Progress Made

We’ve got 1 centimeter friends!

I’m happy to report that all my efforts to make some progress actually paid off. I don’t know if I really believe the walking and spicy food truly have an impact on the body starting labor, but let tell you, I’ve been on cloud nine all day. Not to say labor is imminent…but progress feels so good!

The unfortunate thing is I’ve started retaining water and my feet, hands and face are looking a little puffy. I’m pounding water and trying to keep my feet up, but I’m really hoping this baby decides to make an appearance sooner than later.

I keep asking Aaron if he wants to have a baby tonight, and even though I’m mostly joking and he just laughs at me every time I ask, he went out and installed the car seat. So, tomorrow when I’m driving to work, there will be a little seat to look at in my rear view mirror. That makes me really happy.

For those of you mamas out there, what is the one thing you couldn’t live without at the hospital? I think I’ve got my bag and baby’s bag pretty well packed, but I’m wondering if there’s something I’m missing.

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3 Responses to “Progress Made”


  1. 1 laurel October 8, 2008 at 8:17 pm

    Well I am no help on the hospital bag question, but just wanted to let you know that I’ve been thinking of you all week. We are very excited to meet your little guy when he arrives. Hang in there!

  2. 2 blessingsandglory October 9, 2008 at 4:17 am

    Bring your own pillow! Unless you like used rubber pillows that live at the hospital. Yuck!

  3. 3 Chad & Cate Kuhlmann October 10, 2008 at 10:36 pm

    Bring your own pads!!! Also some snacks that the both of you would enjoy!


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