Saturday, December 13, 2008

The Belly

We have finally taken a picture! Hopefully we'll remember once a month so that we can document the growth! This is at 12 weeks. I am still tired but I can tell it's getting better. In other news this is our last week until Christmas break! This week will be very loooooong, but I am ready for a much needed break! Everyone have a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year if I don't post before then.

Saturday, December 6, 2008

11 Weeks

I can't believe I'm almost done with my first trimester! I am feeling pretty good as long as I have food in my belly and get lots of rest. We have prayed and prayed that this would not be the case, but my stomach problems are acting up a bit. My Dr. is trying to find something that I can take but he's having a hard time. I just hope that it won't get any worse. I don't want to worry about it but of course I do. Well, I know everyone has told me to wait as long as possible to buy maternity clothes. I have waited as long as I could. I had to buy some pants and I will be getting my friend's bag of clothes next week. My pants are sooooo uncomfortable and there's no need to feel like that. I have also been wearing sweat pants to work and I don't know what my principal thinks of that! I went to Motherhood Maternity and found some really cute pants. I have been told to just go to Charlotte Russe (sp?) for shirts and so I did. I ended up not spending too much so Casey and I were both happy about that. Casey is off to the OU game for the weekend. I am at home with soooo much housework to do. I won't do too much but something needs to be done. Well, sorry for no pictures again. I'm off to start some laundry.

Friday, December 5, 2008


8 TV Shows I Watch
1. Desperate Housewives
2. Friends
3. Jon and Kate plus 8
4. 17 Kids and Counting
5. News
6. Don't watch much TV
7. Casey usually has the remote
8. Get stuck watching football or some other sport
8 Favorite Restaurants
1. Olive Garden
2. Chili's
3. Teds
4. Wahoo's Fish Taco (but I don't like their fish tacos)
5. Noodles and Co.
6. Schlotzskys
7. Red Robin
8. The Melting Pot
8 Things that Happened Today
1. Frantically got ready for work this morning
2. Got to work
3. Ran around like a crazy woman all morning long with my Pre-K kids
4. Ate lunch
5. Ran around again all afternoon long with my PM Pre-K kids
6. Did bus duty
7. Drove home
8. About to eat dinner with the hubby
8 Things I Look Forward To
1. Having our baby!!!
2. Growing old with Casey
3. Being with my family in Heaven
4. Having more kids...although that's not on my mind at all right now
5. Christmas Break....ahh 2 weeks off :)
6. The weekends
7. Lately I have been looking forward to stuffing my face with FOOD!
8. Being with friends
8 Things I Wish For
1. My health problems to go away
2. Casey and I growing in our marriage everyday
3. My parents to live close
4. Our children growing up to be good Christian people who love the Lord
5. Making a difference in the kid's lives I teach
6. Being a good Christian example
7. For my family to be safe and healthy
8. For our baby to be healthy
8 People I Tag...I don't think I have 8 people that ready my blog...
1. Talsie
2. Jenny
3. Miranda
4. Amanda
5. Elizabeth
Sorry if I forgot someone!

Monday, November 24, 2008

All looks good

We went to the Dr. today and he did another ultrasound. We were able to see and hear the heartbeat which is so exciting! I am about 9 weeks and he has set the date for June 29. The arms and legs are starting to form too which was neat to see. He wants to see me about every 2 weeks since I have had previous health problems with my stomach. I have been off all my medication and I am doing really well. We are thanking God continually for how my health has been during this pregnancy. We pray that I will continue to feel well. I will try to get Casey to take a pic soon. We will be leaving tomorrow afternoon to go to Houston for Thanksgiving. I am soooo ready for a break and to eat lots of yummy food. Everyone have a great Thanksgiving and be safe!

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

I am sooooo Tired and Hungry

Yep, those are my two most common symptoms right now. I have a little nausea, but it could be worse. I HATE getting up and going to work all day everyday. My job is draining as it is so when I come home I want to do nothing but lay on the couch. Nothing gets done in our house except on the weekends if we're lucky. I feel bad for Casey but he is a great help when he's home. I will try to get a pic up soon...I have a little belly that I can see which is probably bloatedness and water. Anyway though my pants are tight and not fitting. I am as happy as ever though that I am able to experience this! I am very ready for Thanksgiving break and the food!!! Until next time...

