Thursday, November 13, 2008
Nayeli's First Slumber Party
Nayeli's bed nestled between our world famous UCSF couch beds we have come to love.
Yesterday the Dr's told us we would get to stay and board at the hospital over night so we could have Nayeli in our room with us. No more tubes, no more monitors, and no more beeping. First thing this morning we packed our belongings at our friends Tom Hidas house we were staying at in SF. Shane and Telly went there this afternoon and packed everything so Telly could take it home. Telly also brought us Nayeli's car seat. We were so excited to be spending the night at the hospital with Nayeli.
The Dr's told us during their rounds that Nayeli is great and we should look at her as a normal baby (the DR said this at least three times). We were so happy! I started to cry and hugged each Dr. and thanked them. Shane got teary eyed and held back his tears of happiness.
Nayeli had a great day. I breast fed her and also bottle fed her. She was waking up every 2 1/2 hours and asking for more food. She has a good appetite and we are so happy! She also keeps her food down well and we hope this stays this way. Spitting up food is very common for CDH babies. This is yet another blessing we have had minimal issues with.
Shane and I went out to a nice dinner over looking the beach in SF. We took this advice in having a date night from Nik and Megan's blog. We went to the Beach Chalet restaurant near Ocean Beach. We have gone to this restaurant in the past and love the area. Great food and good service. We had a nice dinner and talked about how blessed and fortunate we are. We are both still in awe at the fact that we will be home with our baby girl in less than 24 hrs. It feels like we have been here forever and we cant wait for Nayeli to meet Max, Twinkie, and Molly. Telly (Liz's dad) took some of Nayeli's cloths home today so the dogs and cat can get a sniff of our newest family member....Warrior Princess Nayeli!
We want to thank our Kiwanis friends, the Bonn's, Collelo's, and the Goldsteins for the great food. Thank you Marge for taking the time in getting the food for us. This, along with your wonderful comments and support, has sustained us. We are very greatful for everyone in our lives. We are blessed with wonderful, caring, supportive friends.
One of Nayeli's many favorite UCSF Nurses...Nurse Kim!
I get sleepy when mommy holds me.
Why did you just wake me? I was having a dream about meeting Molly, Twinkie, and Max.