Thursday, February 26, 2009

Close, but No Cigar

Yesterday, we got the big news that Lexie might be able to go home today. What?! Today, you say?! Holy crap, we need to run out of here and clean up the house, finish putting together the bassinet, clean off the changing table, install the carseat, and omygod what else...

Today, Steve and I headed in there, Lexie's "going home" outfit and carseat in hand, nervous and excited to bring our girl home. But Lexie had other plans, spending the day sleeping almost nonstop, barely waking up to eat. And she didn't eat enough to get the OK to leave.

On the bright side, she passed her "car seat challenge."

We suspect the sleepiness was due to her Synagis shot last night. It's not a scientifically known side effect, but all babies are different, and *something* was causing her to be out of it.

Hopefully tomorrow will be the big day. Fingers crossed. In the meantime, Steve and I went out to dinner. It might be a while before we can do that again.

14 comments:

Cami said...

OH! I'm so very excited for you all!! I pray she'll be home before the weekend!!! Congrats again! Can't wait to get my germ-free hands on her!

Beth said...

Great news! I hope she is headed home to you today so you can just sit on your couch with her in your arms!!

areyoukiddingme said...

That's wonderful. I hope you appreciate that she gave you an extra day to get that last minute stuff done! Enjoy your sleepless nights, showerless days, and gorgeous daughter at home!

Mel said...

Awww... I do hope today is the day. What wonderful news. YOUR baby at YOUR house... finally.
*hugs*

Nicole said...

I hope that today is the day! Glad you got to enjoy one last dinner out.

Brenna said...

Wonderful news! Oh, I'm so happy for you all.

Mama Bear said...

oh i hope tomorrow is the day

CTagsGirl said...

Just stopping-by via ICLW to send a HUGE congrats on your precious little Lexie! I pray that all goes as planned and she's at home in your arms ASAP.

All my best to your new little family. :)

Mel
(A fellow MA'er!)

caramama said...

Oh, how exciting!!! I really hope she can come home tomorrow.

I'll bet she was just so excited about the idea of going home with you guys that she stayed up too late the night before with butterflies in her stomach, and that's why she was so tired yesterday. ;-)

Jo said...

How very exciting! Hope that tomorrow is indeed the "big day."

Hugs!

Liv said...

Wow! That is glorious news. Congratulations.

ICLW

Kristin said...

Hoping and praying that today is the day for you. It sounds like little Lexie is thriving.

~ICLW

Jane said...

Lexie, we are "pumped" for you!

littleangelkisses said...

Congratulations! I need to go back and get caught up and I did a bit, but need more time to get the whole story.

My son was born at 30 weeks, 1 day. He is now 4 1/2 year old and doing wonderfully. I know that the road you are on his hard, if you have questions...please let me know.

Linda