Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Nate's Checkup

Went rather well :) He weighed 21.4 lbs and was 28 inches long. (I guess, she had a pretty hard time getting him to sit still and straighten out his leg! He kept trying to roll away!). He's in the 25th percentile for length, and the 60th percentile for weight. It's definitely a change going from JRay, who has always been off the charts for everything, to one who's actually in the low brackets! I guess we're gonna have us a lil shorty on our hands :) It was bound to happen sooner or later with all the shorties in our families! He's still the most handsome baby ever though :) And JRay the most handsome boy ever! I'm so blessed to have such handsome fellas in my life! It's funny how often I hear how much he looks like JRay, because to me he looks just like PJ. I mean, yeah, JRay actually favors PJ a good bit, even though he's not his dad, but in that sense I think JRay favors me more than Rob. *shrugs* crazy, isn't it? So yeah, my lil 10lb "sack of taters" as Papa so lovingly named him is actually not so big anymore! Doesn't matter, they'll both always be my lil babies! I talked to Dr. Hull about JRay and what's been going on with him, and we're going to up his Adderall dosage next time we refill. I hate doing that, but he really does need it I guess. He's really struggling lately, and I know it's not for lack of trying. Even at home when I have him doing extra work, he's working SO HARD and still missing A LOT of the questions, and it breaks his heart when I tell him how much he missed. He understands it, he's just missing so many things that he SHOULD be seeing. Punctuation, capitalization, etc. Things that he understands, he just misses them in the sentence. I honestly thought that maybe we were wrong with his ADHD diagnosis, but now I believe that's not so. I can see that the older he gets the more prevalent it appears.

Have to go run make some Avon deliveries now! I'll get to those pics tomorrow hopefully! It's snowing today! WOW! I don't recall EVER having this much snow in Bama... not since the couple of snowstorms we had back in the 80's, anyway!


Pam said...

Hey sweetie....just so you know & maybe feel know how lil Talon was & we thought he'd be a very short lil guy....well...I went back & looked & at 9 months he was 19.7 lbs and 28 inches he is 32 1/2 inches & 24.9 lbs...he is average for his weight & above average for his they can start out short & fat & end up being average or above....LOL...I am sure he will hit a growth spurt & be a tall dude...tall like his are really tall...when we are standing beside each other I look short & I think I am average....LOL...anyway...gotta get supper going...glad all went to ya soon...still looking for the verse....want to I am searching...LOL...Have a great night you!!!

Pam again said...

Oh I forgot...Justin totally looks like you & Nate is a good mix of you & PJ...but Justin is you made over..I can't see Rob at all...but it could be cause I am never around Rob except at the soccer games....dunno...but that is my two cents....LOL

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