Eulla and Eulleah
Friday, March 31, 2006
My poor baby
Eulla is going through her constipation again. She didn't sleep much last night after her 3 nights of sleeping 12 hours straight. It was great while it lasted. We both had plenty of rest but starting last night after bloomingdales, she started being fussy, so I knew, she's having problems with her bowel movement again. She still went daily but I guess she's not letting it all out. My poor baby.
I called her pediatrician this morning (9am). She gave me enfamil soy milk to give to her. We have to give her this formula till her irregularities goes away. I feel so helpless when she is crying so hard. This morning, I had to help her go. She was crying so hard. Now, she is sleeping. She probably got tired after all the work she did :(
(her doctor and my mom said it's just normal for babies to be this way but i wish she didn't have to go through this.)
posted by Eubelle at 10:22 AM
Thursday, March 30, 2006
Today was the last day for the "private sale" at Bloomingdales. $25 off every $100 you spend plus you get a $15 gift card per $100. How can you miss out on such a GREAT SALE!!! And for $100 spent on Channel, you get their umbrella but there are no discounts on channels. I wanted to get the umbrella so bad. I thought that I was not going to get it but Eumir came home early today just to bring me and Eulla to Bloomingdales. He is such at spoiler!
Her are my pre-birthday present from him. Love you LOVE!
posted by Eubelle at 10:07 PM
Wednesday, March 29, 2006
Max chicken and Ice cream
We went to Glendale mid morning to drop off mom's kompressor at the Benz service center because the recalled the airbags on all 2005-2006 kompressor. They changed it but it took at least 2 hours so we decided to eat lunch at Max since it was near by. We each had their fiesta chicken and some pacbit (don't know how to spell that). After that, we had some vanilla ice cream. When I would put the spoon close to my mouth, I saw Eulla sticking her tongue out so I figured I'll give her a tini-tiny ice cream. Well...She LOVED it! So I gave her a little bit more then I said that was it. BUT...When Mom saw that Eulla loved it so much even if I said that was it...Mom still gave her some more. Hmmmmm LOLA's!!!! I wasn't able to catch her smiley face trying ice cream but here she enjoying her first taste of vanilla ice cream.
posted by Eubelle at 9:03 PM
Tuesday, March 28, 2006
Rainy days and Tuesday
It is raining today and it is cold AGAIN! We just stayed home. But yesterday, Jun (my brother) came from the Philippines. Jun is Eulla's "ninong jun". He brought us cerelac from the Philippines. Flavor of all sorts. Cerelac is soooo good that I like to eat it too hehehe. I'll have Eulla try it as soon as her constipation goes away. She's getting better but her stool is still a bit on the hard side *TMI* She's eating her gerber pear and drinking water with a tablespoon of pear juice for the mean time.
Eulla playing with Clifford...for some reason, she loves anything that is RED. Gotta find a red hello kitty.
posted by Eubelle at 1:46 PM
Monday, March 27, 2006
Eulla's weight (3/27/06): 17lbs 6oz
I had to call Eulla's pediatrician for an appointment early morning because Eulla has not had a bowel movement since Wednesday (March22). I spoke to Dr. Farrohi on Friday and she recommended that Eulla eats Gerber pears so that it will stimulate her to go uhhh...you know. Then if she doesn't go, she advised me to call her after the weekend.
Anyways, so we went on a 12:00pm appointment. I love Eulla pedia, she is so nice, easy to talk to and easy get an appointment from. To think that the receptionist only squeezed us in her book, we only waited 10-15minutes. I've heard a lot of horror stories about pediatrician from my friends and they said that sometimes they have to rush their babies to the ER for little things like a cough because the pediatrician is not available or there's no room to see the baby at all because they are booked. That is plain crazy!
So, Eulla was a good girl. It was just me and her at the clinic because it was a "rush" thing but I kept Dada posted on what was happening (called him every 30 minutes hehehe). She didn't give me hard time at all. Except the doctor. She was checking Eulla's tummy and Eulla accidentally went pee on her. Eulla didn't have any pampers on. Oppssss.
The doctor gave me a lot of things to get for Eulla. She also gave me samples of the Enfamil ProSobee LIPIL (for common feeding problems). She told me to give this to Eulla till she goes then I can give her, her regular formula. She prescribed Eulla some colace suppositories as well. I have to give her 2 oz of water with 1 tablespoon of pear juice to help her with her tummy ache. Hay...it was a lot for me to take down but, this is what happens when babies are switch from breastfeeding to formula. She said that Eulla's stomach will get used to it soon. I just have to train her to drink more water. At least 2 oz a day.
