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Restlessness

(7 Posts)
Mummyk1982 Mon 10-Feb-14 08:05:07

Hi all,

I started maternity leave on Friday, and I'm so restless!! I'm not bored, but I can't seem to just stop and do nothing! I spent all day Friday cleaning, was out most of Saturday but then had guests in the evening- cooked a full meal and then found myself tidying whilst they were still here, found loads of 'bits' to do yesterday- must've done 4 or 5 lots of washing up, went food shopping, sorted all of the clothes we have for our little one and separated them into laundry piles, cooked a meal for 4 of us, shampooed the lounge carpet ready for new sofa delivery today. Then today awake at 4.30am, stayed in bed til 5.45 but then got up, made tea and toast, took all fabric off Moses basket for washing, put laundry load on (half of light coloured stuff for little one), took yesterday's laundry down, tidied the bedroom. Have just sat down as my groin hurts but desperately feeling the need to get the ironing done!!!
Anyone else so restless?! Am 34+5, not sure this is truely nesting just yet.....a bit early I think!

SweetPea86 Mon 10-Feb-14 08:09:59

Hi Hun I'm the same even my legs are restless this morning. I'm 31 weeks and I'm currently decorating as well as cleaning every one is telling me I'm nesting but too me it's too early, god help me if I'm not nesting and it's yet to come.

I took early maternity and although I'm busy and loving the free time before baby comes I just want it to hurry up lol

TwentiethCenturyGirl Mon 10-Feb-14 08:13:03

I'm 37 weeks with DC2 and am still waiting for the nesting to kick in. Any chance of you coming round and being restless at my house? I've got a list as long as my arm to keep to you busy! grin

Mummyk1982 Mon 10-Feb-14 08:18:13

I'm glad it's not just me!!! Twentiethcenturygirl, at this rate I'm going to be so used to home being clean I won't know what's hit me when little one arrives and there's no time to keep it all up!

FredFlintstonesSister Mon 10-Feb-14 14:51:57

I was the same for the first two weeks of my maternity leave (36 - 37). Now 38 weeks and too tired to do much more than veg out in front of the telly! Make the most of it!

ChicaMomma Mon 10-Feb-14 14:59:06

Keep cleaning and cooking, in another few weeks you'll probably run out of steam smile
I could do with hitting the nesting stage myself, have nothing done! nothing!!

Mummyk1982 Mon 10-Feb-14 19:59:41

I've gone and over done it now- have an awful varicose vein down below (eek!!) and had to see doc this afternoon as it suddenly started really hurting and swelling, he now wants me to see a consultant obstetrician ASAP as he's worried about the veins it's feeding in to near the womb!! Argh! Have a horrible feeling homebirth is slipping away! :-(

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