Thursday, April 25, 2013

40 weeks baby #2

Hello 40 weeks! Hello due date!

Today is the day! I really thought I would come a little early with this little guy but guess not. I'm just bound to have late and big babies:-) I'm really not feeling frustrated that he hasn't come yet(however, strangers seem to think I should be so I act it sometimes:). I trust he will come at the right time for both of us. It really is exciting waking up and thinking this could be the day! I still have some work things I would like to finish up before he comes so maybe he is waiting for that. I better stop procrastinating.

I have been having good bouts of contractions. Yesterday I was woken up by them at 5am and they were coming every 5 minutes and lasting for 1 minute. It went on like that for about 2.5 hours then stopped for the rest of the day. I didn't call the doctor because they just didn't feel painful enough to be the real thing.

I have a doctors appointment tomorrow but as of 39 weeks I was not dilated at all. It didn't surprise me as I didn't start dilating with Dane until they broke my water and then within 3 hrs I was at a 10. I've gained just about 27 lbs but it feels so much heavier this time. Probably because I didn't loose all of the baby weight from Dane before getting pregnant so I'm heavier than I have ever been.

My sister has taken some time off of work to come be with me for a few days and help out. It is the biggest relief. I got to sleep in today! Thank goodness for family.

I'm soooo excited for my mom to come into town next week. I can't wait to see her loving on her grandsons.

So, I will let you all know when our little Michael is born! Look for updates on Facebook!

(If any of you are wondering here is my 40 week picture from when I was pregnant with Dane. Wow! I was a lot bigger!)

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

35 weeks pregnant baby #2

It's the home stretch! I'm so excited for this little guy to come into this world so I can hug and kiss him. I saw an invitation to my baby shower coming up and that did it.

Everything became real.

The next day I went out and bought something just for Michael. It was the first thing I have gotten for him and I felt giddy like it was my first pregnancy. I needed that:-) Then we bought a car seat so if he wants to join us a little early we are ready. Well, maybe not ready but we have a car seat.

I've picked out his outfit to come home from the hospital in.

I'm almost done making my hospital gown. I made one for the last time and I really liked having it. It fit me waaaayyy better than the ones the hospital has and it made me feel a little prettier.

I'm still having anxiety about how I am going to have two littles and this job and hold it together but it will work itself out I guess.

I have gained 24 lbs. It feels like 100.

Michael is head down.

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