Thursday, July 30, 2009


Hi. Still pregnant. :)

I went to my weekly OB appointment yesterday and it sounds like I'm going to be pregnant for a while longer. No surprise, really, as this is my luck. Pregnancy does me no favors... except for the ultimate blessing at the long-awaited end (which is worth every discomfort - not that I'll want to do it again, though!). The doctor says I haven't dilated any, unfortunately. My due date is next Sunday, Aug. 9. I won't be surprised to go well past it, like with AK. But there's always hope!

We've been trying to stay busy to keep my mind off waiting. I took AK to the new aquatic center here a couple times. Yesterday we did 'Mommy and Me' pottery painting at a neat place here in New Bern. Abby Kate painted a plate complete with her purple handprint and mommy painted a piggy bank for Avery. It was really fun. I could spend everyday in that place!

This morning, I'm headed to a coffee date with some friends and then to gymnastics this afternoon. Next week, I have a pregnancy massage lined up and another OB appt. on Thursday. Besides that, I'm trying to get all my work projects complete before Avery's arrival.

I hope there will be a post announcing Avery's birth soon!


Kim said...

We've been praying for you and Matthew's cousin Paul's wife (due Aug. 5) every night before bed with Philip. Not too much longer but it seems that these days take the longest. Sounds like you have a good mixture of fun and work planned for the next week. Make mental notes of the peaceful quiet in the house after Abby Kate is tucked into bed each night and savor it now while you still can!! Love you all and can't wait to see little Avery's face.

Sarah said...

You are in the homestretch and she will be here before you know it! By the time Colin gets back, you'll have been a family of four for a few weeks!! (That kinda made it seem faster in my mind...thought it might for you as well, no??) :)

Brandon and Carolyn Schroder said...

Oh gosh- I was praying and hoping that I wouldn't see the "i'm still pregnant" blog. Ugh! Work it out girl- squats, long walks, salsa, sex... you know the drill!

Love you... here's to a healthy and quick labor!

Sommer Tucker said...

I guess that gas station clerk was wrong haha. But, not dilated at all? Well, I hope you don't have to wait too much longer. I'll be thinking about you...hang in there.