Thursday, July 30, 2009

By the way...

I am aware that I haven't given any birth details, and that it's odd for me. I promise to post the long version soon.
But for now, I'll sum it up to say that labor was in full swing at 11pm, but manageable. Contractions were coming every 6-7 minutes. At 2am, I got up to see if I could move things along. Hopped in the shower and contractions got much closer together (2 minutes apart!) Greg and I got things situated with kids and got to the hospital at 3am. Four hours later, she arrived. Epidural free, but not as peaceful as Levi's birth. Thank goodness there wasn't a video camera in the room.
Hmmm, but maybe I could've won some money for the scene that would have been captured!

I can't believe it...

But I actually miss it...

Sunday, July 19, 2009

Farewell, sleep...

Here we are again...a couple of hours before bedtime, and I am wondering how much sleep I will actually get tonight.

I can't complain about Nadia's nightly sleep patterns. At eleven days old, she is up once or twice a night, leaving me with a couple of 3-4 hour opportunities to sleep. And the hourly potty trips that come with late pregnancy are gone, thank goodness!

However, there are other children that are waking up at night. Why this happens when I'm already waking with a newborn is a mystery. The other night I was up with four children, all at separate times. Oh dear Lord...

All I can think is about how quickly I am aging...

And that I'll probably never sleep through the night, ever again.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Welcome Nadia Claire Jastrzemski

She's here!
Nadia arrived Wednesday,
July 8, 2009
(07-08-09, pretty cool, huh?)
at 6:59 am
8 lbs., 14 oz.
21 inches long
Absolute sweetness