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January 21, 2009

Avery Wells Gambrell

Filed under: Daily Life, Family — Tags: — jodygambrell @ 9:55 am

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Avery Wells Gambrell was born on January 20, 2009 at 2:41 p.m. at Brookwood Hospital in Birmingham, AL.  She weighed 8 lbs., 3 oz.  Jaime was amazing through the whole delivery process.  We are overwhelmed with love for our beautiful baby girl!  We are so appreciative for the prayers and kind words from so many of our friends and family!  We love you all!  

I’ll post more pictures when things slow down a little (some of you parents are sarcastically laughing)

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January 20, 2009

Big Day

Filed under: Daily Life, Family, Politics — jodygambrell @ 8:28 am

The big day is finally here…and this has nothing to do with Barack Obama.  After a night in labor and delivery, Jaime has now progressed to 3 cm.  Dr. Adcock just came in and broke her water and prayed over us.  Mike and Renee are now here and we are just waiting on Avery to make her arrival.  

Obama was right about one thing…Change is definitely coming to the Gambrell house!

January 19, 2009

Long Night Ahead

Filed under: Daily Life, Family, Prayer Requests — jodygambrell @ 9:39 pm

Jaime and I checked into Brookwood Hospital this afternoon at 4:30 p.m.  It actually snowed on us on the way to the hospital.  Doctor Ross came in a few hours ago and gave Jaime some meds to soften her cervix.  Now the waiting game begins.  Dr. Adcock will induce labor first thing in the morning.  I pray that God gives Jaime a peaceful night and a great delivery tomorrow!  Stay tuned…

January 14, 2009

Avery’s New Friend

Filed under: Daily Life — Tags: — jodygambrell @ 7:27 am

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Congratulations to Caleb and Maria Hopkins!  Their baby girl was born this morning!  Ingrid Lucia Hopkins weighed 6 lbs, 11 oz.  Now if Avery would ever get here, she’d have a friend to play with.

January 12, 2009

Romeo, Hamlet, Othello, Bear Bryant

Filed under: Roll Tide, Websites — Tags: , — jodygambrell @ 10:03 pm

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Alabama Shakespeare Festival premieres play on Bear Bryant


Due Date

Filed under: Daily Life, Family — jodygambrell @ 9:38 pm

Our baby girl is due today, but like a typical girl, it looks like she is running a tad bit late.  I can’t wait to meet you Avery.  It looks like you are already taking after your daddy!

January 11, 2009

LIVELOVELY

Filed under: Family, Jasper, Prayer Requests, Websites — Tags: , , , — jodygambrell @ 11:03 pm

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Check out this article from the Daily Mountain Eagle about my Brother-in-law, Heath Burns and one of his former players, Charlie Lovely.  Charlie Lovely lost his bout with leukemia on January 1st of this year.  His family has set up the LiveLovely Foundation in his memory.

Cool Story…

Filed under: Christianity, Sports, Websites — Tags: , , — jodygambrell @ 1:37 pm

Here’s a cool story from ESPN.com’s Rick Reilly:

There are some games in which cheering for the other side feels better than winning.

January 1, 2009

2008

Filed under: Blogging, Daily Life, Family — Tags: , — jodygambrell @ 11:27 pm

2008 was a year I’ll never forget!  

Coming in 2009…

Avery Wells Gambrell

Happy New Year and God Bless!

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