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Moved house, SO much to do before Cub arrives!

Friday, December 20, 2013

OK, so I'm now 32 weeks pregnant!

We have announced we are having a girl!!

She is pretty active, though midwife currently suspects she is head up, so I have to have a scan after christmas to see if she flips!

House is CHAOS.

We couldn't get anybody to fit boiler/radiators before Christmas, so we are *insert expletive* cold... and we cannot unpack anything upstairs as all the floors have to come up. Living out of boxes, wearing layers of clothes that don't actually fit is pretty uncomfy.

I have a trapped nerve in my spine due to pregnancy, its causing a lot of issues in my left leg, it feels like I have a horrific burn, and I cannot stand for any length of time at all. Seen physiotherapist and its all hopeful it will go away after Cub is born.

Will be back next year to loose, what unfortunately has not been an insignificant weight gain, I have a lot to... um, not catch up, but leave behind again. I am totally healthy with my pregnancy, no gestational diabetes or anything, no blood pressure problems, but have gained a fair bit.

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LEAN-N-LEXY 12/30/2013 11:15AM

    Hope your Christmas was a bit warmer and you find some friends to help you nest and unpack boxes over the next few weeks.
I had the same pinched nerve thing on my left side during my pregnancy. I swore baby girl just sat on that nerve and didn't budge. Which wasn't true of course, but it all resolved after the pregnancy.
Take care and be well.

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ROCKMAN6797 12/24/2013 5:15PM

    Congrats on the little girl Pookie!
Hang in there, it can only get better plus you have a wonderful upcoming event :)


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ME_HERE_NOW 12/24/2013 11:02AM

    great to hear an update, hope the renovations go as smooth as possible, oh and that whole birth thing too ;) i know you are going to be so happy in your little family cocoon! xoxo!

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QTEALADY20031 12/24/2013 10:46AM

    Pookie, I have been thinking about you. Hopefully soon all will be worked out with your home. I am hoping the nerve issue will resolve after the delivery. Congratulations on having a girl!! How wonderful. You and your hubby are very blessed! Have a very Merry Christmas and a great start to the new year! emoticon emoticon June

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DAVEYSHADOW 12/23/2013 2:24AM

    emoticon have a great Christmas and I hope you get the heating sorted soon. Only a few weeks and you will have your new baby and I am sure the trapped nerve will sort itself out!

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SHIRLEYX 12/22/2013 10:53AM

    Enjoy this time together as a couple.

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MARUKI52 12/21/2013 12:51PM

    good to hear from you Pookie. I hope the physio can do something to help you. How wonderful to know you are having a little girl. These days full of difficulties will become some very cherished memories in the future.......believe an old lady!!! emoticon

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HOLLYS_NEW_LIFE 12/21/2013 12:19PM

    CONGRATULATIONS on your baby girl! That's so exciting! Sorry to hear that moving has been such a process, it always is, lol! I'm glad you're coming back after the baby is born, but it stinks you have more to lose than you wanted. We'll be here ready and waiting = )

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POLSKARENIA 12/21/2013 11:30AM

    I so wish I had known about your CH predicament, as our house is in the middle of renovations and I know our guy could have done it. In fact, if you're still where you are, he still probably could do something for you as he's still working. Send me a sparkmessage if you want his number - he's excellent and quite local to you too!!

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KATHYJO56 12/20/2013 10:26PM

    Hi, It is good to hear from you. I have been wondering how things are going and now I am all caught up. It sounds as though the pregnancy is going well, except for the nerve. I am sorry to hear of that. I am thrilled that you are going to have a beautiful little girl. Things will get settled in your home soon. I hope it is warmer where you are than here in the States. Merry Christmas Pookie! emoticon

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WARMSPRINGDAY 12/20/2013 7:45PM

    Good to hear from you my friend. I've been thinking about you. Wanted to send you a spark goodie, but I've not been on SP much; my life has been a little crazy. Glad all is well with your pregnancy.

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KITT52 12/20/2013 6:50PM

    I am so excited for you....DH just asked me to day about how you were doing...I now have some info for him....Take care of your self, Feb. with be here before you know it...It would be wonderful if you had here on the the 14th...Valentines day...

You and your DH have a very Merry Christmas and a Healthy New Year....

I'll be looking forward to hear when the baby comes....I need to loose too.( and I am not having a baby, at least I don't think so.....only kidding) so we can do it together again.

emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon Merry Christmas emoticon emoticon .

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KITHKINCAID 12/20/2013 4:39PM

    I gotta come back too. I'm about 12 pounds higher than my lowest weight right now and feeling it! Maybe we can be buddies again. Looking so forward to all your happy days ahead with you new little one. So many congrats! Happy Christmas!

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TMW54812 12/20/2013 4:00PM

    Best wishes for a easy delivery and a Merry Christmas!

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WOUBBIE 12/20/2013 3:42PM

    Oy! So much to fuss with and so much discomfort! (In my case I was hugely pregnant in the late summer and wishing it was colder out - you just can't win).

So very nice to hear from you and that all is going mostly well! Can't wait for those pictures in just a few more weeks!

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LEXIE63 12/20/2013 3:33PM

    Hope the trapped nerve thing gets sorted out asap and that the rest of your pregnancy goes smoothly for you and your baby. Blimey, you must be freezing in that house.
Lex xxx

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