There was a big mess with the moving company.
They were suppose to be at the house in PA on the 1st or 2nd of July they still hadn't shown up by the 17th.
So my father and brother-in-law (thank you both soooo much) flew back to PA rented a truck and brought all of our things to Utah. Again, thank you thank you!
Also, we had the birth of our 3rd child, Hannah Catherine, on July 28th. She weighed 7 pounds 13 ounces 19 1/2 inches long. Seriously, she's a cutie pie and we are all in love with her here at our house.
I had a c-section and was a wake this time (I was completely out with my c-section with Asher because it was an emergency and my epidural wasn't working). I threw up twice, right before the surgery began and once during. I know, I'm not sparing you the details. I want to remember everything about this especially because we didn't take any pictures in the hospital. I know, what kind of parents are we?
It all went pretty fast and the only thing I could really feel was Dr. Lunt pushing on the top of my belly to get that girl to come out. Everyone was so nice. I'm not saying it was a pleasant experience but everyone was nice.
Heath kept standing up to look beyond the "curtain". I told him he needed to sit down because I would be very angry if he passed out on me. At one point he said, "What's that?" the doctor said it was my uterus (it was just handing out outside my body). Heath was trying to be funny. I think for two reasons, he was nervous and he wanted to calm me down. But seriously Heath you don't say ,"Do you hear that noise? I think it's a saw." to a lady on the operating table. Love you anyway.
After they wrapped the girl up and handed her to Heath he brought her around so I could see her. And then I saw them. yes, the chubbiest cheeks ever. I really thought she would weigh more.
He told me both of her arms worked.
I have to admit I would love any baby that I could be blessed with but after you have a baby that experiences a few things that you weren't expecting it makes you think...and check. Although Heath and I didn't express any feelings toward that to each other after he made that comment I knew we were both wondering the same things.
My pain was controlled so much better after this c-section and the transfer to my bed was awesome compared to the one in PA. I threw up again when they moved me upstairs (this time is hurt like crazy) and I thought I might die if I didn't stop dry heaving. I threw up a few more times and then they gave me something awesome for nausea. (and I was on morphine so that helped some too). First day I was kind of out of it but I got up and walked around that evening.
Next day was way better. Hannah passed her hearing test and her biliruben score was a little high but they didn't have to put her under the lights (Yes, double YES!) . We had to get it checked a few more times when we got home but still no lights. So grateful for that!
I had Hannah on Thursday and my parents were here on Sunday. They stayed a week and today they left. My dad has to get back to work I guess. boooooo!
So, we had lots of yummy food to eat, good company and I got to take lots of naps.
I like having a summer baby. You don't have to worry so much about them getting sick.
Here's some more exciting news. Del Parson (yes, the famous artist that does a lot of paintings of Christ) called Heath right before we left PA and offered him a teaching job at Dixie College. What? a job? In his field that he graduated in? Yes, double YES!
I just want to say that we are sooooo blessed. There have been so many people who have helped us in so many ways these past few months (ok really years). Some in small ways and other in large ways (you might compare the large ways to the size of a van) but all are appreciated.
President Spencer W. Kimball said:
"God does notice us, and he watches over us. But it is usually through another person that he meets our needs. Therefore, it is vital that we serve each other in the kingdom... In the Doctrine and Covenants we read about how important it is to '...succor the weak, lift up the hands which hang down, and strengthen the feeble knees.' (D&C 81:5.) So often, our acts of service consist of simple encouragement or of giving mundane help with mundane tasks, but what glorious consequences can flow from mundane acts and from small but deliberate deeds!" ("Small Acts of Service," Ensign, Dec 1974, 2).
Asher likes to put Heath head phones on and listen to his ipod sometimes and dance. Isn't this the best picture EVER?!
for some reason it's not letting me put more pictures on here
I'm convinced that swaddling is a good thing
that when there's a will there's a way.
so glad I can sleep on my belly and bend over to shave my legs.