Wednesday, September 29, 2010

He is here! Early!!!!

Well this little guy decided he couldnt wait any longer. Went to the hospital today for my usual Tuesday appointment for Ultrasound and Non Stress test, and found out my Blood pressure was way to high and my body was just not handling things right. So around 12:30 I got word that I would be having a c-section before it became an emergency.
So today was the worse day that this could go on. Brant was in Bartlesville, Dad and mom were headed for a doctors appointment in Tulsa for the afternoon. So they had to come pick Parker and Braden up and take them with them cause no one else would of been able to pick them both up at that time.
Brant made it to the hospital around 5:10 which was just in time for my epidural, and then I was whisked away for the c-section.
Jace Noble Garrison was born at 6:05 and weighed a whopping 5 lbs 13 oz's and was 19 inches long. HE IS TINY.
He is doing okay, for being 35 weeks along, he is having alittle issue breathing, they have him under observation currently. :) I'm sure this strong little fella will work it all out.
Im doing great except I'm itchy and cant sleep even though I'm exhausted.
I'll probably be in the hospital till Friday, as you all can see I have access to the internet via a laptop and will keep everyone posted with information and photos.

Monday, September 27, 2010

Things yet to do...

Baby Jace will be making his appearance in 7 days! well actually less then that but close enough. Brant and I thought he was going to get a "shift" off to be with the baby and the boys during this transition and my recovery from the c-section but no, his employer feels One paid day off for the birth of your child is enough. He can take vacation time or unpaid leave but I told him not to worry about it. My parents are awesome, so I am gonna bunk with them for the first two weeks, since I cant drive for two weeks.
Wouldn't be the safest thing to have me at the house with; a newborn, a flight of stairs, a c-section, and a onrey active three year old. So Brant will go back to work on Saturday night, October 9th. Work till Tuesday morning and be back for a few days then be gone for like 7 days. So I'm sure my parents will enjoy the little break they will get. I am sure my mom and dad will be going crazy. The boys have so much energy. I hope I have the same response to my second c-section with this one, I felt pretty decent. I'm so hoping though with this two weeks with help that I'll be able to get my milk supply established which has always been an issue for me.

So still to do:
Get stuff ready for Braden. His first Picture Day is Oct 7th, which I'll still be in the hospital. So I need to make sure what I want him to wear is ready and instructions on how to do his hair lol (daddy doesnt seem to mess with his hair) . You know if I send him to school and his photos turn out goofy I'll blame his father for the rest of our lifes LOL.
I need to get alot of sleepers and onesies ready to be taken to gma's not to mention diapers (I think I can get this all sorted out the one day/night I think I'll be out before Brant has to go to work. )
I have his car seat and co-sleeper ready and a few blankets have been washed. Think I need to look for where I stashed all the other ones LOL.... Im such a good stasher. I got that from my mother.
Still need to go to storage and pull out some older clothes for Parker. So that is on Brants to do list.
Hmmmmmmmm doesnt appear I'll need to do much more. I'll have to accompany dad over twice a day to let the dogs out and check the mail.
I think I'm ready for this.... hope everyone else is LOL.....

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Jace Noble Garrison

5lbs 7 oz - roughly 18 days left till we meet this chunky monkey.

I tell ya what this whole pregnancy has been a roller coaster for me. I'm very glad it is my last, I know in my heart there is no way I could physically do this again. This pregnancy has been a test of emotion, will power, and strength. Health wise I have never felt so ODD. I'm ready to be in control of my health again and stop this battle that I feel like I lose every time I show up at the dr's office.

Today was no exception. Never have I had issues with blood pressure (at least while pregnant) and low and behold it was slightly elevated this morning, which has now caused the specialist to order an extra ultra sound per week. So two non-stress and two ultrasounds and one OB visit. GRRRRRRR why dont I just go live at the hospital LOL. Nevermind it would drive me batty as much as I am looking forward to the 2-3 day break while I recoup from the c-section and tubal.

Oh well... October 5th at 7:30 am we will finally get to meet this little boy. Or not so little lol... He is slightly bigger then he needs to be weight wise but after a 10lb 6 oz lol at long as he is under 10 I could care less LOL.

Baby is healthy, doing his practice breathing, growing steady, seems to handle my onset of contractions so hopefully we will deliver without any hitches!

Friday, September 10, 2010

OU Football

Last weekend was the season opener for Oklahoma University, they won, not like they wanted but we at least won. The boys didnt watch much of the game but they showed their team spirit and amused momma for some photos!
Today on they had a challenge posted that the only rule was you had to start with a simple black background. Seemed simple enough but at the same time there are so many ways you can use BLACK. Oh well I knew I wanted to do something with this OU picture.

Jase Noble

I think we have finally picked Jase Noble. At least I hope it is final.
Jase is breech, which is just fine with me, last night was the first night in about a week and half I didnt wake up to pee every hour. So he can keep his chunky lil head up by my ribs. Now if I can get him to stop playing footsies with my hip bone I'll be good for the next three weeks.
I'm still holding out hope that MAYBE just MAYBE could come earlier then October 7th but I wont hold my breath.
Baby is weighing around 5lbs so in 4 weeks I'm gonna assume he will be around 9lbs. I'll be okay as long as they keep him under 10lbs. He is still doing well, growth, movement, doing what he is supposed to be doing. The ultrasound tech ( a girl i went to kindergarten to high school with) showed me his hair flowing in the back, guess we will be having another parker wayne that has lil baby ducky waves... how fun.

We were unable to get to my Specialist Thursday, a tire blew out on the highway and because of some lug nuts brant was unable to get the tire changed in enough time and they were not very nice about me being but 10 minutes late.... So I'm rescheduled for Thursday the 16th.

Saturday, September 4, 2010

Update: Baby and the Boys

The boys all ready for the first OU game of 2010. I made some chili (thanks melanie we love your mom's chili's recipe) Watched a stressful OU game , you know lately OU manages to stress me out each game. OH well, a win is a win.

Went to Dr. Holmes this past week, blood sugar is starting to go wacky, had an odd ultrasound the Friday before where when my fluid was measured it was extremely high 25 cm to be exact. Which was up from 17 from my specialist. I have gained like 8 pounds in two weeks which to me seems like a long but I'm still at around a minus 10 for the entire pregnancy. So obviously something is happening lol. Anyways the extra fluid had me stressed, mostly because I remember how miserable I was with parker, I swelled up, he swelled up, just didnt want to deal with it again. Dr said he needs me to go three more weeks. I'm holding him to that... no.. well your doing so well lets wait till 38 weeks lol... But I know that he has me a week ahead of the specialist so I dont know what is gonna happen lol... SO, last week of September or First week of October. There is part of me that says wait till October, but the other part says NOW NOW NOW, the sooner the better.

I go to Dr. Holmes Tuesday, do a non stress test Tuesday, then I head to Tulsa on Thursday for my specialist to do a Non Stress and Ultrasound, then I guess I go back on friday for another one? LOL maybe I can skip friday, I will ask dr lol.... just is nice to set on my tush for the day ya know? LOL.....

I have alot that needs to get done this week, Brant is off for his 7 days which will be the last time before the baby is here, so I need him to ONE, finish some projects and two get me the baby clothes out of storage, and a few baby items. Might be helpful to have a car seat lol and the co-sleeper bed lol... the rest of the stuff can wait..... well crap i dont know what i have storage and what i have in the garage... That is priority number one for me this week.
I'll be back in touch later this week after I hear from the specialist. She wanted to see me this time and one more time before I delivered maybe she will change her mind! I can hope!