Sunday, June 20, 2010

The Weekend in Pictures

For a bunch of pics of brand new baby boy, go to to see our life-giving weekend in pictures.  WARNING: site may contain emotional content, keep a box of kleenex at hand!

Saturday, June 19, 2010

James Callen Williams

James is here!!
More details later.
He was born June 19, 2010, 6:55 am
7lb. 11oz.
20 in. long
Everyone is healthy and beautiful.

Friday, June 18, 2010

Less than a week...

Less than a week until we close on our house...

Less than a week until my due date...

Just over a week until my insurance year (and thus deductible) starts over...

We may have to get this baby out before the end of June. Hopefully he will be a good boy and do that on his own. I don't really want to have the doctors "help" him out. We've been talking to him and trying to teach him to obey his parents even at this early stage! :)

My bags are finally officially packed so I am more than ready to make the trip to the hospital. Until then I am just running errands for our move (address changes, etc.) and resting.

Thursday, June 3, 2010


20 days till my due date so we are just waiting. I guess technically we have just been waiting for 9 months. It feels a lot more like just waiting now. I am not working anymore because my doctor said more rest and less stress would be good for me (we figured Kindergarten at the end of the school year wasn't the place for that combo.). It has been great to be able to sit, stand, lay down, and nap whenever I feel the need! My back had been killing me at school and now I rarely feel the pain. I have the "nursery" all ready to go. Well, actually we are living with some friends so a corner of our room is dedicated to the baby with a pack n play with a bassinet and a changing table. All his little clothes are washed and ready for him to do a fashion show for me...they are all so cute I can't wait for him to wear ALL of them! I think we have everything we will need as soon as he comes home but I don't really know what babies need so there is a good chance we will find we need something else, who knows.

When I went to the doctor last week she said I was 1cm dilated and his head was down low and ready to go. I went yesterday hoping for an update and more progress but the doctor didn't check. In fact, she said she won't check again until 39 question is how will I know when to go to the doctor if they don't check and let me know! I'm not convinced the whole contraction thing will clue me in!

We are also just waiting on our house...did I mention we are building a house and it is due to be closed on the day before my due date?! It is really moving along and I think when we look at it this weekend it will probably look pretty much done but there are little things that will still need touching up. It's really exciting but we are about to have A LOT going on all at once. The hard thing is I can't do anything about it. I can't do anything to make things happen faster or space things out at all and I really can't do much to help move things in or settle our house. I'm finding I can't really move much in general. It is a weird feeling when what I like best about summer is moving. I like to run, swim, walk, bike, plant flowers, clean... Most of those things are very difficult right now! Soon I'll be back out in the heat.

Well we'll keep you posted throughout the waiting and definitely when the waiting is over!! I can't wait!