Signs

Wednesday, December 09, 2009



I was leaving for work this morning and couldn't believe my eyes!!! A beautiful rainbow appeared right over our neighborhood!!! In December! I took it as a positive sign from God and it really put me in a good mood for the rest of my drive in to work.

Speaking of signs, I am experiencing what I would describe as the start of some type of contractions. Unfortunately, I think they are going to be the kind that just stick around for awhile just to annoy me and get my hopes up. I have been having constant Braxton Hicks for the past two nights, certainly the most action I have felt yet. Some of them even hurt pretty bad, but nevertheless, sporadic and not time able. I even called the doctor tonight to ask her about it. I felt extremely silly doing so but I just wanted to make sure that the cramping I was feeling wasn't a sign that something was wrong with the baby. She assured me that it was not real labor but just my body gearing up for the main event. I am still sitting here on my couch with my bump all balled up like a rock and cramped but no other signs to speak of. I had my internal on Monday and my progress report was pathetic! Not even dilated, 25% effaced, and the baby hasn't dropped at all. This is going to be a long two weeks.

5 comments:

  1. That rainbow is a great sign Karen!

    Enjoy this joy filled season! ~Melissa :)

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  2. I can't believe your due so soon. Before you know it you'll be writing posts about your precious little girl!!

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  3. Wow Karen,
    It is almost time! Hard to believe how fast the time has gone. So excited for you!

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  4. Love rainbows! Such a great reminder from God!

    *I tried to find your email on your page, but had no luck! I just wanted to say I am so sorry if my last comment was too 'honest' about inducing labor. I saw it was gone, and I am so embarrassed now! I hope that didn't come across in the wrong way! Best of luck girl!

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  5. It's almost time - how exciting!

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