Belly button: In for keeps.
Baby movement: Definitely has slowed down considerably this week. It starts to worry me sometimes, but when I do the kick-counts, he passes.
I have been driving myself crazy
Googling “early labor signs” and “labor cramping” and anything else you can think imagine. I can’t stop myself!
Low, but I’m adjusting to the short bouts of sleep — going back and forth between the bed
and the couch
. Good practice for when the baby is here.
Baby preparations: Made nine million bran muffins and nine million pancakes, and froze everything in single-serving baggies. No motivation to make dinner-food. Too much work.
Cravings: Do I have to eat? Sigh. Then “cereal” is my answer. Quick, convenient, nourishing cereal.
Attending a family dinner at Best Friend’s parents’ place last night. After a week of isolation
and flat-out crazy obsessing
over when this baby is arriving, it was a welcome relief to get out and do something
and get my mind off it.
Distraction is key, I have learned, so I hope I can keep finding distractions until the big day (whenever that
Low point: Learning that I tested positive for Group B Strep, and then worrying like crazy that it will affect Baby Boy. I’m feeling better about it now, after learning that several people I know also tested positive (and had no problems), but it was really upsetting at first.