A short post on silly worrying (written 6th February 2015)

OK, so now I’m being paranoid. Yep that good old friend Worry again. And I know it’s stupid to stress about silly things but sometimes you just can’t help yourself right?!? It’s all because I lifted a silly suitcase.

I’m under strict instructions not to lift anything heavier than 20 pounds, or approx. 9kgs, at least until my pregnancy test, and up until now I’ve been good. Then I lifted my near empty suitcase up onto the airport shuttle, a suitcase which later turned out to be 11.7kgs, and now, especially with a little cramping after the lift, I’m worried. I know it’s ridiculous and that the extra 2.7kgs (hopefully) won’t make a difference, but what if we get a negative result – will I feel guilty because I lifted that damn suitcase? Let’s just say I’ve learned my lesson and I’m not touching anything even remotely heavy from now on.

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5 responses to “A short post on silly worrying (written 6th February 2015)

  • NotSoNewtoIVF

    During my 4 (failed) ivf cycles I would wrap myself up in cotton wool….For my last 2 I had bed rest (I literally only went to the loo and back) for 2 days. With my freak natural (so far 29 weeks successful!) pregnancy I obviously didn’t know I was pregs from implantation to being 3 days late for my period. I did all sorts….I ran for buses (the only kind of running I do!) , I lifted stuff, I was doing an exercise video which included jumping around, sit ups and lifting weights EVERY DAY! Basically I’m telling you what you already know but the 2ww crazy person is drowning out ….lifting a suitcase WILL NOT make any difference! Xx

  • Lauren

    The day after transfer I grabbed Banjo who was barking at my friend who came over. (You know what that’s like!) To my horror I remembered my no lifting instructions and fretted about restraining a 75-lb dog and if that was the equivalent of doing any lifting…

    As you know, we are fine. And so will you be. Xo

  • Lauren

    P.S. I like how my comments’ time stamp is in the future! 6:18 pm on Wednesday for you; 9:18pm on Tuesday for me!

  • mzpipp

    I hope your most recent cycle went well! Thinking of you.

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