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At Least I Had a Bag Packed

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Yep, I am in the hospital. No baby yet. I'm under "observation". Mostly, that means a whole lot of people are just waiting around for me to get worse. I am feeling less frustrated and useless since Brendan brought me the laptop. Hooray for Netflix and photos of quilts on Flickr. I'm trying really hard to see this as a forced vacation rather than an imprisonment. I really miss my family, though. It was hard to not be there at the girl's bedtime last night or when they woke up this morning. They did come to see me soon after, though. And sleeping last night without my sweet husband beside me was so lonely. Anyway, I better go back to watching Julie and Julia before I make myself cry.

And yes, I can still knit with hospital bands on one wrists and a needle in the other hand. Just not for long periods of time. Any guesses what will be finished first- the baby or the baby hat?

Comments

Leserlee said…
It's a good thing you packed that bag a few days ago. As for which will come first, my vote is for the baby hat. Sorry. And it's a good thing the girls can come visit you. When Abigail had her surgery in January kids weren't allowed to be visitors at Primary Children's because of H1N1, so I'm glad your hospital is letting kids in. GOOD LUCK!
Jenny said…
I'm so excited for your and your little one on the way, Bean! Hopefully, the "forced vacation" will end soon. Love you tons, and I'm sending good thoughts and prayers your way!!
Jennifer said…
I don't know if I should wish for the baby or the baby hat to be finished... I'm sure you'd like to get home soon. I remember being away when I had Zoe and then I got discharged before she did and I had to decide where to be - home or at the hospital. Good luck and I hope it all goes smoothly and you have a healthy happy Dewey ;)
balloongal said…
You are an amazing amazing woman. Imagine your talent with knitting while hooked up to things. You're in our prayers.
Katie B. said…
Oh, good luck! Make the most of this last bit of rest.

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