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Anyone else got pregnancy rage and want a moan??

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PoloMintCity Mon 02-Jun-14 17:03:34

37 weeks with DC2 today and feel like I've hit a brick wall. DH is doing my head in by doing not very much of anything at all unless I nag him incessantly and even then he gets it wrong e.g.'rolls for lunch' was on the list of shopping he was asked to get this morning, he was too tired to go to the shop this morning so went afterwards and still bought rolls for lunch which will now not get used...I know this is a tiny thing but I'm so hormonal every time I see them I have the urge to stick them where the sun doesn't shine! angry He has done his usual thing of retreating behind a wall of silence and I am fighting the urge to scream blue murder at him for fear of scarring DC1 for life with the extent of my psycho-ness.

Please tell me a. I'm not the only one b. excessive moodiness is a sign of impending birth and this will soon be over and c. It's okay to eat my own (significant) body weight in chocolate??

PoloMintCity Mon 02-Jun-14 17:36:21

Just me then hmm

Ducky23 Mon 02-Jun-14 17:40:00

Didn't want to read and run!

You are perfectly within your rights to eat your own body weight in chocolate. smile

I'm only 10 weeks at the moment and am feeling the rage angry aha

Geminiwitch22 Mon 02-Jun-14 17:44:31

1.No not just you. I've been getting rage at ohs mom, she won't do anything for herself and has made life difficult as she keeps saying she'll look after the baby when she can't even let us know when the bin next to her is full or make her own doc appointment.
2. I hope the hormonal outbursts are to do with pregnancy and will calm when baby is here....
3. If you cannoteat your weight in chocolate now when can you.

As for your dh have a calm conversation when dc1 is in bed about how your feeling and what you need from him.

Barbsta Mon 02-Jun-14 17:47:20

I smashed my husbands ps3 control off the wall and broke into 5 bits :s he now hides his valuables when he knows I'm angry lol

Geminiwitch22 Mon 02-Jun-14 17:51:45

Barbsta that's awesome lol

Donkle Mon 02-Jun-14 18:20:12

I'm only 8.5 and already a shebeast, children at school are actively ignoring me, I've made more phone calls home than ever before and written about twenty letters now.

I've lost whatever it was that made me give a crap before to control my rage.

I bollocked my husband for dream cheating, went ape shit at some guy who wouldn't get his ridiculous ass out the middle lane, pulled over and screamed at a kid for riding his bike in the middle of the road with a friend in the back and threw the remote at the TV because adverts were annoying me. That's all today.

You sound awesome and hilarious, I love it. You deserve all that chocolate.

PoloMintCity Mon 02-Jun-14 18:26:28

Thank goodness I'm not the only one - was getting worried I'm the only nutter! DH has retreated to work which is probably for the best for all concerned. He'd only have breathed loudly on the couch all night or some other equally heinous crime. I'm hitting the treat box once DC in bed!!!

polkadotdelight Mon 02-Jun-14 18:30:18

I just sat in the car with a bar of chocolate and cried my eyes out with frustration. You are not alone!

squizita Mon 02-Jun-14 19:11:16

Yes. I cried at a wedding on Saturday because I got sat next to a boring person for the meal, and my DH had an interesting person on his side. I was really cross. Boring person is a beloved relative of the groom, don't think it was a snub but I couldn't even numb my brain being preggo!! (NB didn't show I thought her boring I hasten to add!).

Eminybob Mon 02-Jun-14 19:25:42

Me here! I'm 32 weeks and want to give up. Not starting maternity leave for another 4 weeks, am tired and hate my job anyway do it's going to be a long 4 weeks.

PILs are driving me mad, keep coming round unannounced, usually when in in my pjs looking and feeling like crap.

FIL is doing us a favour by repairing a fence and painting a gate, but it is taking him forever as he is 70 odd and sooooo slow. So he's here for hours on end, evenings and weekends, will only come when we're here so I feel I can't relax in my own home, need to forever be popping out offering him a brew etc, we have large living room windows so he can see me when I'm lying about watching telly so I feel I can't, and have to look like I'm busy, plus he came hammering on the door while I was sleeping and DP was out on Saturday morning (lunchtime) as he wanted me to plug his electric saw on. Then used it. Loudly.

I know it should be grateful, it's a favour after all, but it's driving me INSANE!!

I cried about it on Saturday, I think DP thinks I'm mad.

PoloMintCity Mon 02-Jun-14 19:59:04

Oh yes, random crying! I had to hide in the kitchen (and cry over the sodding rolls) this afternoon!!

Missingcaffeine Mon 02-Jun-14 22:49:56

I sobbed for about 3 hours on Saturday, so much so, that I wiped myself out of doing anything for the rest of the weekend I was so exhausted from the sobbing.
It wasn't like something bad had happened, just woke up feeling sad after a week of feeling relatively good.
Today I needed to talk to my boss about something but I knew I wouldn't be able to talk to her without crying, so I just left it until tomorrow.
I definitely get rage too though - the rage I felt when some sneezy bloke took a seat right next to me (clearly very pregnant) despite multiple other empty seats on the bus and proceeded to sniffle and sneeze and wipe his nose on his hand. Oh and don't even let me get started on the rage I let loose when HMRC kept me on hold for 30 mins after giving me the wrong tax code resulting in my take home salary being about 50% what it usually is. And the rage in Mothercare in a big shopping centre when they didn't have anything in a size 10 or 12 - only XXS or XXL.

