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Soooo tired @ only 33weeks
How do you get yourself motivated?

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#1 danXO

Posted 13 November 2012 - 04:52 PM

My whole pregnancy I have been feeling fantastic so much energy, no ms etc...I've hit the 33week mark & all I feel like doing is sleeping & have no motivation to do anything which isn't like me. I feel so lazy as I still have so much stuff to do around the house before bubs comes (I'm still working) What do you do to keep powering on & get stuff done without over doing it??? Also when does this nesting feeling kick in....I'm still waiting for that hee hee

#2 pheazoid

Posted 14 November 2012 - 11:32 AM

Apparently the nesting doesn't always kick in for everyone, so don't worry if it doesn't for you. I'm 29 weeks, and like you I never had ms and had heaps of energy in the 2nd trim up until now. I think it's just pregnancy taking its toll on your body. I'm still working, too, and there's heaps to do at home, plus we haven't bought anything for LO yet! unsure.gif I've just been doing little bits here and there on the weekends (cleaning wise). Don't try and do it all at once, even if you're tempted! I never knew that cleaning could make you feel so sore and stiff, especially in the lower back. Maybe one thing at a time? And prioritise? So make a list of the things that need doing the most to the least, and then cross them off biggrin.gif

#3 danXO

Posted 14 November 2012 - 02:00 PM

Thank you I feel better hearing someone else is in the same boat as me  biggrin.gif  Good luck I hope you get everything done. I start my mat leave next week so that might help me get some more energy back!!!

#4 Natttmumm

Posted 15 November 2012 - 10:31 AM

I'm 27 weeks and sooooo tired too. I have always been tired though.
It's baby number 3 for me so that's probably why
Wish I had more energy

#5 mini mac

Posted 15 November 2012 - 10:47 AM

Energy levels of some pregnant women amaze me... they just keep going!!! I personally went through stages with both my pregnancies when I had bundles of energy and days where I was knackered as soon as I woke up! With my second some days were sooo long as my toddler kept me moving when all I wanted was to shut my eyes. Other days I'd be cleaning out cupboards and the usual housey stuff no worries then go out for lunch and come home and keep doing housework and cook dinner with no second thought.

If this is your first baby, I say rest rest rest. Don't fight your body. You will never get this time back again! All the stuff you think needs to be done generally doesn't matter. As long as you have the few basics for you and baby, the rest will fall into place in time.

As I said, while you can, enjoy your quiet time, don't worry about the housey things too much and rest. Or catch a movie, read a book, get a massage, get your hair done etc, cos very soon those simple pleasures go on the backburner for a little while...

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