Friday, October 30, 2009

I couldn't resist!!

Perfectly Plumped

Pinked and Pacied

Precious Pumpkin!!

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Happy Birthday to Me!!

Today is my Birthday.  Does anyone rememebr this post from last year?  Well my day started out pretty much the same, I had a flat tire on my way to work, I guess it's going to be a tradition :o)

This is the last year I will be in my 20's and it's a little depressing to be honest!  I have  however found some birthday quotes to make me smile and I thought I would share them with you.

When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it happened or not.
- Mark Twain

I'm at an age when my back goes out more than I do.
- Phyllis Diller

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's
birthday but never remembers her age.
- Robert Frost

You are only young once, but you can be immature for a lifetime.
- John P. Grier

Live as long as you may. The first twenty years are the longest half of your life.
- Robert Southey

Thirty five is a very attractive age;
London society is full of women, who have, of their own
free choice, remained thirty-five for years.
- Oscar Wilde

Of late I appear
to have reached that stage
when people who look old
are only my age.
- Richard Armour

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

1 Year Ago

1 year ago today, I started this blog. It was my outlet to scream, or cry or to remind myself that God is still there even when I can't feel him.

I lost our first baby 1 year ago on October 1, 2008. Now a little over a year later, our 2nd child is about 2 months away (give or take) from arriving in this world! It's amazing what changes a year can bring, and how quickly it can pass. I never thought I would make it to this point! The past year seems as if everything that can go wrong has gone wrong (and still continues to go wrong to a point) but in the midst of it all, no matter how alone I may feel, God has always been there, and will continue to be there, of this I am sure.

"But blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD, whose confidence is in him.
He will be like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by the stream. It does not fear when heat comes; its leaves are always green. It has no worries in a year of drought and never fails to bear fruit." ~ Jeremiah 17:7-8 (NIV)

Monday, October 26, 2009

Harvest LOVES her Aunt Heather!

I love this child and I think she loves me!! What do you think???
She is making me so anxious for Maci to get here. Harvest is absolutely beautiful! She is the sweetest baby, she doesn't fuss that much, at least not that I have seen. She is just a happy, content, beautiful little baby and I love her!!!
Also, I haven't been doing very good with this, and honestly, this isn't a very good shot. I do have a "pregnant belly" finally although I wasn't turned enough to the side in this picture to really see it. Mom took this picture Sunday at her house. Promise, I will get some better shots later!!
30 weeks and 4 days
Also, on a side note, my birthday is Wednesday. My parents bought me a digital camera and a 4GB memory card to go with it. I have been told (by my parents) there is no excuse now for not having lots of pictures of Maci when she gets here. I think it was a purely selfish gift {wink}..but one I desperately needed, my digital has been dead for about a year now. I was really stressing about needing one before Maci made her arrival, and now I have one. I am so excited, they couldn't have picked a better present if they tried.

Monday, October 19, 2009

It's Harvest Time!!

Here are a couple of new pictures of my beautiful niece Harvest. I just have to say how proud I am of my little sister too, she is doing such a wonderful job with her, she and Wayne are the kind of parents every child deserves. They are great with her!

Couldn't you just kiss those little cheeks off!!! I think I love this child!!!

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Rememberance Day

Today I remember my baby that I lost last year, October 1, 2008.

I still believe...

For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother's womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. (Psalm 139 13:14)

I don't understand why these things happen, and I know I never will. I don't have anything really profound to say, and it's really for me to think about. Last year was a bad year for me. I am just asking you to take some time today to pray for anyone you know that has a baby living with Jesus rather than with them.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Harvest Ann is here!

My sister had her baby yesterday. It was a long hard day, but she is here and we are all so excited...I can't wait to see her in person tonight (I only got to see her in the nursery)

8lbs, 15oz.
21" long
Born at 5:22pm

Now back to work, I am SLAMMED becasue I was off yesterday!

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Ladybugs and Lassos

This is a business that my friend Nichole and her Mom (my adopted mom) started. Check it out, they have some beautiful things. Very talented people.

Jaycee Leigh

Here are a couple of pictures of my sister-in-law's new baby girl.
6 lbs. 2 oz.
19 1/2 inches long

Day after she was born!

Both of my nieces. Aren't they beautiful.
(sorry for the bad quality, it's a scan)

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Quick Update

My sister in law had her baby girl yesterday. Both mother and baby are doing great! Jaycee Leigh Allen was born on October 6, 2009 weighing 6 lbs 2 oz and 19 1/2 inches long.

A quick prayer request. A friend from high school had her twins this week, she was (I think) a week ahead of me or a week behind me, not sure exactly. The boys are WAY early, and each weighing only around 2lbs. They are having lots of medical intervention, but given the circumstances they are doing well. Please pray for my friend and her new baby boys.

Also, my sister is due at the end of this month. I can't wait to meet baby Harvest. Please pray for her to have a quick and easy labor and delivery when it comes time.

I had a doctor's appointment yesterday as well, everything is fine...other than the fact that I had to sit there until 4:00 before ever being called back to a room when my appointment was at 2:45. It was understandable yesterday though, my doctor was called away to do an emergency C-Section and was running behind. It wouldn't have been so bad if it didn't seem to happen that way EVERY time I have an appointment.

Thursday, October 1, 2009

It's been a while...

I know it's been a while since I have posted! I am really neglecting this blog and it bothers me a little. There are so many things going on in my world and I haven't quite figured out how to put them all into words without sounding like I am whining, so I have remained silent on most of them.

Everything with baby Maci is fine, and the pregnancy is going well. I am now on the every 2 weeks schedule with my doctor, and time is flying and creeping by all at the same time. Aside from the normal swollen feet, aching back, and reflux that keeps me up all night I really feel great, I love being pregnant. Baby girl is doing well, and I can even see her wiggling around now. It's the coolest thing to watch my stomach jump around and roll when she moves. I will have to work on another belly picture soon (probably minus my head, I hate the way my face looks right now)!

Just thought I would drop in to let anyone who might still be reading know that I am still here, and the pregnancy is going great.