MissFruits Mon 02-Jun-14 23:44:52

I work in hospitality and am finding it increasingly hard to be lovely and smiley to unreasonable guests! I am terrified of snapping at someone as I have zero patience for stupid questions and complaints at the moment.

I snap at DP alot too for nothing. The other day I got really angry at me because he didn't psychically know I wanted orange juice. I will be glad when I become a rational person again

MissFruits Mon 02-Jun-14 23:46:46

Really angry at him*

flusteredmumto2 Mon 02-Jun-14 23:59:18

30 weeks here and ready to kill. The slightest thing and I'm either raging or a big ball of snotty tears. I hate hormones.

PoloMintCity Tue 03-Jun-14 01:07:28

Oh thank you ladies - your rages have given me some smiles (sounds like HMRC deserved their bollocking though missingcaffeine!). Trying to remember The Rage took to disappear after DC1 - hopefully not too long or DH might divorce me...wink

DrewsWife Tue 03-Jun-14 08:45:52

my husband ate my ice lolly last week. I had zero taste buds. just that. I went nuts. couldnt speak to him. he bought me 3 more ice lollies after but by then the damage was done.....

mampam Tue 03-Jun-14 08:59:40

I'm 16 weeks and haven't felt the pregnancy rage.......yet! In my last pregnancy I can remember getting in a rage because whilst out DH was supposed to bring me home a pasty. He came home with nothing. Said that they only had cheese and onion ones............I can just remember thinking "why, why, why?". The next time he just brought me anything with pastry.

I also went into a rage because DH made me a jacket potato but he had done 2 small ones instead of one big one!! blush

Alwaysbuybigpants Tue 03-Jun-14 09:15:09

This thread is BRILLIANT.
Eminy - your post could have been written by me!! Helpful PIL round all the time, Pre-pregnancy I would have been so grateful but now I just glare at my OH and go Indoors and cry, only to come back out in five minutes with an angry tea tray for them because I felt guilty about being inside when they are busy helping us DIY stuff. Then I go back indoors and put the telly on but don't enjoy it or relax until they have gone.
Polo- the bread roll comment made me snort. My OH has always been a bit messy in the kitchen but I used to find it endearing. We have this pot in the shape of a chicken to keep eggs in and he NEVER puts the chickens head back on after making eggs and yesterday I threw it across the kitchen in a rage.
Also he pulls his side of the fitted sheet off in bed while he is asleep and I have started to view this as a personal attack on me, and that he doesn't respect me, god the rest of my life is going to be awful etc.......
I'm going to keep a diary of crazy so I can read it afterwards and laugh.

TwigletFiend Tue 03-Jun-14 09:22:54

16+2 here and a raging psycho 90% of the time.

Nearly got myself fired yesterday for feeling the urge to scream 'Well don't be such a twat then!' at my boss - managed to bite my tongue long enough to get into the downstairs loo where I proceeded to swear loudly and long and also kick the bin. Came out to find the warehouse manager standing outside the door pissing himself, which made me want to cry.

I feel like I am clinging to sanity by my fingertips at the moment. God help anyone in the vicinity if I let go grin

LucyB1 Tue 03-Jun-14 09:28:57

I nearly cried in Sunday cause I wanted a Big Mac (not something I normally eat) and there was a massive q!!

DearDinah Tue 03-Jun-14 13:34:24

I'm on the brink of tears almost all the time, have a little ball of rage sat on my chest most days.
Work responsible for a lot, i really resent it for making my pregnancy really stressful, OH just being a dick the dogs contstant following me and whining/panting/pacing to go out all the time. SHUT UP ALREADY!
Then i get the guilt, then I cry, then I go to bed in a huff.

Barbsta Tue 03-Jun-14 16:28:59

Glad I'm on maternity leave because I would have been sacked :s in the last week it took a customer about 10 minutes to approach me and ask if I could please not shout at him today. I had a complete break down going from complete rage to tears in 30 seconds because my stapler ran out of staples. My cashier used to sneak beside me and constantly too up the stapler in case there was a repeat

ohthegoats Tue 03-Jun-14 17:53:01

Second whole day back at work after half term, and I'm already wanting to kill my boss. I'm also cross with myself for being so tired. I have loads of work I need to do, but too tired. I have started putting on weight, so would like to get to the gym every evening, but too tired. Meant to be arranging builders for new extension, but boyfriend seems incapable, and I'm too tired to remember to phone people during my whole half hour off a day. Mouth ulcers are driving me insane, they hurt so much.

I think I'd be really fucking angry if only I wasn't so tired.

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