Well, I'm sure most of you have guessed that our little blessing has arrived, but I figured I would make it official and let you know that he really is here! Yes, our little man came early one morning last month. It was a very looooooong labor, and eventually, because the baby was getting tired (his heart rate continuously went down with each contraction), I was prepped for a c-section.
No, it was not what we wanted; no, not something I enjoyed; and yes, I cried when the doctor told us we had to get him out... but, the Lord saw us through the hard times despite things not going according to our plan.
I have to say, I have never doubted that My Airman is a good man and a good husband; I like to brag on him quite a bit. But this experience has made me see even more just how wonderful he is; yes, the Lord knew what He was doing when He brought us together! (lol, of course, God always knows what He's doing... why do we ever doubt?)
I am recovering nicely from the c-section; I'm able to get around a lot better and much quicker these days. It's been nearly three weeks, and I'm over the worst of it.
Little Man is doing well, also. He isn't sleeping through the night, of course, but I am able to get about three hours of sleep in between each feeding (usually...), so that's nice.
My Airman took ten days of leave to be home with us, and again I was reminded of how fantastic my hubby is! He started working again on Monday, so that's when I feel I "officially" became a mom, since that was the first day I was actually alone with my son, LOL. ;o)
I was talking to my best friend yesterday, and I was thinking: the strangest thing about having a baby... is that it isn't strange at all. Sometimes I just look at him and nearly burst into tears for how amazed I am at God's blessing upon our lives. To think that He would trust me -- us -- with this precious life brings me to tears (yep, here they come).
It's mind-boggling, really. We are in charge of this little man, and are tasked with raising and instructing him in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.
What a responsibility!
My constant prayer these past two weeks has been: "Lord, give us wisdom. Help us, please, because we can't do it without You."
Anyway, I'm sure you're tired of hearing me babble... what you're really thinking is, "Where are the pictures, woman?!" :o) So, I'll quit typing and start loading! (if you've seen these already, you'll just have to forgive me and be patiently waiting for new ones, LOL!)