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Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   Today, 12:52 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,469
Posted By JessieBird
If you're too tired to celebrate, there are lots...

If you're too tired to celebrate, there are lots of women here who will do it for you! :grin: Though every day baby that stays in is a great day, this is a particularly exciting milestone I think....
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-19-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,469
Posted By JessieBird
Oh man, I wouldn't have been able to keep my...

Oh man, I wouldn't have been able to keep my mouth shut either. You handled that conversation really well!

I was just talking about circumcision with our midwife at yesterday's appointment - for a...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-19-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By JessieBird
So sorry you're going through this, it sounds...

So sorry you're going through this, it sounds awful! I find everything more intense when I'm pregnant - including illnesses that would otherwise be minor, they get worse and last longer. If it feels...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-17-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By JessieBird
Are you 40+? how do you feel about it?

Just wondering how many of us are "older" mums? I'm 40 and might be 41 when this baby is born (she's due right around my birthday). If you're in the same boat, how do you feel about it?

I feel...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-17-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By JessieBird
Ah your story about meeting JB is so similar to...

Ah your story about meeting JB is so similar to how I got together with my DH. Bit of an age gap and best friends for a long time first as well, it's wonderful!
Titus is a lucky boy!
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-17-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By JessieBird
Along the lines of food and cleaning, another...

Along the lines of food and cleaning, another great thing to ask for is a few months of pre-paid diaper service. Especially if you don't have a washer/dryer in your apartment or easy access to a...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-17-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 371
Posted By JessieBird
I'm so sorry to hear that many of you have it...

I'm so sorry to hear that many of you have it much, much worse than I do! My one day of not being able to walk hasn't repeated itself and I've cautiously increased my exertion with no change. There's...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-10-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 594
Posted By JessieBird
Make that two steps forward, TEN back!!! Not long...

Make that two steps forward, TEN back!!! Not long after posting about the Floradix, I dumped a full adult-sized bowl of chilli all over the lego table. There went the two free hours I had to get...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-10-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 262
Posted By JessieBird
For anyone who doesn't already have a stretchy...

For anyone who doesn't already have a stretchy wrap, here's an inexpensive trick: buy jersey knit yardage at a fabric store - I can't remember how much but I'm sure a wrap's manufacturer's website...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-10-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 594
Posted By JessieBird
You guys are so inspiring! I got off to a great...

You guys are so inspiring! I got off to a great start but have been busy so far this week and have created more mess than I tackled. No progress on the master closet or the pantry. :(

However I...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-10-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,469
Posted By JessieBird
I'm so glad to hear that everything is going so...

I'm so glad to hear that everything is going so well, all things considered! You must breathe a sigh of relief with every day that goes by! I can't imagine the boredom and frustration you must be...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-10-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 262
Posted By JessieBird
My preference is a Moby-type stretchy wrap when...

My preference is a Moby-type stretchy wrap when baby is newborn, then graduate to an Ergo or something similar as they get bigger. I'm trying to remember when that was - probably around 2 months but...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-04-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 594
Posted By JessieBird
Oh I will too, and a few other treasures in...

Oh I will too, and a few other treasures in mid-rot I'm sure... I can tell by the smell!

Frige is done! I'm ashamed of the large size of the pile of bad food headed for the compost.
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-04-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,306
Posted By JessieBird
My grandmother (paternal) was also Hazel. :)...

My grandmother (paternal) was also Hazel. :) That's partly our inspiration. Unfortunately, my mom did not like my grandmother at all and she can barely say the name to this day. DH and I also both...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-04-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 594
Posted By JessieBird
Thank you, this is great and I feel really...

Thank you, this is great and I feel really motivated! My general goal is to purge clutter and organize the messy corners of our house. I hope that this leads to more mindful spending in the long run....
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-04-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 371
Posted By JessieBird
Sounds like something we just have to live with...

Sounds like something we just have to live with for the most part. I was so scared the first time it happened - we had just arrived in Antigua and we were staying in the most remote and undeveloped...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-03-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 371
Posted By JessieBird
Round Ligament Pain?

Hi - is anyone else having bad round ligament pain? For me it started about a month ago and sometimes it's quite severe. Like can hardly walk severe. Blah. I didn't have it with my first two...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-03-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,306
Posted By JessieBird
You guys all have some fabulous names picked out!...

You guys all have some fabulous names picked out! I love Titus Rex, Ollie and Linus! Linus reminds me of my all time top boy name, Morris. DH has always absolutely hated it, says it reminds him of...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   09-03-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 497
Posted By JessieBird
I love the "minimalist September" idea and I"m...

I love the "minimalist September" idea and I"m totally in. I started cleaning out closets this morning and have three big bags of clothes to be donated already! It helps that I know this baby is a...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   08-25-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,185
Posted By JessieBird
What a great thread! I agree with pps who said...

What a great thread! I agree with pps who said that aiming to "get your old body back" is unhealthy, or at least off the mark. For myself and all my mom friends that I've talked to about this IRL,...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   08-25-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By JessieBird
I have terrible indigestion and heartburn too....

I have terrible indigestion and heartburn too. From the moment I get a positive pregnancy test, all three times. It then gets worse as the baby grows and puts physical, in addition to the hormonal,...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   08-25-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By JessieBird
Hi everyone! I've been away travelling for what...

Hi everyone! I've been away travelling for what feels like forever. Internet access was sketchy (and expensive!) so I didn't keep up on anything. I've just checked back in and am flattered to see...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   08-25-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,469
Posted By JessieBird
Oh Lillian!!! I have been away for almost a month...

Oh Lillian!!! I have been away for almost a month and just finally checked in and saw your news here and on the main I'm Pregnant board. I'm stunned and my heart goes out to you and your family. I...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-20-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By JessieBird
Girl names Hazel and Adele

Hi everyone - I feel kind of silly posting about names when we often have much more serious issues to discuss but I know there are a few people out there who enjoy talking about names, and I need...
Forum: December 2014 Due Date Club   07-20-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 728
Posted By JessieBird
That's wonderful KatelynRose! It's such an...

That's wonderful KatelynRose! It's such an amazing feeling, get ready for a lot more!
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