Things to do on Bedrest....

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korie
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Re : Things to do on Bedrest....

Postby korie » Mon Oct 18, 2010 00:19 am

I am on bed rest and just finished a project I have wanted to do for YEARS. At Hallmark they have blank cookbooks, they are super cute. I bought one and put all my favorite recipes in there and organized them. Now they are all in once place, love it.

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Re : Things to do on Bedrest....

Postby emmyab » Tue Jun 01, 2010 09:37 pm

i was on bed rest in the hospital, it was so bad they hardly let me get up to pee, but the nurses would come keep me compony, lots of bored games, and the enet. i also slept alot.

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Re : Things to do on Bedrest....

Postby merz4 » Thu May 20, 2010 05:45 pm

another good site - laugh out loud funny

http://awkwardfamilyphotos.com/category ... me/page/1/

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Re : Things to do on Bedrest....

Postby rebeccac » Thu Sep 25, 2008 11:23 pm

Make DH re-arrange the furniture so you can see the T.V., LOL! I could kind of see ours but had to arch my neck while lying on my left side. NOT comfy!

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Re : Things to do on Bedrest....

Postby kathyc » Thu May 08, 2008 08:41 pm

I found a good one today! Unintentionally funny e-mails and text messages from Moms. Kept me laughing for quite a while!!

http://www.postcardsfromyomomma.com/


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Re : Things to do on Bedrest....

Postby amanda » Mon Apr 14, 2008 09:46 am

One thing that I don't recommend - being alone with a debit card and a laptop!!!! I made my dh take mine away!

Read - some books to try: The Sweet Potatoes First Big A** Novel (yes, it's really named that!)
Anything by Mary Kay Andrews - Savannah Blues, Hissy Fit. Anything that's fun, light, and makes you laugh and stays away from the baby issue!

Making lists of dinner menus/shopping lists for when you get home - done by weeks.

If people have planned to help you out, making lists of what help you need.

Just some ideas!

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Re : Things to do on Bedrest....

Postby summerw77 » Wed Apr 09, 2008 10:32 pm

I played ALOT of video Texas Hold Um (of course I got knocked up in Vegas so you know I love to gamble LOL) And preeclampsia board.........
Um #3, pet your dogs LOL?

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Re : Things to do on Bedrest....

Postby kgildeme » Wed Apr 09, 2008 08:31 am

Here's a site that makes me laugh:
http://www.lileks.com/institute/gallery/spec.html

Think mystery science theater 2000 meets cookbooks from the 50's and 60's....

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Re : Things to do on Bedrest....

Postby caryn » Fri Mar 14, 2008 05:47 pm

I just have to add more videos:

Food Court Musical: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dkYZ6rbPU2M

Dan Le Sac and Scroobius Pip: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-MYVv4tgQc

Juggling Tae Bo: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v9FHn-2a6LM

The PCR Song by Scientists for Better PCR: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7uafUVNkuzg

The Star Wars Original Trilogy in Legos:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TE7n25Qzcsc
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vcc9trT4m-4
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JNV4XCam9Nw

And now I really should get back to work. [;)]

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Re : Things to do on Bedrest....

Postby kmomto8 » Fri Mar 14, 2008 04:39 pm

Prepping for my possible impending bed rest. I bought this book: Doodle Stitching: Fresh and Fun Embroidery for Beginners by Aimee Ray (available at Amazon)
and supplies. I have no patience for cross stitch/knitting/crochet as it takes too long to get anything DONE and I can't quilt on bed rest so I'm going to try my hand at embroidery!


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