The midwife came. Baby is officially in launch position and everything is looking good.
Oh, except that I've gained 45 pounds. I asked her to check for triplets, but unless the other two are gestating in my buttcheeks, I'm just a tubbo.
Stop! Right there! Don't try to say anything about how great I looked in the 35 week profile shots! Because brace yourselves- evidence of total chubby-wubbiness pending. Note how the shirt can't even cover the belly all the way. AND I'M EATING A POPSICLE!
Do I even need to mention the Amazonian boobage action? Or the thunder thighs? I thought not. So, despite the fact that baby is still gestatin', today starts Project drinking only water, eating no sugar, avoiding snacks so as to prevent gestational diabetes and/or breaking my furniture 2012.
Anyway, my two oldest are having a huge argument right now because the boy needs a place to sleep and one of them wants them to share a room together and give Paul his own room and the other one wants to just move Paul's bed into her room with her and call it a day.
The poor boy. A child without a room! He can't sleep with Cecilia, because they both still wake up in the middle of the night and wake each other up and make my life a sleepless hell. A hell that will only be exaggerated with the arrival of New Nugget. So he's been in our room. But we can't have him in there anymore because, yes, the impending arrival of New Nugget.
If I'm laboring at night, it won't do to have him in there getting his sleep all disturbed (he is one of those light-sleeper, sensory issues, total meltdown children), and even if I labor during the day, thereafter trying to make a 4 year old boy sleep in a room with a newborn who wakes up every 2 hours is not a good idea. I mean, it'll be worse than having him in with Ceci! Ugh.
So that leaves two other bedrooms. One currently belongs to Katie and one to Lizzy. Lizzy thinks she and Katie should share a room while Paul takes the other for himself. But Lizzy is a total slob and an extrovert. Which is exactly what makes her think this is a super idea and what makes Katie, who is a neat-nick introvert, think it's a terrible idea. Instead, Katie's idea is to just put Paul's bed in her room because all he needs is a place to sleep at night. All his toys and books are in the play room. His clothes can stay in the room that he currently "shares" with Cecilia.
Lizzy can give me no reasons that moving them in together would be the better of these two options. I tasked her with making a convincing argument and using reason to persuade me and she simply couldn't, or maybe wouldn't, do it.
So now she's super mad at all of us and nothing's even changed yet. And seriously, I'm just too sleepy to go any further with this today. I need to just put Cecilia down for a nap, plop Paul in front of some Dinosaur Train or something, and go to sleep.
It's the only solution.
I can think of no other.
What would you do about the bed time situation? It's driving