Saturday, May 17, 2008

4 years ago...

I was in labor at this time. This was about the time things picked up in my labor and I spent some time in our tub trying to get a hold of myself. By 11:00 P.M., we were meeting the midwife at the Birth Center. On May 18, 2004, 8:15 A.M., little Athena Sage made her way into the world. She was 8 lbs 12 oz, 21 inches, and was born with a nuchal hand (power puff girl style). I was so tired after a long "challenging" labor, but so happy to finally meet my baby. She was pretty cute too. I remember right from the start she was wide awake and never went into that deep sleep that all the books said newborns would. She cried a lot, but was happy to nurse right away. It seemed like if she wasn't nursing or sleeping, she was crying. But now my high needs baby is a fairly typical 4 year old. I love her more than I ever knew was possible. Happy Birthday Baby Girl, can I still call you that?
Newborn Athena.
Athena's 1st birthday.
Athena's 2nd birthday.
Athena's 3rd birthday.
2 days until I'm 4.
1 more day until I'm 4!


Jen said...

Happy Birthday Athena!! I remember when you were 4 months old...time flies!

LisaBella said...

4!!! My oh my! She is such a sweetie with a terrific smile! Happy Birthday Athena :)

DJ said...

And where does the time go?