Thursday, September 11, 2008

Twins just not doing what we asked...

Well today was a crazy long day. First we had our 3D/4D ultrasound appointment scheduled this morning at my doctor's office. My mom drove down for the day and also helped pay for the ultrasound. So we all got there paid and then 10 minutes later the office manager of the Dr. office calls me back and tells me the Tech isn't coming into work now. What kind of crap is that? I just paid a lot of money to do this today. And first of all if we cancel are appointments within 24hours they charge us $25 cancellation fee, but if they cancel on us last minute we aren't compensated, argh. So I was mad, they scheduled us for 2pm and said we would have til 3pm. So we get there at 2 and they don't take us back until 2:30 and then the twins wouldnt do anything but show us their packages. In fact on the video we caught baby B peeking his head between his brother's legs. Like he was looking at him going hey whats that, or I have one of But we didnt get one pic or one look at their faces. So they had to reschedule us yet again, this time for next week. Now I have 3 appts next week. OB appt., MFM appt., and another ultrasound appt. We had a long day. And poor Jack was only suppose to take a couple hours off from work this am and ended up having to take the whole day off and then it turned out to be a failure anyways. So that was my fun and exciting day! Thanks for reading =)

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Teddy's First Birthday!

Sorry it took me a couple days to get these up, the twins seem to be giving my body lots of issues (okay now, just seem really fatigued).
Teddy had a great day! Here is a few pics of him opening his presents and then eating his smash cake which he loved!
He was really frustrated that the paper wouldn't come off for him...

a little tug and push....

and then finally he gets one open...

Then the smash cake!

and then the clean up, he wasn't real happy about it

Hope you all enjoyed his pics!


