Sunday, December 16, 2007


Louisa Cobia was born on December 13th @ 8:31pm. To find out more, visit our new home at Capricorn Sagittarius Baby!

Wednesday, December 12, 2007


R's mom recently bought two really cool stuffed animals for Button -- one's a horse, who we named "Franklin" and the other is a lamb, who we call "Lambie" (okay, so we weren't very original with that one). For some reason I can't quite explain, I've had the urge to sleep with Lambie every night. Anyway...

Last night, in the middle of the night, we both woke up and heard our dachshund, Otto, making all sorts of noise and he was definitely chewing on something. In one second flat, I realized Lambie was missing from the bed and jumped up to save her. I took her from Otto and boy, was I upset! I tried to let it go and just go back to sleep, but I couldn't.

So, I did what any mom would do (or maybe not)... I got out my sewing kit and performed surgery on Lambie. She needed quite a few stiches in her leg, chest, and face. I'm quite skilled at stuffed animal sutures, so Lambie is good as new! Thank heavens I was able to save her.

Sunday, December 09, 2007


Only a few days left until we meet Button on the 13th! We're both so anxious and excited, we can hardly stand it. I can't sleep due to all of the excitement and R is so physically miserable, she's just dying to get Button out of there!

R is around 5cm dilated and is fully effaced. She's had quite a few contractions, which she describes as "period cramps" accompanied with back pain and the like. I don't know that it's quite Braxton-Hicks, as she's been having those for a long time and she says these feel different. Also, she says her hips hurt a lot, which I'm guessing is her body's way of preparing for birth. Anyway, she really could go into labor any day, so we might see Button before the 13th. How exciting!

Tuesday, December 04, 2007


Our doctor talked to us last week about inducing on the 14th, but apparently there was some sort of mix-up with the scheduling and now the hospital is all booked up that day. SO, she bumped us ahead and R will be induced on Thursday, December 13th! In the meantime, all is well and R is 3cm dilated. We went out for Indian food for dinner, hoping those hot spices would trigger something. Silly us... haha!

In other news, our house went under contract yesterday! The buyer had the inspection done today, but we don’t know any of the results or what actions the buyer will take. We’re pretty much hoping he backs out during this due diligence period because honestly, we have found nothing to buy. It’s feeling a little reminiscent of the Christmas story, with R about to deliver and no where to go.