OT: my baby granddaughter arrived today!!

christmascandyAugust 22, 2011

My newest granddaughter arrived today via C-section. She was very tiny, 5 lb. 8 oz. and has had a very long day of trying to get her blood sugar and temperature stabilized, but finally things seem to be OK. I can't believe how tiny she is, my babies were both over 7 lbs, but she is a fighter and really let everybody know she was unhappy with getting stuck with so many times to test her blood!! LOL

The man upstairs really took care of us today and I am so grateful and feel very blessed. I just wanted to share my good news with all my friends here!!

I'll have to wait a bit to catch the bus now, as my DD is going to need help with the 3 yr. old once she gets home since she can't lift anything heavy. I guess you'll just have to make the bus come here instead, LOL

TTFN,

Candy

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milosmom_gw

Congratulations to you and your family Candy.
Best wishes for the new little one!

    Bookmark   August 23, 2011 at 1:07AM
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Purplemoon

I am so thrilled for you, and so relieved that all is ok.
Know its been a rough day and a lot of worry before it even arrived.

I'd gladly take the bus there. While you are babysitting little 3yr old Cody, you can point me in the direction of all those fabulous thrift stores you go to. LOL.

hugs, Karen

    Bookmark   August 23, 2011 at 2:52AM
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nana2010_gw

How wonderful Candy!
Blessings to your new little DGD.
I hope your DD recovers from the surgery quickly.
What is the baby's name?
Nana

    Bookmark   August 23, 2011 at 7:34AM
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janet1_2007

Congrats! Nothing like a new grandchild in the whole world. I am glad that all is good with the new mom and bab and yes you will have a full plate for a while. Enjoy this special time, Janet

    Bookmark   August 23, 2011 at 12:39PM
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luvstocraft

Congratulations Candy, I know you are so thrilled that the new little one has arrived. And this means you get to spend more time with your other grandchild too! Luvs

    Bookmark   August 23, 2011 at 2:01PM
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jeannespines

Oh, our greatest blessings, candy...a gr'child! Congrats to you & your family...sounds like babygirl has a good grip on life already...a fighter! Hugs to you & yours! Enjoy! Jeanne S.

    Bookmark   August 23, 2011 at 6:12PM
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slinkey

Congratulations Candy on the arrival of the new 'Little Princess'!
What a wonderful Blessing.. I'm so happy to hear she is doing well. She sounds like a little 'toughy' too.
I'm sure with you helping out, DD thinks of you as a Blessing too.
Looking forward to hearing her name and maybe a pic or two.

Don't worry about missing the Bus...I think we can change the itinerary and head your way - no problem...
As Karen said, just point us in the direction of those fab TS !!
jane

    Bookmark   August 23, 2011 at 7:00PM
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phonegirl

Candy, this is wonderful news! So happy for you and yours. I agree we'll all head your way and do some shopping while there.LOL

Punk

    Bookmark   August 23, 2011 at 10:20PM
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kathleen_li

Congratulations, Candy!
My first gchild barely weighed 5 lbs and caught up quickly!
God bless her!

    Bookmark   August 24, 2011 at 1:00PM
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Marlene Kindred

Congratulations on your new granddaughter Candy! So glad she's doing well!

    Bookmark   August 24, 2011 at 1:09PM
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