Saturday, August 16, 2008
My Horrible Day, ended okay though
Well yesterday started out nice and happy, I took my 1 year old to his last day of daycare. Then I took my 7yr old to breakfast and to get his haircut for school. Then we were gonna go to his school orientation and then to the movies and lunch. Just a day with my big guy. Well on the way to his school we got in an accident. When it first happen I called 911 got paramedics there because someone in the other car was hurt, and i couldnt understand them because they didnt speak english. When paramedics got there they also checked me when my son metioned i was pregnant. I felt fine and everything was good so I felt no need to ride in the ambulance and be taking to a hosptial that I didnt want to go too, where my doctors werent at. So then I waited almost 2 hours outside while the Officers wrote up the report and all the stuff. Well it was about 95 outside and I was sweating so bad my clothes where soaking wet. Then the longer they took the more I relized I wasnt feeling the babies move. So I called my doctor and ask if I could come to the office to get heart rate checks on the babies. Well they said that I would have to go to L&D so off I went (2nd time in a week) and then when I got there they were so busy they didnt have a bed and then I had to sit for almost an hour....which at least it was inside and I was cooling off. When they finally get me upstairs and hooked to the monitors we heard the babies right away and I was so relieved. And then the contractions started coming...they werent anything major but enough that they were showing up on the monitors. The nurses came back in said that there was blood in the urine and asked for another sample. So then the doctor said I had to be monitored for at least 6 hours. They hooked me up to fluids and the whole six hours i was having mild contractions. Then they got the urine sample back and i have a severe bladder infection ad they sent the rest of the urine to the lab to be back on monday. The doctor released me on Bedrest for the weekend with anitbotics. He also stated that worse case scenerio would be that it has spread to my kidneys or my BP affected my kidney function which caused my bladder to have problems and made it accesible to the infection. So basically if the meds clear everything up we are out of the woods. If not then its on to check the kidneys next week. So even thought the accident sucked, and the whole day put me on edge, if i wouldnt have gotten in the accident we might not have got the infection before it got worse. I didnt even have any pain before the accident, so i had no clue i had an infection. Thanks for listening to me, sorry got so long!
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Monday, August 04, 2008 baby is almost a year old! Current mood: enlightened
Well it just hit me today how big Teddy is getting. I took him in to take is birthday pictures that way I can have them back to send out for his birthday. In just 3 weeks from today he will be one! The last year has flown by! Well while taking his pictures today he decided to be a big boy and stand up all by himself! Which yea okay he has done before, but never on command, or for as long as he did. He is more talkative then his brother ever was, which yea is hard to believe but he is very understandable! He is signing very well for Eat, More, Milk, Juice and few other signs. Although the first time he signed for daddy, daddy just thought he was trying to gag himself, because daddy ignored it so This weekend he started meowing, growling, clapping, saying bye bye and also he now is addicted to saying hello into a phone (whether it is real or just his pretend/imanginary phone he seems to always have with him). He also is a sweet kid, he loves all soft and cuddly things like blankets or stuff animals and will choice them over any other toy of choice. Oh and even has even managed to grow some hair So where as my baby gone? and why is this toddler looking back at me? I suppose it was bound to happen but it seems that he has grown to fast and way to quick...but just as I think about this....a little kick and squirm reminds me of the new little babies on the way...I guess Teddy is making way for his new little brothers to take the baby role...I just hope that Teddy is as cuddly and sweet with them as he is with his big brother Jack.
So reality strikes again...Ready or not! Four boys....OMG!
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Friday, June 27, 2008
Ultrasound Pictures & Names?!
Names?! Everyone keeps asking... So let me see we hadnt even been trying to think about boy names. Do we keep with the kennedy names since we have Jack and Teddy already or do we go with something completely different? Also I know i definately want Stern Traditional names. I don't want any unusual weird names, but I don't want a name everyone has that is so common. But since the Trend is to go with the unusal names it makes the Traditonal names rare. So for names not sure yet but our lists of names are very Traditional Boys names.
Everyone keeps asking for new pictures. So Here is a profile Shot of both babies! Enjoy!
Baby A!
Baby B!
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Thursday, June 26, 2008
Do you wanna know what the sex is?! Current mood: shocked
So today I went to the high risk doctor for an ultrasound and at first the twins were great showing their heads, stomachs, spine, etc. all the things needed to estimate the size of each of them. And they are measuring perfect! Baby A is 5oz and Baby B is 4oz. Baby A butt was in baby B's Face....poor baby B. Then the tech decided to peak between the legs. Well baby B's legs were crossed and wouldnt let us see and then Baby A's umbilical cord was all curled up between the legs so we couldnt see anything. Then after the Dr came in and checked everything. The tech decided to try one more time. And finally Baby B decided to uncross its legs and since they are identical they are the same sex....they are.
BOYS! yep you heard me....I am going to be a mom of 4 boys....Oh My!

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Old Blog Info on the Twin Pregnancy!

Friday, June 06, 2008
Update for all! Current mood: blessed
So I forgot to post the update after my last ultrasound! They are definately Identical and they found both the amniotic sacs! Yipee!! So all is well and they are measuring right on schedule and the placenta looks great! Next ultrasound is June 26th and I will be 16weeks....perhaps we will get a glance between the legs?!!

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Tuesday, May 13, 2008
Ultrsound Pic
Well today I had another ultrasound of the Little One's today and it looks like they are still in the same sac. They are also measuring the same size (YIPEE!!) and there little heartbeats were great! Still looks to be is the pic not very clear, but you get the a on top baby b on the bottom

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Sunday, May 11, 2008
The Dream, some of you already heard
Okay so this is the main reason I freaked out when I found out it was twins. Here is the dream/story I had posted it on a pregnancy message board on April 14th the day I took my prego Test...and then bam, it came true....

