Log In Sign Up

Moving While Pregnant- Avoid At All Costs!!


Forum: August 2013 Playroom

Notices

Welcome to the JustMommies Message Boards.

We pride ourselves on having the friendliest and most welcoming forums for moms and moms to be! Please take a moment and register for free so you can be a part of our growing community of mothers. If you have any problems registering please drop an email to boards@justmommies.com.

Our community is moderated by our moderation team so you won't see spam or offensive messages posted on our forums. Each of our message boards is hosted by JustMommies hosts, whose names are listed at the top each board. We hope you find our message boards friendly, helpful, and fun to be on!

Like Tree3Likes
  • 2 Post By sapphire116
  • 1 Post By BabyT_heart_beat

Reply Post New Topic
  Subscribe To August 2013 Playroom LinkBack Topic Tools Search this Topic Display Modes
  #1  
May 9th, 2013, 07:27 AM
Veteran
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Raleigh, NC
Posts: 169
So my husband and I closed on our 1st house last month, which was stressful enough by itself. Since our lease is up May 31st in our apartment, I thought moving would be a piece of cake. I was wrong.

The last 3 weeks have consisted of nothing except going immediately from work to the new house to construct furniture, paint walls, clean up the yard, etc. Then we go back to our apartment and pack, and pack, and pack. I'm EXHAUSTED when I hit the pillow, and wake up only to do it all over again. Tomorrow is our big moving day, and then I'll get to look forward to unpacking.

My mom had knee replacement surgery yesterday and I've been stressing over that. At least I have a superstar husband who has tackled all the heavy, dirty jobs and has generally just been amazing. But take my word for it...DON'T MOVE WHILE PREGNANT IF YOU CAN HELP IT!
Ray88 and mom2K&G like this.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
May 9th, 2013, 10:19 AM
Super Mommy
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: USA
Posts: 594
When I was pregnant with DS, we moved THREE TIMES. The last time was just 3 weeks before i delivered. I told DH I refused to move again until my next pregnancy. Lol.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
May 9th, 2013, 12:06 PM
Anchored's Avatar Platinum Supermommy
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Virginia
Posts: 5,693
I feel your pain! We're selling our home AND buying a new one-- our current house closes on 5/31... and we close on the NEW one on 6/26! We are moving out next week though because my husband is going to be out to sea for both the closing dates and I won't have help moving out (or in), so 6 weeks with NO home at all. I'll be sleeping on my sister's floor for those 6 weeks... exciting!

Can't wait to get this all over with!
__________________


*Thank you to
*Kiliki* for my beautiful signature!*




Reply With Quote
  #4  
May 9th, 2013, 12:10 PM
Veteran
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 376
I hear you! We're moving in late July.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #5  
May 9th, 2013, 01:42 PM
mom2K&G's Avatar Certified Dog Trainer
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Fort Bragg, NC
Posts: 1,691
I totally understand!! We just moved into a bigger house and we still have odds and ends back at the old one and cleaning to do. I am so exhausted everyday!! Thank gosh for DH who did all the heavy stuff and took the brunt of it. There is just still so much to put away and organize over here.. Honestly Im in no rush to get it all done. lol
__________________





Reply With Quote
  #6  
May 9th, 2013, 06:36 PM
Super Mommy
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 841
Hope your mom is doing well!
We're moving soon, yuck... The movers will be here next Sunday and Monday, I'm just so glad they will be doing all the work- I'm just supervising! We're adding 500 miles to our move by visiting my parents before to head out west for the 1200 miles to the house...
__________________
http://instagr.am/p/V5hMjdpOLd/




Reply With Quote
  #7  
May 9th, 2013, 06:39 PM
MyFantasticFour's Avatar Mommy of 4
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 1,302
Add us to that list also! We may be relocating several states away! I've been packing for a couple of weeks now and not being able to nest is KILLING me!!
__________________




Reply With Quote
  #8  
May 9th, 2013, 10:42 PM
BirdsWifey's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Arizona
Posts: 2,212
We moved to a different state when I was 33 weeks! The whole move I was like what the hell were we thinking lol!
__________________
Megan proud mommy to Brady (8.15.09) Asher (4.20.11) and Baby Girl (EDD 8.10.13)

Reply With Quote
  #9  
May 9th, 2013, 11:54 PM
BabyT_heart_beat's Avatar Baby girl Londyn 8/13
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Nashville, TN
Posts: 354
Totally already been there 2 weeks ago. I didn't do much moving but I did help bring clothes in and even after one trip I was panting and my heart was racing. I was like good grief I will NEVER do this again. So I know exactly what you mean.
mom2K&G likes this.
__________________


****Thank you*Kiliki* for my beautiful siggy****





Last edited by BabyT_heart_beat; May 9th, 2013 at 11:57 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #10  
May 13th, 2013, 06:24 AM
Veteran
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Raleigh, NC
Posts: 169
So we had planned to move on Saturday and had enlisted 10 friends to help....only to find out the forecast was for rain, HAIL, and gust winds! So we hired some guys off Craigslist to come on Friday instead. I did my glucose tolerance test at 8 am, went to another OB appointment at 10 am across town, raced back home to meet the movers, and directed the move by my lonesome while my husband was at work.

On Saturday we had about 5 friends and family help us move the few little boxes that were left, and help start unpacking. We spent ALL day Saturday and Sunday getting the house together, and my pitting edema was back in full force. We're talking thumb print lasting for 4+ minutes on my ankles no problem. The house is still a mess. I'm back at work today and ready to crash. Think the baby will be okay with 3 cups of coffee this morning? :-P (J/K! Only 1 so far)

On a side note, my mom's knee replacement went well and she avoided an ICU stay (unlike when she had her hip replacement 6 months ago). I'd call this weekend a success!
Reply With Quote
Reply

Topic Tools Search this Topic
Search this Topic:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 07:14 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0