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October 25th, 2011, 10:43 AM
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Being overdue wouldn't be so hard if people would stop asking about her. I know they're trying to be polite but I'm about to hand out free slaps to the first 50 people at work who say "still here?" as if I could POSSIBLY be anywhere else when I'm literally standing in front of them.

That's all.

Also, it would be nice if my sister stopped calling. And my mom. I'm a horrible grouchasaurus rex right now.

I think tomorrow is going to be my last day at work.
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October 25th, 2011, 10:49 AM
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I am sorry. People are anxious to meet your little one. I wish that you and I gave birth on the same day. Now you are the only one with our due date left to deliver.
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October 25th, 2011, 10:50 AM
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I felt the same way at the end. I just wanted to be left alone and not constantly reminded that I was overdue. It helped not being at work.
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October 25th, 2011, 11:11 AM
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It's just a bad case of the irrational hormones winning out over the rational brain. I need to find a way to deal with it. It's stupid that I'm letting the concerns of people who I otherwise really like get to me.
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October 25th, 2011, 11:15 AM
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I'm with you too!! I'm probably the most relaxed about it out of everyone. I guess technically I'm not "overdue", but today is my due date. I had a membrane sweep today and they are checking to see if I can be induced this week because I'm at 4cm and 0 station and I need to make sure my dad is off work to babysit my DD. My mom won't leave my side, and I love her to death, but she's even talking about spending the night in case things start up tonight. She makes me more wound up!! I know it's just because she cares though. We won't be pregnant forever so I'm trying to enjoy the last few days as this will be it for my DH and I!!
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October 25th, 2011, 11:25 AM
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I feel ya hun! I only went 5 days over but the calls and text started like 3 days before d day!! My SIL was the worst she called EVERY day to see if I had went into labor yet. Seriously She KNEW I would call or txt her right away... ugh!! Drove me nuts!
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October 25th, 2011, 11:33 AM
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Hang in there. Hopefully not much longer.. People can be so annoying!
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October 25th, 2011, 11:39 AM
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Tomorrow is going to be my last day at work.

DH had work travel scheduled for next week so he kept asking me if I knew what I wanted to do about induction (my answer... I don't)... but he just told work that he'll be off after Friday regardless of when she shows up.

I'm a lot less stressed now.
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October 25th, 2011, 12:10 PM
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Glad to hear you feel less stressed about it.

Seriously, people just don't think before they speak. I doubt the folks realize how annoying and potentially inflammatory those statements are. Just tell them you want a Christmas baby and Elsa is apparently cooperating

She will be here soon mama. So sorry folks are making that wait a little harder.
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October 25th, 2011, 01:35 PM
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Hugs I know how you feel hope she comes soon
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