Nicholas Joseph-race report (condensed)
Here is the short version of my most favorite race ever and the best prize. More to come later when I compile the details!
5pm Running Wednesday evening - back pain started.
2 am Lower abd. pains into the night that continued throughout Thursday at school...
5:30pm Pizza on the way home from work on Thursday that was INHALED
6pm Went home and continued to eat more food!
7pm Graded papers but pains became worse and worse! Graded in between contractions. Otherwise was crawling on floor.
8-11pm Contractions became more close together
11:30 pm plug broke (blood)
Midnight arrival at hospital - 3 cm dilated
Doula arrival at 3 am along with EPIDURAL - 5 cm dilated
Sleep/rest from 3:30-4am
4am - contractions return, curses, moaning, screaming and shaking
around 6am - pushing
6:38 am It's a boy!!!!
We are in love!! This is the best "medal" anyone could ever get after finishing a "race"!