Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Four years ago today (not the birthday post)


If Little Bitty wasn't such a stubborn guy, this might have been the birthday post, but he is, and so it's not. And no, I keep telling you, I have NO idea where he got that from! I just know it wasn't me. *snicker*

Anyway, so four years ago today, Mr. Bitty's due date came and went and nothing happened. Nada. Zip. Not even the hint of excitement. I was impressed with myself for being able to carry him to full term, and thrilled that the NICU was most likely NOT going to be part of the experience this time. But having reached that 40-week mark, I was ready for him to make his big debut. He was content to stay right where he was. I know due dates are just estimates, but still.

Seriously, little dude. Any day now!
Or as my mom likes to say, "what are you
waiting for, an engraved invitation??" hehe


There wasn't much we could do about it, you can't be induced if you've had a prior c-section. And I REALLY wanted a vbac, so we waited.

And waited.

And waited.

For 7 days we waited, at which point there was still no sign of anything happening. I was sure that he'd be ready any. minute. now. It was a Friday, so I talked my dr into giving us the weekend and if he was still barricading himself on Monday, we'd get the party started for him.

Monday morning, ten very long days past my due date, Mr. Stubborn showed no signs of budging. So you guessed it, repeat c-section. Regardless of how he got here, he was soo worth the wait :)

More to come in the birthday post...


Here's Bearhug & Cuddlebug with Grandma "D". Hard to believe they were actually a little younger in this picture than Bitty is now.





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7 comments:

Kajoli on March 19, 2009 at 9:32 AM said...

Awwwww
I love it when you share pictures .. Cant beleive how skinny you looked even full term!AAll belly

rhemashope on March 19, 2009 at 2:15 PM said...

Yep, just what I thought. You have WAY more patience than me. I think I would have gone crazy waiting for 10 more days!

Debbie Yost on March 19, 2009 at 5:09 PM said...

I've had 3 c-sections and you're right, it doesn't matter how they get here, just that they get here. It is so worth it!

The Farmer Files on March 19, 2009 at 5:27 PM said...

LOL I love your belly shot!

Julie on March 19, 2009 at 5:42 PM said...

Yay! I loved this post! I'm a sucker for anniversaries and remembering days!! Thanks for sharing this!

Trish on March 19, 2009 at 6:28 PM said...

How funny! My little guy was three weeks early and I hadn't even packed anything. We had just had our final childbirth class the day before. :)

Goldie on March 20, 2009 at 11:50 AM said...

TEN days late? UGHHHHH! That last month is so long anyway.
LOVE the preggers pic, so cute!!!

 

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