After her doctor's visit, we visited some of my "old" co-workers (i say old because im no longer working). Eulla had a blast. She was smiling ang giggling at everyone. Now, as update my blog, Eulla is sleeping on her bed. I guess she got tired. WHAT A DAY!!!
Sunday, Mommy Perla and Daddy Pogi got EULLA her first jewelry
posted by Eubelle at 4:01 PM
Saturday, March 25, 2006
Eulla, Mom, Ate and I went to a jewelry show at Santa Clarita. One of mom's good friend hosted it at their house. We were one of the few that was there first. Eulla was the only baby there. I wasn't able to take much picture because I had a headache. Here are some pictures of us.
Tita Amelia and Eulla
Tita Nina, Eulla and Me
Tita Edsel and Eulla
posted by Eubelle at 9:37 AM
Friday, March 24, 2006
It's a warm day so I decided to have Eulla wear her onesie. I can see all her Michelin. Eumir calls Eulla his Michelin baby (have you seen the Michelin commercial with the Michelin baby-you'll get it why he calls her that).
posted by Eubelle at 1:40 PM
Thursday, March 23, 2006
Work out and Carrot time
Well, today I opened up some of Eulla's toys and left her in the bed to play with it. Here's a picture of her working out :)
And 1 and 2 and 3...whew!
Here she is showing off her new GAP sneakers
Yehey!!! Eulla finally ate. I guess she doesnt like the rice cereal so I made her try carrots. She liked it. Everytime she saw the spoon approaching, she would open her mouth!
She also started sleeping 4-5 hours at night now. A few more hours and we are back to her old sleeping pattern I love. WOW, this day is full of surprises!
posted by Eubelle at 1:23 PM
Happy Sunny Day!
Yesterday, Eulla and I went for a drive to Santa Clarita by ourselves! It was just me and Eulla for the first time. I was a bit nervous because it will be Eulla's first time to be alone at the back seat. I made sure that before we left the house, I fixed her mirror so I can see her from the rear view mirror. We had to try this sometime :)
Santa Clarita is about 12 miles away from the house. We took the 14 freeway and exited at Via Princesa. As we arrived at Ate's gate, I glanced at Eulla seeing her asleep. Whew! I was afraid she was gonna cry on me. I was so happy. We got there safe and sound. I muttered to my self..."THANK YOU LORD!
We stayed at Ate's house for awhile. Then, after lunch we decided that we will stroll and shop around. Eulla just woke up from her nap. Ate drove while I was at the back with Eulla. Eulla was observing as usual. Looking at everything around her. Then, finally...the parking lot!!! As I was bringing down Eulla from the car, I felt the sun. The SUN!!! Very nice weather. I think it was in the 70's. Finally, it felt like spring.
We got in TJ Max. I've always had a bad opinion about TJ Max but for some reason, as we got in, I liked this TJ Max. Very organized, nice and clean. So from there, I knew.. OH OH, were in trouble. After 2 hours of strolling around, I must have at least 10 items in our cart...and would you believe, it was ALL Eulla's stuff. Toys and clothes. I haven't even been to the ladies section. Oh well, that's ok. I enjoyed looking for Eulla's stuff. Since we went around the whole place for two hours, Eulla got to know some shoppers and sales associate. Eulla was giggling and babbling the whole time that people would peek in her stroller and of course...Eulla would give them her big smile. By the end of the day, Eulla was very popular that as we approach the check out counter, the lady said "oh this is the pretty chubby baby that has been laughing and giggling. take a look!" Ate and I were so happy talking to everyone around us. Then, it was check out time...hmmm...I said I was only gonna spend a certain amount...oh well, there goes my budget. I will explain later to Eumir hehehe. (by the way, he said it was ok but asked me where are we gonna keep all the stuff I bought)
What a pleasant day.
Here's Eulla by the end of the day. She was so tired from smiling and giggling that after her water, she fell asleep. Take a look. She's even holding on to her stroller. I knew she was ready to go home.
Eulla's new toys
posted by Eubelle at 8:17 AM
Tuesday, March 21, 2006
Sleep deprived again
2 days after Eulla's immunization, her sleeping pattern changed. She would wake up every 2 - 3 hours. Hay...back to being sleep deprived
! I wonder why!?! She would cry so loud in the middle of the night and she would only drink 2-3oz of her formula. Before her shots, she would sleep for 6-7 hours then just cry a little just to let me know she wants her formula then sleep right back after finishing 6oz of her formula. A friend of mine said that she might be going through a growth spurt. I hope it'll only last a few days.
