Please meet Ella Sophia Schwartz
Posted 28 May 2005 - 09:39 AM
Labor pains started not too long after Liz's appointment with her doctor on Thursday (2pm). Lasted until mid-night Thursday then died down. She awoke me at 3:30am with some more intense ones, and we were off to the hospital at 4:30am.
After some labtests the doctors decided "well, she's 4-and-a-half, 80%, a week overdue... let's do this"
Water broken shortly after 10am, epidural shortly after that (at my insistence, lol), and the real pushing came on around 5pm...
and at 6:12pm, this little bundle of joy appeared:
The proud parents:
One Proud Daddy:
Nappin' in the Nursery (look at that blonde hair!!):
More to come!! Another Red Wings fan has joined the ranks!
Posted 28 May 2005 - 09:41 AM
Congratulations to both of you!
If everything could ever feel this real forever
If anything could ever be this good again
Posted 28 May 2005 - 09:44 AM
Covert Ops has its perks. You travel, make your own hours, and expense most of your meals.
The downside? Lots of people want you dead...
Posted 28 May 2005 - 10:03 AM
Dance is nothing until it's on a beautiful body - Wade Robson
What you do speaks so loud that I cannot hear what you say. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
In life as in the dance: Grace glides on blistered feet. - Alice Abrams
Posted 28 May 2005 - 10:04 AM
What's up Dad? Sorry Matt, had to sneak that in.
Posted 28 May 2005 - 10:16 AM
It's a hell of a rush isn't it???
It's been almost 16 years since my daughter was born, but I still remember well that feeling when I first held her...nothing compares to it, and unless you've been through it, you cannot really understand it...
My step-sister went into labor late last night as well...not sure if she had the baby yet or not (I'm at work and haven't talked to anyone yet today)...
We oil the jaws of the war machine and feed it with our babies.
Posted 28 May 2005 - 10:22 AM
"I once devoured a monk's soul. It tasted like chocolate."
Posted 28 May 2005 - 10:43 AM
Congrats to Liz as well! Was she screaming that she hated you and stuff during labor pains? I always get a kick when I hear stuff like that like on movies and shows.
Posted 28 May 2005 - 10:49 AM
And thanks for sharing the pics. She's beautiful! And you look very proud, too
There's no place like Hockeytown.
There's no place like Hockeytown.
Posted 28 May 2005 - 11:17 AM
If you value your life and/or your sanity, take good care of Mommy. She's going to be beat.
Nothing but the best for all of you!!
- mjlegend 3/9/2011
Posted 28 May 2005 - 12:16 PM
Posted 28 May 2005 - 12:43 PM
very very pretty names too !!!!
I love the shape you take when crawling towards the pillowcase
Red Wing season tickets AND the new Justin CD in the same day??!!???
Yes Brianne, there IS a Santa Claus!
Posted 28 May 2005 - 12:46 PM
Posted 28 May 2005 - 01:50 PM
Posted 28 May 2005 - 02:47 PM
"Empty-net goals are for homos" -Al Iafrate
Posted 28 May 2005 - 04:31 PM
"He sits next to Steve in that locker room for a reason -- because we wanted him to internalize some of those things. Steve was able to will this organization to unbelievable years with the three Stanley Cups, and now it's up to someone else. Z has that kind of will and that work ethic and that passion to be the best. It's going to be his time." -- Coach Mike Babcock
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