Baby Corner


 
Old 10-24-08, 05:37 AM
Tracey and Neil's Avatar
is loving being a Mum to a miracle
British Community Leaders
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: Dorset, UK
Posts: 7,265
Thanked 283 Times
Points: 3
Level: 1
Weekly Activity 20%
Thumbs up Things to Do in the IVF 2WW...

Bearing in ind that some women take the 2WW off in order to give their treatment the best chance of working I thought it might be good to have a thread like this!! This was sent to me by a friend, and I thought it was very good!

1. Retail therapy
2. Visit an Art Gallery
3. Draw a picture or send your niece or nephew something special and post it.
4. Hire movies that make you laugh (no boring daytime TV allowed!!)
5. Go to the florist and get some flowers (un-arranged) and arrange them yourself
6. Call DH to say "hello"
7. Read magazines
8. Get creative with your photography, macro photography in the back or front yard.
9. Do something just for DH - something that will get a big response that takes a little effort
10. Download all your favourite old songs (MP3's) and play them really loud whilst singing into your hairbrush.
11. Cook/bake your favourite foods
12. Paint
13. Knit
14. Sew
15. Scrapbook
16. Groom your animals/make a fuss over them
17. Organise a girls night, including written invitations, white chocolate fondue, your fave movies or boardgames and cards. Have the party a few days after your 2ww is over. Either way you'll welcome the company.
18. Search for positive quotes on the internet, and if you find some that inspire you, make them into posters to put around your house.
19. Calligraphy
20. Pen a letter to a friend you haven't seen for ages. Reigniting old friendships can be a great distraction, and they'll think you're wonderful for thinking of them.
21. Go to the beach/on a drive through the country.
22. A weekend away.
23. Read trashy magazines
24. Get a gentle massage
25. Organise coffee dates (without the coffee) with close girlfriends who understand that you may not want to talk about it ad nauseum.
26. Remember that is ok to say no to other peoples requests, you have to look after yourself first.


SOME RULES:
1. Don't dwell on things you can't control - only the things you can!
2. If your mind does start to wander... use the list!!!
3. The only thing you can control is YOU so take action... use the list!
4. No watching TV other than shows you know make you smile
5. No long baths or showers (too much time to think)
6. No vigorous cleaning
7. No fighting - let everyone else win every argument
8. Relax!
9. Relax!
10. Remember that LOTS of people adore you and love you!



Feel free to add suggestions!!!...

Last edited by Tracey and Neil; 11-04-08 at 02:40 PM.
Reply With Quote
Thank you Tracey and Neil!
Colleen (03-08-10)

Latest Articles
Yes! You Can Eat Chinese Food During Pregnancy
Like many other expectant Moms, you may find yourself craving Chinese food during pregnancy, but are afraid of the negative effects of MSG and sodium. Squash the quilt and learn how you can enjoy authentic Chinese food at home.

Thyroid Issues and Fertility: How They Are Connected?
If you have been having trouble conceiving, one often overlooked health problem is an underactive or overactive thyroid. Learn more about how you can find out if your hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism is affecting your chances of conceiving a baby.

Simpler Drug Labels for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Mothers
If you've ever looked at your prescription bottles, you may have wondered, "Is this medication safe during pregnancy?" New labeling guidelines released by the FDA will now make it easier for you to know what medications are safe for pregnant and breast

Can You Take Too Much Folic Acid?
If you are diligently making sure you get as much folic acid as you possible can every day, you may want to read about this startling new research that says too much folic acid may actually be harmful.

New Alcohol in Pregnancy Guidelines Issued in the UK
New guidelines on drinking alcohol before and during pregnancy from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in the U.K. have been released. How do their guidelines compare to those in the U.S.?

January 2015 Baby Photo Contest Winner

"Puddin' Smile" Baby Photo Contest Winner
Congratulations Puddin15!

Calculators & Tools

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:15 PM.


Pregnancy | Fertility | Baby | Toddler | Free Baby Stuff! | Community | Baby Names

About Baby Corner | Advertising | Editorial | Contact Baby Corner | Terms of Use | Privacy Notice


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright © 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO ©2009, Crawlability, Inc.