Here is Eulla. When she is sleepy, she squeezes her head between my armpit. I want to be able to show and tell her when she grows up that it was hard putting her to sleep. It's hard to explain how but here's a sample of it.
Peek a boo, I see you!
posted by Eubelle at 4:21 PM
Monday, March 20, 2006
Eulla on her new highchair...as you can see, she loves it!
(She loves sitting up with support)
The cold weather is back!!! It's supposed to rain tomorrow. Nothing much is going on today so I will just post pictures of my baby girl :)
By the way, as for her solid food, she's still not very fond of it but I still try to give her rice cereal. Hope she will like eating soon. She gets hungry easily lately.
posted by Eubelle at 7:57 AM
Sunday, March 19, 2006
Sunday morning, we went to church. I dressed Eulla up in her new GAP dress jeans. She looks so cute because I also had her wear white stockings because it was cold. When we were at church, I thought that Eulla was just gonna go to sleep through the whole mass but instead, she decided to talk to everyone around her. She was so loud, cooing her baby talk during the quiet times but everyone around her found her amusing! Even the choir upstairs was waving at her. She was spinning her head from left to right, up and down smiling at everyone she saw. Eulla is such a smiley baby. After the mass, we went to see the priest to have her blessed with Bernie. Then, as soon as I put her in the car, she was wining for her milk. I guess all that talking made her hungry. On her carseat, mom gave her milk and as soon as it was done, she was knocked out...even snoring hehehe
We went to my friend's baby's birthday, Estella. She turned 2 years old.
Dada and Eulla
(Reggie, Betty, Mitchell and Estella)
Happy 2nd Birthday Estella!!!
posted by Eubelle at 7:48 PM
Friday, March 17, 2006
High Chair and Feet
Yesterday, we finally decided which highchair to get for Eulla. We got it at Toy's r us. Take a look at Eulla trying it out.
This past few weeks, Eulla has been fascinated with her feet. She always tries to grab it. She looks so cute!
posted by Eubelle at 10:59 AM
Wednesday, March 15, 2006
Eulla started on solid food. I gave her rice cereal. I decided to add her formula with the rice cereal instead of just plain warm water so that it would taste as close to her formula. She didn't seen to like it because she gave me a face saying "what are you giving me mama?" Oh well, I will try again tomorrow.
Today is also Mom's Birthday
Happy Birthday Mommy Perla!
posted by Eubelle at 9:34 AM
Tuesday, March 14, 2006
Today was Eulla's 2nd batch of immunization. Her appointment was at 10:00am. Eumir took half the day off to be with Eulla. Dada has not missed a single appointment even when Eulla was still in my tummy (awww...how SWEET!) We were there 10 minutes before our appointment. Eulla as usual, woke up with a smile in the clinic. If she only knew why we were there hehehe :)
Eulla at 4 months:
wt - 17lbs
head - 16.5"
length - 25.25"
Before her shots...
She didnt even cry when she was poked but....
after the doctor pushed in the fluids...she cried
MY POOR BABY
Labels: well baby check up
posted by Eubelle at 2:46 PM
Monday, March 13, 2006
Eulla's new bouncer
We love Eulla's new bouncer from daddy pogi (eulla's lolo)!
She enjoys being on her baby einstein bouncer...take a look
(thank you tita charmaine for the poloriod background!)
posted by Eubelle at 11:51 AM
Sunday, March 12, 2006
We are going to our godchilds 3rd birthday party at Granada Hills. We'll see if we will take Eulla with us. Its cold and raining. It even hailed this morning. FREEZING!!!
We ended up going to 2 birthday party:
The first one was Ate Miriam's birthday. They came from Palmdale. We ate at the Bamboo restaurant at Burbank. They have great food. We loved it!
THANK YOU ATE MIRIAM and family!!! HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!
isabela(ate miriams daughter) and bernie2nd party:
We decided to just leave Eulla with Dad and Mom. Its raining and really cold. Plus she was already sleeping after the 1st party.
posted by Eubelle at 10:14 AM
Thursday, March 09, 2006
Happy four months my baby girl!!!!
posted by Eubelle at 4:22 PM
Wednesday, March 08, 2006
A day of Joy!
