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01/05/2013 at 08:38
Morning 1st tri ladies, couldn't see a thread so thought I would start one, might be my last time as I Guess I move to 2nd at the end of this week. Can't believe it!
Work now all know, I say this as I work for 3 people so really have 3 bosses. They all know know and were all great about it. No one had guessed (think they thought I was just getting fat!)
Nothing much else to report xxx
01/05/2013 at 09:04
LP- How exciting that you're mving over the 2nd tri already, yayyy! It must be such a lovely feeling. It must be lovely to be public about it too.
AFM- I booked my private scan yesterday. Thursday the 16th of May, I'll be 7+5 by then, it feels like ages away and I'm sure it's going to drag. I'm also now terrified, as soon as I booked it and had a date I started to worry about it. I have to just remember that no matter how much i worry it won't change the outcome, easier said than done!
Been feeling a bit nauseous, not actually been sick, but have definitely had waves of nausea.
01/05/2013 at 09:06
Thought I would pop over for a quick hello as I too have eloped to 2nd tri but feels strange doing personals to completely new people!
LP- Glad work were okay with you. I told work at 7 weeks as I had to have 2 doctors appointments and a hospital appointment within 2 days and I'm a terrible liar! The owner was a bit shell shocked as it was unexpected but everyone has been really good.
Went to my mums last night to show her the scan photos and she has already started buying bits and bobs! We were looking on the laptop for a while and everything I said 'oh yeah, we'll probably get that one' to, her response was 'I can pick that up for you tomorrow!'. Something tells me we are going to have everything baby needs and more by 15 weeks..
01/05/2013 at 10:29
LP - How exciting to be able to tell work, and yay for them being great.
Imp - I know that you're worried about scan but please try not to stress yourself too much. At least it's booked and you know when it's happening. Until then I know it's hard but please try to relax, lovely. xxxx
Sam - Ah bless your mum, that's lovely :-)
I did another CBD this morning (I'm a bit of a POAS addict) and it showed 3+. I'm supposed to be about 5+2 today so that made me very happy. 1 week until 1st scan! :-)
01/05/2013 at 10:41
Thanks penny. If I keep saying it to myself and others keep saying it to me too I hope it'll go in!
Not long until your first scan, how exciting!
I poas this morning too, only an ic, to see if the line was darker, and it was! I've done 4 in the last week!
01/05/2013 at 11:18
Ha - it's not only me then!
I've just been offered a lovely new job - one that I was desparate to get. I'm suddenly terrified of formally accepting it, even though I really want it. I wouldn't be able to start until I'm 4.5 months gone. I wish I could delay the decision by a week, until after the scan, just so that I know for sure what's going on in there. Gah. He send he's going to send me a formal letter, so at least that buys me some time. But still! Dunno what to do. :-(
01/05/2013 at 11:26
Oh, Penny. Firstly congratulations on getting the job. It always all comes at once doesn't it?!
What do you think you want to do?
01/05/2013 at 11:31
Penny- Well done on the job offer! I I'm sure you could manage to stall for a week if you really do think you need to. If you are not starting for a good while a week isn't going to make any difference! Maybe say you have sent it but it must have got lost, can he send another? I'm sure once you have formally accepted a job offer they wouldn't be able to back track on the grounds that you told them you were pregnant? I would definitely take the job if it is something you had your heart set on. Taking time out for maternity etc is a small amount of time compared to the length of time you could stay with the right company in the right role. Again, congrats!
01/05/2013 at 11:33
I think I want to take it - in other circumstances I would give my right arm for this job. But, I don't want to start a new job and then go on mat leave soon after (not v. professional), when I could just stay here until November-ish and then not come back. (I hate my job). The biggest draw of staying here is that my H works with me and can look after me when I get all fat and grumpy and don't feel like driving etc. *sigh*. I'm totally undecided :-)
01/05/2013 at 11:36
Thanks Sam. You're right of course, and they can't back out. i just feel guilty already! I feel like I would be messing them around. Even though I can tell them that I had no idea I was pregnant when I accepted the job - I'm only 5 weeks now so I think that's feasible. And I would commit to the company long-term - I've been trying to get a job there for over a year. I'm just scared of making that leap, cos it no longer affects just me and H, there's this little bean to provide for now.....
01/05/2013 at 11:37
Do you intend to go back to work after mat leave? If you do then I think you should take the job, particularly if it's a good job that your be happy working in. In an ideal world you'd have a year in a new job before going off, but I think in your situation you have to do what's best for you. You dislike your current role don't you?
01/05/2013 at 11:39
I really hate it. But part of me thinks I could suffer with it until mat leave. Although I would hate to have to come bak here afterwards - but I will need to go back to work somewhere.
01/05/2013 at 11:42
In which case it's better to be coming back to a job you want to do. I imagine going back to work after mat leave is hard enough, without hating your job. I understand why you feel guilty but I just think you have to be selfish in this one. You'll be happier in the long run which is better for little bean!
01/05/2013 at 11:49
I'm with Imp. It's a bit of an awkward situation but I definitely think you need to think about yourself! You would feel so much better going back from mat leave to a job you want to do rather than thinking you may have to go back to a job you hate.
01/05/2013 at 11:56
I'm hoping that I can hold off on accepting the offer for a week so that I can see the baby on the scan. It doesn't matter how many sticks I pee on, I still don't believe it's in there!
But I do need to accept this job, I think. It's just a question of exactly when I tell them about me being up the duff! The timing is just terrible but hopefully it'll all work out....
01/05/2013 at 14:20
LP - i'll be sad to be losing you to 2nd tri, but won't be too long before im joining you
Imp - Try not to worry and enjoy it :-)
Sam - Thats very genoerous of your mum, my mum keeps buying us bits and bobs but not really anything we actually want, trying to find somewhere to store it all is a bit of a pain :-s
Penny - i thought many times about PAOS again and again but managed to control the urge. I was sad when H threw out my original tests and i couldn't look at the lines anymore lol. Good luck with the job.
AFM- MS and tiredness has really started to wear off now, which i am SO grateful for. Feels strange to think i'll soon be in my second Tri :-s
01/05/2013 at 14:31
MS- Glad the MS and tiredness is going away for you! I was starting to feel better but the past 2 weeks have felt completely exhausted. Literally flopping in to bed at night and I am snoozing before my head hits the pillow! Come and join me over on the 2nd tri, need a familiar face over there so I'm mooching between the 2 at the minute! haha My mum and dad are a massive help which is much needed right now so we are so so grateful. We wouldn't have anywhere to put the stuff she is buying right now either as we are looking to move to a bigger house in August so I'm glad she is happy storing it all there for the time being. I did ask her last night 'Where the hell are you meant to put all this baby stuff!?' x
01/05/2013 at 14:32
Sam - I will move when I hit 14 I promise :-) Will drag Mummy S with me.
Ah1 No one has bought me anything yet, well that I know of anyway
01/05/2013 at 14:37
I'll be over soon i promise! Feel like im moving up to big girl school. Haha
01/05/2013 at 14:46
Hi ladies, just a quick one from me as I'm on phone in the garden enjoying sunshine whilst LO toddles round in the buff with a watering can, watering everything but the flowers! 6weeks today apparently Haven't heard from EPU re a date for early scan. Hope they hurry up, I'm impatient! Penny - take the new job!
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