I know it's been a while. I started blogging somewhere else more frequently. Jacob is doing great. I think he might have a cold right now or he might just be teething. I'm not sure. He's started crawling 3 weeks ago so he's always on the move now! I just feel so lucky and so blessed!
Friday, March 12, 2010
Tuesday, February 23, 2010
Sorry it's been a while since I've updated this. I've been so exhausted and busy! No one tells you how hard this can be early on! I've been only getting 4 hours of sleep a day since Jacob was born. While it's hard it's also amazing and beautiful. I'm working on getting him set in some routines so he'll rest better at night and during naps. Then maybe when he's awake he'll be more interested in toys and learning. Right now he's still in that "baby blob" stage. LOL! Can't wait for the day that he picks up a toy and tries to figure it out. He's gaining more head control and he loves his new Bumbo seat that helps with his neck muscels. He is such a little angel.
Monday, February 8, 2010
So we ended up getting a new car. It's a Mazda 6 and we had the Mazda 3. I really like it and it's big enough for all our stuff now, but we now have a car note again. We had one more payment on the other car.... go figure! My mom and sister might come to visit this upcoming weekend so I've been trying to clean the house as best as I can. It's a bit time consuming with Jacob on my hands all day by myself. He likes to be held 24/7. He's growing so fast to! I'm already putting away a few newborn outfits because they don't fit. :( It's kinda sad. In a way I want him to stay sweet and tiny, but on the other hand I can't wait to watch him grow and learn. He's learned to smile really good! It's so frickin' cute! I can't wait until he plays with toys so I can entertain him more. That's gonna be fun! :)
Saturday, January 23, 2010
Me and baby (sorry no time for makeup anymore LOL!)
So everything is okay. My car broke down last week and still is not running right after we spent 2 thousand dollars on it. Mechanics always seem to leave something undone! We might trade in both of our cars so we have more room for the baby stuff. The baby seat barely fits in the backseat of my car and the trunk space is so small it'll be hard to fit the basinett and stroller in there when we go to visit family in Lousisiana. It just really sucks because I only have one more payment on it and now it's starting to give me trouble. I was hopeing not to have a car note anymore! *Sigh* Oh well. And hubby's car hasn't been used in over 6 months. It just collects dust. So we'll see.
The baby is doing good. He really wears me out to an extreem point of exhaustion, but he's so worth it I try not to complain to much. So I thought I'd just post some new pics up of him. Enjoy!
Monday, January 11, 2010
Wow, time really went by fast this first month! Maybe it was all the sleep deprivation and the days all just running into one another. I started pumping milk and we still use formula as well. This has allowed me to have time to do things around the house while James feeds the baby and on weekends allows me to get about 5 hours of sleep in a row!! WOW!!! Jacob has finally passed up his birth wieght of 7.1 pounds and is now almost 8 pounds if not more by now. This means that we can let him sleep as long as he wants at night without having to wake him up for feedings every 2 to 3 hours. The only thing is he's used to waking up so for now he still gets up every 3 hours on his own anyways. I think one night he went 4 hours and I was begining to wonder if he was okay LOL!
Friday, January 1, 2010
Sorry it took so long to post this. I've had a difficult recovery, but I'm really starting to feel better now. Jacob was born on Dec. 16, 2009. Labor was hard and painful and I ended up having to have a C-section. Jacob wasn't lining up right for a vaginal birth. Guess he was just to comfy in there he didn't want to come out! The guy who administered the epidural was an idiot and "forgot" to turn the machine on for the medicine. So after the test shot wore off (about 30 min.) I was in the most intense pain ever! No one figured out the idiot didn't turn on the machine until I was told I needed an emergency C-section due to the baby not coming out fast enough. I pushed without drugs or pain medicine for 3 LONG hours!! It was the hardest thing I ever went thru, but I'd do it again in a heartbeat just for him. He's just so perfect and beautiful, I couldn't ask for more.
James is so good with him. He's such a natural. Jacob is already a daddy's boy. When I as pregnant all James had to do was put his hand on my tummy to calm him down. Now that Jacob is here all he has to do is hold him and Jacob just relaxes almost instantly. It has been alot of work as far as feeding him every three hours around the clock and then trying to find time for sleep. He's a little pro at breast feeding and had the perfect latch the very first time he tried. Which is one of the things I was scared of because if he has a bad latch then you get pain and bloody nipples....ouch!!!!We spent 6 days in the hospital due to kidney problems which we are still working out.
It's been really nice to be home and to see Jacob use his own things instead of the hospitals. Jacob has already tried out his swing, bouncy, bassinet, and sling. He loves them all already. James and I are really loving having a REAL changing table instead of a hospital bed to change him on. It really makes things much easier because it brings him right up to your level.Other than that we are just hanging out around the house trying to find a routine that will work for us and enjoying our new precious little boy.