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39 Weeks and Counting…

Since I started blogging, I have never had trouble coming up with ideas for posts but today and yesterday, I have been STUMPED. Part of me wants to write about my soon-to-be three-year-old daughter since I have a feeling she is going to be ignored for a long time. But most of me just wants to hide in my bedroom, take a nap and watch TV.

Here’s what’s probably going on…

I’M HAVING A FREAKING BABY IN A WEEK.

That’s me at left at my 39 week OB appointment yesterday. You’ll notice that I can’t close my winter coat and do you know it’s a nor’easter in New York City right now???

I scheduled next week’s appointment having no idea if I would have the baby before then. The doctor said, “It’s just a waiting game now.”

I’m excited, scared, nervous, tired, anxious, etc. etc. etc. It seems like there are still so many things that need to get done.

Like…

COME TO GRIPS WITH THE REALITY I AM HAVING A FREAKING BABY THIS WEEK!!!

Once that’s done, perhaps I will be able to move on to the rest of my to-do list, which includes items that should probably have been taken care of somewhere in my second trimester, like pack my hospital bag, create a baby registry and CHOOSE A NAME ALREADY!

Scared for me yet?

Continue reading on Mommy Shorts…

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