Friday, April 22, 2011

Our Family

All together at home after what seemed like the fastest - yet longest - week of my life!

Saturday, April 16, 2011

The twins are here!

Our twins arrived on April 14th - two sweet little boys!
L: Ashton Jay, 7lbs 3oz, 20 inches long R: Ezra Steven, 7lbs 13oz, 20.5 inches long.

I'll post more pictures and details once we are home.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Less than 24 hours!

With less than 24 hours until we get to meet our babies, I am attempting to finish packing and cleaning, but Andrew told me to take it easy today, so I'm mostly just lounging around, watching TV, and watching my belly wiggle all over the place! I'm going to miss that. I'm going to miss my belly and being pregnant. I'm not going to miss my swollen feet, ankles, and legs!

I managed to do a little something crafty yesterday. (That REALLY made my feet swell!)

We will be filling these containers with mini cookies for the the OB and Radiology departments as a thank you for taking such good care of us over the past nine months. Having always been a rather healthy person, my weekly ultrasounds and appointments over the past 7 weeks have made me feel like I should just bring my pillow and jammies with and live in the waiting room! The last container of cookies is for the hospital nurses...might as well suck up a bit to ensure good care from them during our stay - not that I'm at all worried about that! I also have paper cut to size with scor-tape already on the back so I can write a little thank you to attach to the lid before delivering them - I want to wait to write them so I can include the babies names.

Here's a close up of one.

And before I go, one last belly picture. This was taken last Thursday when I was 37 weeks along and the babies estimated weighted were 7lbs 6oz and 7lbs 5oz! It will be interesting to see how accurate they were.
Hope you have a fabulous Wednesday!

Saturday, April 2, 2011

I made it!!

Since the beginning of this twin pregnancy journey, my goal was to work until April 1st - as long as I wasn't harming the babies or myself in doing so. Well, the weeks kept passing by, I kept working, and at 4:00 yesterday, I met my goal!! 36w1d, ZERO complications! I am still in disbelief that I have made it this far and that in 12 days (or less) these babies will be born!

A few weeks ago, we had maternity pictures taken and they turned out great! Here's a peek at one of my favorites.

This is my 35w picture.

We are feeling pretty ready, the nursery has come together and I *think* we have everything we need for them to come home.
Still on the hunt for the perfect bookshelf to put that lamp on.
We are also looking for a tiny side table to put next to the rocker, but it's certainly not a big deal if we don't find something before they are born. (The marks on the wall behind the cribs are reflections from the branch decal, a few of the leaves are mirrored.)

I am looking forward to a week and a half of relaxing. I was hoping to make a bunch of Thank You cards to have on hand during my time off before they come, but sitting at my craft table wrecks havoc on my swollen feet, ankles and legs so we'll see if I can manage to get any done.

Hope you are having a fabulous Saturday. Thanks for stopping by!