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Stupid things you have cried about during pregnancy. Please share and make me feel less silly!

(162 Posts)
Fakebook Thu 18-Apr-13 13:20:23

I have just had a great big sob after watching the semi final of the Great British Bake off. Big tears and gasping for breath. Then half way through I started laughing at the stupidity of it all but the tears kept running. I'm not an overly emotional person. I get hormonal just before my period and normally get angry over things, not tearful. I can't believe I just cried over a baking programme! Never experienced this before in any of my other two pregnancies!

DreamingOfTheMaldives Thu 18-Apr-13 15:29:30

I cried because I had been doing some cleaning and was moaning about dog hair getting EVERYWHERE. I then sat down to have some pudding which I had been saving until after the cleaning and I found a dog hair on my pudding! I burst into tears and was sobbing "the hair even gets in my pudding!" My husband thankfully gave me a cuddle and didn't say a word but waited until after I had stopped crying before laughing at me!

I also starting sobbing in Sainsburys last week - my back was hurting and I was tired so I perched against a vegetable stand. A member of staff asked if I was alright and that was it - bottom lip started going and my eyes filled up - the more she asked me if I was OK, the more I cried! When my husband picked me up, I got in the car and was crying telling me whilst at the same time laughing at myself.

I think being pregnant is sending me slightly nuts!

dinkystinky Thu 18-Apr-13 15:31:55

I sobbed watching bloody Tangled with my kids...

glossyflower Thu 18-Apr-13 16:18:50

I sobbed for hours when some idiot outbid me on the very last second for a baby change unit on eBay.

YummyMummy17 Thu 18-Apr-13 16:25:56

I sobbed my heart out at Britain's got talent last weekend @ Attraction performing their shadow act!

It was amazing! And very moving I loved it.

Generally I cry at anything, if I come home to DH doing all of the house work I shed a tear

DS made me a pic of our family at nursery last week, I burst out crying at the nursery as I was so proud no one knows I'm preg so I'm guessing they were concerned lol

DolomitesDonkey Thu 18-Apr-13 16:26:58

A murderer getting arrested on Taggart.
My husband walking the dogs.

Teaandflapjacks Thu 18-Apr-13 16:29:25

When I first found out I was pregnant, it was too early to tell anyone, and I was doing some Xmas shopping. I was walking about the shopping centre when Cliff Richards 'When a child is born' came on. It's a bloody awful song, but it set me right off - god knows what the other shoppers though (this is in germany too...), wandering about half laughing and crying. I looked proper mental.

Yesterday I thought somebody had taken my shopping trolly when I went to get something - I walked about for 20 minutes back and forth looking for it, getting really worked up and convinced someone had 'stolen' it to take my re-uasble shopping bags. I even went to the checkouts to see and marched about eyeing up everyones trollys. And when i finally found it, where I had left it, I burst into floods of tears... blush

≤cringes at memory>

kissmyshineymetalass Thu 18-Apr-13 16:31:50

I cried because DP farted and the smell was vile

I was watching one of those stupid videos on YouTube where a scary face pops up to frighten you and I cried my eyes out

Fakebook Thu 18-Apr-13 16:44:41

I'm feeling less emotional now, so am seeing the humour in most of these stories apart from the baby elephant! I watched that documentary in a non-pregnant state and still cried sad

<Hahaha> at the murderer getting arrested. How could they?!

HumphreyCobbler Thu 18-Apr-13 16:48:35

I once cried because DH bought salami in the supermarket even though he knew I couldn't eat it. They were tears of pure rage. I told my Mum about him blush.

I also, at about eight months, cried because toddler ds popped his balloon and had a momentary look of shock on his face. The tragedy of it!

raspberryroop Thu 18-Apr-13 16:52:19

Cried in the phone shop as I wanted the shiny silver one and Dh though black one was a better buy. Cried in Band Q as couldn't find classic pooh boarder only Disney.

StorFetHamster Thu 18-Apr-13 17:00:10

I cried at Blueberry's story if the lovely shop! blush

CuppaSarah Thu 18-Apr-13 17:00:30

I cried at the Admiral multi car discount TV ad blush. That poor russain doll family just wanted to save money and without thinking twice leapt into the Admiral doll, yet when he came apart you couldn't see them anymore! He spirited them away, I wept at the thought of all those happy dolls naiively leaping into him thinking it was going to be a good experience only to have god knows what happen to them!! Dp hasn't let me forget this.

NorbertDentressangle Thu 18-Apr-13 17:04:03

A car park space in Waitrose that some twat in a 4x4 nipped into when it was quite obvious that I was about to park in it.

