Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Iphone Photo Phun - Bed Rest

Taming Insanity
I just have a few photos to share today, since my view is a bit limited. After two days of contractions and general discomfort, I went in for my regular ob appointment and ended up spending quite a bit of my day being monitored in the labor/delivery ward to be sure that preterm labor wasn't happening. Long story short, the doctor was able to confirm that no active labor was taking place. However, since even light activity seemed to be stimulating contractions, she put me under strict orders to severely limit my physical activity and to sit/lie down whenever possible. Ha ha, says the mother of three incredibly active children. However, I really don't want this baby coming too early; so I am trying hard to rest when I can.
A wonderful friend was able to take the older two to burn off some energy at the pumpkin farm for the afternoon. This little guy got to spend the afternoon in bed with Momma. Thank goodness for Little Einsteins episodes on the internet.

And don't I look thrilled? In theory, putting my feet up and getting some rest time sounds great, but it's only been a day and it's already getting old. :)
Well, at least I can still blog. . .


  1. Oh boy! I really have to wonder what doctors are thinking when they order bed rest for a mom. Seriously?! You should have asked her if she was going to come watch your kids for you while you rested. :)

    Anyway, hang in there! I will be praying for you!

  2. thank Goodness for blogging! I am so glad I didn't have to go on bedrest or limiting my activities, but I was dangerously close!

  3. For what it's worth, you LOOK great even though you may be getting antsy already.

    Putting your feet up really isn't as fun with kids shows in the background.

  4. Thank goodness for laptops, right? Hope you're able to get rest...you know, in between watching over three kids. I think doctors who order bed rest should be required to also provide you with care for your other kids. I mean, insurance would cover that, right? Right?

  5. With the twins I was on self-induced limited bed rest for the last couple of weeks BUT someone else (daycare) was taking care of the big brothers. Without that it would have been awful. I watch a lot of HGTV. Wish I had started blogging then!

  6. Oh no! Keep that babe in the oven! Good luck trying to not be bored!

  7. You are adorable! I hope that you can keep cooking that baby a little bit longer. I wish I would've had my blog and a laptop 6 years ago when I was pregnant! It would have made things a lot better for me.

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