Friday, September 24, 2010

Week one

Well, we have been home from the hospital for a week now. Anabelle turned one week old on Wednesday. It has been a week of learning and adjusting. I love getting to know my baby girl and learning her faces and cries. We had lots of family here for a few days after coming home which was alot of fun. Then Milla came for a couple of days to take her newborn pictures. Today has low key. We have been around the house and it has been wonderful. Tuesday Justin and I took Anabelle to the pediatrician for her first check up. Everything went well except she was looking a little yellow so the doctor wanted to get a bilirubin check. They pricked her heel to get some blood and she cried and cried and cried. And I also cried and cried. It's so hard to see your baby hurting. If that wasn't bad enough the doctor made us go back Wednesday and today to do it over again! Thankfully, today her numbers were down so we don't have to go back anymore. I don't think I could handle it. Justin is on call this weekend so he will be gone most of the time which makes me sad. I can't wait for him to move to a new rotation (starting October) so that he will be home more. I miss him so much. I'm realizing that parenthood is going to require us to be very deliberate in making time for us to be together. I miss our quality time already. But, we would not trade anything for the joy that Anabelle has brought us already. These are a few pictures from around the house.

1 comment:

LB said...

Elizabeth Ann!! Congratulations, she is precious!! Oh, those first weeks are sweet, but oh so hard!!! E-mail if you ever have any questions or And I promise, promise, promise that in just a few months, you and Justin will have much more time together. After Ada was born, I remember wondering if Scott and I would ever even have a normal conversation again. Again, congratulations!!! What a wonderful mom you are/ are going to be!!