Jasper’s 1st Week

I could write a novel about this first week, but the highlights will have to do, I don’t get much time between feedings (he eats like a sumo wrestler!)

A few recollections of our stay at Phelps after Jasper was …

Jasper’s Birth Story

First of all I want to say thank you for the incredible outpouring of well wishes, it means so much to all of us!

I’m sorry I didn’t post sooner, as you can imagine life with a newborn makes finding …

Happy Birthday Jasper!!!!!

Born 8/19 1:14PM EST

7lbs 14oz

19 inches long

Mommy and baby are doing well and will post as soon as possible!

(posted by Jasper’s Aunt Roxanne who is far far away in Los Angeles)

One pic for now:


Still Here.


Every night for the past three nights I start with cramping and contractions at about 4am. They usually stop shortly after, but this morning, they turned into regular contractions for about 7-9 minutes apart …

I lost it, I lost it!

My mucus plug that is!

Who would have ever thought I’d be so overjoyed to see brown discharge and a gelatinous brown glob in my toilet this morning when I peed? This pregnancy business really strips you of all modesty …

Small Legs Big head :(

Sorry I didn’t post sooner, I had a very stressful day.

I woke up early full of excitement about my BPP U/S (biophysical profile Ultrasound) to get a sense of how big the baby is and make sure things look …

Nothing to Report

Zip nada zilch. So why am I posting? Because I’m afraid that if I don’t you’ll all think I went into labor or something! (Hah, imagine that, labor… )

Poor Jeff, he’s considering wearing a Tshirt to work that says …

Jasper’s Halloween Costume

Yes, it’s way too early to be thinking about this, but I’m bored and looking for an outlet for my anticipation. That is a dangerous thing for my credit card!

Enter the Old Navy Halloween Baby Collection to entertain me …

State of the Uterus 40 Weeks and 1 Day

The only thing worse than going past your due date without giving birth is finding out that you are making ZERO progress!

Yep, as of my appointment yesterday I am still fingertip dilated, 50% effaced, cervix posterior i.e. not a …

Happy Due Date to Me

I don’t normally post on Sundays, but since it’s my due date, the date I have been fixated on for 40 long weeks I figured I should post something.

Except that I don’t have anything to say.  Its my due …