10 THINGS KEEPING ME SANE IN THE LAST 2 WEEKS OF PREGNANCY

Here's the thing about babies: they make their arrival whenever the heck the feel like it! I am not a person who handles surprises and uncertainly very well. Here are some of the things helping me stay content and sane right now:
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    Afternoon naps
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    Decaf hot tea in the mornings and decaf ice cold Coke in the afternoon
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    My little wedge-shaped Boppy pillow
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    Listening to Ian say, "Oh, baby Leo..."
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    Reading Great With Child by Beth Anne Fennelly
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    Fresh flowers from Trader Joe's (see also: cookie butter)
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    The autumn leaves!
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    Good music: The new Adele song and Sandra McCracken's Psalms album
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    Not reading the news. (I don't feel well-informed, but sometimes a girl's gotta do what a girl's gotta do.)
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    Washing and sorting all those adorable newborn footie pajamas