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#1 of 6 Old 08-19-2005, 12:49 PM - Thread Starter
 
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So i'm a week away from my due date. Should i be relaxing or just keep up with my normal high paced routine? And if i do feel any action, should i relax, or just keep it up?
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not much advice... but...

Do whatever your heart desires, darlin... it;s almost your birth day!!
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Yep. Do what feels right. If you want to run around- then run around! If you want to take 3 naps a day, take 3 naps a day! If you want to sit on the beach and soak up the sun, sit on the beach and soak up the sun!

Don't push yourself to do things you don't feel up to- you'll be exahausted soon enough... but don't keep yourself from doing things you want to either- you won't be able to as easily soon (babies sure are easier to take places when they're still inside!)

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Trust your body. Rest if you're tired, do lots of stuff if you're nesting, eat when you're hungry, don't eat when you're not hungry, etc.

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I'm 2 wks from my edd and I have recently had a huge burst of energy. I went nuts the past few days making meals and freezing them, tie-dyed some prefolds, washed all the baby clothes,got all my birth supplies in order, I cleaned the bathrooms (uh umm, very rare form for me) and then I crash and sleep till I feel like doing it all over again the next day . I've just been feeling good and motivated (completely nesting). Do what your body wants, but definitely get some rest, I'm saying that so I can follow that advice too :LOL
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:LOL I too am 2 weeks from edd and doin all that stuff. My best friend was here last week and I got all motivated. We cooked a friggin full thanksgiving meal. then I made broth with the carcass & froze half, made soup with other half, froze half of soup. we made a big batch of lasagna swirls, ate some for dinner, froze the rest. I baked 3 different kinds of bread, froze 2. THEN made chili, ate some for dinner & the next day, also froze a bunch. Made spinach turkey quiche, one to eat, one to freeze. Yesterday I made 3 dozen oatmeal choc.chip cookies, froze 2 dozen.
(still plan on doing salmon fishcakes, a meatloaf, and burritos).
I've also been doing a lot of walking when I feel like it, and a LOT of sleeping when I feel like it (bear in mind this is first pg, no other kids to take care of). Whenever I feel motivated, I go for it, thinking maybe my body's telling me there's still time to do things, so do em now! Same with when I'm feeling pooped. Maybe its my body telling me that something's gonna happen soon and I should be getting some rest.

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