Thursday, December 25, 2008

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas to you from Spectrum! I couldn’t be happier to report that I have spent Christmas Day on bedrest. Today marked my 25th week of pregnancy, on the 25th of December. Although I am not even close to where I would like/should/need to be when the triplets are born, I feel great about making it to 25 weeks – what a blessing! Dr. Jelsema is amazed that I have maintained the pregnancy for the past eleven days, while dilated to 5 cm. My new mantra is: Every day counts.

Jason and Quin came to visit me this morning. Jason did a great job taking pictures and video while Quin opened presents at home. He brought the video camera to the hospital so that I could watch. It was the second best thing to being there with them. She also opened one of her ‘bigger ticket’ presents here. I figure she won’t remember my absence this Christmas and we will definitely have an exciting day next year! My family came to visit me this afternoon, with food to share :)

I hope all of you, and your families, had a very Merry Christmas!
Joelee

4 comments:

beautifulsue said...

I am so glad you were able to watch Quinn open her gifts via video camera and then another gift at the hospital! I am so glad you are making it this far and what a miracle being 5 cm dialated. I am praying for you and the babies and thinking of you often. Hang in there honey!

ab said...

It wasn't the same without you today, but I'm happy you weren't there. I know that sounds terrible, but so true! We missed you, Jo. See you on Saturday.

love you.

adayinjesslife said...

I'm so glad to hear you are in good spirits. We are thinking of you and praying. Please let me know if you need anything. I really mean that. Hang in there, like you said every day counts.

dbierlein said...

Hello Sizemore family,
I work with Mike @ Frankenmuth Mutual. He keeps us posted on your progress. Our firstborn was born at 25 weeks, weighing 1 lb 12 oz. He's 22 and just graduated from college. I was on bedrest for 18 weeks with each of our 2 daughters after that. You're so right that every day, every week is huge. Glad to hear you have a positive attitude and a good support system. Hang in there, it will be so worth it. God is with you and those precious little ones. I'm praying for you.
Donna Bierlein