I haven't disappeared from the blogosphere. I'm here… just crazy busy since our precious bundle of joy was born on December 7th. Meet our little one, Alyssa Lauren. I had a C-section, not by choice but because her head was transverse, meaning it was sideways and with no room for her to move. So I went through 12 hours of labor and 3 hours of pushing only to end up having major surgery. Recovery sucks but seeing her beautiful face was worth all the immense pain. My doctor said it was impossible to deliver the baby vaginally. Furthermore, her head was too big for me. She was 8 lbs, 2 ounces and 20.5 inches in length. Healthy baby with a lot of hair.
Babies are a lot of work and it's hard work. Days and nights are mixed up as we try to function in our sleep deprived state. Other mamas out there, you can relate to the unpredictable schedule. Caring for a child is time consuming, demanding and filled with challenges but I love being a mom. I wouldn't trade it for anything in the world and she changed my life forever. Oh how much I love her! She's the most amazing blessing from God.
Baby's first bath the first week at home. Aww cute little fingers and toes!
Alyssa is growing and looking at her makes me happy.
Alyssa is sleeping longer through the night, 5 to 6 hours which means more rest for hubby and I. She's becoming aware of her surroundings, more interactive with adorable smiles and laughter. She's now 2 months and 10 days old. Time is certainly going by fast.
Our Little Love Bug on Valentine's Day. How was your V-Day?
This is what my garden looked like about a month ago. We're planning to move again, this time we're buying a house. I'm not sure if I'll have a garden this year. I moved my garden twice. Transporting all the veggies and plants was NOT fun. If I do anything this spring, I will take it easy. I might work on one raised bed and a few containers of vegetables. However, I'm going to buy starter plants. We currently have no room to grow from seeds and my light set up in the garage is a mess. Baby Alyssa is keeping us very occupied but stay tuned, I'll keep everyone posted!