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What's the most embarassing thing you've done in pregnancy due to 'pregnancy brain'?

(64 Posts)
moominsmummy Sun 14-Oct-07 13:07:21

Can't believe I did this - took DS swimming this morning and after 5 minutes in the pool noticed I still had my bra on under my swimming costume blushblush

still cringing now...

aleciawalton Sun 28-Oct-07 18:15:29

with first ds- was making dinner for dh who was watching the match at the pub with friends and said he'd be home for 5pm. it was a suprize dinner. he called to say that they were staying longer to play pool at 5 to 5pm. i yelled over the phone that i made this dinner. he said 'oh will be home in 15 mins then'. i hung up. then crying called back with in mins to tell him not to bother as it was all going in the bin as 15 mins was to long and it would be ruined and hung up. i then took the hot food and pans and through it all in the bin. he was home in 10-15 mins and started looking for his dinner... i started crying saying it was in the bin and now i had nothing to eat either. lol
this pregnancy i have accidently shopped lifted a pack of nappies for ds1. having put them in bottom of pushchair for easy shopping. then walked out with out paying for the nappies. when i was just outside the door i went to put the shopping in the pushchair basket found them and went back in to pay for them. they didnt know what to do, they all were looking at me funny. blush
i also many a times walked to asda got trolly full of food to then realize i forgot my wallet. lol

jaq39 Sat 27-Oct-07 22:05:44

Hi, just booked and paid for tickets to go and see Mary Poppins in November as a treat to myself, Ive gone to write the date in my diary and the tickets are actually for November 2008blush

I,ll have a bit of a wait thengrin
Told my DH and he of course thought this was highly amussing which made me burst into tears cos he was laughing at meblush! x

Washersaurus Sun 21-Oct-07 22:07:17

I went to my evening class at college wearing odd shoes too! One highish heel boot and one big biker styler boot...no-one said anything, and I didn't notice until I got home...at which point I did a pregnancy test grin

FloridaKbear Sun 21-Oct-07 22:07:12

Ask Maureenmlove about the KFC!! She'll kill me if I tell you but so funny.

FloridaKbear Sun 21-Oct-07 22:06:22

Left most of my shopping, bagged up, on the checkout in the supermarket. Got home and DH said "where is all the food then?".

Called the store and they had all my shopping waiting for me. I cried (obv) and made DH go back for it.

Also dropped a floor to ceiling mirror through the bedroom window (double glazed) and massive shards of glass went everywhere. Cried then too! And to phone DH at work and explain. He was so calm and just came home and cleared up and mopped me up!

I used to be composed but since having children, forget it, I am always crying for something or other!

moaningminnie2020 Sun 21-Oct-07 21:56:03

I spent ten minutes trying to get a full size french stick to fit in the fridge. And when I was in labour I declined to remove my knickers and asked the staff to just 'work round them'...(Am rather shy lol)

mumofk Sun 21-Oct-07 10:58:46

thank you all so much! I'm still crying with laughter and DD (23 mo) keeps asking 'mummy STILL luaghing?' can't even tell DH whats making me laugh as cant speak. Feel normal for the first time in ages!!!!! but can't think of anything paticular i've done- sure DH can!
thanks
mumofk

3Ddonut Sun 21-Oct-07 08:24:52

When I was expecting ds, I had gone to get dd's dummy (she was only 9mnths) came back and tried to put into dh's mouth, realised what I was doing just before, but he would have taken it!!!! MIL said, 'you're not pg are you?' errmmmm...... we were going to keep it quiet a little longer.

ninedragons Sun 21-Oct-07 03:50:39

I almost shoplifted a baby sling. I completely forgot I had it in my hand. The staff said err, did you get the sling from another shop? and I said what sling? They were very understanding - they said they deal with mushy-brained pregnant accidental shoplifters all the time.

