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« on: March 20, 2011 11:54:11 AM »

so what does one do when they're a week past their due date, anxiety is soaring, is probably getting induced monday, can't sleep, and for the first time in 9 months is FINALLY out of things to clean?

watch some tv and knit a pair of booties.


stopping to admire my work for a minute, i noticed whatever was on tv wasn't over, then glanced at the clock, and froze.
"did i seriously just make a pair of booties in approximately 20 minutes?" i ask myself in shock. i decide to go and knit another pair, and notice the time again. i sure the hell did make a pair of booties in 20 or less minutes. and so the madness began....


once i realized the wee hours of the night had disappeared and the sun was finally up, DH and i went on a nice long walk...which didn't make me tired nor start any contractions  Sad

so back to my couch i went. and the madness continued.


sleep finally occurred after this point, and then later awoke to find DH bringing me some soup Smiley

and then, yep you guessed it...the madness continued.


oh, the madness!


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« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2011 12:06:09 PM »

They all look really cute!  Good luck with everything!!!  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2011 12:13:22 PM »

Oh oh oh! You have me laughing out loud. If this kind of madness isn't a sure sign your delivery is on its way, nothing is.  Grin
Instead of storing them in a cupboard, you could hang them on a string, like little flags, in the room.

Anyway, I'm wishing you a speedy relatively painfree delivery. Hang in there girl.
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« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2011 12:16:33 PM »

Oh you poor mamacita! Your booties are adorable, your post too cute. I wish you the best of luck!!
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« Reply #4 on: March 20, 2011 12:18:20 PM »

One thing is for sure, your baby will never have chilly toes! These are all very cute.

Good luck with everything! I hope we can see some action shots when the little one arrives Smiley.
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« Reply #5 on: March 20, 2011 12:43:44 PM »

ok not sure if i counted them right but did you make 18?
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i was always told that it was lucky Grin

good luck with the delivery, and i too would love to see pics with the new babys toes in them  Wink
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« Reply #6 on: March 20, 2011 12:43:53 PM »

you`re getting a boy, right? Cheesy not too many pink ones in the patch Cheesy

I love these, so cute! Did you use a pattern or just winged it? (and if you used one, could you share?)

and have an easy and short delivery! all the best! Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: March 20, 2011 01:42:42 PM »

ooooh, crafty mama! Your post is too funny and all the booties too snuggly sweet.  That's gonna be one hot-footed kiddo.  Wink
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« Reply #8 on: March 20, 2011 02:05:11 PM »

This is hilarious, and also, very productive! Although, I'm sure baby won't need so many? Get yourself to Ebay and sell some of those beauties, and if baby still isn't here by the time they're sold, use the money for a labor inducing curry!
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« Reply #9 on: March 20, 2011 02:42:01 PM »

Oh, gosh - I'm laughing so hard I can hardly type!  I did the same thing only I did four sweaters and I sewed a bunch of these little overall things too.  (Mine HEARD the midwife say "induction" and she was born the next day after 20 minutes labor.  At home.  Delivered by three cops who arrived before the EMTs.)
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