As I sit here working, my feet are propped up under my table. It's the only way I can keep the swelling down. There is a pillow behind my back and snacks on either side of the computer. There is also a coffee cup, three fourths of the way full with cold coffee. I need caffeine desperately, but now it smells a little weird and it also gives me outrageous heartburn.
I'm four days past my due date and I would be lying if I said I'm not miserable. I know all of the things about how it is just an estimated date, how it's not an exact science and how my baby will come when he is ready. Still, every day since my due date has felt like another nine months.
Let's face it, carrying past your due date is a cruel and unusual form of torture. It's only made more difficult when you've got two toddlers to keep entertained and it's 90 degrees outside. If you have been here, you know just how hard it is to stay positive during those final days of pregnancy. In fact, you've probably experienced these 14 things every overdue mama knows all too well.
You spend most of your day overanalyzing every twitch or pain in your abdomen ...