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What I Really Want

3 Sep

I want to keep my cool during labor, and not be overwhelmed by anxiety.

I want to labor naturally until I’m about 5cm dilated, then get an epidural. And I want that epidural to work perfectly. Because the pain from pushing and crowning scares the eff out of me.

I want to try to be calm enough so that I won’t feel the need to constantly be hooked up to a fetal monitor until it’s absolutely necessary.

I want a simple labor, with no complications.

I want her to come out easily, without doing too much damage to me, and without doing any to herself.

I want her to be here already. Alive. Screaming. Crying. Doing what babies do.

In my arms.

I’m being admitted for induction as we speak. Wish me luck.

I’ll see you guys on the flip side.

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41 Responses to “What I Really Want”

  1. Lise September 3, 2013 at 11:15 #

    Oh wow! I will be thinking if you all day! Good luck!

  2. Courtney September 3, 2013 at 11:25 #

    Good luck to you!!!! I will be thinking if you constantly!

    You’re going to do great, Mo… And so will B5!

  3. marwil September 3, 2013 at 11:30 #

    It’s happening!! I’ll keep you in my thoughts. Wishing you all the best of experiences just the way you want and need it to be.

  4. Amy September 3, 2013 at 11:39 #

    OMG!! Praying hard for you and Baby Girl, friend, and sending lots of love!!!

  5. Yael September 3, 2013 at 11:43 #

    I hope it’s going well. Thinking about you…and I hope you can go home with the baby before the holiday starts.

    Shana Tov!

  6. Lu September 3, 2013 at 12:11 #

    My love is with you xxx

  7. chon September 3, 2013 at 13:08 #

    Good luck Mo! Here’s to a safe healthy delivery. Wishing you much love.

  8. Kathy September 3, 2013 at 13:19 #

    Good luck,hope all your wishes come true ! Sending positive thoughts your way. Can’t wait to hear she’s here !

  9. lamentingthelentil September 3, 2013 at 13:30 #

    you’re going to be great!

  10. SRB September 3, 2013 at 13:38 #

    Mo!!! You guys will be in my thoughts and in my heart every minute!

  11. Louisa September 3, 2013 at 14:13 #

    You hear that universe??? Give Mo what she wants or I’m gonna get midevil on you ass!!! Good luck Mo I’m sending lots of love your way!!!

  12. Heather September 3, 2013 at 14:32 #

    Good luck Mo!! Thinking of you! This one will be in your arms at last.

  13. Delenn September 3, 2013 at 14:37 #

    All the best and much more, hon! Will be thinking of you today!

  14. Christina Williams September 3, 2013 at 15:03 #

    Wishing you all the best with your induction! I hope you get everything on your want list! I’m so excited knowing that when you next post, B5 will be in your arms and you’ll have your family!! So much love coming your way!

  15. Angel September 3, 2013 at 15:12 #

    Many prayers sent your way today! Almost there!!

  16. KeAnne September 3, 2013 at 15:16 #

    Thinking of you and I hope it goes exactly as you want!

  17. Amy September 3, 2013 at 15:27 #

    Gasp! I hope you get all this and more. Will be thinking of you until we hear!

  18. missohkay September 3, 2013 at 15:30 #

    Eek, sending you so so so much love. You got this!

  19. Connie September 3, 2013 at 16:45 #

    So many prayers and positive thoughts going up for you and B-5. Update ASAP !

  20. newmom September 3, 2013 at 16:50 #

    Sending prayers all the way from California!

  21. confabulationsbybritt September 3, 2013 at 17:12 #

    Good luck!!!!

  22. Mrs. Brightside September 3, 2013 at 17:40 #

    You can do this!!!!! So soon she will be here, and you can stress about new wonderful things. Will be thinking of you and waiting anxiously for good news. Hug hug hug hug hug hug

  23. theyellowblanket September 3, 2013 at 17:43 #

    Good luck, Mo! Sending all my love to you, B5 and Shmerson!

  24. fromheretomotherhood September 3, 2013 at 18:16 #

    Best of luck! I can’t wait to hear about B5’s arrival. I hope it all goes as smoothly as possible for you.

  25. SM September 3, 2013 at 19:20 #

    Good luck! B5 is a rockstar and I’m sure she (and you) will do amazingly!

  26. someday-soon September 3, 2013 at 20:02 #

    Sending all kinds of positive thoughts your way!!!

  27. pjsarecomfyn September 3, 2013 at 20:30 #

    Can’t Wait to Hear!!!

  28. psychsarah September 3, 2013 at 20:41 #

    Wishing for all your wants to come true 100%. Sending good vibes and thoughts to you, Shmerson and B5 🙂

  29. Meg September 3, 2013 at 22:03 #

    Omg so exciting! If it happens Sept 4, that’s my birthday and I will be so delighted to share it with B5! (It is also Beyonce’s birthday, I mean you can’t go wrong there.) Can’t wait to read an update! You are an inspiration.

  30. JourneyGirl September 4, 2013 at 00:51 #

    Wishing you the safe and healthy arrival of B5!!!

    • ozifrog September 4, 2013 at 09:05 #

      Sending calm good labour vibes your way. B5, be a good girl and make it easy for your mamma. It will all be done soon, Mo, and the new adventure will begin.

  31. Miranda September 4, 2013 at 00:53 #

    The time has come! I have been stalking your blog each and every day. I am sending prayers for a short labor, easy delivery, and most of all, health baby girl and mama. xoxox

  32. JP September 4, 2013 at 02:01 #

    Yes! Very much looking forward to hearing good news from you on the other side.

  33. tracyturn34 September 4, 2013 at 02:10 #

    Sending you all the positive thoughts in the universe, Mo, and hoping everything goes your way!

  34. Ctrl+Alt+Mum September 4, 2013 at 03:41 #

    Wishing that all your labour dreams come true. Can’t wait for your next post.

  35. Alissa S September 4, 2013 at 05:20 #

    Oh this is exciting news! I wish you a smooth and complication free labor and delivery. I have a good feeling about it. You have been through so much and I am just overwhelmed that your time has come. Your daughter will be in your arms soon. Let us know how things go, even if it’s a few sentences. Good luck Mo!

  36. Daryl September 4, 2013 at 05:20 #

    Thinking of you and B5 and hoping it all goes (went?) smoothly!

  37. RelaxedNoMore September 4, 2013 at 15:13 #

    Thinking of you!

  38. nonsequiturchica September 4, 2013 at 17:45 #

    I hope you get all of your wishes. Can’t wait to hear all about B5 when she finally makes her appearance!!

  39. robin September 4, 2013 at 22:21 #

    I hope everything went well!!!! Shana tova ❤

  40. Keisha September 5, 2013 at 01:12 #

    So exciting! I hope that you get to have the birth experience you want. And if you don’t, I hope that you are so in the zone that it just rolls right off you. You have lots of positive vibes and thoughts coming your way from so many people today…good luck!

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