*ding, ding, ding*...

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Re: *ding, ding, ding*...

Postby Calahand » Wed Mar 31, 2010 4:20 pm

Fede wrote:I'm sorry, could I have your attention folks?
Just for a moment....
Thanks.

Just to let you know I am the proud and stunned grandmother to a new baby grandson, who was born this aftrnoon, weighing in at a truly respectable 5 kilos-plus-a-bit....
That's a whoppin' eleven pounds, plus.... You'll be glad they opted for a caesarian in the end......

Only three pounds more, and he'd have weighed a stone.....

I dunno about my daughter, but I'm exhausted just thinking about it!!

All's well with everyone!

Thank you.
carry on!! :jumping:


Congratulations to you and your family! :clap:

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Cal :heart:

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Re: *ding, ding, ding*...

Postby Tex » Thu Apr 01, 2010 3:40 am

Congrats, Fede! Best wishes to baby, mama, grandmama, and the rest of the family.

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Re: *ding, ding, ding*...

Postby Zulieka » Thu Apr 01, 2010 7:12 pm

Fede wrote:Thank you all!
I am designing a new Zimmer frame.
Hot-rod wheels, a rev counter and after-burners.

Do you think it will catch on....? :thinking: :jumping:



Got a pair of mums old 'uni-boots' somewhere with a built in heating pad for your Arthritis....I will drop them over to you. :rofl:

CONGRATULATIONS :clap: :clap:

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Re: *ding, ding, ding*...

Postby cooran » Thu Apr 01, 2010 7:20 pm

Congrats Fede!

And the photos are where ...?? Flicker? Facebook? Dhamma Wheel?

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Re: *ding, ding, ding*...

Postby effort » Thu Apr 01, 2010 9:10 pm

i dont know about you fede but even if i have grandchild i dont think that my age gets over 21 years old :tongue:

congratulations.

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Re: *ding, ding, ding*...

Postby Fede » Thu Apr 01, 2010 10:14 pm

Thanks Cooran...here you go....
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Simplify: 17 into 1 WILL go: Mindfulness!

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Translation: Just to stir things up seemed a good reward in itself. ;)

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Re: *ding, ding, ding*...

Postby Fede » Thu Apr 01, 2010 10:16 pm

I'll be honest...I usually find pictures of very young babies relatively uninspiring....but the thing I find so remarkable is that he really does look EXACTLY like his mum, when she was born.
You wouldn't be able to tell them apart!

unfortunately, you'll just have to take my word for it..... :tongue:
"Samsara: The human condition's heartbreaking inability to sustain contentment." Elizabeth Gilbert, 'Eat, Pray, Love'.

Simplify: 17 into 1 WILL go: Mindfulness!

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Translation: Just to stir things up seemed a good reward in itself. ;)

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Re: *ding, ding, ding*...

Postby Ben » Thu Apr 01, 2010 10:23 pm

Beautiful baby! Thank you for sharing those photos!
Pass on our warm wishes and congratulations to your daughter and son in law, Fede.
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Re: *ding, ding, ding*...

Postby Fede » Sat Apr 03, 2010 9:17 pm

I simply had to give you all this one.....!!

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"Samsara: The human condition's heartbreaking inability to sustain contentment." Elizabeth Gilbert, 'Eat, Pray, Love'.

Simplify: 17 into 1 WILL go: Mindfulness!

Quieta movere magna merces videbatur. (Sallust, c.86-c.35 BC)
Translation: Just to stir things up seemed a good reward in itself. ;)

I am sooooo happy - How on earth could I be otherwise?! :D


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Re: *ding, ding, ding*...

Postby Fede » Tue Apr 06, 2010 6:13 pm

My daughter is now at home, and the baby is thriving.

Actually, to begin with, it wasn't so good.
For obvious reasons, he's a 'hungry baby' and she was simply not able to physically keep up with his appetite.
Which gives lie to the fallacy that a big busty wench will have no problem providing for her bubba... My daughter is what you could term 'well endowed' but it simply didn't all come together for the baby.
She began to get ultra tired, and a little distressed, and the baby was fretful and slept fitfully, because he was so hungry.
Fortunately, it seems my daughter was surrounded by great and sympathetic midwives, who all told her the same thing:
Give it up and get him on a bottle.
This made her feel a little 'inadequate' (and any mums will recognise that feeling. That somehow, if we can't feed our own baby, we've failed). Fortunately, once she saw the sense of it (and spoke to me, whereupon I gave her my full and unconditional support) she felt a bit better.
That same night, the midwives told her to get a good night's sleep, and that THEY would deal with the baby during the night, when they started him on formula milk.
The upshot is that he's sleeping really well now, is content, and more importantly, his mum is relaxed, calm and serene.
He was, incidentally, the heaviest baby ever to be born in the hospital, and everyone and his wife came up to see him. Doctors from other departments, nurses, the cleaners....! :jumping:
And could I just point out to everyone, apparently, I am NOT a Grandma.....
I am a Glam-Ma!

(That's more like it!!)
I'm going to see them all, soon, and am really looking forward to it!
"Samsara: The human condition's heartbreaking inability to sustain contentment." Elizabeth Gilbert, 'Eat, Pray, Love'.

Simplify: 17 into 1 WILL go: Mindfulness!

Quieta movere magna merces videbatur. (Sallust, c.86-c.35 BC)
Translation: Just to stir things up seemed a good reward in itself. ;)

I am sooooo happy - How on earth could I be otherwise?! :D


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Re: *ding, ding, ding*...

Postby PeterB » Tue Apr 06, 2010 6:22 pm

Ok have it your own way Nonnah... :smile:


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