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Thursday, July 8, 2010

39 weeks - Get her out of me already!

I'm done. My head hurts all the time, I'm swollen up like Fred Flinstone, my blood pressure keeps rising and one of my midwives (the one I don't really care for, but always wind up having to see) keeps telling me I'm fine...I wanna smack that look of false sympathy right off her smug face!

I've been dilated to 1cm for three weeks, about 30% effaced and baby is low. This means I'm walking around feeling as if I'm supporting a bowling ball in my pelvis! With 3-5 trips a night to the bathroom, sound sleep has become a distant memory, and with Gabe at work and no school or camp to occupy Miya, I am ON duty all day long...so no naps for mama. Not that I'm being a super mommy or anything. Poor kid is sitting out on this beautiful summer with me, missing all the fun activities we'd normally be doing. Oye, the guilt....!

On the plus side, I've had two contractions since writing this entry - but I'm told that since they are not painful, they are not doing anything. Lost the rest of my plug (I know, you were dying to ehar this news) this morning, so that should mean I go any day now!

Here's a couple of pics of my "growth". Weight gain stands at 38 pounds (oops) and yes, that means I am heavier than Gabe - sweet. Hopefully, the next post will be MUCH HAPPIER!

1 comment:

  1. You're almost there! Good luck with delivery! We're thinking about you and wishing you all the best! XOX