Dec 31, 2006

Lorelai Sinclair has arrived

Rachel and JD are now officially Mommy and Daddy! What a wonderful gift!!! She was 8 lbs 15 oz and 21.5 inches long. What a healthy baby girl! You did good Rachel!! You're one tough cookie!

A wee bit of heaven

Drifted down from above

A handful of happiness

A heartful of love

A mystery of life

So sacred and so sweet

The giver of joy

So deep and complete.

Precious and priceless

So lovable too

The worls'd sweetest miracle

Baby, it's you.

- By Helen Steiner Rice

Dec 28, 2006

Closing out 2006

Well, before you know it 2007 will be here. I just want to say I had an amazing year. I had a healthy little boy on August 25th 2006. That will be the best thing of all times but that's how I will close out my year. A lot of great new things will happen to me in 2007 with Greyson growing so fast. He is trying to laugh. He has this cute little 1/2 laugh going on right now, and I swear he's singing when I sing. It's so precious. He just stares at me and coos. Oh my gosh I could just squeeze him up.

I have a few New Years Resolutions this time. I will try to lose weight, keep my house cleaner, and try to work more hours. Finally, I will try to get to church more then once every couple of months. But, if none of that happens it won't be the end of the world.

I hope that all of my friends and family feel good about closing this chapter in their lives and are excited to open up a new one. Have a safe and HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Dec 27, 2006

Breathing Treatments

I took Greyson in to get his 4 month shots today and found out that he has a respiratory infection and it's bad enough to need breathing treatments. So, I have to do a breathing treatment every 4 hours for the next week. I was just in there Saturday and he just sounded stuffy. This time it was actually something she could hear in his chest. So, we did a breathing treatment of Albuterol in the nebulizer. He seemed like it was so fun. He just kept looking at me with that mask on his face and smiling. So, it made me feel a little bit better. She came in and checked him after the treatment and noticed a big difference when she checked his chest again.

After all of that, it was time for his shots. I can't watch them do it. I was upset all day at work thinking about having to take him to get them. The worst part is that he's in a great mood and smiling and then all of a sudden these two nurses come in and stab him at the same time. So, 2 shots on each leg. After they were done with the 1st round, I could just hear it take his breath away. His face was beat red and he couldn't even cry it had him so worked up. Then it was time for another round. I felt so sorry for him. I just scooped him off the table as soon as they were done. I kept saying, "Awww, what did those nurses do to you?" He never did respond, LOL.

On a good note, he is 17 lbs already and she said he is proportioned well. She wants me to start feeding him rice every night so he can get a fuller belly before bedtime. Then in 2 weeks it's baby food time. We have to start with veggies. So, today I made a special trip and bought some peas and carrots. I will let you know how that goes later!!!

Dec 23, 2006

Poor poor Greyson

Last night wasn't a good night for Greyson or Mommy. He has a cold that just started and he can't breathe. He's coughing a lot, and his poor left eye looks like he has some infection in it. It's hard watching your little sugar go through that. Anyway, I took him to the DR this morning and he has a little cold but doesn't need antibiotics for it. I have to put Ocean spray in his nose. She said he doesn't have pink eye it's just from his stuffy nose. I hope he gets better really fast. As I'm typing this, Minnie is licking his hand off so he's content looking at her like what the hell are you doing? I snapped a picture of it really quick for you too see!!!

Dec 22, 2006

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Two more days!!!

First of all, RACHEL is going to be having her baby anytime now!!! Good Luck Rachel with that. It will be so wonderful to experience. Soon you will have your first glimpse of heaven in your arms!!! And, I just know it's a girl!!!

Christmas Eve is in 2 days and Greyson will get to open his very first presents, or his mommy will be for him. Last night I took Cher to Chesterfield mall to get her last presents that she needed. Then we walked past the popcorn place and she nearly YANKED my arm off trying to get me to go in there. It did smell awesome. So, we got some yummy hot caramel popcorn. Straight out of the popper!!! Mmm mmm good! I could've just asked for 3 pounds of lard to place directly on my arse and thighs, but they didn't sell that.

Hope you have all of your shopping done!!! Have a great Christmas!

Dec 17, 2006

One more week till Christmas!!!

Hope you have all of your shopping done because this week will be sooo crazy in the stores. I have decided I will give money to my nephews and forget the shopping. This weekend flew by. Usually Mom has Greyson every Saturday night but the last couple I can't stand to give him up. He is so fun to be with. He smiles SOOO MUCH. Each time he smiles, I tear up a little. He has us wrapped so far around his finger. I told Mom that my heart feels like it's going to explode with love for him. I really don't know what I did without him.

This weekend Mom and I will go to the Christmas program at church and then we'll be having Christmas at Tami's house. Soo fun! Last year we had a blast over there. You know I will have pictures on here as soon as I can.

Carlos' boss and his wife are more than generous. They always buy us such huge presents. I wish they wouldn't really. It makes my present look like it came out of the cracker jack box. We went to Longhorn Steakhouse today and had a yummy lunch with them. I knocked over a whole glass of water on my son's lap. I was going to check his bottle to see how much he had drank and I hit my glass, WHOOPS! I felt so bad, he was soaked.

Anyway, I hope you all have your shopping done. I think I am gonna throw the towel in and be finished. Have a Merry Christmas!!

Dec 9, 2006

Fa la la la la

Greyson got to meet Santa for the first time this week at the babysitter's house. I didn't know she was even going to have him come over. I love this babysitter. When it's a kid's birthday she decorates her whole house with balloons and streemers and they celebrate that kids birthday all day. It's really neat. I am really glad to have her.

