Monday, September 21, 2009

Update!

We called V this morning to hear how the Doctor's visit went, and as we were saying hello Y called her and said she wanted to talk to us. I was thrilled to get to talk to her again so soon! She had news that she wanted to tell us herself, which was awesome.

So here's the news:

1. Baby isn't ready yet, it looks like we still have about three weeks to go. This is a little disappointing, I think all of us parents were hoping things would happen quickly. But it's not a bad thing at all. We don't want to rush the baby, and this will give us some time to prepare. And start school, and so forth.

2. Looks like we've got a baby girl in there. We are thrilled, of course. Y used the name we'd picked out to tell us: "Looks like you're having a J" is what she said. I asked her if it would be okay with her if we used her first name for the baby's middle name and she was so surprised and pleased and then we all cried.

After we said goodbye V called us back and talked about the issues that were causing her to recommend we wait to go. She is hoping that together her and Y can address some of those in these coming weeks, and if so she will fully support us coming for the birth, as that is obviously what Y wants and it is what we want, too. Nothing is decided, but I am hopeful.

Please do keep us all in your prayers as we go forward: A+A, Y, V and especially little baby J. I am going to do my best to put my nose to the grindstone and use these next three weeks to get everything settled at work, arrange to miss classes at school and take care of other loose ends to really be ready.

Thanks again for all your love and care! ♥

11 comments:

  1. ooh exciting!! :D
    {fingers & toes crossed!}

    *athena

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  2. SO EXCITING!!! What a wonderful turn of events. I've been reading all your updates with such hope and excitement. I can't imagine how you are feeling! Here's hoping these 3 weeks fly by.

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  3. Glad to hear that the baby will wait just a little bit more while the issues are worked out. It would be such a wonderful blessing to be there when your daughter is born.

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  4. Glad to hear that V clarified her reasons for not wanting you to come immediately, and even gladder (?!) to hear that she and Y will be working to resolve them, and most glad of all that it seems to be going so well and it looks like you are having a J! Three weeks is probably just enough time to make all your arrangements; how polite of baby to wait until things were well situated.

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  5. I am avidly reading your updates and holding you all in my heart. Best of luck and all good things! - Becky Hutton

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  6. What great news all around. I'm so glad that you and Y are connecting so well. I bet she was awfully pleased to have baby J have her middle name - that is awesome. The wait will be tough, but it will be nice to get things all ready for J. Awesome. I'm all smiles for you guys.

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  7. My heart keeps exploding!! You & A & J are constantly in my thoughts. I am brimming with hope. I have a great feeling about all of this and my heart leaps when I see you've updated us all on what is happening, I can only imagine what its like for you!! xo Andrea

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  8. I am keeping everything crossed for all of you. It sounds like everything is going brilliantly and you're managing to hold things together and be sensible about all this. I am almost exploding with excitement for you all and will be sending lots of positive thoughts your way.

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  9. Yippee! A girl!! I've been thinking about you lately and wondering how it was moving along! Glad to see such a wonderful turn of events!

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  10. I'm so awed by your bravery. All of you. Talking on the phone must be just so scary and exciting at the same time. Keeping you in my thoughts.

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