We're back home. We finally got in to the hospital at 2:30 yesterday. They started pitocin at 5:45, since I was 3 centimeters dilated and 60% effaced. After a sleepless night of pitocin, and some mildly painful contractions, I was at 3 cm and 60% effaced. The doctors couldnt reach the membranes to strip them. So they tried more pitocin all day today, and this evening I was (shock coming here) 3 cm and 60% effaced. So they sent us home to rest and we'll try again on Wednesday. We're tired and a little discouraged. It was a pretty awful experience all together, and it's discouraging to think of doing it again in a few days. But hopefully this time we'll have a much better outcome.
Thanks for your thoughts and well wishes.