Category: Week 38

Weekly re-cap of pregnancy #2: Week 38

Week 38 (April 14-20) Symptoms: Back pain, heartburn, Braxton Hicks contractions, teary hormonal outbursts, minor ankle swelling but major leg pain. Oh, and a healthy dose of “I’m so effing done!” Body changes: I have no concept of if my stomach got any bigger.… Continue Reading “Weekly re-cap of pregnancy #2: Week 38”

I am 262 1,203 days pregnant, and therefore capable of only writing in bullet points

I can’t believe I have my final doctor’s appointment today! My C-section is ONE WEEK from TOMORROW! Eight days, eight days, eight days! I have been technically pregnant since JULY! Woah! Do you think today will be the day they actually TELL ME SOMETHING?… Continue Reading “I am 262 1,203 days pregnant, and therefore capable of only writing in bullet points”

The full-term itch

No, I’m not talking about a physical itch (luckily). I’m talking about that itchy feeling you get when you reach full-term status. That’s what I’m going through right now, and it … is not fun. In the past few days, whenever I watch TV… Continue Reading “The full-term itch”

Weekly re-cap

(May 16 to May 22) Symptoms: Swollen ankles and feet, leg pain, trouble sleeping, the worst heartburn of life, Braxton Hicks contractions, not much appetite. Body changes: The belly seems lower, but I could be imagining that in my please-let-me-have-the-baby-soon state. Belly button: In… Continue Reading “Weekly re-cap”

10 things that do NOT induce labour

Saturday, May 22, 2010 37 weeks, 6 days pregnant 15 DAYS TO GO! Compulsive cupboard-organizing Obsessive scrapbooking Vacuuming Reading library books Watching Kirstie Alley’s Big Life Sewing Cleaning the bathrooms Lurking in the finished nursery Whining Wishful thinking