04-14-2008, 11:43 AM 1 tperras

Did anyone dream about having twins? (Kind of Long) Hi girls! I am from the September 07 board and now the Dec. 08 board. And I was just curious did anyone dream about having twins?! I have a 7 yr old boy, and a 7 mo old boy. And about a 5 weeks ago I had this really crazy dream. (I was not TTC and was on BC and never thought I could be prego) I am laying on the table at the dr's office and they are doing and ultrasound, I wasnt very far along and the nurse say's Wow looks like twins. Then the dream jumps ahead to them doing the sex ultrasound, Nurse says looks like 2 girls! Then the dreams jumps to them around I want to say 3 years and it was so vivid. I tell the girls to get dressed we are going to be late for church and I leave the room, I come back in and they still do not have their dresses on. I tell them " I am not playing get dressed now." One says to me "Mommy, we are different and we dont want to wear the same thing anymore" I then tell them that if they aren't dress soon they will be in trouble. The one says "No, we are wearing our underwear because it is the only thing we have that is different." Then the other one says " mommy, if we get dressed can we do our hair different?" I said Fine, just get dressed. So I come back in and they are dressed and then the one says " mommy I want a pony tail on my forehead to look like a unicorn." No way sweetie I tell her. Then the other one starts in. I get very annoyed and tell them to do their own hair. One says to the other "I will do your hair if you do mine?" and then they start ripping each other's hair out! and I wake up. I freaked out when I woke up but, I thought hey there is no way I am prego no big deal. Well then a few nights later I had a dream about my grandparents (who have passed) and it is so vivid I call my mom and explain it to her and she says wow i got the chills it seems just like them. At the end of the dream My Grandmother says to me " your grandfater whose to call me his Lilac Rose!" Well then Tuesday I reliazed how late my period was and BAM I prego! Now the night I take the test I dream the dream about my grandparents again and this time at the end my grandmother says " You must name your girls Lilac and Rose!" and now this all seems so Surreal. Not only was I on BC and not trying to concieve I am now freaking out on the possibility that I am pretty sure I am having twins. Ready for the TOPPER?? I was giving my husband a hard time, laughing about twins, and well our boys names are Jack & Teddy. I said if twin girls we need Kennedy names for them. I say well I know we could use Caroline, but what else?! So he googles it and guess what JFK's Mom's name was??!! ROSE!!!!! Sorry so long! Please give me your opinions!!! Tiffany
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Wednesday, May 07, 2008
Well had my ultrasound...AND
ITS TWINS!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Yes, its true! It's twins!!! We are still in shock, but it will all work out! They are pretty sure its identical twins...we shall see! I go for another ultrasound next tuesday because i was laughing and crying so much that my belly was shaking so much! and they couldnt get great measurements for the due date. They say baby A is measuring 9w6days and baby B 9w5d. Due Dec. 10th!
So my Crazy life, just got CRAZIER!!!!!!!!!!
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Sunday, April 27, 2008
Due Date unsure, will be clear on May 7th! Current mood: anxious
Thanks everyone for the warm wishes. I am not a hundred percent sure when my due date is...We are so pleasantly surprised, but since I have been blessed with no morning sickness like the first two I can only guess when my due date will be. I am pretty sure it is Dec. 4th. But I will be going to the Drs for an ultrasound on May 7th. I will then find for sure when the new little one will be coming.
Again thanks for all the great thoughts and I will keep everyone posted!

Thursday, January 3, 2008

How fast they grow

It's very hard for me to believe that 7 years ago I was children in my life, no diapers, no crying, no homework, no booboos or tears. But also no first smiles, no "mommy I love yous", no hands to hold and no butterfly kisses. I never would have thought that becoming a mom could change my whole life, my outlook on the world and how I would live my life. Now in a two weeks my oldest will be 7 years old, I have gone through all those baby moments with him, and shared his first day of school with him, his first hospital trip and first baseball game. What's next his first crush, first heartbreak and first day of much faster can this time fly by?

If you asked me 10 years ago where I saw myself in 10 years I probably would have told you a very different version of what my life is right now. I would have told you that I want to be living in California and that I what to be a journalist or a novelist or just travel the world. I never would have said I would still be in Jacksonville, or married or had 2 children. But now if you asked me where I will be in 10 years from now...I can say I think I will be helping my oldest decided where he wants to go to college and help him plan his final summer before his senior year of high school. I would be preparing my littlest one for middle school and trying to get him to let me drop him off at the door, even if his friends see me drive up, and I am sure I would explaining to him why his brother can't always drive him around everywhere. So I definately can say my life revolves around my children.

