Thursday, January 8, 2009

The date is set.....

I went to the Dr yesterday and was almost a three. I think hes starting to feel sorry for me because he knows I just contract all the time. He very "aggressively" stripped my membranes (which is just as awful feeling as it sounds) and said that the inside of my cervix is almost dilated to a 5. The baby also has dropped and I went from measuring big to measuring smaller than where I am at in weeks because hes dropped down. He then put me on the NST and the contractions were showing up pretty hard. He said he expects that I will go yesterday or today.

Sure I will...

We set up Tuesday to be induced and I'm pretty sure I'm not going on my own after all of the contractions and everything that Ive been doing and still not going. I think I just get my body so in the "do not go!" mindset that I cant change it. I mean I have been telling myself since I was 17 weeks to not go...hard to just flip a switch. I still have contractions they are about 2-4 minutes apart and are uncomfortable enough to make me really crabby. One of the only benefits to contracting is that its a lot of work. Last night I slept really well because I was SO tired from the day and when I went for my apt yesterday I had lost 2 pounds. My body is working in overdrive but honestly its like 5 more days and just to have an end in sight for sure I think will help give me the strength to deal with the contractions for that much longer!

Is it just me or are you all ready to hear about something else because I sure am!
DRAMA, DRAMA, DRAMA!

7 comments:

Sara said...

Everyday I come hoping for that update saying Beckham is here! I'm sorry you're still waiting, and still in pain! But I'm also so glad to see there is a very close end in site. For you're sake, I hope it's sooner than 5 days!

C, D, and S Henderson said...

Yay! At least there's a light at the end of the tunnel! We can't wait! Good luck! Hang in there!

Megan Bartlett said...

Can't WAIT for you to pop out that healthy boy! Good luck until you finally do...You deserve a little break, for goodness sake!

The Hamlin Family said...

Ahhhhh...gotta love stripping the membranes. When they did it with Livvy...it didn't hurt...and I had her that day. When I had it done with Troy...it KILLED...and I had him a couple weeks later!!! Oh well!!! At least you know that the end is in sight....I'm excited for you!!! Keep us posted...and good luck with everything.

Campbell Family said...

For goodness sake...the pain you have to endure! I think stripping the membranes has got to be one of the most uncomfortable things ever! You poor girl! I'm so excited that you have a date set. That will probably make it easier for family to get there?

Shannon said...

I had my membranes stripped once...not an experience you forget! Ouch! Almost as bad as labor, in my opinion. If it works though, it will be worth it. Good luck for the next few days...

Sarie said...

I can't believe that you're in labor all that time! I think you're going to absent online for awhile now that you don't have to be on bedrest and super careful! You're going to be up and jogging for joy!