Sure I'm smiling, but I wanted to die! I'd had contractions all day that Thursday. Went to the hospital only to be sent home. I was waking up with killer contractions in the wee hours of the morning, only to have them disappear. None of my maternity clothes fit well anymore, and I was struggling to find shirts long enough to cover the panel in my pants (the panel-less ones no longer fit), but the only ones that did that were so big around the shoulders that they let my pregnancy induced assets hang out.
Yep that was quite the Easter! Just looking at this photo reminds me of how much my feet hurt, my pelvis ached, and how little energy I had that day. Kaia had a good time, and I'm sure this photo is embarrassing for the horse.
Kaia was only 2 at the time and she still remembers this ride and this Easter. It was a big party at a family friend's house. What amazes me is that she was still awake. If I remember right we were at sunrise service at church (7 a.m.) and this photo was in the afternoon. I think we probably both needed a good nap after that!
Luckily, it was only 4 days later that I was sent to the hospital for induction. My blood pressure sky-rocketed and it was my due date, Thursday, April 20th. At 12:10 a.m. on Friday the 21st Mo finally came. He was a little blue (he kept turning sunny side up, despite my midwife's numerous attempts to turn him), but he was beautiful.
Want to see more embarrassing photos? Head on over to Kristen's at We Are THAT Family.