Well, we're still here and the baby is still snuggly in my belly. Judah will point to my belly and say "baby" all the time. I think he'll be confused when it's actually here. Today is the 23rd. I've always been partial to the 23rd because my birthday is November 23rd. I think it's a GREAT day to have a baby. I hope Sweet Pea thinks so, too. We've done everything we can possibly do and now it's just a matter of maintaining. Bags are packed, snacks for the hospital ready, all the baby laundry is done. We're trying to keep the car full of gas, laundry done, and dishes washed.
If the baby isn't here by tonight I have another midwife appointment tomorrow. Last night I couldn't sleep very well because I kept thinking "tonight is the night." I woke up one time and I thought to myself "has my water broke?" My heart started to beat really fast and I started to get nervous. "Should I get up? Well, I guess it's not going to change anything whether I get up or not." So, I got up and obviously, my water had not broken. Eric thought that was pretty funny. The midwives DO still have my due date at May 3rd, so it COULD be that long (although I hope not and strongly doubt it.) I dread calling anyone though, because as soon as one of our numbers shows up on the caller id I know they're thinking "this is it." And, I don't blame you...I would too!
As for Judah, he's learned two words in the last few weeks I was hoping he'd never learn. "No" and "mine." He also learned to shake his head no. I've equaled it out by teaching him to say "please." His words are just SOOOO adorable. Here is a list of a few funny ones:
Caca: all done or cracker
Well, maybe we'll be calling you soon....or, maybe you'll just read another "baby's not here yet" blog entry.