Saturday, January 31, 2009
i am really enjoying my sat. mornings out. i went to the 8:30 meeting, which means leaving my house at 7:45 am. i had to get home b/c we have a b-day party to go to, but i like having the option of doing some errands and having it all done early in the day. btw, i really need to get my eye brows waxed, but the salon wasn't open yet. that is on my to-do list this weekend!!!!
slow and steady - that is my goal with the weight loss. i am happy with my pound, b/c that makes me 1 lb. closer to my goal. i know craig will lose more than me, and i am ok with that. this week i really need to drink more water and get my arse on the treadmill. but i think those will be my constant goals...
Sunday, January 25, 2009
i remember being at a cook out after we had mason. there was another family there who just had their 2nd too. they were done having kids, two and through. when i mentioned that we wanted four, we got quite the reaction. the other mom kept saying "four kids" over and over again. she clearly thought i was crazy.
most of my friends have 2 kids and are happy with their decision. some say that they would like 3, but are not sure if or when that will happen. nobody else that i know wants 4... just me. will it happen? who knows... hadley is still so little. when i picture the perfect family in my head, i see myself with 4 kids, but i want to see how well i handle 3. i am not alone in thinking that. craig talks about "next time" too.
i love newborns so much, and i actually loved being pregnant even though i haven't had the best pregnancies. i have a great relationship with my ob and told her that i am not allowed to have more than 4 kids. i don't want to turn into one of those crazy ladies on t.v. she laughed at me... and then said she is certain that we will have #4. she said the look on craig and my face when hadley was born was priceless, and she sees another one in my future.
so how many kids are too many?
Saturday, January 24, 2009
oh, and miss hadley did so good last night. she started to get fussy around 8:30, so i gave her a bottle and then swaddled her and put her down. i tried to wake her for a bottle around 10:30, and she was out cold. we went to bed, and didn't hear a peep until 6:00 ish this morning. she is such a good baby!!!!
Friday, January 23, 2009
Thursday, January 22, 2009
weight - 11lbs 6 oz. (85th %)
height - 22 1/4" (70th %)
she is doing great! she is still sleeping like a champ. i am trying to put her down a little earlier now (and hoping i go to bed earlier too). last night she went into her bassinet at 10:30 and slept until 6:15 this morning. not too shabby! last night was also the first night i didn't swaddle her. she looked for her binky a little more, but i just had to pop it back in and she was fine.
i really feel so lucky. yesterday we went to visit craig at work and a few of his co-workers had babies w/in the last 4 months. i don't think their babies are sleeping so well yet. i can't imagine how hard that would be, and then be up and ready to go to work in the morning.
i was thankful we had her appointment today, b/c mason woke up complaining his ear hurt. our doctor looked in his ear, and sure enough it is infected. this is his 2nd infection since his ear tubes came out in the fall. i am really hoping he doesn't need another set of tubes.
i will try to upload some pictures of my big girl later...
Tuesday, January 20, 2009
(video from hadley @ 5 weeks)
so everyone asks how life with 3 kids is. honestly, it is great. the boys are in love with their sister, and she is such a great baby. the biggest issue we are having is that the boys are fighting with each other more. but i think that is more their ages and not because of hadley.
the time is going by so fast. i honestly can't believe she is 6 weeks old!!! craig and i were just talking last night how the last 6 weeks of the pregnancy went by so slow, but the first 6 weeks she has been here has gone by so fast. i think having the holidays in the middle might have something to do with it.
this winter we have had a TON of snow, but i haven't minded at all. i love to sit in the house wearing my comfortable clothes and snuggle with my baby. by the time spring gets here, i will be more than ready to get out and about again.
jan. 10th - joined
jan. 18th - Shannon (-5 lbs), Craig (-4.5 lbs)
hopefully now that i wrote this down, i will be held more accountable. this week i really want to focus on drinking more water and try to get on the treadmill.
Monday, January 19, 2009
btw, you may notice that i don't use proper grammar or punctuation - sorry if you are offended!