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November 2012 - Will the Easter Bunny visit our babies?

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StuntNun Mon 18-Mar-13 08:40:32

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Brockle Mon 18-Mar-13 12:31:25

am I mean buying books for my boys instead of eggs?

stupid fucking drs have no appointments this week and pot luck for the emergency appointments in the morning if you manage to get through.

on a positive note Y slept through which is first time in about six weeks. grin I will slink away now

PurplePidjin Mon 18-Mar-13 12:35:38

Yw - ergo, beco, rose and rebellion erm... I'll have a think there are loads more!

No easter eggs here, I'm still no chocolate and annoyingly still a stone heavier than this time last year caramacs and cashew nuts just don't cut through the sleep deprivation sad

TooManyDicksOnTheDancefloor Mon 18-Mar-13 12:38:49

Afternoon quiche! After a lot a stress and tears this weekend I have found the reason for all of our feeding problems. Bronwen has a full upper lip tie. Her upper lip doesn't roll back at all, it is completely attached to her gum. I'm amazed she could latch at all, maybe you should check J's mouth too stunt. I now need to get her checked for a posterior tongue tie now. hmm

ValiumQueen Mon 18-Mar-13 12:41:52

dicks never heard of that. Will LO need surgery? What is the plan for feeding? Poor little mite, and poor you x

Donnadoon Mon 18-Mar-13 12:42:02


BigPigLittlePig Mon 18-Mar-13 12:43:27

Is there a growth spurt at 16 weeks???

PurplePidjin Mon 18-Mar-13 12:44:27

Connecta, boba, manduca, patapum, tula smile

ValiumQueen Mon 18-Mar-13 12:46:31

J is not right today. Might be from jags last week, might be building up a problem with formula, but likely he is getting virus we all have. Girls have low grade temp and cough, I have had a cough for a week or so, and J has coughed today and a bit snotty.

ValiumQueen Mon 18-Mar-13 12:47:27

bp 4 month growth spurt/sleep regression starts around then. Sorry.

BigPigLittlePig Mon 18-Mar-13 12:49:20

Bleurgh. She's ravenous. Will stock up on creme eggs & greys anatomy and set myself up on the sofa for the day week

PurplePidjin Mon 18-Mar-13 12:52:48

Dp is resting upstairs

Ds is sparko on me downstairs

Do i risk disturbing dp by doing a transfer? Might get 10 minutes to myself, an hour if it works...

MadamGazelleIsMyMum Mon 18-Mar-13 12:56:25

VQ just read one of your final posts on the last thread and really want to emphasise it to everyone in case it got missed.

Although it is natural to want to withdraw when you are having a shit time (I do this IRL despite knowing it is the last thing I should do), no one should feel like they should withdraw for the benefit of the rest of the quiche. If a poster wants to withdraw for themselves, that's different, but no one should worry about bringing negativity here. We are such a bubble of support and positivity that it is impossible to bring the quiche down. When anyone is feeling down/like crap/negative then that is precisely the time to post. It is amazing how getting replies of sympathy, support and advice from total strangers can be so uplifting.

PR am drooling. May have to bake this arvo now.

dicks your poor DD. Hope you get it sorted quickly.

YW envy at 2lbs a week without trying.

Has applepie posted recently? You were having problems with DP. Hope all ok.

Well, DS and I went for a nice long walk, and I have booked him into the creche at the gym for a couple of sessions this week. Need to get training for my little mountain climb in September.

DH has both DC all day tomorrow, on his own, for the first time as I am doing a KIT day. He claims not to be apprehensive. He's either lying or a fool. Probably both grin

MissMummy1 Mon 18-Mar-13 12:58:08

lily i am also day 1 of my first period since m (explains why I have been a grumpy arse all weekend...). I am a bit miffed, my mum assured me she went a year after each of us when she was ebf. I am ebf, and M doesnt sleep through like we all (alledgedly) did envy

I am going to post a note through dp's bedroom door: "you may be on nights but i am on my period; be nice to me and let me eat chocolate" smile

TooManyDicksOnTheDancefloor Mon 18-Mar-13 13:06:16

I don't know what to do now really YW, I'm waiting for the HV to ring me back. Hopefully it can be snipped but I might need to find a surgeon to do it privately as the NHS won't snip lip ties.

Lily311 Mon 18-Mar-13 13:07:20

smile. My sister got her period back after she stopped breastfeeding. My mum the same. It looks like I got again the shitty gene. O is mixed fed, I guess half and half so I am not surprised. I found out I was pregnant nearly a year ago, on 19th March.

Just got a call from dr, Olivia is referred to st thomas' with her hip. We should get a scan and an appointment with a peadiatric orthopedist this week.

