Any word from Jessica? I have this feeling that she's going to go pretty soon here... That poor post from this morning just made ME want to cry, and I'm not the one enduring all that prodromal labor. Sheesh.
AFM -- We had our home visit today, and it went really well. I had the supplies all organized, labeled in boxes, and together (stayed up until 2AM doing that), which my midwife certainly seemed pleased with. She also said that the baby's head is "Really, really engaged. Wow. Really engaged. Good baby." Although she is still posterior. But it confirmed that all the miserable pressure I'm feeling is in fact my baby's giant head (thanks DH), and not just my pelvis totally failing me.
Yay for good home visits and engaged babies! I think at least part of my problem with prodromal labor is that this girl is not staying engaged. And I hear you on the giant headed babies! My head isn't small, but Marc's family is full of big-headed people and our boys seem to have inherited that trait.
I'm still here, still pregnant, and not as miserable as I was yesterday morning, thank goodness! Thanks for thinking about me. After the contractions stopped yesterday around 10am we decided to go ahead to Marc's grandmother's birthday party at the lake. We stayed all afternoon and I had a wonderful visit with Grandma and some of the neighbors from Marc's childhood that I had never met before. Marc and the boys spent a couple of hours tubing on the lake, a first for the boys who LOVED it! Nik keeps asking me why we can't buy a house on a lake, with a boat and tubes and skis and.......I have a feeling we'll be spending today at the lake, too! I only had a couple of contractions all day, and none in the car. That is the first car ride I have taken in a month that I didn't contract during! So I had a nice, restful day, but the pressure is soon to be on for induction so I'm not particularly excited by restful days right now.
Marc and the boys decided to have a "sleep over" in the living room last night. They stayed up late watching movies, and woke at 5am to two bats flying around our living room! Marc had to attempt to chase them out of the house, after delivering the boys safely upstairs. He said they were so fast and big that he just couldn't catch them with the sheet and tennis racket he tried using. So eventually he managed to get them into the dining room and shut the big pocket door. Then he just left the door to outside open and checked after a while and couldn't find them anywhere. So we're assuming they flew out the door. Oh, please, let them have flown out the door! And, how did two manage to get in the house? Eek. We have a large rip in the screen of the kitchen window, which was open, but having two crawl through it in one night seems unlikely, doesn't it? Now I'm a little paranoid about bringing a newborn home. I told Marc if we see any more it will be a fast call to an exterminator or someone, and I will be moving in with my parents until it's dealt with! lol The funniest part to me is that on the night before we got married there was a bat in the room with my wedding dress at the house I stayed at. My brother had to try to get it out, and eventually we just pulled the dress out of the room, shut the door, and left the window open so it could escape. Our 11th wedding anniversary was Friday. So nearly 11 years to the day, and we have our first ever bats in the house!
I just had my first contraction of the day. Let's hope they go somewhere. I told Marc I'm going to need at least 3 prostglandin applications today. He looked quite happy to comply with my request.