Christmas is only in a couple of weeks, do you have your shoppping done? I don't. I need to get something for his sitter, any ideas? I don't know who will answer me, maybe Rachel. Thanks Rachel for being a dedicated "The Real Me" blog reader, ha ha ha. I know I have a couple others but no one ever comments. I must go now, I have to get my dog from the groomers. He got beautified. Have a great weekend!

Dec 1, 2006

Snow snow go away!

Minnie decided that Greyson looked awfully comfy so she decided to hop up on the bouncer and cuddle up. Their wasn't enough room for me, so I didn't get to cuddle with them, LOL. We got lots of snow here in Missouri and so I have been entertaining myself taking pictures and watching movies. Carlos has been plowing snow for 36 hours straight. I feel so sorry for him, but he's in pretty good spirits!! Hope everyones weekend is great!

Nov 27, 2006

Goodbye Thanksgiving, Hello Christmas!

Well, Thanksgiving is over and done and I am sure I am a few pounds heavier because of it. With Christmas coming up I am excited about spending more time with my family. I really can't wait until next year when Greyson is a little older. It will be much more fun to hand him a present then.

I am back to work and things are going well so far. It's nice to have that structure back in my life except I miss my little buddy while I'm there. Right now he's loving his little gym and is trying to touch all of the things on there. It's so cute to watch. I am looking forward to the giggling that will start in the next month. That is going to be worth a million bucks for sure. We are loving him so much that we are already planning the next little one. We will probably start trying again in April of 2008. So, I am gonna enjoy him right now.

This weekend we ( me, Carlos, Tina and Brad) went to Kansas City for my 31st birthday. We had a great time. We went to this little bar called the Peanut. They had the best wings. And the city was so beautiful all lit up for Christmas. Tina is almost as crazy as me, ALMOST! She's so funny. That's her and I below.

I will stop rambling for now! Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving!!!

Nov 11, 2006


I am VERY thankful for my gorgeous baby boy that God gave me. He couldn't have made him anymore perfect. Prayer must really work! I am also thankful for the family that God gave me and wonderful husband who takes great care of his family and is so proud to do it too. Life is short and we all need to stop and realize that it can be taken away so quickly. God has a plan for all of us. I will always cherish the things I have. I love it all!

Just wanted to tell anyone who reads my blog, Happy Thanksgiving and I hope you and yours have a beautiful time together over the holidays.

Don't eat too much like I always do. HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

Nov 10, 2006

The Papasan

This thing is a lifesaver. I bought this last night because I started taking Greyson to the sitter and I want to bring a swing to her house for him. Well, I decided I wanted a really nice one for home and I would bring the one from home to the sitter. It was the best decision I have ever made. This is the Fisher Price Papasan Cradle Swing. It knocks Greyson out!

It swings side to side or back and forth and plays the coolest music while butterflies and birdies fly around. He won't fall asleep unless I am holding him, well not anymore! He sits in this thing and falls asleep!! Now, don't get me wrong, I LOVE holding Greyson. But, it's nice to be able to put him in this and get stuff done. I might actually have time to do things!!! So, this is my recommendation for a great swing. Sometimes you will try anything!

Nov 6, 2006

Video of Greyson

I believe if you just click on the link it will take you to the video. I go back to work on Wednesday and I have bitten all of my nails off because I am a wreck thinking about leaving my sweet, baby boy. He has become this little man with a great personality. When he smiles he literally makes me cry. I tear up every time. I know I have to go back to work so I am trying to just suck it up, but it's hard. How could you WANT to leave a precious face like this?

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Nov 1, 2006

Occifer Greyson, LOL

Well, last night was Halloween and you see what Greyson was. A lot of people asked me if he got a lot of candy. Do people really think I would take a 2 month old out for trick or treating? Not quite people. Besides it was like 40 degrees out. At least it wasn't raining. We went to Tess and Gary's, lots of people were there celebrating Halloween with them. I had gotten some Cardinals bracelets and posters from my neighbor so Gary handed those out, and kept a few for himself. They went very well since we just won the World Series. Well, that's all for now. I guess we better start Christmas shopping since it is only less than 2 months away now. YIKES!!!

Oct 24, 2006

Go Cardinals!!!

Man, I hope we win this World Series. I love the World Series especially when it's my home team!!! It's fun to get together with family and friends and party for 7 nights straight. But, I'm on maternity leave. Which leads me to some real sadness. I can't believe I have to stop being with my son every day already. I never want to take him to someone else to watch him grow. But, I have to. I need health insurance, don't we all. I should just be thankful that God gave me such a beautiful baby! Anyway.....GO CARDINALS!!!

Oct 20, 2006

There's a Monkey in my house....

OK, so he didn't enjoy wearing this as much as I LOVED seeing him in it. Have a great Halloween!

Oct 17, 2006

My First BOO

Well, here it is almost Halloween, and I think Greyson's costume is still too big. I don't know if I should buy him a new one? It says up to 15 lbs, he's already 12. But, it's way too long. It's adorable though so I may just go ahead and still put him in it. Tonight, he is at Aunt Tam's spending the night. She's giving me a break and spoiling him. Bad thing is she likes to give him ice cream and chocolate.....HELLO Aunt Tam, I'm only 7 weeks old. She's just trying to make sure she's his favorite aunt. I know her. Anyway, I guess I will still have him wear the monkey costume after all.....

Sep 22, 2006

1 month check up

Can you believe it, it has already been a month since my little man was born. I can not believe it. What a ride it has been and a good one too!!! Greyson weighed 9 lbs 14 oz today and is 22.75 inches long. He's a growing little booger. I love him so much. He is getting funner every day. Seeing how wonderful he is makes me definitely want another one!!!