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Hormonal Christmas

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Gingerbreadpixie Tue 25-Dec-12 12:32:55

I wish a peaceful Christmas to everyone

I myself have had a turbulent day so far. DH and I are at mums. I had a bad nights sleep on the blow-up mattress in the living room. Mum and brother both smoke in their own rooms, not in the same room as me, but my heightened sense of smell makes me feel like smoke smell is everywhere. I slept with the window open anyway so was cold all night!

Then when I asked mum to make sure she washed her hands carefully after cleaning cat litter tray she snapped at me -cue floods of tears from me!

I just wish we had a car and could drive home tonight but we don't. I feel like I'm spoiling everything with my crazy emotions but I'm only 4 wks preg so feel like there's "danger" all around me. I know in my rational brain that its not. But I'm not feeling particularly rational ATM!

Feeling rather sorry for myself... sad

Emsyboo Tue 25-Dec-12 14:03:47

Aw do sorry your having a tough time.
Christmas is hard on everyone and a very stressful time I'm sure your mum didn't mean to snap but prob felt you were being critical rather than having a genuine concern/worry.
Not great on an air bed and no sleep plus 1st trimester tiredness is tough.
Does anyone know you are pregnant? It is hard when you can't tell people why you are acting a particular way.
Try not to worry too much added anxiety is not good for you and it's going to get a lot harder but I understand these first weeks are really worrying but do everything in your power to stay safe and you'll be ok.
Many people don't know they are pregnant at your stage and drink and smoke and are fine but because you do know you are in a better position as you can avoid things that may increase risk of miscarriage.
Maybe a nana nap later will help you feel better tiredness and hormones are a bad mix at time wink
Try to enjoy your Christmas and have a lovely day. X x

Gingerbreadpixie Tue 25-Dec-12 14:44:25

Thank you Emsy. They do know I'm pregnant. They're not doing anything wrong, it's me being too fussy. I've settled down a bit now. Will probably have a nap after dinner. I do tend to worry obsessively but I'm trying very hard not to. I've actually ordered a natal relaxation cd. Hopefully it'll be here by the end of the week. I also have my appt with my diabetic nurse on Friday so it'll be good to actually see someone from the medical profession (haven't even seen dr yet)

I hope you're having a nice day smile

Lydia161290 Wed 26-Dec-12 07:03:00

You're not the only one who's been like a hormonal crazy woman today. I'm 10-11 weeks pregnant and in the morning sickness stages. I got cranky first thing when I was woken up too early to open Xmas presents this morning after having a rocky nights sleep.

Later, me and my fiance started arguing and I started bawling, and then I cried even more at the fact that I'd ruined my makeup after doing it before.

I had a nap before dinner and after taking three mouthfuls of Xmas dinner I was rushing to the loo to vomit everything up three times. His family weren't too impressed, I felt so bad.

I was officially a wreck. Not only was I still yelling at my fiance I was solely relying on him to make me feel better.

He came with me every time I rushed to the loo and put me in bed after the third time I threw up. I slept the rest of Xmas day and missed everything. Worst Xmas EVER.

Jollyb Wed 26-Dec-12 12:54:51

Not a great one here either. Tired and queasy. Too many of us cramped into a house in the rain. My mother, who is renowned for being a bit relaxed about mealtimes finally served dinner on Christmas eve at 9.30pm. I was almost delirious by then. Very relieved to be having a quiet day at home with DP and DD.

Gingerbreadpixie Wed 26-Dec-12 14:16:11

Genuinely sorry to hear of other hormonal Christmases!

DH and I are home now. I'm so relieved! Xmas day got a bit better yesterday, they did keep the smoking away from me but I still felt a little on edge as it just wasn't my own home!

Now we're home there will be catching up on Christmas Downton followed by Alice in Wonderland on BBC1 and some Fererro Rocher by my side! Lovely.

cupcake78 Wed 26-Dec-12 17:00:39

I've spent the majority of today in bed after a 12hr marathon yesterday! There have been tears, tantrums and lots of sickness. Dh and ds have been out for walks today while I stayed in bed or was sick. Hoping for a better day tomorrow.

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