suggestions, please.

I'm a planner, this fact is unavoidable.
(Interesting blog on that later this week)

So, as much as I'd love to be able to complete my lifelong goal of pushing a baby out naturally, my babes come via c-section & in all honestly, that is a planner's dream. (Or a planner's husband's nightmare) I get to plan literally every detail weeks or months in advance - inane, dumb things and big, important things. I get to write my "baby introduction" blog with the date already written. I have the advantage of packing my bag at the exact right time, and I even get to plan my kid's meals while I'm in the hospital.

Thankfully, while I'm a psycho-planner - I'm also semi ok going with the flow. I know you probably don't believe me, but it's true. The truth is, I just hate stress - so if something I hyper planned isn't going the way I planned it, I am totally fine just mixing it up to avoid stress. Example: this past weekend I spent about three hours making fondant for Kalle's shower, but when I couldn't get it on the cookies in the perfect way, I gave up and threw it away left it in Kelly's fridge, sorry Kel. This also annoyed the poop out of Kalle.

So one dumb thing I get to plan is what kind of music Nick and I listen to during our c-section. And trust me, you NEED to listen to music during that thing. The first twenty minutes is all funky noises that have everything to do with my guts and nothing to do with a baby. My past two babies & their adjoining c-sections have had VERY redolent musical memories. I can't hear Glen Hansard singing the words "raise your hopeful voice" without thinking about Glory's first cry & I love that "fix you" by Coldplay is one of Nick's favorite songs because we were listening to it as Elias graced us with his presence.

So, what should Tres be born to? I'm open to all suggestions.

The best part of being a planner who changes plans in the moment:
If you suggest things that make me cringe while
I'm being cut open, I'll quickly tell Nick "next".