I Forgot About You

A kick when I am at work, typing merrily away – I forgot about you.

A little wiggle in the middle of the night after I have got up for another wee – I forgot about you.

A flutter when I am watching Eastenders in those last few minutes of peace before bed – I forgot about you.

A giant movement when I am having that quick glass of icy drink in the kitchen – I forgot about you.

The insane punches and flickers that last for ages whilst I am blogging and it is all quiet – I forgot about you.

The little hello kick when I first wake up – I forgot about you.

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I just forget I am pregnant sometimes!

Pregnancy second time around is completely different. It is never solely in the forefront of my mind, as it quite was with the gremlin.

I genuinely forget about the little piglet I am growing inside who wriggles so often. Sometimes I am so busy, I don’t even feel it.

So I am trying to sit and savour those wiggles, flutters, kicks, punches and full on body rolls.

I have 9 weeks to go and I’m sure they are going to fly!!!

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  1. July 29, 2016 / 6:39 am

    Eeee not long! Looking forward to seeing you and bump and gremlin… And I guess hubby soon lol.Completley get where you are coming from 2nd pregnancies I think go alot quicker than the first without less fixation on things? #binkylinky
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  2. July 29, 2016 / 6:46 am

    I think it must be easy to forget being pregnant the second time round, you don’t have time to sit and think, your focus is often on the toddler running around. Nice to realise this though and remind yourself to cherish the moment. #wotw
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  3. July 29, 2016 / 7:45 am

    Not long to go! Congratulations! Lovely post x

  4. July 29, 2016 / 8:00 am

    You are right, with your first pregnancy you do sit and count almost every kick, but with your second you can be so busy with your other family that you do forget. It’s a nice little reminder when you do feel a kick or a movement again. Definitely do try and slow down a bit and savour it all though, 9 weeks will be over in a flash x #WotW
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  5. July 29, 2016 / 8:13 am

    I was the same, and it feels so daft, like how can you forget when you have this huge bump? But life is so busy you do and then you remember and it’s lovely. Eek not long to go now! So exciting xxx
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  6. July 29, 2016 / 9:43 am

    I found my second to be just the same, whereas it’d been uppermost in my mind all the time with my first. I did love feeling them move, enjoy it x Thanks for sharing with #WotW
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  7. July 29, 2016 / 9:43 am

    Pregnancy second time round is so very different, in my experience too, it’s easy to continue daily life and dealing with a little one without noticing how your body is changing and all the little flutters! But it’s great you’re taking time out to notice. And yes, savour the moments as these 9 weeks will fly by!! #WordofTheWeek

  8. Karen
    July 29, 2016 / 11:11 am

    It is different second time round, you don’t focus on it so much because there is another little person running you ragged LOL! The 9 weeks will fly by and then the fun starts LOL

  9. July 29, 2016 / 4:05 pm

    I guess chasing after another little one makes it easier to forgot the little bits of being pregnant. Time is flying by though! #binkylinky
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  10. July 29, 2016 / 5:08 pm

    Ahh! I remember being pregnant with my 2nd and I know what you mean. You do forget.
    Enjoy the last weeks of your pregnancy x
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  11. July 29, 2016 / 7:05 pm

    I am the same! I have just over 6 weeks to go and depending on what I’m up to the kicks go unnoticed! Having a moment today where I am counting my blessings and trying to cherish every moment!

  12. July 29, 2016 / 7:55 pm

    I was just wondering how long you had left when I read your last post! You’re luck you can forget on occasion, it obviously means you are feeling well and happy! #WotW

  13. July 29, 2016 / 7:57 pm

    Awwww exciting times! I am reading a lot of experiences of the second pregnancy in the comments above me. I only have one and I am hawk eye while pregnant. This is probably something that I wont experience anymore =P

    #wotw
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  14. July 29, 2016 / 7:57 pm

    I was so pampered by the Mummy the first time around. Can’t imagine being pregnant and chasing after a toddler. Try to remember to take it easy- I worry about you x

  15. July 29, 2016 / 8:40 pm

    I do the same, it’s so completely different this time isn’t it? I’m really enjoying pregnancy but it doesn’t consume every thought as the first one did and I’m savouring the moments with my little boy while he’s still an only child. I have 9 weeks to go too, I’m due on 2nd October! I hope it goes well for you, congratulations! xx

  16. July 30, 2016 / 11:57 pm

    Aw how lovely and exciting. I didn’t really ever forget due to the sickness with all three but I like the sentiment!! Hope the rest of your pregnancy goes well, are you ready? #wotw

  17. Nige
    July 31, 2016 / 8:50 am

    Very easy to forget when you are so busy love the photo super post Thanks for linking to the #binkylinky please come back next week

  18. July 31, 2016 / 4:11 pm

    I am 39 weeks tomorrow, and as this is my first, I am definitely looking out for every kick, particularly now maternity leave has started! I do sometimes catch myself unawares when I have forgotten I that I am pregnant, even at this late stage. #WOTW

  19. July 31, 2016 / 8:37 pm

    Not long to go for you now when you are busy it’s easy to forget. Think hubby is very broody lol Thanks for linking to the #binkylinky
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  20. July 31, 2016 / 10:17 pm

    When your concentration is consumed by other things around you sadly you do forget. Then you get a reassuring kick saying excuse me mummy I’m here. I hear you (or should that be read you?).#WotW

  21. July 31, 2016 / 10:39 pm

    Oh you are so lucky Sarah. Mrs OMG felt every movement, squirm and kick on Little Miss OMG!

    I’m sure those 8 weeks will fly by. That last one is the longest week ever!!

    #binkylinky
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  22. August 1, 2016 / 10:44 am

    What a sweet post! I miss all those kicks and flutters. Think maybe it’s time for another one – thanks for reminding me of the excitement! #WotW