Thursday, September 27, 2007

Bedrest - what things you learn

Things I have learned in two and a half weeks of bed rest...
  1. No matter how comfortable your bed is (and ours is pretty comfortable), it is not comfortable 20 hours a day.
  2. Owen is pretty adaptable. He knows that if he wants to play or read with Mom, he better bring his toys. I won't be chasing/following him around the house.
  3. It is very difficult to lay on your left or right side and drink without spilling.
  4. There are only so many days in a row you can read 2 books a day before you slow down (in my case, it was about 6).
  5. Daytime TV can reveal how much TV you actually watch. I always thought I didn't watch that much TV. But the number of series in reruns during the day has revealed how much I watch - it's almost hard to find an episode I haven't already seen.
  6. For the first time, I am getting sucked into "reality" TV - Top Chef, Top Design, I'm scared that Project Runway is next.
  7. My parents are wonderful - they bring food, clean, and allowed me to outsource my Owen Fall/Winter shopping to them. Now he's ready for colder weather and has shoes that fit!
  8. Higgy is amazing - ok, I knew this already, but he really is. He cooks, shops, cleans and takes care of Owen - with minimal help from me. All while making it feel like he wants to do it and that I am not a huge burden. (He says he's merely spectacular.)
And for those that didn't know I was on bed rest, it's just a blood pressure thing. So far, nothing that can't be handled by rest. The baby is now considered term. So if I have her now, everything should be fine.

Thursday, September 13, 2007

Of course, Owen had the MOST fun!

Can you see the two on his feet as well?
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Of course, we all got in on the fun...

Yes, that's a yellow giraffe on my head. You had to be there.
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Our friend Cheryl came to visit

and this picture accurately describes how much fun we had with her!
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