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What are you missing this pregnancy?

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PervyMuskrat Sun 09-Feb-14 12:51:08

I'll preface this by saying that I'm actually really happy to be pregnant (it took a while to get here) and I realise I'm very lucky to be in this position. However I am really missing some things this pregnancy and feel like having a bit of a whinge.

In order of things I am missing the most , right now I'd love

a) Wine. Red. Lots of it
b) A stupidly hot bath, the type that makes you feel a bit faint when you step out of it
c) To go for more than an hour without really needing a wee
d) The ability to read anything even vaguely upsetting without wanting to cry. I feel I'm going to have to spend the rest of the pregnancy in a cultural void.

Anyone else missing things and feel a bit grumpy today? I'm only just in the 2nd trimester so it's not as if I'm in the horribly uncomfortable stage either!

ashley2212 Sun 09-Feb-14 13:00:18

It might just be the pregnancy hormones that ha e kicked in! I'm sure we all go through this! With my first I felt selfish because everyone else seemed to be able to drink and do what they wanted when they wanted. But you have to remember pregnancy doesn't last forever and you'll have a gorj baby at the end of it who made it all worth while!
Hope you feel okay soon!

PervyMuskrat Sun 09-Feb-14 13:29:23

Thanks! This is DC2 so I know I should be looking forward to the long term, I'm just a bit grumpy as DC1 has been elbowing me in the boobs every time he wants a cuddle and has also passed on a cold to me, which I can't take any decent medication for.

Ah well, I shall go and have some brew and biscuit to cheer myself up!

juju283 Sun 09-Feb-14 13:33:54

Im missing pate, rare steak, diet coke in copious amounts, being able to shave easily, i also miss not being miserable!

ThedementedPenguin Sun 09-Feb-14 14:12:01

I miss

1. Being able to roll over in bed without the agonising pain between my legs.
2. Being able to walk without pain.
3. Shaving my legs.
4. Sleep (can't get enough).

squizita Sun 09-Feb-14 14:18:31

Blue cheese.

I'm in 1st trimester, and all about salty food.

Of course I could just get some stilton and melt it, NHS says that's fine. Which takes me to point 2: having any energy.

usmama Sun 09-Feb-14 14:19:22

One word. COFFEE.

CumbrianExile Sun 09-Feb-14 14:24:46

Runny fried eggs. Am not normally that big a fan of fried eggs. But since I discovered I am pregnant its all I have wanted!
Oh and wine. More so at the weekend when everyone is posting pictures on facebook of people getting drunk!

Inglori0us Sun 09-Feb-14 14:27:46

Boozing. Sleeping. Coffee. Running. Skiing. My clothes. Really rare steak.

Squizita you can have Stilton.

DearDinah Sun 09-Feb-14 14:28:41

Energy & the blissful non-sick feeling

PervyMuskrat Sun 09-Feb-14 14:45:11

Rare steak, ooh I'd almost forgotten...

LastOneDancing Sun 09-Feb-14 14:46:43

Looking nice sad
So fed up of my ruddy, farmers wife complexion and looking all round and 'motherly'. I'm like a kindly matron out of an Enid Blyton book.

I want my collarbones back <wail>

PervyMuskrat Sun 09-Feb-14 14:47:35

And YY to energy. I am still in my PJs at nearly 3pm on a Sunday which hasn't happened in a very long time. I'm debating whether to bother getting dressed at all today wink

luckiestgirlintheworld Sun 09-Feb-14 14:53:44

Sex in the missionary position.
Standing up from the sofa without it taking 5 minutes and a pre thought out game plan.

squizita Sun 09-Feb-14 15:04:00

Inglorious yeah... maybe I should rephrase it "stilton without fusspots who know I'm pg fussing". grin Might get the NHS guidelines tattooed on my forehead.

Expectingtwins1975 Sun 09-Feb-14 15:08:50

Skiing holiday with mates - watching the Winter Olympics making it worse.
The ability to walk without feeling I'm waddling
Milk (makes me feel sick)

PotteringAlong Sun 09-Feb-14 15:13:22

Lempsip (feel rotten today)

bopoityboo3 Sun 09-Feb-14 15:25:49

Rare steak that is almost blue.
Being able to turn over in bed and walk with out wanting to cry from the pain.
Being able to get up off the sofa with out grunting like an old man.
Being able to put my shoes on by myself.

fidgetywidget Sun 09-Feb-14 17:09:31

That is all.
(*disclaimer- so far. I'm only 9 weeks!)

SweetPea86 Sun 09-Feb-14 17:13:53

Same as you OP and all the other ladies so happy to be having a little bundle of joy. But pregnancy is not for me.
I'm 31 weeks

1) not to be sick of feel nausea all the time.
2) beagle to shave or even see my lady garden lol
3) chirzo raw mmmmmmmmmmm
4) pate (don't normally eat much but coz I'm not allowed it I want it)
5) not heavy breathing and snoring never did before I was preg
6)be able to bend and tie shoes

grobagsforever Sun 09-Feb-14 17:17:03

You can totally have runny fried eggs Cumbrianexile! NHS guidelines are way out of date on this one. Chickens in the UK are vaccinated against salmonella. In the million to one likelihood you did get it, the risk is that you'll feel very rubbish, the virus does not pass to baby. You can also have the odd glass of wine! And coffee, up to two cups a day is fine! Read the emily oster book 'expecting better' which refers to proper science not the out of date, women hating nhs guidelines. They fail to give us access to the science because our tiny pink brains cannot be trusted to make sensible decisions.

grobagsforever Sun 09-Feb-14 17:18:30

Seriously, travelling by car is more risky than occasional wine, moderate caffeine or runny eggs!

PenguinsDontEatKale Sun 09-Feb-14 17:23:16

Sleeping on my tummy.


Being able to stand up quickly.

Wine by the half bottle not measly portion.


My normal clothes.

God I am a grump.grin

juju283 Sun 09-Feb-14 17:27:34

Ahhh yeah sleeping on my stomach. I miss that solo much, or sleeping on my back which just gets uncomfortable after a couple of minutes.

Pregnantberry Sun 09-Feb-14 17:31:45

grobags Interesting, I will look into that book.

Though right now, I am not missing any food in particular, rather I am missing being able to eat at all without being sick or extremely nauseous!

Also missing my energy.

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