Thursday, September 16, 2010

Small Steps Towards Normalcy

Today is the first morning that I haven't spent with Tess since her birth. It feels a little lonely.

Last night she gave clear signs to us and the nurses that she was hungry and wanted to nurse. This morning the doctors are supposed to do her first "feeding assessment." I was so excited to hear that last night. However, this morning we didn't get as great a report from her night nurse. Tess slept fine throughout the night, but her stomach "output" is back to being high and a little bloody. Doesn't look like food or poop is coming today.

This morning I got to home-school my older kids, however. That felt great.


  1. Offering up some minor morning discomforts for your sweet baby from Chicago... Blessings to you from another former now full-time mama...

  2. I am sure you can figure out I meant former "lawyer"... My 18 month old is jumping all over me as I type!

  3. Thought of little Tess this morning during the rosary. We'll keep praying.
    Susan and Maggie

  4. Blessings on your family dear ones, continued blessings....

  5. I love that you looked at homeschooling as a blessing, rather than a burden today. Tess has the best mommy.