Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Don't count on a phone call soon...

Today Josh and I made our weekly trip to see the doctor in Fayetteville, and for the third week in a row heard the phrase "no time soon". Yes, it is true we have made very little progress in a week. We think now we might be 60% effaced, but no dilation. So, we have another appointment and one more ultrasound scheduled for next week! I think that we are going to have a million in utero pictures of Annie Glenn. Dr. Ralsten also said that we can go to 41 weeks without talking about inducing, all based on "sugar lump's" (my daddy's nickname for Annie Glenn) size and the levels of amniotic fluid. Apparently these levels were on the high side when we had the last ultrasound at 36 weeks. So, once again we will keep you all posted if our news changes.

Love to you all!

Carly and Josh

Friday, January 23, 2009

Down to 9 days and still no news...

On Wednesday we went back to the doctor and there was NO PROGRESS....can you believe this? Annie Glenn must love her mommy made home! According to Dr. Cook she is over 8 pounds and may just wait until her due date to arrive. So...Josh and I are just waiting. Everything is packed and ready to head out the door whenever Little Miss Priss decides to join us. We will keep everyone posted and if we have no news, will head to the doctor again on Wednesday afternoon.

We love you all,
Carly and Josh

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Ultrasound Update

Today Josh and I once again traveled to Fayetteville to visit the doctor to  learn more about Annie Glenn.  We are 37 weeks and 2 days along today which means only 19 days until her due date!  Today we learned from the ultrasound and visit that Annie Glenn weighs about 7 1/2 lbs. and that means that if we go 19 more days we are predicted to have an almost 9 lb. bundle of cheeks!  I have made very little progress in my area of being ready to have her at just 30 % effaced. We go back to see Dr. Cook again on Wednesday and as he said I will see you in the office not in the delivery room, so we have at least another week to prepare for her arrival.

On Saturday I had one of the nicest showers in my honor and we are completely ready now as far as gear and clothes for Annie Glenn.  Josh has been busy since Saturday building the Diaper Champ, placing monitors in just the right spots, and making sure that both cars have car seat bases in them with mirrors at every angle to see Annie Glenn, although for some reason the carrier has remained in his truck :).  I have never seen a Daddy so eager to meet his little girl.

Overall, we are both doing well.  I have been really trying to stay off my feet, but nesting is getting the best of me and knowing that I only have a limited time left in my classroom with my kids is not making sitting with my feet in a chair easy!  We will update again when we have some more news!

Love to you all, 
Carly and Josh  

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Only 25 days to go...

Unfortunately, Mondays visit to the doctors office gave us no clues as to when Annie Glenn will be joining our family, as Dr. Turner said that I am making no progress as far as dilation. This news is fine with us both at just 36 weeks....ask me in a week because I am feeling like I might be more ready! Mondays appointment did allow Dr. Turner to schedule another ultrasound for next Tuesday. We are so excited! The doctors are still thinking that Annie Glenn will be a healthy girl, so we are just going to make one last check on how healthy she is....Josh and I are thrilled to be able to see more pictures of our sweet baby girl.

Over the weekend we also finished our nursery, which looks precious! My aunts truly out did themselves! Today was my first full day back at school with kids and I can already tell that each day will be tougher as my feet and hands are out of control in the swelling department. My class is really sweet about the baby and seem just as excited as we are to meet her.

We hope that everyone is doing well and will post again with pictures from our ultrasound!

We love you all,
Josh and Carly

Annie Glenn's crib!
A view from the doorway.
Another view of the room.

Saturday, January 3, 2009

36 weeks, only 4 more to go!

Happy New Year to everyone! Josh and I have had a wonderful Christmas and beginning to 2009. Christmas was filled with gifts for Annie Glenn this year and we have never been so excited to open gifts! I think that we are almost completely ready. Our nursery is almost ready...all we are lacking is the bumper and curtains, which my great aunts are giving Annie Glenn.

Nesting has definitely begun! Poor Josh, I think that I am driving him crazy. He has gone from having a wife that is messy to one that wants everything in its place, but our house is looking better than ever and is ready to welcome our sweet baby girl. We will keep you all updated as we move closer to our due date of February 1st. I will be going to the doctor every week so we will update the website with the latest information.

Below are some holiday pictures, we will post nursery pictures soon. We love you all and can't wait for us all to meet Annie Glenn!

Josh and Carly

The Davis side of our family on Christmas Eve

New Year's Eve.