Friday, October 23, 2009

A Week Already

I'm completely blown away by the fact that Olivia is over a week old now. I feel as though she has been around for a couple of days at most! She and I are fairly recovered from our hospital visit, and she's growing like a weed... already back up to her birth weight and then some. She's starting to spend a few more minutes every day with her eyes open, and we can't wait to see what her personality is like.
On a personal note I also have to brag that I'm within 5 lbs of my pre-pregnancy weight and I can wear my non-maternity "fat pants" already. Granted I weighed a lot more than I ever wanted to before the pregancy, so I still have A LOT of work to do, but it does give me hope. I guess the strict diabetes diet had some unintended benefits!
In other big news, we also closed on our property in Dixie (near Walla Walla, WA) yesterday. Once it is recorded with the county we will be the proud owners of 52.5 acres of pasture and canyon in the foothills of the Blue Mountains. We've already seen deer, elk, turkey, and black bears, and it has a gorgeous home site that overlooks the WW valley as well as the foothills. We can't wait to start working it into our "someday" house!
Here are a couple of pictures... of course more to come when I get another minute.


The Gutsy Mom said...

She is precious! I love her so much already. I wish I were there to hold her and hug you guys. Big hugs to Marion and all the critters. (And congrats on the weight -- and the someday house! -- that is soooooo awesome!) Missing you so much.

Mom on the Move! said...

She is beautiful!!! I know that the Adventure Fam is loving life - it really sounds like things are going well. Congrats on everything.

JES said...

I'm with GM...I wish I was there! Kiss her sweet little cheeks for Auntie Joss (and M's too!). Love and miss you!