Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Pregnancy

No, I am not preggers, just stole this post from Claudine (since I love to talk about all things Lyla!)


1. WAS YOUR FIRST PREGNANCY PLANNED? Yes, down to the week really!

2. WERE YOU MARRIED AT THE TIME? Yes

3. WHAT WERE YOUR REACTIONS? I cried, Josh didn't believe it at first.

4. WAS ABORTION AN OPTION FOR YOU? No

5. HOW OLD WERE YOU? 23

6. HOW DID YOU FIND OUT YOU WERE PREGNANT? 2 Pee tests.

7. WHO DID YOU TELL FIRST? Josh

8. DID YOU WANT TO FIND OUT THE SEX? Yes, I am not a patient person.

9. DUE DATE? July 18th 2008

10. DID YOU HAVE MORNING SICKNESS? More like all day 9 1/2 months sickness

11. WHAT DID YOU CRAVE? Different things at different times. Lots of cereal.

12. WHO/WHAT IRRITATED YOU THE MOST? Not being able to sleep really ticked me off.

13. WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST CHILD'S SEX? Female

14. DID YOU WISH YOU HAD THE OPPOSITE SEX OF WHAT YOU WERE GETTING? No, I was so excited it was a girl. A boy would have been fine too, but I always wanted a girl first.

15. HOW MANY POUNDS DID YOU GAIN THROUGHOUT THE PREGNANCY? Over 40 I believe.

16. DID YOU HAVE A BABY SHOWER? 3 actually. Thanks Melese, Mum and Jewel.

17. WAS IT A SURPRISE OR DID YOU KNOW? I knew about all of them.

18. DID YOU HAVE ANY COMPLICATIONS DURING YOUR PREGNANCY? Not really, I had to leave work 2 months early due to insomnia, but baby was always fine.

19. WHERE DID YOU GIVE BIRTH? IWK Grace Maternity

20. HOW MANY HOURS WERE YOU IN LABOR? 18.5, 2 hours of pushing.

21. WHO DROVE YOU TO THE HOSPITAL? Josh

22. WHO WATCHED YOU GIVE BIRTH? Josh, my Dr. and 2 nurses. Oh and a NICU team.

23. WAS IT NATURAL OR C-SECTION? Nautral
24. DID YOU TAKE MEDICINE TO EASE THE PAIN? Yup, Gas and Epidural (which didn't work, so we might as well not count that).

27. HOW MUCH DID YOUR CHILD WEIGH? 7 lbs 13 oz

28. WHEN WAS YOUR CHILD ACTUALLY BORN? July 22nd 2008, at 9:38 pm

30. WHAT DID YOU NAME HIM/HER? Lyla Jae Blakeney

31. HOW OLD IS YOUR FIRST BORN TODAY? 6 months 2 weeks.
THEN: NOW:

10 comments:

Anonymous said...

Lyla looks so much like you!

Keah and Michael O'Hearon said...

so fun and cute.......Lyla is such a cutie!........and so are you!

Gillian said...

Julia, THAT is a beautiful picture of you and Lyla (the 'Now' one).

Let the party begin... said...

What a great post and I love the picture of you and Lyla!

Drennans said...

cute pictures...awww! call this friend of yours soon. thanks.

Sharee and Court said...

I love it! It is so fun to hear about Lyla! She is adorable!

Anonymous said...

so sweet! Cute post!

JO said...

fun post! I liked the pictures. I don't have any photos of me holding my fresh baby, makes me sad. In fact, Curt was too into the whole thing that he forgot to grab the camera. I'll be sure we have fresh from the womb shots with our next baby.

Alex and Kellie Lambert said...

So cute! I can't believe it's been 6 months already! And I can't wait to fill that survey out :)

Jocelyne, Greg & Co. said...

Cute pictures! I agree with Tanya. I think Lyla looks like you too.