Waiting for Will {Minneapolis Children’s Photographer}

There were two of us at my pity party this morning (2.9 if you count Will – still in my tummy!).

Today is July 6th. Today is my due date. Today at my doctor appointment the doctor said that I have not progressed towards delivery. Today she said that she will not schedule an induction because I am still not far enough along. Today I was trying not to cry at the appointment desk as I made another appointment for next week.

I have been waiting for this day since October. And I have been thinking of nothing else but being not pregnant anymore for the last month. I will not force you to attend my pity party too by going over details with you, but this last month of pregnancy has been one of the most uncomfortable times of my life, and never did I think that I would still be pregnant on this day, July 6th. And never did I think that the Doctor would say that I should make a 41-week appointment for next week!

So I came home from my appointment and sat at the table with Luke and cried. And felt sorry for myself. And he listened and stayed home from work and was the amazing husband that he always is. And now I feel better. And ready to meet Will. Oh so ready!

Luke suggested we go for a walk after our party. Bella looked at us and said, “We can go for a walk but mama should stay home and rest because her feet are too fat.” Out of the mouths of babes. Yes, I have been having some severe swelling problems this last month and walking has not been easy. I can only wear one pair of my shoes at the moment. I think that I will have some sort of shoe-burning party after my body returns to normal. I wonder how well these beauties will burn…

  • July 6, 2010 - 5:21 pm

    Libbie - Oh Jes…I could just cry for you…I have had to make 41 week appointments…3 times. It stinks!!! It is terrible! I feel for you completely…& yes Luke is a doll to stay home & cheer you up. I think those shoes will burn wonderfully, but smell terribly when you do. But you will enjoy it :) Even if it does stink. I can hear you laughing as you do it even as I type. Hurry up Will!!!

  • July 6, 2010 - 8:19 pm

    Sonja Krasean - Thinking of you in these last days! It is not easy, but it will be such joy when you meet little Will! We look forward to meeting him as well and count on us for bringing over a meal sometime soon. Take care!

  • July 7, 2010 - 12:38 pm

    Christa - Dear girl, well, sounds like someone is exerting his “will” already.

  • July 9, 2010 - 11:13 pm

    Tami Tripp - I only saw the back of you the other day from down the street and wondered…and hoped you had your new baby at home.

    Bella is adorable. It had to make you laugh! Hope these last days go quick.

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