Archive for July, 2005

38 Weeks

Tuesday, July 26th, 2005

Thirty-eight weeks today and more false labor. I’m getting really really tired out from it too. I stayed home today out of sheer exhaustion and an irritated stomach. No baby yet, just lots of contractions that don’t get stronger and longer and are annoying enough to notice, but not quite painful either. I think we […]

Still Here

Sunday, July 24th, 2005

All contractions died down completely after 8pm last night and didn’t recur except for one incident in the dead of night that woke me up and didn’t repeat after a trip to the bathroom and many minutes spent staring blearily up at the ceiling. Pip’s been very quiet this morning though. There was some light […]

No Dice

Saturday, July 23rd, 2005

Well unless Pip pulls a Vic on me … nope, no dice. Last crampy-contraction type thingie was at 6:50 pm. It lasted for 90 seconds and petered out and I haven’t had any more. Thinking back on the day I had Vic though, all that afternoon I had tons of what I thought were Braxton-Hicks […]

Early Labor? Prodromal Labor?

Saturday, July 23rd, 2005

Since 2:15pm this afternoon, I’ve been having … mild cramping that wraps around to my back briefly, roughly every half hour. There’s been no change in that pattern for 3 hours. No increase in strength of the cramps, no change in length, no shortening of the time between them. But they also haven’t stopped, which […]

Prenatal Follow-up

Friday, July 22nd, 2005

I’ve been spotting all day since the internal. It smarted quite a bit when Dr. F. was doing the check – the pressure has been making everything down there really, really sore and sensitive. I’ve also been cramping intermittently and have an almost constant backache. I don’t think we’re looking at labor yet, but the […]

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