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Jan 2014 THREAD 14 -- This will be the lucky one!

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TobyLerone Wed 18-Dec-13 06:11:13

We got Thread 13 out of the way without too many mishaps. Phew!

Now it's time to sit on our arses eating entire Chocolate Oranges really get to work on getting some more of these babies out.

chocoloulou34 Wed 18-Dec-13 06:53:41

Checking in... chocolate orange at the ready smile

Felix90 Wed 18-Dec-13 06:55:37


MrsVDB Wed 18-Dec-13 07:10:04

Checking in. 1 baby on thread 13. How many on this one?? (I'm holding at until at least thread 15 please baby!)

curlywurlyllass Wed 18-Dec-13 07:10:35

posted my news on thread 13

wee james is still n intensive care getting some extra help but is doing well smile cant wait to see him again later

Thinking of you all

Another, you might be next! Hope you can get off the labour ward soon either with your healthy baby or with things settling down

MrsGSR Wed 18-Dec-13 07:27:17

Checking in. I'm going to have to go and buy a chocolate orange now!

extracrunchy Wed 18-Dec-13 07:32:37

Checking in!

TobyLerone Wed 18-Dec-13 07:43:52

MrsG they're 2 for £3 in Sainsbury's and BOGOF in Tesco. Just sayin'...

fryingpantoface Wed 18-Dec-13 07:50:44


AnotherStitchInTime Wed 18-Dec-13 08:28:50

Checking in ...

Frizz1986 Wed 18-Dec-13 08:56:50

checking in.....

enormouse Wed 18-Dec-13 09:07:52

Ooh chocolate oranges, i have 2 squirelled away for emergencies. Good morning all. smile

enormouse Wed 18-Dec-13 09:08:34

And congratulations again curly

Percypiglet Wed 18-Dec-13 09:13:52

I'm here too. we should start a book on number of babies to arrive by end of thread.

Hmm, who mentioned chocolate oranges. Been having on/off cravings for them in last week! seem to be back on a craving again now, way too early to have to fight this craving after a lack of sleep last night!

MrsRApilot Wed 18-Dec-13 09:45:39

Checking in smile

BookTart Wed 18-Dec-13 09:50:20

I don't have a chocolate orange sad. Will a box of mint Matchmakers do?

HumptyDumptyBumpty Wed 18-Dec-13 09:58:21

Checking in, glad to hear James is doing well and curly is sounding so happy and well.
book mint matchmakers are the food of the gods. Waitrose started doing mini ones recently in a grab pouch. Made my year!

GummiBear74 Wed 18-Dec-13 10:13:50

Chocolate oranges or matchmakers? Or perhaps both...

Going to Tesco later, so BOGOF sounds good to me (that's one for me and one for baby). I don't even really like orange chocolate, just have to have it at this time of year because my parents Santa never remembered & I always got one in my stocking!

Swannykazoo Wed 18-Dec-13 10:15:50

Place marking. Do they have dark chocolate oranges? (truly food of the gods)

Felix90 Wed 18-Dec-13 10:16:54

Just got back from the hospital. I am 1cm dilated and midwife said my cervix is soft and did the sweep. It was VERY uncomfortable but was quick and not as bad as I thought. I was totally expecting her to say she couldn't do it as I'm only 37 weeks today.

So midwife wanders off in to the office afterwards to call the delivery suite to book in my induction. Expected her to come back with dates after Christmas as discussed and she says 'so they can do tomorrow or Friday' !!!!!!!!!!!! So as a result I am being induced on Friday 20th and baby will be here before Christmas. I don't know if I should laugh or cry or throw up or what! Ahhhhhh!

Felix90 Wed 18-Dec-13 10:17:44

Oh god I really want a dark chocolate orange now. I like those tubs of segsations where you get a variety of different ones. Mmmmmmmmmmm grin

BookTart Wed 18-Dec-13 10:35:21

Felix - that's so exciting! Quick, rush out and buy lots of novelty Christmas babygros grin

Naturegirl82 Wed 18-Dec-13 10:46:32

Checking in

Wow felix exciting news smile

enormouse Wed 18-Dec-13 11:01:24

Exciting stuff felix, I agree go forth and buy christmassy things. I've seen lovely Christmas baby socks.
Like these
pudding socks. If only ds could still fit them.

Speaking of chocolate oranges, has anyone seen the white one with popping candy? Dp wants it, and apparently Christmas isn't Christmas without one.

GummiBear74 Wed 18-Dec-13 11:30:45

I think tesco have the white one with popping candy - I saw it on the website this morning when I was trying to decide how much chocolate I need to add to our Christmas delivery.

Was intrigued, but then I spotted the Reese's peanut butter snowman and forgot about it entirely in my excitement grin

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