Friday, August 12, 2011

together again...and homeward bound.

Yesterday, Elliana got her first bath... and her brothers were able to come and visit her afterwards! :) What a precious time to have all three of my babies together again! They really enjoyed it!
On the news front (which I'm going to make quick because I am going back to sleep for a while... just up for pumping!)...we were told yesterday that Easton is on his "spell countdown", and so is Eli. Just so happens that Easton's spell countdown is over on Saturday. Yes, as in tomorrow. And Eli's is over on Monday. Oh.my.goodness. :) SO... as long as Easton & Eli behave themselves...they will be coming home in the next few days. >.< We are looking to have Easton discharged Saturday morning, and then back to the doctor on Monday morning! I can't believe the day of taking a baby home are finally arriving.
Sweet little Elliana is still behind her brothers. She is catching them in weight, but she's a lazy NICU baby...and doesn't want to take her bottles. SO, as soon as she can catch up with the bottle feeding...and get rid of this reflux which is causing spells...she will be home too! I really am hoping that it will only be a week or two past her brothers coming home.
It's going to be so stressful trying to take shifts going to the hospital when the two boys are home. But it has to be done. My heart already aches as I think about leaving her behind on Monday morning. *sigh*
Saturday morning, the babies will get their official hospital pictures! YAY! :) We are so looking forward to their first real photo shoot...not looking forward to the money spent ;)
This has been a dream of mine for a long time...bringing a baby home, I mean. And it's been a long time coming. I know that Lilly is up there smiling down on us :)
And what better day for her little brother to come home, but the thirteenth. <3

7 comments:

Trennia said...

Praise the Lord!
You are blessed!
They are handsome and beautiful!

L Holloway said...

I am so happy for you guys! This brought tears to my eyes reading such a wonderful post. I'm so excited to see more pictures of them not in the hospital too! Bless you all.

*Ross and Katy* said...

I'm so glad to hear that they will be coming home soon! That's SO exciting! We'll be saying extra prayers that Elliana will be able to join her brothers very soon :)

Caroline said...

So excited for you all. Keeping you all in my prayers.
Love ya xxxxxooooo

Joyce Kay said...

Beautiful babies! Thanks for sharing a picture of them together. You are one very blessed mommy.

Betty said...

I am so happy that you are able to bring the boys home, but my heart aches for you at the thought of leaving that precious little girl there! Hang in there momma! We will send up extra prayers.

fireworksandrainbows said...

Just wanted to say the babies are super cute! Congratulations :)

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