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Old 10-22-2012, 08:33 AM   #1
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Lil Shamrocks - Week of Oct 22

Hello Monday! We started refurbing baby girl's wardrobe yesterday. Not a moment too soon since her new clothing is starting to take over my closet.

QOTW: If you had 1 day all to yourself, what would you do?

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QOTW: sleep? No idea, never get it. But sleep sounds amazing.

I only have 5 weeks left of work til hubs says I can quit. So close. I am ready to focus more on school and DS and pregnancy. Yay!
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QOTW: I seriously have no idea. Whenever I'm alone I always find myself really bored and waiting to get home. I guess I would go shopping....

AFM: If I dont participate in the weekly chat early them I end up ignoring it &/c it moves so fast. So I wanted to check in early. Were all doing well. I'vve been super sluggish this week.

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QOTW: If you had 1 day all to yourself, what would you do? Sleep in, take myself out for breakfast with a good book. See a movie, take a nap then go get a massage!

I cannot wait until Friday when we get to see our little rainbow again and find out boy or girl! I think I will be wishing away these days until then!
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QOTW: This is a tough one! I'd want to sleep, but then I feel like I'd be wasting perfectly good hours of freedom! So, maybe sleep in a little bit haha. Then, I want brunch. A real deal, fancy brunch with omelettes and fruit and pastries, and smoked salmon and whatever other amazingness I'm forgetting. Then, I'd like a nice walk in the woods. I think I'd spend my evening shopping and doing other errands that are tricky with kids in tow, because I have to be kind of practical!

I'm trying to decide if my miserable sinuses are having problems with allergies, or if it's a mild cold. If it's a cold, then I'm doomed to a miserable winter since this is round 3 since getting pregnant. I usually never get sick, but pregnancy messes with my immune system. This is also the first year in 5 or 6 that I skipped the flu shot. Not convinced that I will be happy with that choice as the winter goes on...
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Re: Lil Shamrocks - Week of Oct 22

answer: i'd sleep some and get a massage, probably get my eyebrows waxed, lol and then read and crochet and/or cross stitch. i usually have 6 hrs of alone time every day so i've learned how to fill them.
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Re: Lil Shamrocks - Week of Oct 22

QOTW - sleep, watch a movie that I want to see, get a massage, and then more sleep. Sleep is on the mind today as DS boycotted his afternoon nap and I am struggling.

We're doing well here. Little girl has been moving a lot. It looks like she has a bit of an attitude already seeing that she evidently doesn't like her space cramped. If my pants cut into where she's hanging out, or if I put a little pressure from my hand down there, she starts kicking up a storm. Preview of things to come??
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Re: Lil Shamrocks - Week of Oct 22

QOTW: sleep seems to be the popular answer and that's what I'd do too and then some pampering at the spa would be nice

We're in the middle of spending a month in China visiting my husbands family and sightseeing, it's been an adventure so far and definitely feeling low on sleep. My 15 month old is having a hard time with a different bed and some different food, but for the most part he travels really well. I'm looking forward to getting home and working on some projects in preparation for baby.
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Re: Lil Shamrocks - Week of Oct 22

QOTW: I would surround myself with junk food, sit in my recliner, and watch back to back chick flicks in peace & quiet.. dozing off for a snooze whenever I felt like it.

19 weeks today, 1 week until my anatomy scan. I. Can. Not. Wait.
Physically, I'm doing okay... as I said in the m/s thread, the puking returned about a week ago after an almost week long hiatus. That was the longest break I'd had so far, so I REALLY thought I was in the clear this time. But, I'm dealing. I feel better in terms of "fitness/size" with this pregnancy than I did with my last 3. I'm nowhere near as big as I was with them, and while I am gaining a little faster than I'd hoped for, I'm definitely not gaining as fast as I did with my last couple pregnancies. So that's a plus. Baby is moving a ton these days.

Anyone else find themselves nesting already!? I woke up around 11:30 last night after being in bed only a little over an hour and I had such an overwhelming urge to clean that I couldn't go back to sleep. So naturally, I got up & began the madness. I scrubbed the hell out of my kitchen & bathroom... I'm surprised we have cabinets & floors left. :/ And then I tore into the living room and shampooed the carpet. At 2am. Dh came out to use the rest room and I swear I heard him mutter, "here we go again.." lol. I'm known to be what he calls a "chronic nester" during pregnancy, but I don't recall it ever starting this soon. I think I finally went back to sleep around 3am, got back up at 6 to see him off to work and get the kids ready for school, and I've been going on & off with random cleaning all day so far. I know I'm eventually going to crash hard, but right now I feel fine.
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I am lucky, once or twice a month DH will take DS with him to run errands. We live 1.5 hours away from the closest town so it is an all day trip, like 9-10 hours. I usually clean, make some freezer meals, sleep, go on a walk or watch a movie while eating whatever i want!
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