Monday, September 14, 2015

Thank you !

You're well wishes moved me to tears - what an exhausting exhilarating over the top wonderful weekend it was.
You just KNOW there's a birth story coming up, right ?
But not today.

An emergency cesarian on Saturday morning - where the decision was made within minutes...........and Ashley was up and moving around Saturday evening by Sunday morning she was tidying the room - this morning she's ready to go - go - go !  And it's pretty certain she will in fact be going home today.

The nurses are calling her the Rock Star of the ward LOL

Today I'm making a big batch of beef stew because THEY'RE ON THEIR WAY HOME!
And a Shepherd's Pie
And a baked macaroni
And a home made soup
And an apple crisp
and - and - and

Because my rock star needs proper nutrition and I can't trust her to eat properly - don't you know?

Ashley says - I'm not a baby for goodness sake Mom - I know I have to eat properly
Mom says - Hmmmmm - well let's just say it's my job to make sure you do for now


Oh my gosh - he's here everybody -
And I have so much to talk about - I'm hoping by Friday's chat I have his Mommy's permission to do so !
There's things I've learned.................

You guys are also my rock stars - I felt like I had a cheerleading section rooting for us and it was the most amazing feeling in the world.  I'm going to try my best to reply to each email - but if life happens please know how much you mean to me.

All my love,
Me

41 comments:

  1. its the most divine of all feelings that you have the chance to welcome a new life into the family, and that it is your special daughter that has made the introduction... I loved meeting all my grandchildren the first time, its simply beyond words, so I can understand all your joy shown in your latest post.. so happy for y ou that she is well after the trauma and that his lordship is being a good baby and all is well with your family.. her husband must have had a few anxious moments, but its all over now, until the next time that is!!!! hugs to a new grandma, from one who is older... not elderly yet, just older ha ha

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    1. If they could bottle this feeling Jeannine the world would only know peace !
      Thanks SO much !!!

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  2. What a happy looking couple with their newborn! Ashley looks a lot like you Suzan. You could be twins. I'm glad she is doing so well but having a C section requires rest (I had 2 of them!!) so I hope she takes advantage of every moment that the grandparents can give to help out. Not a bad deal eh? Have fun and enjoy this special time. Hugs. Pam

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  3. Aw....always a Mama no matter how old our kids are. Congratulations! I'm so happy for you and your whole family!!!

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  4. So so happy for you Suzan, as well as the whole family. Enjoy this time it just goes by so fast.

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  5. Yay, Loli's a Loli at last! Sounds like Ashley not only looks like her Mom but has the same CAN DO spirit. I had C-sections with both of mine - she'll be fine. Congratulations!!! Can't wait to hear more and see some pics.

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  6. Ohhhhh Suzan he is so gorgeous what a cute family pic. Have fun now that he is on his way home. Yum you made them some really wonderful meals.
    Kris

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  7. OOOh, new babies are just so special when they come into the world! My congratulations to you and your whole family. And yes...we must make sure new moms eat well. Convince her that this is her time to be pampered! Sheila E

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  8. So sweet. Congratulations and thank heavens everyone is healthy.

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  9. awwww, congrats. he's adorable. there is just something so great about babies. they way they smell, the weight of them in your arms....oh no...."down hormones...down"
    Debbi

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    1. Thanks so much Debbie - they ARE addictive little angels, aren't they?
      xoxo

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  10. Just enjoy your family, these are such special, once in a lifetime moments! And you look way too young to be a grandma!

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    1. Oh I look like a grandma Mary LOL - thanks so much !
      XOX

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  11. SO, so happy for you all!!! I had both my kids by caesarean and she IS amazing!!! God bless her! The baby is adorable!

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  12. For heaven's sake take care of YOU! You sound like you're run off your feet. Your adrenaline will quit on you soon enough - just sit and play with the baby.

    Ok I'm done. Enjoy your little bundle!

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  13. I am so happy that they are home. It is such a wonderful feeling when you see your grandchild for the first time. I was over the moon when Kelly arrived. Enjoy your time with that sweet baby.
    Hugs,
    Mary

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  14. Your Rock Star is a lucky girl to have a mom like you. And something tells me that baby Evan is going to have a Rock Star Grandma.

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  15. Suzan, I can't believe you are a grandma. I have five sweet grandchildren and they add so much joy to my life. Congrats!
    xx,
    Sherry

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  16. Welcome to Grannyhood...the divine place between infinite kisses, sweet little burps, and silly giggles. We became grandparents very late--and it has simply been the most fun.

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    1. Thrilled to be joining everyone !!!
      It's an incredible feeling Sandi !
      Thanks SO much !
      xox

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  17. We are definitely all looking forward to the birth story and the new grandmother pictures! So glad she is up and going and hoping you get some rest after that cooking contest you got going.

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  18. Sooooo happy for you Suzan! Don't worry about answering everyone - spend the time with your new grandson!

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  19. Hug him, rock him, sing to him, love him. You're a Nana now!

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  20. Congratulations! He's adorable ♥ Enjoy him!!

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  21. He's beautiful!!! Congratulations!!!

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  22. What a sweet little family, and so lucky to have you.
    xo Pat

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  23. He will have everyone wrapped around his little pinky, and you all will be so happy 😊. As it should be. Wow! xo Patty

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    1. If I could just keep the smile off my face for 2 minutes Patty - I'm so desperately in love !!!
      Thanks SO much
      xoxo

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  24. Congratulations and Best Wishes to you and all your family on the birth of Evan. Happy to hear mom and baby and grandmere came through everything well. Enjoy your time together.

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  25. Congratulations! Hope everyone is well and resting! Enjoy your new grandson...he's beautiful :)

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  26. Congratulations to you and your family on the safe arrival of little Evan. Lots of happy thoughts for you & yours!

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    1. Thanks SO much Nancy !
      I can't keep the smile off my face :)
      XOXO

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  27. Congratulations for you all !! All the hapiness this little baby will bring, such fortunate you are !!!

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    1. Thanks SO much Joanne !!! He as such an army of love behind him !
      XOXO

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  28. Welcome to the world sweet Evan! Congrats to everyone

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  29. Congratulations! What a sweet little family!

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    1. Thanks so much Yvonne - I have a seriousl addiction to this little guy !
      XOX

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  30. I've been a bit out of the loop since moving 2 weeks ago! So...Congratulations to everyone on the birth of Evan! My granddaughter is on schedule to deliver in about 12 days, she says. We will be going to Ohio to visit when she will be there with the baby. I'm excited. Now, to find someone to check in on the cats while we're gone!

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xoxo