40 weeks today
Well, made it to 40 weeks- today is my due date. Been feeling a bit groggy for the past two days and queesy yesterday morning so I don't know if that means anything is starting but it might. I had an appointment yesterday but I declined being checked bc the kids were with me. The midwife was happy that I was feeling nauseaus, though
But no loss of mucus plug or very many strong contractions (just here and there sometimes in the evening or after our walk) Of course I never lost my mucus plug last time so it doesn't necissairly mean that I will or will not.
Went to my baby shower on Saturday and it was a *little* dissapointing. It was really nice to see everyone and socalize but the hostess didn't do a very good job hosting. She never gathered all the gifts together and said, hey why don't we have Elizabeth open up her gifts? as it was I saw one sitting out but otherwise the rest seemed to be hidden in various places- she even lost one that one of my friends sent because she couldn't come. So all of the sudden it was 4 o'clock and I had to get the car back to Misha bc he had a meeting that afternoon. So I had to take all of the gifts with me and open them at home. It was kind of dumb.
I got a bunch of those sack-suit type things for babies with no legs (which I Hate and will be returning), a year's subscription to Mothering (yaaaa!) and a knitted, stuffed pig (again, not really my thing...) but anyway, listen to me- wine wine wine! Aren't you glad that you didn't have to go to my baby shower becuase now I am dissing all my gifts and the hostess? No, I got some good stuff, like one friend hand carved a wooden baby spoon, another is knitting a baby blanket (she just reaaaaalllly slow at knitting and isn't done with it yet and then the hostess said she would be getting me some of those white, cotton pilots caps
(some of us are into Steiner and Waldorfy things, if you hadn't noticed).
Still not very much further along on my list. No, we haven't gotten anything at all fixed around the house or car, still. The most I have done is finished Anastasia's hawiian dress
(it's too cute) and cut out Griffin's hawiian shirt. Someone lent us their cell phone but Misha forgot the charger so now it is dead
I am just here waiting and wondering when this baby will come... it's slowed down a lot, which is normal, though not very comforting. It moves most when I am laying down. I am really looking forward to being not pregnant again and wearing my normal (or some of them) clothes but then I am also not looking forward to not being able to get a darn thing done, like sewing projects or even dinner or watching a movie. I share your sentiments, Anna.
Ok kids are going nuts (btw. are anyone else's kids going nuts in their last few weeks of pregnancy?) so I'd better take them outside.