Dear pregnancy I have had enough now, thanks!


I want my baby in my arms now

I am fed up. Had enough. Shattered. Bored. Sore. (Yep you guessed it this is a ranty, moany post).

Yep at 37+5 weeks pregnant I can officially say I have had enough of being pregnant. The most annoying thing is that I am realistic to think that I will not go into labour any time soon as M was 2 weeks late and even an induction drip did not help move her.

I had an okay night's sleep last night and still I feel like I need to prop my eyelids open with match sticks. I just don't want to move at all. I am so incredibly tired, even when I was only getting an hour sleep a night I did not feel this tired.

This pregnancy has been so different from M's (could it be a boy?) and I have been lucky that the tiredness has only kicked in now. With M I was tired for the first 37 weeks of pregnancy lol. Movements are stronger this time (even though I have an anterior placenta) and they hurt so much at the moment which I can only assume is the baby trying to push down?

I know having a newborn will be just as exhausting as I will not kid myself and think it will sleep as well as M did (yep I actually gained sleep and energy post birth).

I just want to have my body back. To not feel exhausted with every movement. To exercise. To be able to go long walks.

I want to be able to run after M in the park and play that bit more with her. To climb climbing frames with her in the park instead of watching from the sidelines whilst hubby has all the fun. I want to be a fun mum again.

Until I started to write this I did not realise how emotional I was about how I feel but now I have tears running down my cheeks.

Right time to ditch tonights stew for a HOT curry, go for long walk, eat pineapple...



Training Mummy

Training Mummy is a 30 something mum to two beautiful children - a girl born February 2014 and a boy born in October 2015.

5 comments :

  1. aw I remember the feeling well, I think having a toddler to run around after makes the tiredness so much worse. The last few weeks of my last pregnancy I had zero energy and rarely even left the house. Good luck for labour it wont be much longer xx

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    1. Thank you, labour could not come fast enough to be honest. I just want my body back and some energy. Just being able to roll about on the floor and play with M would be great.

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  2. awww, hope you don't have long to go! I never really got to the fed up stage with either D or E's pregnancy thankfully. Not long to go now... the end is in sight!

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    1. With M I didn't get fed up as I had nothing else to do and I was enjoying being off work (it was over Christmas and New Year so had lots of distractions) but this time I am just struggling to do what I would love to do with M, just simple playing etc.

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  3. Oh lovely its so bloody hard being pregnant isn't it? I'm only 25 weeks and can't wait for it to be over lol. I really hope baby comes soon for you x

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