For my life to feel full, for me to be happy...all I need is for my two little men to be happy, and to know they always have parents that love them and will always be there. No matter what life brings, I can honestly tell you that my boys come first and their happiness is more important than my own. So If you don't agree with me or dont like that they are more important to me than you, then I am sorry but deal with it or move on! (In fact many of you have) I know all you mom's out there can agree with me on this...Do for your kids first, it isn't about who has the best cars or best houses, clothes or purses...It is do your children know that they are loved?? and of the kids are thinking mom stop saying you love me and just buy me the new video game and then I will know you love me...haha! Take care everyone...

A Group of Old Blogs

Well I decided to switch my one ever visited the other one...and I stopped updating it. I thought this would be easier for everyone and especially myself! So Attached to this first blog, I will attach the few blogs since August when our family welcomed our newest little addition Teddy!

One week old Already!
September 2nd, 2007 at 8:55 am
Tiffany [edit]
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Teddy is one week old! I can’t believe it. It seems to have gone by so fast. As my sister said “Tomorrow he will be 6!” It seems that a little over a week ago I was saying ” This year has gone by sooooo slow!!” that was because we found out on New Years Eve that Teddy was on his way. Now as I sit here I think “WOW! It’s September already?!” It’s funny how being pregnant with the pressure of that baby pushing down, makes the time go by so slow. And how a 6lb baby being born can make it speed up to Warp speed. He is doing wonderful, his weight has stabalized and he is eating like he should. His big brother is thrilled to have him home and all he says all the time is “My Brother is sleeping, My brother is cute, My brother is crying, etc.” Always saying “My brother” never his name. So for all you asking how Jack is doing, he is obviously loving being a big brother. I took Teddy’s newborn pictures at home, and its nice that I can do that now and not have to deal with going to the studio, but as his brother did I am sure he will get a lot harder and I won’t be able to do them by myself at home much longer. Teddy did really well though and even “smiled” as much as a 4 day old baby could smile.(sure it was just gas, but thanks!) He had his first trip out of the house, it was very exciting as it was just a Dr. Apt. but he stayed awake in the car the whole way there, once at the dr.’s he feel asleep. He seemed to like the nurse until she took his temperature. But he liked the Dr. he didnt fuss for him, and the dr. said all is well and that he looks great. So there you have it the first week of Teddy’s life, not much excitement for him, just lots of rest and eating. Thanks for stopping by to check out his site. And Thanks to Aunt Jenny for creating such a nice site for him =)

Two Weeks Old!
September 8th, 2007 at 8:10 pm
Tiffany [edit]
Can you believe it?! I sure can’t! Teddy is doing great. He had his two week check up yesterday, and he now weighs 6lbs 10oz and is 20 1/2 inches. So in one week he gained almost 1lb (since his one week check up) and in two weeks has grown an inch! He doesnt seem any bigger, but I know he has grown because he finally fits into some of his clothes, and a week ago he was being swallowed whole by every outfit he owns. Last night Teddy went to his first restuarant =) It was also My first time out of the house for longer than 30 mins, since we came home from the hospital. Today Teddy got to go meet Raylee (Ryan’s daughter, who has grown sooooo much) I didnt think about taking a picture of the two of them together, but I am sure they will see each other soon. I think Teddy already likes older women (haha). Well thats all for now, and I haven’t taken any pictures in a few days…I am a bad mommy and will make sure to get some pictures up very soon!

3 Weeks Old!!
September 15th, 2007 at 6:20 pm
Tiffany [edit]
Well today Teddy turned 3 weeks old! He has been doing great. This week went by pretty fast we had a lot to do this week, and it seems as life has moved forward, and we have finally gotten on to a routine The first two weeks were nice to be home with Teddy and enjoy the newborn time. But now this week it seems as he not only turned a week older but he also grew up so much. He went to his Big Brother’s school for the first time, he took his first trip to the mall, he meet his Great Grandmother, and he even made his first trip to Grandma’s and Poppa’s house. So he did a lot this week. And through all of it he was really good. He did have one bad day this week and it was Wednesday, he decided that he would eat every hour that day and be extremely fuzzy from about 1am until midnight. But as soon as that day was over, he was back to normal, being the sweet and quiet boy he had been just the day before. I have posted a First Bath Montage on the same site that I have his newborn Montage.
Keep checking back, I will add new things as often as possible.