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Pregnancy Grumpiness

(72 Posts)
talulahbelle Wed 08-Jan-14 13:33:51

I am suffering with pissed off at the world syndrome at the moment.
I can cope and be polite with sensible normal people, but anyone getting in my way or being a fool needs to watch out.

Any tips on how to cope?

mrsmugoo Sun 02-Feb-14 10:03:35

34 weeks and totally fed up with unsolicited advice from parents on everything from "have you considered a water birth" (oh wow, no never thought of that, thanks for giving me the idea) to the constant harping on about how hard and life changing and awful sleepless nights we're going to have. WE KNOW.

Oh and telling us to make the most of the last few weeks together as a couple - again...hadn't thought of the for our bloody selves! hmm

GeorginaGrice Sun 02-Feb-14 09:00:21

I am 18 weeks and I have been angry at the world since 6weeks! I thought the further you got the less pissed off you became... Evidently not. I'll be happy as Larry one minute, the next I'm after ripping someones head off. Also, I'm struggling to keep my rather blunt opinions to myself, which isn't going down too well with colleagues.

weeza13 Sun 02-Feb-14 08:51:46

Hackneybird. I get you with the snoring, I can work in a stressful enviroment all day and be fine but the second DH starts snoring my blood boils and I start imagining rather creative ways of killing him, he just says he can't help it and I should just go to sleep. Well I was bloody sleeping until you started doing your impressions of an asthmatic walrus at 100 frickin decibels in my ear! I did literally kick him out of bed on to the floor when he came in after several pints and snored, beer snoring was just one step too far

hackneybird Sat 01-Feb-14 21:44:00

21+5 here.

I have a confession to make - last night In the early hours I KICKED my husband in bed. He was keeping me awake snoring. I have a nasty cold which is not helping at all and I just totally lost it and kicked him.

He's barely spoken to me today and I don't blame him.

Ilovekittyelise Sat 01-Feb-14 18:38:01

iv just seen this thread and im fucking livid. at 6pm myhusband asked if i would mind if he laid down for an hour. of course not you fucktard, i would fucking love to put the shopping away, cook our dinner, put our son to bed and clean up your piss from all over the toilet seat yet a-fucking-gain'. um shall i wake you from yourbeauty sleep if i go into labour or should i get a taxi you lazy fucking arse.

hows that for a rant?

Shellywelly1973 Sat 01-Feb-14 17:38:15

I'm 40+4 today. OMG I feel so grumpy!

Dc are really annoying me...

I've got a repair man in my kitchen fixing my washing machine. I've had no washing machine for 2 weeks. 4 visits later... I'm not letting him out of my house if he doesn't fix that bloody washing machine!!!

Tiptop32 Sat 01-Feb-14 17:21:18

Lastonedancing - snap!!! Fed up of weight gain threads to be constant.... Has no one heard of the search function???? I got no idea how much I put on as I have refused to be weighed since my booking in appt and I won't weigh myself until I go into labour!!! Whoops I am rather grumpy today. There used to be a thread called preggo rage which was very good

weeza13 Sat 01-Feb-14 16:58:52

am getting bit fed up of DH telling me I have got baby brain when he is the one who borrowed my car without me knowing then seemed surprised that I couldn't find the keys in my bag as they were in his coat pocket! Its as annoying as being told that you have pmt and it couldn't possibly be the fact that that person has just pissed you off. Nothing to do with hormones! when I'm being ditsy I am the first to admit it.

Sophieandboys Sun 12-Jan-14 12:37:16

Loopylou I've thought about all the old wives tales too and most do seem to fit with a girl for me. I'm planning to book a 3D scan as that seems to be the most foolproof way of determining sex as I don't think u could bear the trauma of funding out when I deliver that its a boy after the family hysteria that's ensued amongst grand parents etc in finding out that it's a girl. Hopefully that will put and end to the dreams if scans and sonographers and focus on just being bloody uncomfortable instead!

gemmal88 Sun 12-Jan-14 10:26:54

He's a dentist and smugly told me today that lots of patients say that toothache is far worse than labour. They must be the patients who had an epidural at 1cm then. FUCK'S SAKE

He obviously wants a smack in the face Gobbolino he's just too afraid to ask outright wink

It's my lie in this morning, I've been awake since half nine but can hear 3 year old whinging and OH whinging back at her so I'm staying put! For as long as my bladder will allow...

Misty9 Sun 12-Jan-14 08:56:10

I'm 27wks and really grumpy. Started yesterday when it was my birthday and a complete disappointment. Still grumpy today and can't seem to snap out of it. 2yo is avoiding me, probably best after he spent half the night kicking me in the bloody back
Only 13 fucking long weeks to go

schokolade Sun 12-Jan-14 08:09:40

I'm 38 weeks and generally not too grumpy. Was in a right grump yesterday though, and had a go at DH for his birth country having really stupid right of way rules that no one with any sensible driving training could ever make sense of. He just sat there and took it too, which annoyed me even more grin

LastOneDancing Sun 12-Jan-14 04:03:23

I'm lying awake after a stress dream about maxi cosi car seats.

If I lie on either side the child has a tantrum and judo chops me on the hip bone. Hard.
If I lie on my back I'm cutting off the blood supply.
Front is not an option.

So I come in MN for comfort and there is yet another 'I'm 37 weeks and have put in 9lb - eek, help!' thread hmm I managed that in the first month.

And I'm hungry.

Gobbolinothewitchscat Sun 12-Jan-14 02:51:06

I'm 40+1, practically incontinent and with a cough, great combo currently in the bath as I average 3 hours of sleep a night and googling hotels to go and stay in as DH is driving me mental

I may smother him to death with the birthing ball if he suggests getting on it again.