Last night I told my husband that I would just get a fresh towel before I got in the fridge.

boozle Sat 20-Oct-07 22:17:23

My husband and I went to buy some new rose plants for the garden. We needed six and there was exactly that number left of the ones I had set my heart on. So I put them in the trolley and went to look at something else. Unfortunately, whilst I was away, someone helped themselves to two. On discovering this I sat down on the shop floor and simply howled. Then I went on a rampage around the shop, searching through everyone's trolley and accusing all and sundry of having stolen MY roses. It all seemed absolutely appropriate and reasonable at the time, but, needless to say, I haven't dared go back to the same place since ....

rosylizzie Sat 20-Oct-07 21:50:55

was standing at cashier in sainsburys with 20 year old trendy young man serving and couldnt find my money
then remebered i had stuck £20 in my bra as no pockets
pulled it out and handed it to him - warm....
his face was a picture

at family gathering while pouring out wine absent mindedly poured and gave my 2 year old a glass of wine to horror of family who obviously saw it as a regular occurence!

kiera Sat 20-Oct-07 20:35:40

dh and I went on holiday with ds1 when I was expecting ds2. went out for a meal in a pub one night, parked, locked car and were just about to enter pub when realised ds1 was still in car!!!

3Ddonut Sat 20-Oct-07 16:04:38

gigglewitch, glad it's not me who's still doing these things after 3 dc!!!

OP: when I was a kid I got into the swimming pool with my knickers on the OUTSIDE of my cossie!!! we used to get cossie on before swim and put knicks over the top 'so we didn't forget them' my mother was half bashing on the window to tell me and half hiding pretending I wasn't hers!!!!

3Ddonut Sat 20-Oct-07 15:55:30

wrote all my christmas cards to 'friend and ds's name!!!!

DonDons Sat 20-Oct-07 15:45:16

Went shopping today for maternity clothes. Went in two shops and asked shop assistants where I could find maternity clothes. In first shop I had my hand on the maternity rail. In second shop woman I was talking to was stood underneath 20 foot sign that said 'maternity clothes'. Is blindness a symptom of being pregnant?

Bouncingturtleskulls Sat 20-Oct-07 12:25:21

Had a slightly daffy moment at my last AN appointment. Was telling MW that I was feeling quite hot, especially hands and feet and she said "well you are carrying a hot water bottle". I looked at ther strangely and said "No, I don't". It took me about a minute to figure out whe was referring to the baby! Doh!

StrawberryMartini Sat 20-Oct-07 09:48:03

I wanted some soup. Got can out and bowl out. Proceeded to open bowl with tin-opener. Nearly got half-way round before I noticed what I was doing.

littleducks Sat 20-Oct-07 09:22:50

i went to my mils, keep hearing a beeping and was getting annoyed only to realise it was coming from my handbag. I had taken the cordless house phone with me and it was beeping as the battery died.

i let everyone think it was dd who put it there, but really i have memory of what could have happened but fear as handbag was out of reach it must have been me.

DH forgot we had a baby the other day, got out the car after dropping the kids at school and he just walked straight to the front door, he normally get Callum out of his seat as the carseat is behind the passenger door. I was like shock

gigglewitch Fri 19-Oct-07 23:02:40

biggest embarrassment is that i am still doing stupid stuff without the excuse of being pg - having three DC has made the condition permanent. blush
last week, arrived at supermarket, parked in child space, got pram out of boot then remembered no children were with me. hmm

shergar Fri 19-Oct-07 22:58:43

There was an article about this in one of the papers yesterday, and the man writing it said that his pregnant wife had to go away on business and left her car in the long stay carpark, came home, forgot all about it, and took a taxi home. He had to get the taxi to take him back to the airport to collect the car - he said the round trip cost £100 and the driver laughed hysterically all the way back to the airport!

sparklyjen Fri 19-Oct-07 17:57:07

At aqua-natal classes the midwives told us off for not wearing a bra under our costumes. Growing breasts need the support, apparently.

lostinfrance Fri 19-Oct-07 17:55:22

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chunkypudding Fri 19-Oct-07 17:19:50

got lost on the way to my pilates class (which I had walked to the previous 4 times with no problems.)

Phoned friend at work, told them street I was on, asked them where that meant I was and how to get to where I was supposed to be...

had absolutely no idea where I was or which way I should be pointing blush

Was pg with dtws. Realised that I'd left umbrella on bus coming to work, so in lunch hour walked to bus station - got very sweaty & puffed out - and ran gauntlet of bus driver's very smelly, smoky & noisy staffroom & endured comments from bus drivers (very large bump) to try to track down driver & umbrella, without success. Went back to work (raining again) and into fridge for sandwiches. Umbrella in fridge.

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