There were so many times when I didn’t think we would reach this point, but here we are – 35 weeks! And even past that; I’m technically 35 weeks and 2 days today. It’s insane.

The babies got measured on Wednesday. They told us that the margin of error is one pound at this point, since it’s so hard to get accurate measurements of 2 very squished up babies. We can barely tell what’s what on the screen – it’s just a jumble of parts.

Baby B measured 6 pounds and Baby A measured 6 pounds, 8 ounces. Woo hoo!

So if those are accurate, I’m carrying around 12 1/2 pounds of babies right now. Plus fluids, which apparently each baby has a lot of (which is fine, not a problem). Plus all the other stuff that goes along with that. Big fun!

People keep asking me if I’m ready. My answer is usually “no,” because honestly, who’s ever ready for a baby? And who could ever be possibly ready for two? But really my answer is probably “yes and no.” I’m getting excited about meeting them, but I’m not quite ready for them to come out. I think we’re prepared “practically” about as well as we can be – we got a few last things from our registry last night and we’ve had the essentials for awhile: cribs, carseats, stroller, etc. The room is pretty much done! I need to post pictures, which I’ll try to get done this weekend.

The babies move around like crazy. I see these huge lumps moving around on my stomach on a regular basis; I feel like they’re trying to escape. I guess it’s just not very roomy in there. B is pretty much right on top of A and it looks pretty violent in there.

I decided to have a planned c-section, and it’s on the calendar – August 9! My doctor says there’s no telling if they’ll come before then though, so it really could be anytime. But at 35 weeks we’re in a good place. I’m hoping they stay in there until 8/9, but if they decide to come early, that’s ok too. At least, ok for them – for me, I’d rather have a few more weeks!

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