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Due Date Passed

So I'm 2 days passed my due date which is torturous when you've delivered one of your children during 38 weeks.  Perhaps even more torture is when one of the (wacko) doctors in my practice offered to induce me at 38 weeks this time dangling that carrot in front of me.  But alas, here I sit. 

I actually feel really really good and with that I guess I should wait things out and let baby girl bake a little more.  I've had some killer contractions that mostly take place on my right butt cheek which I can't explain and isn't anywhere near my lady parts, but they are horrendous!  Other than that not much action and clearly from the picture below taken on my due date I haven't dropped.  Tater Tot was looking good last week at an ultrasound measuring 7 lbs. 4 oz. which is about 2 lbs. smaller than the boys were at that point.  Thankfully, I  have been feeling smaller so that explains why.  Maybe she's trying to break the 9lb. mark.  I've eaten enough Chicken Parmesan that you think she'd be there by now.

It is hard to be present in the moment for it all.  I was like that for #1.  All gooey and mushy about everything.  I'm just impatient at this point.  And raging full of PMS hormones, if that is even possible but you ladies know what I mean when I say that.  Life working full time and with 2 kids already at home is chaotic but a structured chaos, so trying to plan this out is frustrating.  I do miss how it just all happened naturally with #1.  Knowing this one is my last I'm trying hard to find moments here and there to really relish it before it is all only memories.

At this point I'm going to stick it out another week and see if that gives my little princess enough time to primp herself for her arrival.  I am sure she's just practicing showing me that she's the one who'll be in charge for the most part anyways.


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