Wednesday, September 24, 2008

First Couple Days of Life...

Wow, what a crazy last couple of days!

My hospital stay was nice…we had fantastic nurses the whole time, and surprisingly, hubby and I got a lot of time alone with little Ryan. The only problem was that he really didn’t want anything to do with sleeping in his bed at night. The first night I only got about 2 hours of sleep, and the last night I got about 4 1/2, only because at 4:00 AM I finally sent him down to the nursery and told them to feed him a bottle when he got hungry!

Thankfully, last night was not so bad. He is doing pretty well sleeping in his bassinet, so I was able to get some sleep between feedings and diaper changes. He is a fantastic eater, so thankfully that has been very easy on both of us!

And since I now have two sons I’ve decided to start using the names of my family members. Originally I had hoped this blog would be anonymous, but since that is not the case, I have no reason to not use real names (plus it will be much less confusing going forward). My hubby’s name is John, my daughter’s name is Kylie, and my oldest son’s name is Josh.

We are now home and today was fantastic. Kylie had school, so we walked her there and then Josh, Ryan and I hung out all day together. Josh and I played down in the playroom for about 3 hours and then headed outside. After that it was nap time and then time to pick Kylie up from school. I just had so much fun! Josh is such an easy kid, and it’s amazing how miserable I am when I’m pregnant…I feel like now I can do anything and I’m not uncomfortable. I know Josh is really appreciating the fact that I’m no longer pregnant.

Thankfully John told me that he’s really only interviewing new technicians this week and not doing anything else, so tomorrow he’ll be home most of the day, which I’m really looking forward to.

That’s about it for the updates…I’ve taken some cute pictures of Ryan, but I’m currently unsure of where the card reader is. Hopefully I’ll be able to post some new ones tomorrow or the next day.


Anonymous said...

I wondered if you were going to start using names :) I saw your husband had posted using your name and then you posted Ryan's name. I've told you before, but I'll say it again--I love your daughter's name :)

Glad you're home and settling in. Wish I was closer to help out!

Sherry said...

Sounds like you all just settled in to a family of 5 with no problems and that's great. I knew you would because you have such a bonded family.
Love the names of your children and the names fit their beautiful lil faces perfectly.
So are you feeling okay? Doing good with the baby? Getting adjusted? I am sure you are.
Walking your daughter to school sounds well peaceful and fullfilling to me.
Can't wait for more pics!! hint hint not that you are busy or anything but hey what's the hold up!! :) jk I know you are busy so I will wait!!!!!

Rachel said...

So glad you decided to start using their names. There were times that I was leaving a comment and had to stop myself from slipping up, lol.

I'm glad things are going well! The card is right there next to the sleep you've lost too.

Is Kylie getting adjusted better?

Julie said...

Sounds like you are all adjusting very well!

Kelly said...

I'm such a SMUCK...I'm so sorry I missed all the excitment! But Congratulations!! Little Ryan is absolutely beautiful!! I'm glad your home and getting into a routine!

I promise I will keep up to date on whats going on with you!!! I'm so happy for you guys!

Anonymous said...

So happy you're posting names!! Makes everything more "real"...

BTW, love all your kids' names! It's such a tough decision, seeing how a name, in my opinion, totally impacts a persons entire life. I really do think that in some way it assists in shaping their personality. But anyhoo... if I get into that this will be one very loooong comment!

Josh was actually in my top 3, and I still think Michael could have passed for one... (just so happened I got talked out of Ethan!!!!)

Jillian, Inc. said...

Congratulations again - and happy to hear you are home and doing good. I felt the same way after the babies were finally OUT! So much better in many, many ways.

Anonymous said...

Good to hear that everything is going well. Can't wait to see the pictures of Ryan!! Reminds me what I'm going to get in six or seven months :)
Glad you're using names. It's so nice to see how everyone's name just fits them!