Saturday, March 15, 2008
Today is my birthday!
I can't believe that I am 33 yrs old today! WOW! 3 babies for my 33rd b-day. How ironic is that? Seriously, I'm having 3 babies when I am 33 in the 3rd month of the year on the 31st of the month. Hmmmmm...not only that, Todd was born at 3:33am in the morning. Can you say...PREMONITION????
So, what does a gal on bed rest do for her b-day. It all starts w/ a not so great night of sleep but then that is normal now days. Then my wonderful hubby went to buy me Chick-fil-A for breakfast...YUMMY! Now, he is taking a little nap, he needs it. I am going to have a few people stopping by throughout the day. No big party, no going out on the town this year...just a semi-quiet day at home. I told everyone we could celebrate AFTER the babies are born. I want a margarita!!!!
So far, this week has been very uneventful. The terbutaline pump that goes in to my leg provides a continuous dose of the med rather than me having to take it orally. It is also more effective & I actually end up w/ much less of a dose than before. The med is to keep the uterus from contracting or rather, it keeps it relaxed. It is working great! I have yet to report a contraction through my home monitoring which I do twice a day for an hour each time. I think we aren't going to have any issues w/ reaching our birth date of the 31st. My body just freaked out last week when it got sick otherwise I don't think I would have had to deal w/ the preterm labor which ended up being very mild anyway.
So, there are 15 days left until we get to see these beautiful babies that are growing inside me. I can't wait. The days go by slowly but at the same time, I can't believe that I have already been home a week since the hospital incident. Time is a funny creature. You want to think it is going slowly but then it is gone before you know it.
Hey...someone sent us 2 cases of Pampers Swaddlers...don't know who so if it was you...please let me know! We really appreciate it. Any diapers are welcomed. I am hesitant to buy a whole lot of preemie diapers until we see the weight of the babies when they are born but we can always use newborn & size 1 Swaddlers if you want to send some our way.
Thank you again for all your love, prayers, & support! We can't believe the generosity we have received which reminds me...I need to thank Waltrip High School where my father works for throwing a "Grandfather Shower". We are astonished at how much we received. THANK YOU WALTRIP!