He told me today that nothing he ever does makes me happy. So why doesn't he buck up then?!

He's a dentist and smugly told me today that lots of patients say that toothache is far worse than labour. They must be the patients who had an epidural at 1cm then. FUCK'S SAKE

SomethingOnce Sun 12-Jan-14 01:32:04

people asking questions and then giving unwanted opinions

Ah, I see you had an interrogation from enforced conference call with my SIL too grin

gemmal88 Sat 11-Jan-14 21:59:58

I'm grumpy. REALLY grumpy at the moment! Mainly because people say stupid things.

OH got me an amazing T-shirt for Christmas, it says:

I don't care about your labour stories or what you think I should call my baby. Don't touch my belly and yes I'm going to eat that. NOW GO AWAY.

I showed it to my bump-touchingly happy friend (whilst I had it on) and instead of reading it she grabbed my belly and started rubbing it.

I'm 24 weeks on Wednesday and people say 'Oh, not long now!' Well, yes actually, it is long. 16 weeks is a long fucking time to still be pregnant.

Not being able to drink is a blessing in disguise for me at the moment. What I would end up saying to some people after a few wines....

AngP2585 Sat 11-Jan-14 21:51:33

I am 14 weeks and very grumpy especially with my husband the stupid immature things he says are really tipping me over the edge all he cares about is getting his wicked way. Totally not in the mood for it at all he is behaving like a school boy.

Loopylouu Sat 11-Jan-14 12:19:13

sophie I've had two scans telling my my baby is a girl.

But still at the back of my mind I am thinking "what if they are wrong".

Doesn't hp that all the old wives tales about bump size, heart rate, sound of the heartbeat, symptoms fit with her being male.....still, I'm not a fan of pink girly things, so it wouldn't be the end of the world!

Sophieandboys Sat 11-Jan-14 10:39:13

22 wks and grumpy. Think its a combination of having baby no 5 and so have been massive from about 12 weeks and the fact it's January which I hate anyway. I was feeling pretty buoyant as found out on Xmas day (the sonographer write the sex in an envelope for us that we kept til then) that we were having a girl - finally after 4 boys (love them dearly but boys still slightly alien to me!) But now has kicked in the stories of "oh my friend was told she was having a girl bought everything pink and it was a boy". Thought we were pretty safe cos two sonographers checked it (apparently because they don't usually were it down so he wanted to be sure) but then I had yesterday - "I had 4 scans and was told every time it was a girl and then it turned out to be a boy". So on top of the constant headaches, the incredible tiredness (which is getting better now they've discovered it was iron defficiency) the getting up to pee all the time and the living in constant fear of doing anything that might trigger the horrific SPD I had last time. I spent all of last night in between peeing having bizarre dreams about scans and sonographers (whilst I might add DH was out on the piss with his mates! - something that it so far into distant memory I'm not sure I was ever exposed to such fun!) and I've woken up with another headache!! rah rah rah! Rant over. Thanks!

BEEwitched Fri 10-Jan-14 16:09:12

He'd be wearing his glass of water, the way I'm going at the moment.

I'm either grumpy or teary, I don't seem to have sane middle position - I've been off sick for 12 weeks now and still feel shit but I'm talking to my doctor about returning to work part-time. I'm worried about the customer facing bits about my job because my fuse, let me tell you, is very short!

Seff Fri 10-Jan-14 15:15:17

Cheeky fucking barman! I would have asked why a fully qualified doctor was working behind a bar.

Loopylouu Fri 10-Jan-14 15:04:01

By the barman. I wish Batman did work at my local.

Loopylouu Fri 10-Jan-14 15:03:03

and yy to becoming public property.

We had lunch at the pub the other day. I ordered at the bar - pint for dh and a coke for me. I was informed by the batman that norther were suitable for me and would I like a glass of water.

Then, as I was shaking salt onto my food he commented that I shouldn't be having that either.

I wanted to shove the salt sellor up his arse.

Loopylouu Fri 10-Jan-14 15:00:03

I am sure the second trimester energy boost is a lie.

I am 28 weeks now and have felt drained and shit all the way along. I did in my first pregnancy too, and I was 11 years you get then and a hell of a lot thinner and fitter!

PixieBumbles Fri 10-Jan-14 14:52:47

23+6 and still waiting for the second trimester energy boost. Getting really fed up with people asking how the pregnancy is going, because nobody wants to hear "well I can barely walk, the baby is playing football with my bladder, my skin is red, itchy and covered in painful spots, I'm still being sick everyday and pissing myself at the same time and I can't get through a day without a huge nap, but otherwise great!" so I just grit my teeth and say "really well thank you".

Somebody commented the other day that I'm waddling when I walk, even though I'm "not pregnant enough" to need to waddle. Well actually my pelvis feels like it's disintegrating and an ungainly waddle is the only way I can walk that feels even slightly comfortable.

What is it about pregnancy anyway that immediately makes your body and actions public property to be commented on at will?!

You can't talk to anybody about how you really feel because you're supposed to be happy and grateful when all you really want is for the next few months to disappear and for it to all be over, so you just end up feeling hopelessly inadequate. When you do break down with pain, frustration and sheer exhaustion it's just put down to hormones, because what you really need is for your feelings to be invalidated even further.

This is my first pregnancy. When I told my mum she went on and on about how easy her pregnancies were, how she loved being pregnant and she was sure I'd take after her and breeze through it. Bullshit.

And now I feel bad because it could be a whole lot worse.

Sorry for the rant, I think I needed it. I am very fed up today!

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