Monthly Archives: December 2007

Mommy update

Just to let everyone know I’m okay! Really tired, of course, but hanging in there. I’m getting used to feeding her almost constantly and snatching naps when I can. I had a bit of a meltdown yesterday when all the … Continue reading

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Electric Elizaland

IMG_0260.JPG Originally uploaded by griffey Eliza was diagnosed with infantile jaundice…she’s fine, but the pediatrician wanted to head things off at the pass, so she prescribed a round of phototherapy for her. This is the result; a wallaby-belt, a fiber-optic … Continue reading

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Eliza in repose

IMG_0234.JPG Originally uploaded by griffey Little Eliza spent most of the evening screaming her head off. She’s got a ton of gas problems, and seems to be in a lot of pain at night…during the day, she’s an angel, and … Continue reading

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Doing fine!

We’re still trying to get the hang of things, like breastfeeding and what her different cries mean. But all in all, it was a decent night, and I, for one, am proud of us. Little Eliza seems to be doing … Continue reading

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Eliza with Grandma

IMG_0176.JPG Originally uploaded by griffey This is Eliza with Jason’s mom, Jackie…she came in today and just about wouldn’t put Eliza down. Don’t blame her, though, since she couldn’t ask for a cuter first grandchild. Today has been tests, and … Continue reading

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Eliza Rhea Griffey

IMG_0170.JPG Originally uploaded by griffey Welcome Eliza Rhea Griffey, born at 12:47 am. 6 pounds, 5 ounces, 21 inches. She’s healthy and wonderful, and Betsy is recovering well.

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It's about 7:30pm

We’ve been in the hospital just about 10 hours now, and Betsy is working hard. Epidural is in, so the pain is less, but the work is still hard. My mom and sister just came in, so there’s a bit … Continue reading

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Update #1

Betsy is doing well. Called my mom to tell her that B’s water broke, and she said that she was on her way as soon as the cornbread came out of the oven. My mom cooks when she’s nervous.

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Into the Hospital

IMG_0137.JPG Originally uploaded by griffey We hit the hospital today at about 10am, and by noon we were in a room and Betsy was hooked up to a bunch of wires and tubes. But not the Intertubes, which I am … Continue reading

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Just a few more days!

Well, it looks like we’re being induced on Sunday, Dec. 16th! Hard to believe she is almost here. We’re extremely excited. I’m a bit nervous, but also confident that I can do this! Stay tuned for updates…and hopefully photos soon! … Continue reading

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