His nose in the air attitude whilst ignoring me ranting at him really got to me and I sobbed round Waitrose.

GaryBuseysTeeth Thu 18-Apr-13 17:04:07

This car advert
At first I was crying because his baby grew up so quickly & then I cried because it's bloody stupid to buy a brand new Polo for a student. blush

absentmindeddooooodles Thu 18-Apr-13 17:09:13

At 6 months pg do had to go away for a week. We had a long standing joke (that actually quite pissed me off) that he would never save me his last rolo. When he turne up having treasured his last soggy melted rolo for 6 hours driving and gave it to me.....I swear I was literally inconsolable!! It took me so long to stop sobbing, and it just happens to be in front if about 20 people!!!

gertrudestein Thu 18-Apr-13 17:21:42

I cried in Mothercare because all the maternity clothes were so ugly

cyclecamper Thu 18-Apr-13 17:28:50

I cried a lot, including at the dr, because I thought it was the menopause and I wasn't ready to face that blush.

TerraNotSoFirma Thu 18-Apr-13 17:34:41

I cried for about an hour about an advert for a donkey sanctuary. When DH came home all I could babbbble was "those poor wee donkeys"

My sis cried over dropping and smashing a jar of mayonnaise in he middle of tesco.

FortyFacedFuckers Thu 18-Apr-13 17:36:47

At about 8 months pregnant I went to the vending machine in my work for some cheese Doritos only to discover someone had ate the last packet cue hysterical crying, my full team at work trying to be sympathetic whilst thinking I am crazy then me marching round the office looking in bins for empty Doritos packets to find the culprit blush

SmethwickBelle Thu 18-Apr-13 17:39:07

Pregnant first time round and I had to pull the car over as I spotted a lovely horse in a field and it made me cry so much I couldn't see the road.

The horse wasn't doing owt, just being a horse in a field. I must have passed it in about 3 seconds. I can take or leave horses generally.

bettybyebye Thu 18-Apr-13 17:42:16

At about 6 months pg I ran over a pigeon on the motorway as I was driving into work (stupid thing landed in the lane in front of me, too much traffic for me to move). Checked my car when I got to the office and the dead pigeon was stuck in my grill! I got into the office and started sobbing my heart out, my poor (male) boss didn't know what to do! Two very kind colleagues went and removed it for me, there's no way I'd have been able to do it myself!

Librarina Thu 18-Apr-13 17:51:54

When newly pregnant I cried big, shuddering, snotty sobs in the middle of Adsa because they didn't have any lemon barley water and it was the only thing I wanted and nobody cared.

Now at 33 weeks I have cried today because a group I run for elderly people crocheted me a baby blanket... And I'm supposed to look after them. I cried yesterday because DH bought me alcohol free lager and it was so kind of him. I cried last weekend because I heard Karen Carpenter singing 'Sad Guitar' and I started imaging what I would do if unborn baby had an eating disorder.

Tomorrow I'm supposed to be watching 'Up' with a small friend. I really don't see how I will cope!

Annoyed101 Thu 18-Apr-13 17:52:46

When I was about 7m pregnant I was wondering round telcos with a basket and I thought oh god I'm never going to be able to shop with a basket again. I put my basket down and went home and cried blush

SeriousStuff Thu 18-Apr-13 18:03:01

Oh my gosh ladies! I'm half laughing, half crying here at your stories. Dreaming you had me in fits of laughter but could imagine myself doing the exact same thing! And queene, your sheep story really set me off - eyes were watering in seconds!

So far, I cried when I spilt a bowl of soup on the kitchen floor. I was carrying it to the worktop and let it down before I'd even reached it! I think the sobbing was more because of the disbelief that I'd done something so stupid so how am I going to be able to look after a baby?!

Also, a few weeks ago when I had bad nausea, the only thing I could stomach one day was cheese. Before I knew it, I had eaten a whole block and I felt so guilty about it that it started me off.

Then the following week, we were driving through quite heavy snow and no-one who came towards me would stop or back-up so I kept having to reverse (in quite treacherous conditions). When we finally came to a clearing I had to pull over and just started crying and laughing hysterically. My DH didn't know what to do!

Pollykitten Thu 18-Apr-13 18:03:51

I'm 9 weeks and these are all making me sob like mad. I remember when I was in my early 20s and had to see occupational health to signed off work - I had a series of about 5 deaths in my family, including my father, and I was explaining this all very calmly to the occ health lady - she was about 8 months pregnant and started crying inconsolably because she felt to sorry for me - I ended up comforting her!. My dog has just made me sob more because he is worried about the sobbing and was trying to lick my tears away [endless sobbing loop]

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