Thursday, November 20, 2008

27 Weeks

I'm 27 weeks and now starting to feel the contractions. I'm a little concerned, but I'll see the doctor on the 24th and will be discussing this with him. Other than that, I'm doing okay. It's the 3rd week of bed rest. I thought I would have so much time to do what I want to do; however, exerting any kind of energy is harder than I thought. So, please be patient when I don't return emails, post more recent blogs, etc in a timely fashion. I really get tired!

The girls' nursery is coming along nicely. I'll have to take a picture and post it. I'm so grateful for the overwhelming response from family and friends. Bronson and I have barely had to purchase anything so far! We're saving it all for the diapers!!

Well...that's about it for now. I'll update the blog once we receive more information from the doctor.

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

26 Weeks

One week down, hopefully 10 more to go!! I'm now 26 weeks and the goal is 36. The babies are all 2 lbs and over. Baby A - 2.3 lbs, Baby B - 2.1 lbs, Baby C - 2 lbs. Dr. Rowe was extremely happy with the way we're all progressing.

The second week of bed rest is proving to be a little bit more challenging. It's becoming increasingly harder to move around and get comfortable. My waist is now 44" and I have gained 40 lbs. I would have to say I'm about as big as a mom-to-be with a singleton that's about to deliver.

Bronson is doing well.....about as good as a first time dad expecting triplets can be! He's finally getting used to the idea that I'm a little limited. But it is a tremendous help that my mom is down for the week. She comes on Mondays and leaves on Fridays.

The nurseries are starting to shape up. The girls' room is almost done. We will start clearing out the boy's room this weekend. Hopefully we'll get it painted soon. Just seems like everything is falling into place. Thanks to everyone who is praying for us. We appreciate it!!!

Thursday, November 6, 2008

First week of bed rest

I have made it to 25 weeks!! Now, only 13 more to go. Yes, I'm praying for 38 weeks and over 5 pound babies. I would like for them to be at least 6 pounds, but I'll take 5. This week was my first week of bed rest. It's a little different; especially for me. I'm so used to be up and running around....not happening now. I just lay on the couch for most of the day. Too bad I'm not much of a TV watcher. There is nothing on anyway. I thought I would keep myself busy with stuff I've been needing to do (that I can do laying down). But I decided to take this week and do absolutely nothing. It has surprisingly gone by very fast. I can't believe it's already Friday. Now, if the weekends would just go slower, I would be happy.

This Saturday is my third and final baby shower. I'm so excited! I can't wait to see everyone. Not only that, anytime I get to be out of the house, it's a treat. Mom will be down and will begin her stay with us on a weekly basis. I'm very thankful for that....for the company and for the fact that she will be my arms and legs. Anything I need done, she'll get to it.

Some of you have been asking what we need or what we would like. Well, to make it easier on you, right now....I need company. Phone calls, emails or stop-bys (please call first) would be appreciated. Not so much texting though. I have run over my limit almost every month and really don't want to pay the extra charge. Bronson needs my mom! do the cooking and cleaning. I think he misses me doing it all. But once the babies are born, the focus will be shifted to them. At that time, it would be helpful to bring meals over, stop by and change a diaper or two or three, maybe feed a couple of babies. If the baby thing is not up your alley....throw in a load of clothes, fill the dishwasher or run the swifter over our wood floors. Anything would be helpful. I should have a chart of all what needs to be there should be no question about it.

Okay...that's it for this week. I'll continue to keep you informed. And please continue to keep us in your prayers.