Serenity Jane Marie Bury was born on May 25th, 2009 at 10:49am. She weighed 6 pounds 11.8 ounces and was 19 inches long.
The Big Day (Memorial Day 2009)
Crystal and I have been waiting since October 13th 2008 (it was a Monday) for our baby … that’s when we found out Crystal was pregnant. And the day was finally here.
I got up at 6am; Crystal slept in (probably conserving her energy *wink* *wink*). My Dad and Merrilee were down for the Memorial Day 3-day Weekend (they slept in their RV). My Mom (Sheri Bury) was still in ICU in Puyallup on life support.
We had beautiful weather that day and a gorgeous sunrise. I packed the truck, got the pups (Major & Daisy) ready for the day, talked to my Dad for a few minutes, got Crystal in the truck and off we went for our 8am appointment.
We arrived at the hospital and hustled to the 4th floor Family Birthing Center. Crystal wasn’t moving too fast due to being full term and sporting very swollen feet (poor honey). They gave us a room and a really cool nurse. The air felt electric with what we both knew was going to happen that day – we were going to meet Serenity face to face for the first time. We were both very excited! Would she be a large baby, hence being breech? Would she have brown hair like both Crystal and I thought? Read the rest of this entry »