Talking to my midwife this time around I gather that this mindset is pretty uncommon. She said that not only do moms not want to go over but, most don't even want to go to their due date! Everyone is in a hurry. Now is the time though that I must confess...I have become impatient. Especially this weekend when DrOgg was home and I thought, why won't she come now so he'll have even more time to be with us?? But, she held out on us and here I am still pregnant. So what's a girl to do? I've decided to reflect on some of the reasons I am thankful that we've gotten this far. Though, I will admit to feeling anxious I also will be mindful in the coming day(s) of all the things I have to be thankful for...
...a healthy pregnancy.
...that I have been able to carry both girls full-term.
...that I can still fit into my "cute" shoes.
...the extra time to prepare in a myriad of big and small ways.
...the precious time I have with Ogglet #1.
...that I can still stand long enough to make a home-cooked meal.
...seeing how excited DrOgg is for his new girl...he's definitely going to be outnumbered. ;-)
...my amazingly supportive family and friends.
|Me in all my past due glory (bloatedness haha) trying to take some prego pics while I am still prego. |
Ogglette wanted to be a part of it all and I think it's pretty cute. She is kissing my belly in this one. :-)
Update....2 days past due: DrOgg is just getting over a cold/sinus infection and it looks now like the Ogglet and I might be finally getting it. I'm thinking the delay might be due to him being on nights and how little contact we've had with him this month. But, I was just thinking how this reminds me of how God's grace is truly active in every aspect of our lives. If we are going to be sick I'm thinking I would rather wait a few more days for Ogglet #2.