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Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   Yesterday, 11:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 360
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   Yesterday, 11:01 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 543
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   Yesterday, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 79
Posted By pennywhistle
Cute!

Cute!
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-29-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 543
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, 12:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 645
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, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 98
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, 03:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 543
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, 01:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 356
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, 10:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 474
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, 01:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 754
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...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-22-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 474
Posted By pennywhistle
I'm also curious as to what her reasoning is, as...

I'm also curious as to what her reasoning is, as that would affect the way I would announce it. Does she just not like kids? Or does she think it's irresponsible for some reason? Or is she a...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-21-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,693
Posted By pennywhistle
I'm so sorry, Bruna. Sending you love.

I'm so sorry, Bruna. Sending you love.
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-17-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 723
Posted By pennywhistle
That's a tough one. I would say the name is...

That's a tough one. I would say the name is still free, considering the loss was early so the connection between the baby and That Name would be tenuous for me. But if your husband feels strongly...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-15-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 288
Posted By pennywhistle
Beets are good too, and are coming into season!

Beets are good too, and are coming into season!
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-15-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 272
Posted By pennywhistle
No tips here - my kid is 2 and he has no idea...

No tips here - my kid is 2 and he has no idea what's going on :) I told him there's a baby in my belly, and now when I say "where's the baby?" he points at his own stomach. Oops.
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-15-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By pennywhistle
I told my direct supervisor at 9 weeks, because...

I told my direct supervisor at 9 weeks, because we were discussing the workload for the upcoming year and it was important that he know I'll be gone May-July. I told him that he can tell the...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-14-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 563
Posted By pennywhistle
I am so sorry to hear this. Sending you and your...

I am so sorry to hear this. Sending you and your family a lot of love.
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-10-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 723
Posted By pennywhistle
I think you could still use Lucius for another...

I think you could still use Lucius for another boy - my husband's first name is his older brother's middle name. And I love Felicity, and think that Fae would actually be a sweet nickname for it. ...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-09-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,693
Posted By pennywhistle
Best news ever!!! So glad to make that edit!

Best news ever!!! So glad to make that edit!
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-09-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 414
Posted By pennywhistle
Sweet picture!

Sweet picture!
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-08-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 723
Posted By pennywhistle
I LOVE August. It was my first choice for our...

I LOVE August. It was my first choice for our son, but we ended up with Atticus - that was my husband's favorite, and once he was born, Atticus just seemed right.
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-06-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 655
Posted By pennywhistle
Oranges sound so good! I'm mostly in the...

Oranges sound so good! I'm mostly in the "everything just sounds...ugh" camp. I definitely can't eat eggs, which I miss terribly. I'm lucky to have a SAHD for a husband, so he does all the grocery...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-02-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,464
Posted By pennywhistle
I had my first appointment on Tuesday, just short...

I had my first appointment on Tuesday, just short of 9 weeks, and we were able to hear the heartbeat! I've been feeling anxious about this pregnancy, so that was a wonderful surprise.
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-02-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By pennywhistle
I'm not throwing up (much), but I have terrible...

I'm not throwing up (much), but I have terrible nausea and fatigue and basically just feel like I have the worst hangover ever, all day long. And, I'm working full time, too. I'm sorry you have to...
Forum: May 2015 Due Date Club   10-02-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 362
Posted By pennywhistle
I'm so sorry to hear this. How unfair. Sending...

I'm so sorry to hear this. How unfair. Sending you love.
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