Friday, May 29
Thursday, May 28
Wednesday, May 27
Tuesday, May 26
I have had so many dreams of holding and feeding the baby, but never in the dreams do I know what the sex is. I am so horribly curious as to whether the baby I am carrying is JD or Jolee. Baby is technically at term, so anytime in the next four weeks we will be celebrating the birth of our miracle. It still hasn't really sunk in. I know I am pregnant (all I have to do is look down) and that pregnancy leads to a baby, but it still seems very surreal.
Yekaterinburg (Russian: Екатеринбу́рг, also romanized Ekaterinburg), formerly Sverdlovsk (Свердло́вск) is a major city in the central part of Russia, the administrative center of Sverdlovsk Oblast. Situated on the eastern side of the Ural mountain range, it is the main industrial and cultural center of the Urals Federal District. Its population of 1,293,537; which is down from 1,364,621 recorded in the 1989 Census, makes it Russia's fifth largest city. Between 1924 and 1991, the city was known as Sverdlovsk (Свердло́вск), after the Bolshevik leader Yakov Sverdlov.
C Mom definately has C Dad beat!
Aren't we just too cute!
Our babies kissing. (C is due a month after me, she definately has the height to help keep her from turning into a blimp like me.)
On the 16th, we headed up to a secret get-away (well not so secret, Ramsey Canyon). And we took off for a hike in the fresh air.
Randy was kind enough to hold the tree up so that I didn't have to try to climb over it with my off centeredness. He is so strong!
C Dad made sure C Mom didn't fall down the hill as we hiked.
We weren't going to let a little thing like 8-9 months pregnant slow us down!
These trees liked each other so much that they grew together.
We saw some deer. They ignored us and just walked along the path as we gawked at them. They must not have heard me thinking about how delicious venison is.
The men reading a sign. Hey, they do know how to read maps after all!
We made sure that we checked each bench we passed for sturdiness and comfort for those who would come after us. Aren't we so nice!
Taking a shade break.
We passed a bunch of bird watchers who were amazed to see such a lovely pair of birds.
A last view before turning back (hey the ladies needed a bathroom STAT!)
Sunday, May 24
I definately have some of the bestest co-workers around. Without all of their help and support, there is no way I would be still working. Love you all!
Saturday, May 23
The shower was a blast! Everyone drew a picture of a baby face on a paper plate, while the plate was on her head, it was hilarious. Then we did the whole guess how big Sarah's baby belly is. Just if you were wondering, my belly was 48inches (4 ft, YIKES!!!) around. We also competed to see who could hang baby clothing on a line the fastest while holding a baby doll. Here are everyone's times in seconds:
Aubrey 25. Anna Jo 45. Autumn 50. GramE (my mom) 27. Auntie Em (my sister) 31. Janeen 28. Annette 38. Nora 42. Melanie 26. Christy 27. April 27. Natalie 25. Leann 39. Emma 41. Abbey 51. Me 26.
It was so funny to watch all of the different techniques used to speed the process. It made for some good ideas for me as we are planning to cloth diaper and cloth diapers do best drying on the line rather than in a dryer.
Thank-you also to Samantha for the suprize birthday cake for me!
This weekend is an excellent time to not only remember our loved ones that have passed on before us but to also remember those that are serving our country and fighting for our freedom. Lets remember those that have given there lives so that we can enjoy the freedom of America. This video was written by the singer when her father was deployed and is now shown before many feature films. They have beautiful voices and share their emotion remarkably well.
If you want more information and background story here is the link that was sent to us.
ps your might want to have a tissue or two on hand. It is a tear jerker, especially if you know someone in a similar situation or has given there life during battle.
Sunday, May 17
32 weeks with Leann
36 weeks (at 4:45am about to leave for work)
Tuesday, May 5
I am starting to get more excited, the time has gone by so fast. It seems as though it was just yesterday when we found out. I am so proud of Sarah. She has done an excellent job and dealt well with the whole pregnancy. She is so awesome and I love her so much.