T minus 14 days and counting

Two weeks, today. That’s the due date. It can’t come soon enough for Alex.

I think I’m finally getting scared. Before I was excited. Now I’m actually worried.

Dunno why, I just am.

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  1. Let’s see……
    You’re about to become a Dad for the first time….. You’re having feelings of excitement, terror, excitement, worry, excitement, ‘holy crap what have I gotten myself into’, excitement….

    Guess what – you’re normal šŸ™‚

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  2. I second the objection to the ‘normal’ statement.

    I am sending some positive birthday thoughts to you and Alex. I think August 18th would make a smashing birthday for Baby Sowrey, though I may be biased about that particular date.

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  3. Okay, okay – normal here is relative šŸ™‚

    The impending new dad anxiety is “normal” as in most impending new dad’s experience it. A close friend of ours only slept about 2 hours a night for the last 3 weeks of his wife’s pregnancy. Their daughter started sleeping through the night at about 3 weeks of age, – so he continued not sleeping – getting up every hour or so to check on her for the next several weeks.

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  4. That doesn’t sound like “normal”, that sounds like “paranoia”. And while that might have been Def Leppard’s best album (at least by those who like the band), I don’t really listen to DL anymore, so not something I’m terribly into.

    And the only reason I think I’d be up all night to check on my child isn’t so much worry … I think it would be to watch in wonderment. (I kinda did this with our new washing machine. Front loaders are so hypnotic.)

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  5. It won’t be wonderment necessarily – more to check that your child is still breathing…I soooooooooo can’t wait for you to be a father!

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  6. Maybe I’m being overly optimistic/uncaring/stupid here, but I really hope I’m not checking breathing all the time. That’s the kind of worry I really don’t want to get sucked into…

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