Tuesday, December 29, 2009

No More 12's!!

What a silly girl I am. I worked a 12 hour shift today and while to use the expression "it just about killed me" is definitely over-exaggerating...IT JUST ABOUT KILLED ME!!! We were sooooo incredibly busy today that I was hopping around and didn't get a break until I was 4.5 hours into my shift. I was able to sneak away and snack on some trail mix and have some water...but man oh man it was the first real day of lower back ache and my hips are starting to bug me, mostly at my SI joints. Somehow I've managed to skip the swelling, so that's nice...but I definitely cannot work 12's anymore. I only have 5 shifts left now....thats the countdown I'm mostly looking forward too. Baby sure had a good day kicking and wiggling about. And to top it all off...I think my lack of sleep and hustle and bustle over the holidays is catching up with me and I have my first sore throat in literally over 6 years. :( I haven't had to deal with that since I got my tonsils out...until now. Yick. Hopefully it will be better tomorrow.

Just had to vent. I guess that's what I get for trying to work 12 hours when I'm 36w2d pregnant! On a happy note, the baby is moving around like cRazY right now and Jay are enjoying the show...I think it wants to bust out, or maybe is just trying to get cozy for the night. A little funny to make you smile (as I've gotten this same comment from plenty men!)


  1. Now it's time for you to take care of yourself! I ended up with an abscessed tooth right before I had you, so I was really sick, and then I had really bad bronchitis when I had Ben! It's no way to begin motherhood when you know you're going to be lacking in the sleep department!

  2. Oh I don't miss the pregnancy insomnia one bit! I did get a lot of reading done though.

  3. Well, luckily this morning my throat feels about 90% better. I slept really well last night on the couch, it might be my new bed, it's good for the back support! I agree though, Mom. Time to slow down and rest and get ready for baby. I work today, then nights on the 1st and 2nd, then I only have 2 shifts left on the 13/14 (a nice break in between!) and I'll only work them if I am feeling good!


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