Tuesday, June 30, 2009
Thursday, June 25, 2009
Yesterday was our final appointment with our wonderful OB and friend, Dr. Erin Holsten. What a bittersweet moment we had as we said our goodbyes...but promised to stay in touch and to make a point of meeting up in the future. She has truly been an angel sent from God....that delivered my two precious angels safe and sound! If for nothing else, our time in Augusta was most worth it just for the experience of her care.
We also had a very nice farewell dinner with some of Shannon's work associates....what a heartfelt farewell it was as they presented Shannon with some lovely gifts....one extra special gift was a book that was put together with pages of comments and words and emotions from several at the call center. If you don't know Shannon well...that is one of his most favorite things....personalized, creative, from the heart type of gifts! I won't mention names....but you all know who you are...and THANK YOU!So...today is the day to finalize packing, cleaning, etc. Here we go!!!! Lord...please give me the strength and sanity I need to make it until Shannon, Megan, and Kris get here at 5pm! If you know me...you know I have a tendency to get a bit overwhelmed!
Here is a pick of the angels horsing around yesterday afternoon...they play so well together!
Tuesday, June 23, 2009
Monday, June 22, 2009
P.S. We have an ultrasound tomorrow for Baby Smith....sex? We shall see....it is a bit early but we are hopeful. We also have our final OB appt on Wednesday with our good friend and doctor....Dr. Holsten. She will be SOOOOO missed!
Sunday, June 21, 2009
Again, Happy Father's Day to all the daddy's out there!!!! Especially our Daddy and Poppy (my "diddy") and our late Grandpa Tommy.
Friday, June 19, 2009
Thursday, June 18, 2009
On another note....we will be moving half our Augusta home back to Valley this weekend and the final load next weekend. I am overwhelmed in boxes and stuff! Shannon is working so hard at work and then coming back to more work with me at home....and by the time he gets here I am about DONE! Please add us to your prayers.....this pregnancy has really been different than last. If you remember....I was about 6 months pregnant at this point when we moved last year, but I do believe this time around is harder. My legs are giving me fits (hereditary vericose veins swelling) and my emotions are all over...plus the fatigue with sick angels.....it is all taking a toll. We are thrilled and feel prayers have been answered but I wish the next 2 weeks would just "happen" and all be done! I am excited as our friends "Mrs. Megan" and "Mr. Kris" are coming over for Pizza and truck loading tonight!!!! We are going to miss our Augusta friends.....thank goodness there are great means to stay in touch with folks now!!!!
Wednesday, June 17, 2009
Well...the time has finally come that we truly have a sick baby and perhaps one on the way. Thomas was restless ALL through the night...not really allowing for anyone to get a night's sleep.....when he awoke this morning I discovered why. His nose was stuffy, his eyes red and watery, and he was having such a hard time breathing through is nose.....it broke my heart. Sneezes were constant and fussing and not wanting to eat were obvious! He did have a low grade fever on and off...but nothing concerning. For once....I truly felt that if I could take it for him I totally would!!! It broke my heart to see him so miserable. He went to bed tonight still struggling, and I am sure it will be a restless night again....as he has not eaten enough to sustain him. Maddy was also showing signs of coming down with this cold as her eyes were so red and she too was sneezing and restless as the night progressed. We shall see. On a cuter note....here are some pics of the angels from yesterday and today. Maddy loves to pull up to Thomas' chair and visit....too cute! Today...Thomas was moving and scooting more than ever....and Maddy....well, she is just all over the place. We are really watching out for Tucker and he is most definitely watching out for them! We just pray he will grow and change with their changes and never become hurtful......it is such a worrisome thing for us! Notice Thomas' eyes in the crawling pics....bless him!
P.S. Excuse the mess you see in the background....we live in the floor at our house....but lately with the packing and all it is even more disorganized......and to think ...I had such ideas that they would stay on the blanket......how naive I am!