Sunday, June 12, 2011

We're Home!

We got home last Sunday night and are adjusting well. My mom took the girls the first couple of days, so we could focus on the twins. I was anxious to get Lily and Bridget back to our house. Aunt Sarah came to help and it was so wonderful to have her. Bamma and Papa then came this weekend. All the extra hands have been such a blessing. Plus, teachers at Chatard have been bringing by meals. We are so grateful!!!!! Papa with his two grandbabies!

Bridget and her little sister Lucy.

Aunt Sarah, Thomas and Lucy!

The twins taking their first ride. It took us about 25 minutes to get all the kids ready for the walk!

Lily snuggling with Lucy.

Grandad and tiny Lucy.

Lily and Lucy...such a proud big sister.

Thomas is on the left and Lucy is on the right. Thomas is about 1 lb. bigger than Lucy. Lucy has really dark hair and Thomas' is light. They are both great eaters and I can usually feed them at the same time. The nights haven't even been that horrible! I was actually expecting worse. They went for their one week check-up and everything seems great.

There were many questions about the two deliveries. Lucy was delivered first and everything went great! I delivered in the operating room, since it was considered a high risk pregnancy and there were more doctors and nurses in the room...just in case. Tyler was taking pictures of Lucy and the nurses were telling me how great she looked. I was resting, preparing to deliver Thomas when I glanced at my doctor's face and could tell something was definitely not right. At the same time there was a fluster in the room and I saw that lots of doctors and nurses starting running in the room. There was tons of commotion and some yelling. They put the oxygen mask on my face and to my surprise I was staying very calm. The nurse explained to me that Thomas' umbilical cord had slipped down and if I delivered, Thomas would not get any oxygen. I was going to have to have a c-section. Then a man (not sure who he was) told me they were taking good care of me and everything was going to be ok. The next thing I knew...I woke up. Thomas and Lucy were both healthy and getting their baths. So happy to have my family all home and healthy. Now I just have to get back on my feet before the BIG wedding!


Kelly and Alan said...

Allison, Congratulations on your beautiful twins! You have such a sweet family, though I have to admit I'm exhausted picturing 4 under 4 haha ;) What a blessing! can't wait to see pics as they grow!

Andrea said...

Congrats, Mayers! Looking forward to reading more on your growing family!

Andrea Logue
(our husbands were plan at St. Thomas)

Anonymous said...

Tyler, & Allison~Beautiful Blessings for now the Family of six! Congratulations to Allison for all the hard work and the wonderful pictures of Lucy & Thomas as well as their proud sisters! They are so precious! What an incredible "Happy Father's Day Tyler" Love and Good Wishes-Uncle Mike & Aunt Kathy