Friday, April 27, 2012

37 Weeks

I guess I'm ready to have the baby.  Lately I have found everything to be irritating.  I have no patience.  I can't stand Aiden's whining.  I want to lock Travis in the closet when he starts in on his usual rib jabbing (stuff that usually makes me chuckle).  I would like to throw all my pillows in an incinerator for being so difficult.  I wish I had a brace from the ceiling to hold my belly while I roll over in bed at night.  The muscles on my sides pull so badly Every. Time. 

On top of this I have a few nagging physical issues going on.  My neck has really started to bother me this week.  No headaches, just dull, nagging discomfort.  I've either got a cold or allergies causing some serious sinus pressure.  There are moments when I can't breathe out of my nose at all.  I can barely eat anything without feeling like I am going to suffocate.  There just isn't room in me for a stomach AND my lungs.  Couple that with the stuffed nose and I breathe louder than a 400-pound asthmatic who just climbed Uxmal.

I had my weekly OB appointment yesterday.  I am showing no signs of labor.  I fully expect to be induced at 41 weeks again, so this was not a surprise to me.  Although I think I will be officially disappointed starting at my 38-week appointment when there is no progress.

The only thing keeping me going these days are breaks to laugh at jokes and pictures of adorable kittens on websites like this.

2 comments:

Alexa said...

AWE, I'm sorry you are going through all the aches and pains so horribly. I know the end is the worst. It's amazing how you forget all that stuff after the baby actually arrives right? So weird. I can't wait to meet her, but I bet you REALLY Can't wait!

Sara's Satire said...

4 more weeks at MOST. You can do it! I know it really sucks, but it will be over soon and you will have your baby girl in your arms. Don't get too discouraged, a lot can happen in a week.

I feel like you should have the option of being induced at 39 weeks...obviously everyone would take that route unless they were wanting a no drugs - all natural birth...but I figure if your going to be incuded, you should at least get to do it a week early! LOL