Tuesday, May 20, 2008
Today is Mealyworm's 2nd birthday. Wow. Time flies. She was such an adorable baby with lots of hair. And she was just the right amount of plump and tiny at birth, surprising really because she weighed in at 9 lbs 15 oz. But honestly she didn't look that big, I guess it was proportionate...a little extra here and there and there and there. Such a cutie and tons of dark brown spikey hair. I even had an ultrasound pic where they pointed out how much hair she had! Oh memories...I remember when Bug first met Mealyworm. Looking back, I wish I had made a bigger deal out of it and kicked everybody out of my hospital room except for our little family. So we could have really had sometime together as just us and maybe a photo. But I didn't, so the first pictures we have of Bug and Mealyworm all contain my MIL also in the picture. It was late afternoon, my dad had been watching Bug since we left home about 9 am. Mealyworm was born about 1pm. I was lying in the hospital bed "entertaining" guests, my in-laws, my mom (a.k.a. super coach) and T-Dad. And then the B's came to visit with Bug's favorite friend at the time, CB. And suddenly, the quiet was chaotic and there was no special bonding of the newly expanded Lemonade family.
[As a side note, thinking about the Bug's birth... maybe having my MIL, FIL and t-dad's brother's girlfriend, literally hanging out in the room, throughout the actual birth/long ordeal which ultimately resulted in the Bug entering the world, including my FIL video-ing the worst of it, was not such a charming time together, either. To be honest though, that was the last of my worries.]
But back to sweet, perfectly proportioned Mealyworm...Happy Birthday, Big Girl! Your mama loves you lots.