Wednesday, February 20, 2008

In the words of Arnie Grape, "I could go at any time."

Thought y'all might want an update. I'm dilated 3.5 cm and 80% effaced. And while we're on the subject, don't you think it's interesting and hilarious that when a woman is 9 months pregant suddenly conversations about her cervix are deemed totally normal and appropriate? And as long as we're comfortably discussing mine, I'd like to pay it a tribute.

Dear cervix,

Thank you for taking me 1/3 of the way there without a bit of effort on my part. I love you.

Love, Anne

20 comments:

Emily said...

hahaha! Glad your parts are cooperating. Can't believe it could happen any day -- I'm so excited! I'll bet you are too! Will be awaiting the next update...

danielle said...

yes it is funny...kind of like never in a million years would I post a picture of my bare belly, but bare pregnant belly...bring it on.

maybe your cervix could have a little chat with mine. you know...just in case.

Eric, Halcyon, Viana and Brooke said...

That cracked me up. And even though we've discussed how it's funny to discuss your cervix like 3 times, it's still funny to discuss it one more time.

The Innkeeper said...

Here's to hoping the next 2/3rds goes with little effort on your part to! Enjoy it!

LCM said...

How wonderful. Mine is lazy, I never go past one before I go into labor. Congrats! You are almost to an epidural (if you are that kind of gal!)

Traci said...

ha ha ha you crack me up! I CAN'T WAIT FOR A NEW BABY!!!!

Katie said...

Woohoo! You must be very relieved/excited! I will be waiting for the updates.

Katrina said...

When one is pregnant suddenly your body does belong to just you anymore which somehow makes it appropriate to talk about cervix's, show off the bump, and allow strangers to touch our tummy's. I don't have issue with it, but it is funny.

Good luck!

liz said...

Hall women have great cervixes. I've written a tribute to mine on a comment to a total stranger before. Hey, if I didn't get cute legs, at least I got a stretchy, cooperative cervix! I hope it happens soon and all goes well. Love you.

Sugar... said...

You better be packing your bags and ready to go! Didn't you say that you went really fast last time? Yipes, I'm never dilated until the big day; I don't know what I'd think if my cervix actually did some of the work. Might be a nice change! I'll be thinking about you! So exciting!

Amy Jean said...

I still laugh about men who don't understand this stuff...my husband thinks that if you're at a 1 you need to rush to the hospital. He was stunned when I explained you could walk around like that for awhile. :)

Amy Jean said...

and...I was blog lurking this morning and discovered that you know the Koplins...Brandon was in my stake growing up. small world.

Lorraine said...

ANNE! I didn't realize you were so close...wow. Good luck. I am so excited for you.

lori said...

Good thing that bag is packed, friend. Good thing!

(Listening for the phone every night!)

Joan Koplin said...

Anne, I am loving the fact that you just quoted Arnie Grape! He is one of my Hollywood favorites! Isn't he the most adorable character? Just the thought of him makes me smile (I am a bit biased though considering I was obsessed with Leonardo Di Caprio all through my teen years).
I am so jealous of your smooth, sick free pregnancies. You know you have to have 8 kids b/c it is so easy for you, right? Not to mention the fact that post pregnancy you get skinnier and skinnier! What the heck is up with that?! lol! I think you are wonderful, Anne :)

Jill said...

Anne, I'm am laughing out loud so hard that I think I might pee my pants...and I am not even pregnant!

P.S. Ethan needs a Blaine fix ASAP! Please move here soon:)

Rachel and Jared said...

Dear Anne's Cervix,

Way to go, you get two big thumbs up from us! Four Stars! A Hip-hip-hooray!

~Jared

Kate said...

I know more about my ahem, cervix, but not because it dilates, because it's been through lots of fertility treatments with me. I'm not so in love with mine as you are with yours. Sounds like yours treats you right!

Hope that baby comes soon, soon, soon!

brittani c. said...

Holy cow! I just noticed that you are about to have your babe any day now! And...can I say how I LOVE your new side pictures on your blog. I remember looking at your wedding pictures with Jill and laughing my guts out seeing still shots of you and Taylor jumping in the air.
Can't wait to see newborn pictures :)

MLFong said...

Anne, you crack me up.