Our Family 2017

Our Family 2017
Halsy, Brooke, Cameron, Katey Jane, Landon, and Claire

Sunday, February 28, 2010

Katey Jane Pregnancy

I thought I should jot down some of my thought about this pregnancy before it is over!

     With little miss we didn't even find out I was pregnant until the first trimester was almost over (mid september), so I wasn't really sick so long or so horribly. I thought I was pregnant because I started to forget things (lost my wedding ring, lost my cell phone, lost my purse....) When I start to loose things or forget my family knows there is something up! I took 7 pregnancy tests in the 2 weeks after my forgetfulness because I was CERTAIN that I was pregnant and got 7 "no's". So I concluded that is was just weird hormones and moved on. 2 1/2 months later I took a test again because I wasn't feeling so well and got a "YES". I started crying because I didn't know what to do. This wasn't a planned pregnancy. I waited 3 or 4 days to tell Halsy.....we are never alone together anymore and it wasn't exactly a celebratory event - so I didn't want to give him a present or something silly. Anyways - told him and he was as shocked as I was. But he said "Sweetheart, we'll be okay, here we go!". I love him for that, I was so worried, but because he was such a good faker, it made me feel better :)

     I didn't have any major cravings until the 3 month and it was all about the PIZZA. I couldn't get enough....I think there was a week where I ate it every day for lunch and dinner. Little Caesars loved us! I once ate one entire pizza all by myself! That feat had never been attempted before and I don't think I could do it again.....but at the time it was the only thing that could help me feel better. I was sad because Coke tasted yucky to me for a month or so, and if you know me I LOVE coke. It was so sad and I couldn't even look at it as a positive because I was too depressed about not getting to drink my favorite treat anymore. I tried it every week hoping it would taste good again.....and sure enough, one day it did!! I was so happy! That is when I knew my 1st Trimester was over.
My body really likes to be pregnant, I feel great (after the 1st trimester) and I love how I look! I love wearing Maternity Clothes and being asked "How far along are you?". I love that I don't have to suck my stomach in for 9 months!! I love that I don't have a period for 9 months too!! I am now in the 8th month and starting to feel HUGE! I am definately carrying more forward this pregnancy and I feel like she is much bigger than Cameron was. I feel her moving all the time and it feels like she is taking up all the room possible in there :) We still have 6 weeks of growing to do - I hope I make it!!
It has become difficult to bend over to pick things up and getting up and down from the floor is entertaining. I am very excited to still be pregnant thought, she is much easier to take care of in there. My back is starting to get sore and I need to sit down more often now. My plan is to do a normal birth with an epidural. I was enduced with Cameron and needed an emergency C-Section and I really want to try a different way of birthing if possible. Hopefully Katey Jane won't be an acrobat like Cam was and get tangled in the umbelical cord!

34 weeks pregnant - Holy Moly here it comes......dun Dun DUN!

Monday, February 22, 2010

I Caught Cameron Singing in the Car Today

On our way home from the doctor's office today I had one of my CD's that I love on and in particular the Jai Ho song from Slumdog Millionaire remixed by the Pussy Cat Dolls. I heard his little voice chime in when the singer holds the Hooooooooooo note for a long time and then again when he does it again. I about died from the cuteness!! I turned my mirror to look at him and sure enough he was making a little "o" with his lips and singing away!! I started the song over and Cameron and I sang the entire way home. It was a blast to enjoy music with him.

If you have never heard the song - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-kIDxbS-yM


Last night my parents were crankin the tunes while they were doing the dishes and Cameron and I were dancing around the kitchen table. They were mostly ballads from the 70's and 80's so I was able to hold him and sway and spin. "I want to Break Free" - Queen, Phil Collins, "Under Pressure", anyways lots of good stuff. I was dancing and remembered something that I needed to check on the computer for Halsy's trip this week and sat at the computer for a minute. Cameron popped his head off my shoulder and said "Mommy, Dance!" I said " Oh buddy, you want to dance?" He said, "YES, dance!". My heart melted and off we went dancing again. I think we danced for 30 minutes together cuddling and enjoying. I was in heaven - not too much longer will I get to enjoy my little Cameron boy like that.

Cameron never gives up

We have had the sickness at our house during the past week. Jackson got it first, then Austin, then Jena, then John, then Dad, then Cameron, then ME!! Everyone got better within 2 days......except Cameron. (of course) He has been sick since wednesday night and so we are headed to the doctor this morning. I have had to withold milk from him because it seems that every time I let him have some he throws up again.....so on to my story. Last night at bedtime he really wanted a bottle and he was PERSISTENT!! He went to every family member in the house and asked them "Milk Please" in the saddest voice ever!! He never found someone who actually gave in, although we all wanted to!! I was impressed with his never give up attitude and thought I should remember how persistent he was at only 2 years old.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Sweetheart's Ball

Oh the Farmington Ward Sweetheart's Ball......how I love you! We had a blast this year, the food was yummy and the dancing rocked!! Halsy danced with me this year - and that is a rarity!! I know my hubby loves me :) Here are a few pics of the evening:

Weight Loss Update

Halsy and I are still going strong and are both down in the weight loss poundage! It is so nice to have a team of WW people at the house. Mom, Halsy, Megan, Jerry, Katelyn, and myself are all trying to eat healthier and it hels to have team mates!

Currently I am down 6 lbs and Halsy has lost 3lbs!! WOO HOO! Can't wait to post before and after pictures that will knock your socks off!

Mr. Independent

Cameron loves to do EVERYTHING by himself. Walking down the stairs, putting on clothes, climbing into the Xterra and getting into his car seat, and anything else he possible thinks of! It is so adorable that he wants to do it all by himself, but everything sure does take twice as long now!

We recently discovered puzzles and Cameron has a knack for them! He loves to dump them out, put the pieces together, and dump again.....over and over and over! I love watching his little face scrunch in concentration.

Yesterday, Cameron had a definate opinion on what he wanted to wear all the way down to his shoes and he wouldn't let me help him put the shoes on either! Finally, around 6pm he came walking over to me with one shoe on saying "Did it!" with the biggest smile! I gave him a big hug and helped him put on his other shoe so he could go play. It was fun to see the pride beaming from his little face. Today he decided that no clothes should be on the menu after nap time. I decided to go with the flow and we had diaper day. He was a happy camper - good thing I didn't have to go anywhere :)

I love my little man's opinions, while frustrating at times, I love learning about his little personality. We have so much fun together and I can't wait to be a full time stay-at-home mommy!