Dad just passed his general building contractor's license!!! His license here expired way back 1991 so he had to take it again. We are all so happy. Back to building and renovation houses! Richbelle Construction is back in business but this time...in the USA!
posted by Eubelle at 2:48 PM
Tuesday, March 07, 2006
Clean - Dust - Vacuum-go go go!
Today is a day of cleaning and dusting. This room is so dirty...I barely have time to clean it. Along the hallway leading to our room is also full of our stuff so I gotta clean that too! I just finished washing Eulla's bottles and cleaning the bathroom. Next is our room. I gotta rush cleaning because my baby girl is sound asleep on her swing. She will be on it for about 2 hours till she wakes up for her milk :) Got to rush!!!
posted by Eubelle at 12:35 PM
Monday, March 06, 2006
Rain is so BAD here!
Ahhhh, its is raining. We have lots of errands from returning dad's massaging chair at office depot, getting his prescription glasses to buying Eulla's bouncer. It will be the 4 of us (Dad, Florizel, Eulla and me) rushing through the rain with crazy drivers in the rain.
back at home....
It was so bad!!! We finished our errands and we decided to go to Mami King for some soup and spaghetti. I decided that we will just eat at home so that we can rest right after eating and I can put Eulla on her bed. Anyways, as I was backing up from the parking lot, I hit a stupid yellow post! I was so upset! I didn't see it! STUPID STUPID STUPID! It was raining but I still decided to go down and check the damage! It was so upsetting to see the scratches on the bumper. Though from the sound of it, I thought that it will be a bigger damage. I'm so upset!!!
posted by Eubelle at 11:24 AM
Friday, March 03, 2006
Thank GOD its Friday. Eumir will be here with us on Saturday and Sunday!! Most of the time, Eulla and I are just here at home on weekdays because Eumir has to work but during the weekend, he either takes us to places, eat out or go shopping. I always long for the weekends!
It has been raining all day. It always seemes gloomy and boring when its raining. It is also 52 degrees outside so I blasted the heater to 72 degrees hehehe. Eulla just took her nap and I need to finish up the laundry so that our weekend will be free of house work. Nothing much happened today. Hopefully our weekend will be full of gallivanting :)
posted by Eubelle at 9:09 AM
Thursday, March 02, 2006
Today, Eulla, Florizel and I decided to go out to look for bouncers/walkers at Babies r Us. This was the first time that I brought Eulla to go shopping without Eumir. We've never gone out without Eumir before. This was the first time that I had to carry her carseat to put on the stroller. I have to admit, I was scared! Eulla is very heavy and I had to bring her down from an SUV. I struggled going down and maked sure that I don't drop the carseat with Eulla on it and that goes for bringing her back in the car as well. WHEW, what an exercise. She is one heavy little girl...it was a total workout for me.
Here are the bouncer and walker that I liked. I don't know which one to get yet. I like the Jeep one but it moves around--need lots of space if we're not outside. The baby Einstein is also nice--it rotates for her to be able to play. Which one should I get?
posted by Eubelle at 8:41 PM
Wednesday, March 01, 2006
A good night sleep
Thank you Tita Amelia for the GAP shirts & miniskirt!
What a night!!! Yesterday, Florizel and I played with Eulla most of the afternoon. After that, she was so tired that she fell asleep for 2 1/2 hours (her afternoon nap). Then her Dada came home from work and played with her for about 30 minutes. I guess she was so tired from showing off to her Dada that she fell asleep in my arms while we were watching Mano Po 4 downstairs. After the movie, I put her down on her bouncer so Eumir and I can eat dinner and would you believe that she still fell asleep! Thinking that she had gone to sleep so much, I figured we'd be awake early in the morning the following day so I asked Eumir if we can go to sleep early in the evening...around 10ish. We try to schedule everything so that we can still have some quality time to chit-chat about our plans...
I fed Eulla her formula around 8:30pm. She finished about 5oz of her milk. Eumir and I kept switching to put Eulla to sleep around 9pm and finally after Eulla sucked and sucked on her pacifier, she let go around 9:10pm. I knew she was asleep. So, it was time for me to wash all her bottles. While I did this, Eumir turned on the IPOD and put on Eulla's sleeping songs.
Well, to get to the topic of a good night sleep. Would you believe that Eulla slept for 4 hours straight then cried a little and made sure I knew she was hungry and wet. After changing her and feeding her another 5oz of milk, she went right back to sleep and slept for another 6 hours! Whew, what a good night sleep! I haven't had this kind of sleep in MONTHS!!!! I hope this last!
posted by Eubelle at 8:24 AM