October 1st, 2010and the labor begins
We finally got the call this afternoon… can you be at the hospital in an hour? I said yes (obviously I’m nuts), and then we packed up, dropped off the dog, grabbed lunch and were there in two. Hi, yes, we are all late in this family!
I’ve been at the hospital now for about three and a half hours. I’m on a pitocin drip (to induce labor), and while I’m having contractions, they aren’t super strong and the doctor thinks this will take all night. Party.
They keep asking me my pain level — on a scale of 0-10—and apparently 20 is when they give an epidural. Ha ha. My nurse is a joker.