Totally not lying. I swear.
I, too, labored for days (and pushed for 4 hours) before having an emergency c/s with Boo.
This time around? SO MUCH BETTER. I swear. The hardest part of the whole thing was getting that damn IV. It really was quick and fairly painless and I was up and about and chasing the kidlet (not the new one) in no time. I did take my fair share of rx drugs, but probably just cause I was afraid of pain and not really because I was experiencing it.
But I swear, it was such a great experience this time around. The whole labor thing? Totally overrated. And this is coming from someone who totally wanted to have a VBAC and went c/s as plan B.
As for the distracted by shiny things, well, I’m still waiting for that to go away.