29 weeks and counting

Today’s ‘grateful’ is for God, for His protecting our baby and getting me safely to 29 weeks. I’ve been on a semi-bed-rest for the last couple of weeks after going into the hospital one night for early labor contractions. Couple of hours of monitoring, a shot, a cocktail of pills, and the contractions stopped but it was still scary (not to mention what it did to Shawn’s generally ‘take-it-all-in-stride’ behaviour (hehee)). We’re also going into the city weekly to see a neo-natal specialist as the baby seems to have a heart arrythmia but the last report was positive and we’re praying she’ll grow out of it.

So here I am, thankful that she’s still incubating inside of me and not in a hospital, thankful that Shawn’s cooked most of our meals for 2 weeks so I can stay off my feet, thankful that the boys set me up with a whistle with which I get to play Queen and use to summon them to my bidding…:)

just for fun. According to Shawn, I have hobbit-feet and toes as long as fingers so I had to take one like this for him. just for fun. According to Shawn, I have hobbit-feet and toes as long as fingers so I had to take one like this for him.
for those of you that keep HOUNDING me for belly pics! This is the best I could do for myself. It’s a mirror selfie and I tried a couple with me peeking around the camera to stick my tongue out at you-know-who-you-are, but they blurred out so you got off this time!
Maternity outfit thanks to Goodwill – 22 items of clothing for a whopping $130 – oh yeah!
grateful daily ~17

Facebook comments:

November 19, 2008 - 10:05 pm

Vicki Miller - Ship, you look AMAZING!!! Oh I wish I was there rubbing your belly, and listening to you with the whistle:))

November 20, 2008 - 3:29 am

Jody - Where are you hiding those 28 pounds?!!

November 20, 2008 - 4:12 am

Life on The Rowland Ranch - I am LOVING those “hobbit toes”. You are one heck of a beauty!! Can’t wait to see that little girl..she’s gonna take after her Mamma for sure.. Miss you desperately..! You look awesome!! I’m so glad little girl is staying nice and safe in you for now! Love the outfit..but still missing the button dress! :)

November 20, 2008 - 4:53 am

mommy4 - OH, that body is just so precious. Enjoy every moment of it. Ahh…I remember those bed rest days! God did a lot of work on me during those times. Praise Him for keeping your precious little girl safe and in her momma till its time for her to come.

November 24, 2008 - 2:19 am

Life on The Rowland Ranch - Is everything still going ok with the heart arrythmia?

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