TheDetective Mon 18-Mar-13 13:11:37

Afternooooooooooon! How can I be tired? I am posting to keep me awake. I had 10 fucking hours straight (apart from waking wondering why the little shit darling was still asleep!) sleep!

The house is in need of a good spring clean. I can not motivate myself to do it. The only way I could manage it right now would be if everyone just fucked off out the house for a full day and I could scrub til my hearts content, with no one to disturb me, or fuck up my efforts! I need to clean the windows, the facias, the sofas, the bedding needs washing, the bathroom and kitchen need a good clean. And there is a suspicious shadow inch of dust on top of the dado rails. Oh, and the oven. And the patio needs power washing. I also think he shed needs a good sort out.

On second thoughts, what if I fucked off for the day, and paid someone to do it?! grin.

Anyway... YW You are keen - checking the dates! That made me laugh. Had visions of you manically pulling boxes of easter eggs out, seeing the dates, and throwing them over your shoulder to get to the next lot... grin

I have not yet bought or eaten any eggs. I really really need to not eat any eggs. Really. Feeling very fucking fat right now. In fact, I am going to cheat. And take appetite suppressants. I know if I can get my appetite down, my weight will come down. It has worked before. I also need to stop giving DP an option on the evening meal. He picks the fatty stuff every time. hmm

Chasing I wanted to say the same as VQ et al, negative posts are fine! We aren't just here for the good times! I like a good rant anyway, can't speak for anyone else grin. Don't feel you can't post. Because you bloody well can! In fact, this group has got me through too many turmoils over the last year.

Toomany What is the option now? Can she have it fixed?

BPLP I am hoping 16 weeks does not equal regression. We have had enough regression! I think O would have slept through long before now to be honest, if it wasn't for the whole reflux thing. He was going 8-9 hours before it started, and it is now we seem to be getting somewhere that he has finally properly slept through!

Waves at donna how is your DD doing now?

Brockle not mean! I don't think DS would have noticed when he was younger! I've got myself stuck in the eggy rut now though!

I really need a nap now. I will not have a nap. No. Behave.

PennieLane Mon 18-Mar-13 13:31:25

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

ChasingDaisy Mon 18-Mar-13 13:31:34

Would my HV be able to offer me any help?

BigPigLittlePig Mon 18-Mar-13 13:31:34

Sleep is not the problem yet
She's feeding again - and it's good long feeds each time, think 30 minutes rather than 10. She's 16 weeks 2 days.

detective we power-washed our patio, it was a charming shade of slime-black. Turns out it's red and cream underneath, rather nice! Dh now wants to power wash anything he can get his hands on shame those sentiments don't extend to things inside the house

PetiteRaleuse Mon 18-Mar-13 13:31:39

Fucking dog sick. Not surprising with everything he ate during the night but FFS.

Had to mop the sodding floors for the second time today.

LO also vommed on my smart black coat as we were leaving to pick up DD1. It's dry clean only and only came back from cleaner 10 days ago. <weeps>

Seconding what VQ and Gazelle said. This thread is full of fun and laughter when we need that, but full of support too when needed. I don't think many of us can say that we haven't felt the quiche hug from time to time. It's what we are here for. We laugh together, cry together, and pick each other up when we stumble. We also slap each other with mouldy fish when necessary. No-one ever should feel the need to withdraw from the quiche. A time out may help an individual gather thoughts, but the minute you need to call on the quiche you can be sure we will all be here ready to laugh, cry, slap or whatever is needed to help you get back on track.

Lilliana Mon 18-Mar-13 13:32:05

Thanks cat and kirren. Feeling a bit better now, boob is easing, i've had a bit of a cry and now planning to take L outside for a bit if the sun hangs on.

I would prefer books than Easter eggs weirdo

Don't go chasing, we want to support you x

yes, how are you apple?

BigPigLittlePig Mon 18-Mar-13 13:33:07

chasing I would have thought so, and if they can't, they should be able to put you in touch withsome who can.

TheDetective Mon 18-Mar-13 13:36:29

Yes chasing I would have thought so. The can certainly signpost you to services who can help. Perhaps homestart might be able to offer you some help? If someone would come around and play with O once or twice a week, you could get some time to eat/bath/do whatever the fuck you like!

Lilliana Mon 18-Mar-13 13:36:30

Chasing i can't see any harm in talking to your hv. I'm not sure exactly what they will do but sure they will help and support you. Others will have more knowledge than me I'm sure x

TheDetective Mon 18-Mar-13 13:37:11

LMAO at crossposts BP!

Ps. Please send DH here!

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