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The Last of the February Birthdays

Today is Son #1's birthday!  He came into the world 28 years ago today, at 4:36 am, weighing 9 pounds 3 ounces!  He was only 3 days over due and was my longest labor...eight hours!

Hubby and I had gone out to eat with his folks. (Hey Laurie, we were at the Red Coach Inn!)  I was not hungry and was making "railroad" tracks in my mash potatoes.  Not being hungry should have been a clue that something was not right! *smile*  After we were finished with our meal I started to get up and sat down very quickly!  As I stood my water broke!  The restaurant we were eating in was the busiest it had been in a long while!  And of course we were sitting very near the back!  Thank goodness I had my coat with me, but my shoes squeaked as a walked! They were leather and very, very wet!

Needless to say my love for the wee one out weighed the humiliation I felt.  But I left a very big mess for the waitress!



  1. I'm very behind on reading your blog! I can't believe our oldest are 28!! Ah, yes, the Red Coach Inn...Mac memories at their best! Remember the fun in Lamaze class ;) Fortunately, I never had any water breaking experiences. I can't imagine the horror!


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