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Irrational hormone stories- pls share!

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lockdownpregnancy · 29/07/2020 12:00

Hi ladies.
So this is a thread for all of us that wish to share their stupid stories and have a laugh at how irrational we all get in the third trimester. I'm 31 weeks so still a bit to go but I swear to god I'm ready to kill someone!
I just had a call from work about something and I just flipped! My DH just mentioned topping up our dogs water bowl and I just wanted to kill him (metaphorically speaking of course!)
We also had a hand knitted baby blanket delivered from an aunt of mine the other day and I just sat and cried!
I thought all this first trimester hormone crap was over with but clearly not!
Anyone else want to share their stories of acting like an idiot due to hormones! 😂

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GoshHashana · 29/07/2020 12:08

Ohgod - last night DH wanted to watch a certain comedy show. I said I didn't want to watch it and would go to bed. He said, perfectly equably, "ok, go to bed. I'll join you in a bit". I burst into tears and yelled at him for telling me to go to bed. Poor man. Mercifully, we've only a few weeks left before the baby comes. Although who knows what postpartum hormones will bring...

lockdownpregnancy · 29/07/2020 13:09

@GoshHashana that's made me chuckle! My poor DH still has 9 weeks left of me being like this! Poor broke! He works long hours and I think he's quite glad about that right now! 😂

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lockdownpregnancy · 29/07/2020 13:10

Bloke not broke! 🤪

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Phiphi123 · 29/07/2020 15:05

Last week I had given my partner £10 to buy something for the house while he was out and the next day he popped to the shop on his way home and got himself a few cans of beer with the change. When I saw the cans in the fridge I absolutely HIT THE ROOF because he hadn’t bought me a can of Coke or a chocolate bar or anything whilst he was at the shop. I properly lost the plot and stormed out of the house to go and buy myself a can of Coke but soon regretted it because the walk home is up a hill. I couldn’t even look at him for the rest of the evening I just saw red and seriously considered divorce lol!!! Poor bloke

lockdownpregnancy · 29/07/2020 19:30

@Phiphi123 why would he go to the shop and not buy you anything???? Divorce right there! 😂😂😂🤪🤪🤪
We get baby brain but what's the mans excuse! 😝

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BeHappyAndSmile · 29/07/2020 19:51

29 weeks on Friday and I cried today listening to all the "up yours corona" people on radio 1 😂. And then the other half said very sadly this evening that I'd been quite grumpy towards him today and could he do anything to cheer me up. There was very nearly more tears at that because I felt so bad 🙈. God help us for the next 10+ weeks haha

BeMorePacific · 29/07/2020 22:23

During my 1st pregnancy, I started crying after dinner. My partner asked what was wrong. Between tears I said “I really want some millionaire shortbread”. My OH said, that’s ok we have some in the cupboard. I cried even harder and said “but I’m too full to eat it”.
Amazingly my OH didn’t laugh at me at the time.. x

Prettylittlelady · 29/07/2020 22:29

On Father’s Day I went round to my parents house to drop off my gift for my Dad. He came downstairs and said ‘you don’t usually get me anything’ which I think was a joke because I always get him something.
I proceeded to cry hysterically about a plant that I bought last year and how I could see it out the window in the garden.
He was like WTF

Wowcherarestalkingme · 29/07/2020 22:33

When I was expecting my first my DH had said we could get fish and chips for tea after work. We were living with the in-laws at the time and when I got home he said MIL had made us vegetable chilli as she didn’t know we didn’t want tea. I burst into tears and ran upstairs.
Same pregnancy I was frying an egg and I knocked the frying pan off the stove top. I burst into tears again and stormed off.

FlowerPig · 29/07/2020 23:20

Enjoyed reading these!! Don't feel so irrational now 😃 here's my most recent....

Background - It's a bug bear of mine when DP leaves the door between the conservatory and living room open because all the heat comes in the house. It's even more annoying when the conservatory outer door is open and it's an open invitation for flies to come in and either buzz their way through the house or die once they're trapped in the heat and drop all over the conservatory.

On Sunday I woke up from a nap in the living room feeling crap/grumpy/stuck to the couch and realised DP had opened the doors to the conservatory and all the heat had come through. I started grumbling under my breath but gradually got louder until I was shouting "how many times do I have to ask you not to do this blah blah blah" so next thing he's walking through to shut the doors (and to shut me up) and I spotted flies and shouted very seriously (whilst still half asleep) "and now look, there's two flies walked in!!!"

DP couldn't stop laughing at flies 'walking in' which in turn made me laugh, but I was so mad and didn't want to be laughing so rolled over to cover my face but he come and sat next to me and caught me out.

Hate when he makes me laugh when I'm angry!!!! And now every time he sees a fly in the house he says, look another fly has walked in 😆

Daft really but it's the little things ♥️

Kb28 · 29/07/2020 23:44

I am so grateful for this thread!! I’m only 22 weeks but so far...

  • cried at the end of the football season because the montage showed all the fans in the stadium and I felt so sad that we didn’t have that anymore (I have zero interest in football!)

  • cried because nobody in the voice turned round for two boys who looked really disappointed and vowed my unborn child will NEVER be disappointed

  • cried uncontrollably because I felt as if my DP didn’t want to stop at the McDonald’s drive thru for me (he stopped, paid for my meal and didn’t complain I just felt like he didn’t want to stop)

Those are just the ones that jump to mind straight away but it’s nice to know I’m not alone!!!
Apsh2020 · 30/07/2020 08:20

Great thread to cheer me up.
35 weeks and so grumpy.
My poor 3 year old daughter I'm finding particularly annoying right now, she asked this morning if the baby was here now- to which I replied angrily does it look like it's here!
Luckily she has no concept of my annoyance and just carrys on with her annoying questions 😫
Also really wanted cake so bought one (chocolate millionaire 🤤) then couldn't sleep all night coz it gave me awful heartburn! Is there no relief!

