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   10-16-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 241
Posted By MnMtm
I have been waking multiple times every night to...

I have been waking multiple times every night to pee, and occasionally, in the early hours, to throw up, or because I am hungry. So, I don't know if I would call mine insomnia, because I know it's...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   10-15-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,890
Posted By MnMtm
skinnyloveBCI am so sorry. I have been there and...

skinnyloveBCI am so sorry. I have been there and I know how much it hurts. My thoughts and prayers are with you. When I lost my baby before DS, someone shared this song with me (it is a Christian...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   10-14-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 219
Posted By MnMtm
Also, HCG levels can vary pretty widely from...

Also, HCG levels can vary pretty widely from woman to woman, so I wouldn't put too much stock in it.
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   10-14-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By MnMtm
Yeah, I felt a little weird about asking my kids...

Yeah, I felt a little weird about asking my kids to keep a secret, as typically, we teach them to never keep secrets. I did tell them that it's just for a few weeks, and then we'll let them tell...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   10-14-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By MnMtm
My brother and SIL have widely spaced kids,...

My brother and SIL have widely spaced kids, currently aged 17, 12, 10, 3 and 1. She was in her late 30s for number 4, and 40 for number 5. She said it was such a big help to have interested, and...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   10-14-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 228
Posted By MnMtm
I hate insurance companies. We now choose not...

I hate insurance companies. We now choose not have any insurance, and simply use or savings. DH says we are "self-insured." We have paid for all our prenatal care, and the births of our children, and...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   10-14-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 171
Posted By MnMtm
I would definitely not share any photos if it...

I would definitely not share any photos if it were not set to just group members. I may, if only group members could see them, but still not anything too personal; I mean, pretty much anyone can join...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   10-13-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By MnMtm
I already told my kids, because my son was...

I already told my kids, because my son was concerned that I was throwing up so often. I did tell him that it's a family secret for now, but that I'll let him know when he can tell people. DD now...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   10-12-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,890
Posted By MnMtm
Good-luck telling your dad! DH and I were...

Good-luck telling your dad!


DH and I were discussing if I should try to wear baggy clothes to hide my already-slightly-emerging pooch to hold off people guessing as long as possible, and he...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   10-12-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 40
  Foods
Views: 796
Posted By MnMtm
I'm frequently starving and nauseous. It's a...

I'm frequently starving and nauseous. It's a battle to see if I can think of food that doesn't make me want to puke. If I think of something that sounds good, I have to eat it ASAP before it starts...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   10-09-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,490
Posted By MnMtm
Melinda, symptoms usually subside after your...

Melinda, symptoms usually subside after your hormone levels go down because the placenta takes over for the yolk sac. With DS, I often said that it wasn't fair I had to go through 2 first trimesters...
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   10-09-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
  Songs
Views: 307
Posted By MnMtm
Of course, there's "With Arms Wide Open," by...

Of course, there's "With Arms Wide Open," by Creed, and "Danny's Song" by Kenny Loggins (or Carly Simons; both have sung it.)
Forum: June 2015 Due Date Club   10-09-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
  Songs
Views: 307
Posted By MnMtm
Songs

I was listening to the radio today, and a song came on that lifted my spirits, and reminded me what a precious miracle it is to be nourishing and growing a child. (Still not fully dealing with it...
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