Oct 2, 2011

{maybe my last post for awhile}

tonite i think is just going to be a sleepless night.
i've fought quite a few of them lately, but this one is a little too achey to fall back asleep, i'm pretty sure.

so after a doctors appt. on friday, my induced-by date is still the same, but apparently there's a pretty good chance i could go into labor on my own early. like, any time.

dudes, you don't have to read this stuff. i will try not to be graphic.
but as of friday morning, i was over 3cm dilated + my cervix was at about 85%, & i've had more contractions since, but always somewhat inconsistently, so this little guy could just decide he wants to be here before then pretty easily, i think.

so just in case i'm mia for awhile, i'll have a few guest posts here & there. & i've also dug up a few favorite past post to keep you company:

















our favorite pita chips

easy christmas gifts

a great makeup brush cleaner

the best cheese fondue


a different kind of facial cleanser/makeup remover

8 comments:

  1. yay! how exciting for you. :) i know you can't wait to hold baby isaac in your arms! and how awesome if you could actually go into labor on your own instead of having to be induced!

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  2. you are too cute planning little posts for us while your away! I hope everything goes well and best wishes and blessings!
    :) Bobbie

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  3. so exciting that he will be here soon! many prayers covering you all this week!

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  4. Hi there! You don't know me but I stumbled across your blog a few months ago and have loved everything about it - from the way you write with honesty and grace to the photos you take to your awesome brush cleaner "recipe!" I have also been completely amazed and humbled by your hope and trust in God as you prepare for a lovely new baby. I just wanted to write this note to encourage you that your blog has meant something to at least one person (and probably a lot more!) and to let you know that prayers from people you don't even know are coming your way for a beautiful, healthy, wonderful baby boy to be born safely and with much joy!

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  5. I am praying for both you and your little godsend. What an exciting time!

    If you want to encourage those contractions to increase and grow in strength naturally, I recommend acupressure. For me it has a great success rate!

    On the inside of either leg, four fingers up from the round ankle bone, so on your calf, is a tender point. Press firmly here until you experience a contraction. Wait 10-15 mins and do the same on the other leg. 4 or 5 cycles of this should really help you along. And walk walk walk as much as you can. Really helps dilation and pain management.

    God bless!!!

    x

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  6. Praying for you and your sweet baby boy! :)

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  7. How exciting! We are thinking of you and your little one!

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