Babyshine2020 · 30/07/2020 11:23

I credit because I'd waited three hours for Nando's to sit down and find out it was a reduced menu and I couldn't have my fino pita.

Hard life Hmm

Babyshine2020 · 30/07/2020 11:25


I credit because I'd waited three hours for Nando's to sit down and find out it was a reduced menu and I couldn't have my fino pita.

Hard life Hmm

I need premium to to fix typos!

I cried that should say.

But yes, we walked out and ended up getting KFC. I don't think my DH was brave enough to question my feelings. It's our first and were due next week.. he can't wait, probably for me to stop being such a mess!
BeHappyAndSmile · 30/07/2020 15:09

@Babyshine2020 I cried because KFC ran out of the zinger tower in the middle of lock down just after they'd reopened. I feel your pain! When you want something nothing else will do haha

lockdownpregnancy · 30/07/2020 15:12

Ladies! You're all legends! This has made me laugh so much!
We're all crazy! 🤪🤪🤪
How the majority still end up with our other halves at the end of pregnancy I don't know! I know it's us who has to carry and birth the baby but I think the partners need a medal for putting up with our shit! 😂😂

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Pinktruffle · 30/07/2020 15:15

I cried yesterday whilst watching 'Escape to the Country' as they were being a house in Yorkshire (my home for up until 5 years ago) and it was just so beautiful. I miss it so much, DH laughed at me and it made me even worse.

SkylinesTurnstiles · 30/07/2020 15:55

DH got back from work to be sobbing a few weeks back... I was crying because I had done the hoovering and I hate doing hoovering.
He thought I’d lost the plot 😂

TheLastDynasty · 30/07/2020 16:00

I had a proper bawling cry because my husband made me toast and it had too much marmite on it. Poor soul.

lockdownpregnancy · 30/07/2020 19:03

I've just got home from work and asked if my DH has cleared out all of his crap so we can finish the nursery and he hasn't done FUCK ALL, ALL DAY!
But don't worry, he washed some clothes!!!! 10 points to my superstar hubby!
Aaaagaggghhhhhhhh 🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬
I asked him in May!!!! MAY to sort all his stuff out!!!

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UrsulaSings · 30/07/2020 20:08

@lockdownpregnancy do what I saw someone else did in another thread and tell him if he doesnt do it by x day then you'll throw all his stuff out the room onto the floor, then follow through if he doesnt do it! His own fault as you would have warned him!

Honestly that would be stressing me out so much!! I'm 34 weeks and the babys stuff is all organised and labelled on different shelves. I am a very controlling organised person though so need it to be that way!

lockdownpregnancy · 30/07/2020 21:19

@UrsulaSings if I do what you've suggested all if his crap will be in my spare room or on the landing which I will then have to climb over. Plus it's expensive stuff (though it's crap to me!) so I daren't as if he did that to my stuff I'd flip! 😂
I'm working from home tomorrow so he knows he has no where to hide and he has to do it!
I've told him I want the nursery sorted by the weekend! And by weekend I mean Saturday! 🤪🤪
As amazing and wonderful as my DH is (and he really is) his lack of motivation is so annoying to me!
I'm like you I have to have everything organised ahead of time!
I'm 32 weeks at the weekend and I want to make sure we are prepared for when baby arrives as I suppose he can come anytime really! And having to come home to a disorganised room would send me over the edge! 😝😝

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Rachael321 · 30/07/2020 21:34

I lost it when my OH was hanging up the washing and he folded something wrong.
I cried when we were trying to arrange the gas man to come fix the boiler cause he arranged an all day appointment slot I wanted morning, he snapped back and said its all they had do you want it fixed or not. I dunno why i needed it to be morning i had no plans to do anything anyway 😂

I'm 37weeks. Thats all thats coming to mind just now...

Yellowbeansontoast · 30/07/2020 22:06

Here’s my few so far..
Had a meltdown when my player didn’t get picked to play in a match on FIFA (the Xbox game). I don’t even like football, I was just so sad for him as I felt he worked so hard.

Burst out crying when I got home after work and found out my partner got a haircut. It didn’t look bad or anything, I just prefer his hair longer and couldn’t face the change.

When I found out McDonalds delivery was £3.99 and I felt like I couldn’t justify that expense but also really wanted McDonalds. Neither one of us drives and this was before they re-opened for takeaways.

I’m sure there’s lots I’m forgetting but these are definitely the highlights so far!

RBF92 · 31/07/2020 01:29

These are making me feel much better 😂 I'm only 16 weeks but already have a couple!
1st one might not have been hormones as it was before I found out I was pregnant even though I was pregnant at the time... I was cooking a fried breakfast for dinner and broke the yolk of the fried egg in the pan and didn't have any more eggs to do another one so threw the entire meal in the bin, cried and then ordered a takeaway 😂
2nd happened when I was about 12 weeks, I was on the toilet when a huge moth flew into the bathroom, I was stuck on the toilet so shouted my husband to come and try and get it back out the window. He didn't want it to fly into the rest of the house where he'd lose it so he shut me in the bathroom with it while he tried to find something to catch it with. I've never been particularly scared of moths before but for some reason, I lost it! By the time he came back into the bathroom I was full on sobbing, tears streaming down my face. He got the moth safely out the window and I bawled for another 15 minutes even after the window was shut. I then proceeded to laugh utterly hysterically for 10 minutes because it was such a stupid reason to cry 😂😂

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