After my appointment, my cramps turned into some contractions painful enough to make me slow my pace and breath deeply. I was hit by a wave of exhaustion by lunchtime, so I laid down for a 3 hour nap. But as soon as I was up and moving around again, the cramp/contractions started right back up. Nothing consistent. I am still a little surprised how early all of this is happening. I really feel like labor could start anytime, and I am only 37 weeks today. But who knows, it could be another two weeks.
Over the weekend, all these changes in my body put me into a bit of a panic mode, trying to remember everything that "should" get done before baby's arrival. Stocking the fridge, cleaning the house (for the 58th time), packing bags for the kids, etc. I got some of that accomplished, but concluded it is difficult to be prepared when I don't know if I will go tomorrow, or in two weeks. So I just have to keep up on all of these things?? Sigh. I'm tired.