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If you had a single 'day off' from being pregnant, how would you spend it?!

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Zamaz Thu 15-Oct-15 15:45:42

My husband asked me this last night. He said if you could somehow have a single 'day off' being pregnant (he reassured me you'd be pregnant again the next day and everything would be fine with the baby, this is a magical, hypothetical question!), what would you do?

I came up with:

1. Bend down A LOT to make the most of being able to do it!
2. Enjoy not stressing about how baby is / if that feeling is normal etc!
3. Sleep to make the most of being comfortable!
4. Eat really runny boiled eggs and some stinky blue cheese
5. Go for a run
6. Curl up on the sofa with my knees into my chest
7. Have some really energetic sex (with him, obviously!!)

He pointed out that I missed out having a glass of wine, so I also added that on too!

Oh well, baby due in 6 weeks so hopefully after that I will be able to gradually start getting back to doing some of these things! (Number 7 might have to wait a bit!)

Junosmum Thu 15-Oct-15 15:56:46

Eat pate and drink red wine! Get my skinny jeans out and have night on the town!

TriJo Thu 15-Oct-15 16:04:06

Beer, salami and a 50 mile bike ride.

AbbeyRoadCrossing Thu 15-Oct-15 16:06:03

Do lots of things with DS as he's been a bit neglected by tired, huge me

PS you know you can eat eggs right? If you're in the UK look for the lion stamp,no day off needed

Zamaz Thu 15-Oct-15 16:14:40

Re: eggs, AbbeyRoadCrossing, I think eggs generally are fine, just not undercooked ones and I like my boiled eggs nearly raw!

AbbeyRoadCrossing Thu 15-Oct-15 16:17:30

Ah OK! I know you can have soft boiled / runny as they've been vaccinated but probably best not the raw smile

Autumn2014 Thu 15-Oct-15 16:23:11

I'm still struggling with all day sickness and nausea so eating a full meal would be lovely.
I'm currently planning a nice chicken korma with rice and coconut nan, once this passes.

Duckdeamon Thu 15-Oct-15 16:24:20

I would just drink.

originalusernamefail Thu 15-Oct-15 16:24:53

I'd eat brie, drink cocktails, walk without waddling and pick up DS1 without wincing.

Stinkilinky Thu 15-Oct-15 16:32:19

Eat Brie, eat pate and get drunk!

Ladypug Thu 15-Oct-15 16:32:25

I would devour an entire camembert, drink prosecco and sit in a hot tub :-)

BananaRaces Thu 15-Oct-15 16:32:58

I would eat salami, rare steak and sushi (maybe not in the same meal).

Go for a really long walk, and sleep on my back!

cloudjumper Thu 15-Oct-15 16:37:10

Sleep on my front!

fizzysweetie Thu 15-Oct-15 16:42:36

Eat all the cheeses I'm not allowed to. Then eat more. Cheese cheese cheese.

Did I mention cheese?

I really miss cheese.

waxweasel Thu 15-Oct-15 16:47:50

I would get utterly utterly pissed. It would be lovely. looks wistfully at the wine fridge

Stinkilinky Thu 15-Oct-15 16:53:06

I ate loads of Camembert when I was pregnant, as long as it's piping hot all the way through, it's fine!

Zamaz Thu 15-Oct-15 16:53:09

Hahahaha I love all your answers! Seems cheese and alcohol wine feature heavily, amen to that! grin
Ladypug I will join you in the hot tub!

SmashleyHop Thu 15-Oct-15 16:57:43

Take a walk without my pelvis feeling like it's going to rip in half.

Get a 90 minute full body massage (being able to lay on my front would be heaven.

Drink my weight in margarita's and dance like crazy.

Tie my own shoes without feeling out of breath afterwards

Crazy sex with DH. grin

toohardtothinkofaname Thu 15-Oct-15 17:00:49

Beer festival!

HappyBeet Thu 15-Oct-15 17:02:02


ROARING fucking drunk!

Haven't been a big drinker for some years, probably would get knocked on my ass by a glass of wine.

But I am really really looking forward to one (six) next year grin

HappyBeet Thu 15-Oct-15 17:03:17

Oh Brie, can I add in Brie?

Just a nice big chunk all for me, unwrap it and eat it like a sandwich...

GlasgowPingu Thu 15-Oct-15 17:44:31

Get really, really, really drunk.

Having to move hoose twice without being able to have a wee relaxing glass of wine (or three) has not been fun sad

And in an epic scheduling fail I'm going to be heavily pregnant for both my brother and sister's weddings. Scottish weddings aren't exactly known for being abstemious affairs...

Brummiegirl15 Thu 15-Oct-15 17:52:58

Get really really drunk.

Have a gorgeous dinner with DP of medium steak, cheeses and red wine and then go dancing until 2am drinking cocktails and champagne and then have glorious pissed filthy sex until dawn.

Today is actually my birthday so normally I would do that, but tonight sober celebration followed by a chaser of Gaviscon


Runningupthathill82 Thu 15-Oct-15 17:55:56

Fell run followed by Prosecco. Fuckloads of it.

CoffeeAndOranges Thu 15-Oct-15 18:02:22

I would spend the day similarly to how I spent my birthday in early march (a day which may or may not be the day I conceived grin)

Start with 5 mile run (cos my pelvis wouldn't be in tatters)
Pancakes for breakfast (with buckets of great strong coffee).
Rampant sex fuelled by lots of red wine in the afternoon
Lounge around on sofa (without crushing my internal organs with the weight of the baby).
Picky dinner with all manner of deli meats, squidgy cheeses, crackers, pates and more red wine.
Whisky nightcap. No Gaviscon needed for this forbidden gastronomic feast.
Bend down lots, tie and untie own shoes lots - cos I can!

Ahh, would be bliss...

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