Oh you know- when I'm on the phone with my mom and she tries to convince me to ride one of these for my shopping excursion. I am a waddling penguin.
I had just went to the park with Becca and Bec said I should leave the kids at her house while I went grocery shopping- that sweetie!- so I could have gotten away with riding this cart since I was shopping solo. I was tempted bc I'm walking around like an Orc/ Ape with this baby wedged down low. How cute. But I was tough and went for the normal shopping cart experience.
Just a lot of belly pics! Always thinking it might be my last one. False.
At the doctor's on Friday, I was dilated to a 2 and 70% effaced. I am having contractions daily (for an hour or two constantly every five minutes and some of them HURT!) but everything is just teasing me! Garrett's bday is still this Saturday so I'm still shooting for that. I have had a lot of tender moments knowing he is up there holding her and Piper is saying her goodbyes to her loved ones on the other side of the veil. It's a special time for her and our whole fam!
I'm getting so uncomfortable with the constant vomiting, headaches, restless leg syndrome, and now add contractions and pressure to that! Wonderful! Good thing these perfect angel babies are worth it! I would even welcome Piper coming before Garr's bday at this point bc of the impatient waiting game and uncomfortable state I am in! I have invited 5 people (plus Chase) - I know I'm crazy- into the delivery room. My mom probably won't make it if I go before my induction. And then one other person will be out of town at some point from now until the induction. So each person is praying that she doesn't come when they are (A) at the Taylor Swift concert in Seattle until wednesday (B) on vacay in St. George from tuesday to monday or (C) on vacay in Mexico from next tuesday until past my induction. Julie is for sure in town the whole time- the other three all have trips planned. We'll see who makes it! And no one is invited except Chase and the moms if my water breaks and I have no epidural. Haha.
And my mom comes in June 1st. She may try to hop on a plane if i go into labor early but it's unlikely that it will work out. and it's unlikely that I'll make it past June 1st.
I just want Piper to come soon, safely, and with an epidural. Haha. All the invited ladies are trying to put their vibes out there and influence me and are giving conflicting prayers with diff desired dates. I have no control. It's all in God's hands! She's coming when she's coming.
Hoping this is my last Sunday pregnant (yesterday). Knock on wood.
There are about 20 more of these (no joke) that Chase took. He knows how picky/double chin/angles/kids smiling/hard it is to get a good pic so he goes crazy! And will never take more after he's done putting the camera down. He moves the camera all over the place and just snaps away. He kills me.
Napping daily! And we have a huge king bed- but of course right next to Mom is where they need to be. These two little lovies can sense a big change is coming bc they've been so cuddling and hugging one me like crazy. Sawyer esp will nuzzle in my neck and grab my cheeks and kiss me for 1 minute straight!
Yesterday after church, Chase was feeling antsy and wanted to go for a drive in the mountains. We left straight from church in our Sunday best.
We found this cute trail and LOVED the impromptu adventure. I would have preferred better shoes for all of us and a packed picnic but the impromptu-ness of it was worth it.
It was beautiful and we already wanna go back in July sometime with kid carriers and hiking supplies and make it a full on hiking day up there further.
Well I'm working today- my last day for a month or two until after the baby is born! Unless Chase thinks he can take a nursing baby for 9 hours straight right in the beginning? doubtful.
But I DEF got the better end of the deal today. I'm sitting in the office alone and making sure auction, late rent tenants, and other minute details are all in order- Chase is deep cleaning the van, then the car, got one of those deep cleaning carpet machines to do all the bedrooms, stairs, bought me donuts (he's still killing it with losing weight and I'm bigger than ever stuffing my barfing face with donuts), changed all the sheets, doing laundry, taking Capri to gymnastics later, and other little tasks. What a day for me to work down here while he goes ham upstairs. What a blessing! The baby can officially come after today with all this cleaning prep in full swing!