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    Any Mommies with Gripes?
    oboingo76 posted:
    This board was so great for me while I was pregnant (had my LO in Feb this year). I enjoyed venting with the rest of the expecting mommies on this board and found so many of us had the same gripes.

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    Zaysmama responded:
    I have a few gripes and i am sure I'm not alone in this, but I guess no one else wants to sound like pregnancy isnt so wonderful.
    Don't get me wrong knowing that I have a little man growing inside me is the most amazing thing in the world but it really isnt all peaches and cream.
    This pregnancy has been miserable. This is #2 for me and with DS1 i had a total of 4 stretch marks when he was delivered & with this one I feel like the whole bottom of my belly is covered with them - eww... I have had some mild acid reflux this time so eating or drinking before laying down is a complete no-no, which sucks when you are anemic and want to chew a whole cup of ice before bed every night.... Also a result of being anemic, I have been put on Iron supplements which have helped with the dizziness but omg I have never been constipated before in my life and it sucks(TMI)!!!!... The heat has made it impossible for me to play outside with energetic DS1 (3). So although I am being lazier this time around, I feel like this little man takes up all the room and half the time if we eat out i get a kids meal and struggle to get that eaten.
    I love this LO to pieces and will do everything to make sure he is healthy but I am seriously ready to get my body, my energy, and my appetite back...
    I'm sure there are other gripes but I wont get into them right now, instead I will give someone else a turn! The final count down is on and I have 32 days until EDD

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