Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Baby Griffin Update

When I called today to check on Griffin we got a better progress report. They asked if I could deliver some breast milk soon as they were supplementing his IV with breast milk now through a feeding tube! Well ... God poured rain on South FL today so Brett came home early and we rushed out to the hospital to deliver! When we arrived the most exciting thing was the nurse had me sit in the rocker and she gave me my baby boy for the first time.... Enjoy his tiny sweet face.

Saturday, March 28, 2009

Welcome Griffin Cooper Maynard !!

I thought I had indigestion until I bent over and pop went the water... I ended up on Wedsnesday night going to the hospital- 6 weeks EARLY!

Earlier in the day I had an appointment the baby was breach, well... in a few hours he made himself head down and ready to come... well at least that is what we thought... He made his GRAND entrance on Friday, March 27, 2009 at 6:49 PM. Well, it was a LONG two days of on and off labor, then when he did decide to decend down he came so fast there was NO time for the DRUGS!!! A la Natural- WOWSERS!!!!!!!! No more to comment on that!

Day one of trying to get him to arrive....
Finally he arrives... Hard to see him all hooked up, actually REALLY HARD!!! He is in the best place now, Wellington Regional has Level 3 NeoNatal, NICU. we are so thankful!
Please keep Griffin in your prayers, and they rest of us too! We love you littlest Maynard, get strong!

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

MOPS Family Day

This past Sunday was MOPS (Mother's of Preschoolers) http://www.mops.org/ FAMILY DAY at Loggerhead Park in Jupiter, FL. We had a fun day with some of our MOPS friends, the turtles at the Marinelife Center, and Nana & Papa joined in for some afternoon fun at the beach. It couldn't have been a more beautiful day in So. FL after three days of nonstop rain in our area (it hasn't rained since October). It was breezy at the beach actually a little chilly, but gorgeous!

The Marinelife Center www.marinelife.org rehabilitates turtles that have been injured, sick, or found on the beach (hatchlings). A really neat place to visit near us thats an actual living museum and it's FREE. This turtle is "Gideon".

On your marks...get set...
This is the LIFE of a FLORIDIAN~

This was funny... I give him an "A" for effort!

Friday, March 20, 2009

Baby "Griffin"

Can you believe this is inside of me? AHH~ how sweet! 6 weeks to go...

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Would You Believe This?? or as Carter would say...What in the World?

Would you believe at 33 weeks pregnant I had to have an emergency wisdom tooth removal. Yes, that is what I said. What in the world? Before I found out I was officially prego, I gracefully received my 4th wisdom tooth the summer of 08. A little late I think at 35. It came in with decay/cavity-just my luck. My former dentist sent me off to a oral surgeon, but no-can-do, he said being that I was prego. It didn't hurt so I let it go until... last Monday it all of a sudden hurt so bad I thought it may hurt worse than LABOR! So our good friend Alison's uncle is a great dentist, (Dr. Steven Rosenberg-Boca) and saw me within an hour of calling and said it would not be a problem to pull it out right there. I had no time to think about it, just get it over with. As I laid in the dental chair with Carter at my feet, he rubbed my leg and asked me if the baby was coming. Too sweet, but then he was off to the office manager's office to help her while Dr. Rosenberg yanked that rotten thing out of my mouth! WHEWW~~ it's gone, a week later, now I feel great, and on the mend in my mouth. What in the World? I just have to look back and LAUGH to myself~ WHAT ELSE!!!

Monday, March 9, 2009

I think I fall into the catagory of NOCTURNAL Animals!

If you notice all these interesting creatures and animals as you scroll down you notice how BIG their eyes are at night. I guess that is how I feel these days. My usually time I am awake is about 2:15 AM until about 4:15 or so. So if you are ever up you may catch me available to chat, text message or IM. I am hoping this is a VERY short season of these last months of pregnancy. Brett thinks God is preparing me for night feedings coming oh-so shortly. I am trying to get as many Zzzz's as I can so I can keep up with Carter these days. He is my outdoors man so we are playing soccer in the yard, or I am pushing the back of his BIG bike down the sidewalk (what a sight if you live in the Boynton area) at 8 months pregnant. I have to laugh outloud!

This is the one I really feel like on a typical night HUGE eyes!!!


Thank you Valerie ~ These are so ADORABLE!
Jenny, Me, and Mom

Too cute!

Yummy food!

Thanks Beth~ for all your hard work this weekend! It was a truely special day!

Okay, finally a photo of me! So here I am about 7 weeks to go at my babyshower at Jenny's house (mom's best friend). What a beautiful event and afternoon-filled with family, friends, and lot's of love for Brett and I! I will add some more photos when I get them uploaded!