Sunday, August 16, 2009

37w6d

Today I'm 37 weeks, 6 days pregnant. That's exactly how long I gestated the boys. I have two things to say for myself:

1) Damn, that's frickin' amazing that I didn't just camp out at the doctor's office and demand he remove those two children immediately. I've considered setting up camp already this time, and the only thing holding me back is the realization that I'm being a gigantic baby and to just suck it up because I only have half as many extra people inside me this time.

2) Thank goodness I made it this far. I would have been a little embarrassed if my now-OLD body couldn't make it at least as far with a singleton as it did with twins.

I'm actually getting worried that this little guy will make his appearance early. What were we thinking, moving 4 short days before the baby is due? How is this a good idea? Yes, I love our new house. Yes, in the long run it'll all be worth it. Yes, it doesn't even *really* matter if I have the baby now and miss all the move-related stuff. Well, that will make life much more interesting for TK (hmmm, honey? Do you mind handling two children, selling a house, buying a house, packing/moving/unpacking, a new baby and a wife in the hospital? That's not too much, is it?)

We're in the final crunch now, moving out of our current house in four days, moving into our new house in five days. We've done the vast majority of packing, and I use "we" very liberally, as I've done about five, maybe six boxes total. Mostly I sit on the couch having Braxton-hicks contractions while TK packs, packs, packs. Guess what's on the agenda today? Yep, more packing! (Though we should be mostly done by the end of today...microwaved food on paper plates or restaurants for the rest of the week as we only have the bare necessities out now!)

I'm not sure if I'll be updating my blog or not before the move/baby arrival. Funny to think that next time I blog, it might be from our new house and as a family of five! I should probably try to update, though, as I'm sure it will be hilarious to look back and see a record of the insanity :)

11 comments:

Mommy, Esq. said...

Good luck - I've been thinking of you and your family. I know how stressful moving is and I can't imagine doing with with twins and an almost full term pregnancy! Post photos of the new house when you recover from the move/new baby! :) Oh, okay, I'd like to see photos of your new little guy too.

LauraC said...

We will definitely be thinking of you guys during this crazy time.

Good luck with the new baby! Can't wait to hear how easy one is after twins!

jongirl said...

You guys are amazing!

Goddess in Progress said...

Insane insane, but at least the major parts of it will be over and settled soon. Congrats on making it to term, I'm impressed you made it that long with your first pregnancy!

Hope the move is smooth and Mr. Man 3 waits until the move is over. :-)

Snickollet said...

Wow, Sally. Congratulations and good luck with all of it!

Amy said...

Hope everything goes smoothly and you are able to enjoy all of it soon enough!

Jeanne said...

Best of luck with ALL of your endeavors -- I'm sure things will go just fine -- I'm actually more concerned about TK than you!

jungletwins said...

WOOT! Go you :) I didn't make it to 37+ wks so I'm dead impressed. You also seem calm and collected about the move, so go you (again). We closed on our house within 24 hrs of our girls being born. Total frikin chaos. Best of luck, and many congrats. Can't wait to hear about young Zink-o.

Alyssa said...

You are, without a doubt, absolutely insane. But it will all work amazingly (as things planned that crazily always seem to do), and you can enjoy life in your new home with your goregous new baby. Good luck with the move and everything! We're thinking of you!

Julie said...

Ditto Alyssa's comment above. Thinking of you (and TK)!

Debbie said...

I hope everything is going well! Can't wait to hear and to see the photos.