Showing posts from August, 2010


Today Grace is two weeks old. We went to her two week check-up and she is 8 lbs. 9 oz. and 20 3/4 in. long. She is growing fast and doing great.

A Baby Story

The week before Grace was born felt like the longest of my life. On Monday, I thought it was Tuesday and had to keep reminding myself that it was Monday, and that continued all week; on Tuesday I thought it was Wednesday, on Wednesday I thought it was Thursday, etc. My c-section was scheduled for July 20th at 7:30 a.m. but I was not sure we would make it to that date, based on the fact that I had a scheduled c-section for Sophia, but went into labor five days before. Apparently, Grace is more patient, because she waited for my parents to arrive on Sunday night and let me go to the apprentice show on Monday. Just the first indication of what kind of baby we were in for.
We had to check into the hospital at 5:30 a.m. which meant that we had to wake up at 4:30 a.m. I went to bed later than I should have, but it was like the night before Christmas with all the anticipation, and I just couldn't settle down. Even so, I was not tired at 4:30 in the morning. I got up and showered, …