Sunday, August 21, 2011

False Alarm

This past Thursday we had a false alarm. After having contractions all day that increased in frequency we ended up at the hospital to only be told to go back home and rest up after contractions ceased right about when they were hooking me up to the monitor. Talk about a kick in the pants! This baby is totally messing with us!

My parents ended up in SF for the weekend as they had jumped in the car as soon as they heard that things were happening. So we spent the weekend trying to get things moving again. I've been walking up our steep hill like a mad woman and doing anything else to try to get this baby out. Saturday we went to the San Francisco Street Food Festival which was super delicious. We had gone last year but didn't go early enough so it was really crowded and some of the booths had already run out of the most popular menu items. This time we knew better and were able to get quite a bit of food before all of the crowds showed up.
Afterwards we decided to take a hike in the Marin Headlands as it's a gorgeous hike with views of the ocean and the SF skyline and to hopefully get some contractions going again. Well by the time we got there the typical SF weather had rolled in and the warm sunny day ended up being windy and foggy. Nonetheless we had a great hike despite the fact that at the top we couldn't even see anything through the thick fog!
Despite the walking, hiking etc. this baby just doesn't seem to want to come out. Apparently I have made his current home a little too comfy! Since nothing seemed to be happening my parents headed back to Santa Barbara today to wait for the next call. Although no baby came it was really nice to get to spend some quality time with them before the baby's arrival.

Come on BBD, we are ready to be a family of four!


  1. Even though the baby didn't arrive as expected, we had a great time hanging out with you. It was a fun dry run.

  2. Is Jeff wearing zip-off pant/shorts???

  3. Yup! Those are his Thailand/hiking pants! :)