Well, we finally did it. The new baby Bean (Raymond, after my grandpa who died last March) arrived April 1 at 7 a.m. after only 25 hours of labor. Phew. There is a reason they call it labor and not tickle party.
We've been home from the hospital for 3 days. Everyone seems to be in good health so far. Although, mommy and daddy are exhausted. I knew it would be hard, but I didn't know it'd be quite this hard.
No sleep, constant feeding, crying. Seems like the little guy is either passed out asleep or if he is awake, screaming his lungs out. I'm hoping that's just a phase. He is after all, brand new and the world must seem a bit overwhelming.
He and I are both having a pretty bad week! (Until the week I get the hospital bill...)
Speaking of money...
Not that I can even give it much thought right now but I will have more to add to the tiki fund soon. Probably about $20 but I haven't done the math yet.
And I'll also have another $2,000 to put toward retirement savings, thanks to a check for a freelance project arriving while I was in the hospital. Since I haven't decided whether to do an IRA or a Solo 401k , I'm just going to stash the dough in savings until I have time to think about it.
So that's the news!
The baby bean has arrived
April 6th, 2008 at 04:18 pm