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February 6th, 2010, 03:47 PM
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My legs are a horrid mess lately. My thigh muscles are really tense and tight and I stay so sore and unable to move around easily.

Last night I got this brilliant idea to take a bath. I have a huge whirlpool tub that has 2 steps going up to it. It's pretty deep. I did great until it was time to get out. My legs just wouldn't push me up out of the tub. I finally managed to get out but I've decided no more baths for me. Now my legs are sore. I feel like I pulled or over used one of my muscles.

This is my third pregnancy and I've never had this problem before. What do you think it is? I'm considering a prenatal massage now. I'll do anything to get my legs working better.
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February 6th, 2010, 03:58 PM
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Oh sweetie I'm so sorry but I had to laugh, with my last pregnancy we had a much nicer tub (deep and jetted) and the same thing happened to me in my last few weeks.. I had to actually call DH to help pull me out!!! This time our lame tub isn't even deep enough to cover 1/2 my bottom so I haven't even bothered.

Also so sorry about your legs, mine are a mess this pregnancy (were last time too). I'm also thinking of looking into a massage or chiropractor or something, I have major issues with sciatic nerve pain in my right leg as well. I've been slathering mine with muscle ointment and using heating pads... barely helps to tell the truth.
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February 6th, 2010, 07:16 PM
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LOL, i don't mean to laugh but that cracked me up. poor thing though, that's no fun being sore like that. you could also consider prenatal yoga, it helps stretch out sore muscles. i got a prenatal massage a few weeks ago and it was WONDERFUL. and the place i went wasn't even expensive at all.

hope they feel better! ps. i'm jealous of your gigantic bathtub!!
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February 6th, 2010, 07:39 PM
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I say GO FOR THE MASSAGE! You deserve it!
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February 6th, 2010, 07:44 PM
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I'd recommend the massage too! I had one last week and it was so relaxing. I am also jealous of your big tub. Mine is short and shallow and I can't even fit in it when I'm not preggo.
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February 6th, 2010, 08:53 PM
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U totally reminded me to make my appt for a prenatal massage.

Sorry you're having such a hard time and is aching. Hopefully the massage does the trick
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