Monday, December 17, 2007


Okay, okay. For all you impatient people who keep asking when I'm going to post pictures and update the you go.

I'm still writing up the whole story, but as the drama continues to unfold, I figured I'd at least get the basics up for you.


Seth James made his debut via C-section, Friday, December 14, at 6:06 pm. He was a whopping 5 lbs, 3 oz., and stretched out to 19 inches.

He is a delight -- I can't even begin to list his virtues. The best yet is that he seems to have Jim's laid back personality. He doesn't fuss, doesn't cry. Falls asleep easily. ;) We're already so, so in love.

Recovery has been hard, and it has taken some unexpected turns that have lengthened my hospital stay. Oh well. We're still confident that all three of us will be home from the hospital and celebrating in style by Christmas.

Thank you all for your continued love and support. Again, more details will follow, but for now, I have to


mldsoccer3 said...

oh my goodness monica, he's SOOOOOO cute! i can't believe HOW alert he is, wide open eyes and everything! i'm so glad this is all over for you and you can just begin enjoying little seth. :) babies are always good in the hospital, it's when you get home that they start crying. lol i'm sure he'll do great though! :) i'm so glad you'll be home in time for Christmas. praying for you all. can't wait to read the next detailed update, i love them! :) CONGRATS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

Ditto what Mandie said. I'm so glad he's thriving. I know it's a PITA, but a couple extra days with 24 hour nursery is a good thing--especially when you're trying to recover from a c-section and a difficult pregnancy.

I know you're going to get LOTS of help when you get home, but having the docs nearby is a good thing too.


nickoletta100 said...

Congrats!!! Thanks for the update and the beautiful pics of your adorable little man!

Anonymous said...

What a cute little button of a boy!! I'm so sorry that you have to stay in the hospital longer. I hope it isn't anything serious! Take care of yourself!

Karen At Home Blog said...

Congratulations, what an adorable little boy!!!! Please take care of yourself and have a wonderful holiday as a new family!!!



Anonymous said...

Well ain't he a cutie, may have been small in pounds but sure looks like a hunk to me. Has almost as many rolls as You both did real good he's a real,he is cute as a button.
Love Aunt Cathi

Tracy said...

Congrats! I'm so happy for you. I hope you're healthy and home soon.

Unknown said...

I guess you can say I was one of the impatient ones ;)! He looks so big. We will be praying that you recover quickly and get home soon. Can't wait to hear more details and of course, more pics! Congratulations!

Michelle Burdick