And for the record, I am ready to be DONE being pregnant, even though I love it! My back and hips hurt very badly and I have so much trouble sleeping at night! And the suspense of when and where I am going to go into labor is killing me! I dream about it all the time now! Will I be home? Will it be the middle of the night? Who is going to be able to watch Venily? What if I can't make it to the hospital?! What if we aren't home when I go into labor and have to go straight to the hospital w/out getting my bags (I have actually made a list of where all of the things I don't have packed up are located in case of just such an event so someone else can come to my house and bring me all my stuff, lol, yeah...!)? What if I have to drive myself to the hospital... and I have Venily with me... and Kenosha traffic is as bad as it has been lately? Haha, it goes on and on!!!
The contractions last night lasted for a couple of hours, but died down eventually. They were coming at about 7 minutes apart for a while... it made me realize that I still need a couple more weeks, haha! Jason wasn't very happy when I told him about it this morning! :)
I still am kind of hoping that I have her on the 13th (which happens to be in 10 days!). It's early, but not too early and Jason's birth date is the 12th, mine is the 14th, and Venily's is the 13th. I don't want Haven to feel left out, lol, or she could be born on the 15th!
Jacki took my pregnancy pictures over the weekend and did an AMAZING job!! I can't wait for birth and newborn pics!!!!
And here are my 37 week pics as well...
At 37 weeks...
* I'm at 143 lbs (+ 23lbs total gain- that's how much I gained in total w/ Venily, but I'm happy- I wanted to gain a couple of extra pounds this time since I had trouble keeping weight on while breastfeeding last time!)
* Like I said, in almost constant pain! And when I walk now, my legs frequently go completely numb!
I got my car seat cleaned and re-put back together (I forgot what a pain it is when you take it apart!). Now I just need to put it in our van in the next couple of days so we are all ready to go! Jason got our dryer hooked up over the weekend (after much stress with that) and it is WONDERFUL!!! I am running out of things that HAVE to be done before Haven is here and am just trying to get as many of the things I'd LIKE to have done out of the way! I am at the point now where I kind of don't believe this is real and actually going to happen!!! But I'm very excited and just hoping everything goes well!!!!
Doctor appointment again tomorrow!!!!! My fingers are crossed that we are making some progress!!