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Exciting Time!!

Casey and I have prayed a lot about this and we feel this is God's time for us. We are about 7 weeks pregnant and couldn't be more excited! Please keep us in your prayers that the pregnancy will go as smoothly as possible. So far I am feeling pretty good.

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Congratulations, Hubby!

Casey is in his last year of Hospital Administration. He has done sooooo much during his master's to get involved. He is currently the president for an organization and he has also won what's called the Falcone award. This award is given to one outstanding student and Casey has earned it! I am so proud of him. The banquet is being held right now and I am sick at home with another bug I've caught from one of my precious Pre-K kids. Please keep us in your prayers as many changes will be coming our way soon with Casey graduating.

Wednesday, October 29, 2008


I have not been sick all year until now. I have a cold and it is just miserable to have a cold and teach all day. I stayed home yesterday, but I think I was worse today. I had to stop all the time and blow my nose or sneeze. I loved staying home yesterday. As much as I love my job I would rather stay home. Oh well, maybe some day. Well, I'm off to get some rest. I hope everyone else is having a better week!

Friday, October 24, 2008


Here is my new look. I really like it and have been needing something different. Sorry for the messy kitchen. I was cooking dinner. Have a good weekend!!!

Thursday, October 23, 2008


I am doing a HUGE change to my hair'll have to wait and see what it will look like tomorrow evening. Here is the before picture! I hope I don't chicken out tomorrow! Sorry, for some reason I can't get the pictures to go below my writing...oh well! I still haven't gotten this blog thing all figured out.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008


The little boy's brother is still on the ventilator. The mom doesn't want the doctors to take him off yet. She is still hoping for a change in the baby. The doctors did say that if the baby does wake up he will have severe brain damage. Keep Praying!!!

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Please Pray

One of the hardest jobs as being a teacher is all the emotional things that go on with my children's family lives. It breaks my heart to see some of the issues that go on. I love all my kids so much and I hate to see them go through hard times. There is a little boy in my afternoon class who had a baby brother. He was about 5 or 6 months old and he stopped breathing last week. He was blue by the time someone found him. He was brought back to life and was on a ventilator, but the doctors said there was no chance for him to live. I'm pretty sure they took this precious baby off the ventilator and he has gone to a better place. Please keep this family in your prayers at this difficult time in their lives. I hope I can be an example and an encouragement to this family as they go through this tragedy in their life.

Monday, October 20, 2008

I love Fall Break!

Pam and I taking a break from our walk

Casey and I standing by the building Kennedy assassination took place

I had a much needed break this past week! On Thursday and Friday I didn't do much which was fun! Saturday morning we woke up bright and early and met Casey's parents in Dallas. We ate way too much food, saw the JFK assassination building, went to the King Tut exhibit, and went to the Galleria. We went to the King Tut exhibit and found out we had 2 hours until the next showing. We had already paid for parking so we decided to walk to the place where the assassination took place. We didn't know it would take over 30 minutes to walk there!!! We were very tired by the time we got back. We had a fun weekend with Casey's parents and are so thankful for them! Sorry I didn't take too many pictures!

Thursday, October 16, 2008

I'm Addicted

Does anyone else watch this show Jon and Kate plus 8? I love watching it every week. It comes on TLC on Monday nights. I am just fascinated with how they do everything with 8 kids! They also play re-runs during the week that I watch too if I have time...even though I've seen most of them already. I know, I'm a dork but I love it!
I am on Fall Break right now and loving it! The kids and I both were needing a break really bad! This weekend we're doing to Dallas to meet Casey's parents there and hang out. I will try to post some pics when we get back. Tomorrow before we leave though I HAVE to clean our house and do laundry. Have a good rest of the week and weekend!

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Happy Birthday!!!

Happy Birthday to me today! I was born on October 8, 1983 at 3:20 in the morning. The 25 years have flown by it seems!!! This morning I woke up to a card and my favorite candy bar (Reeses) on the kitchen cabinet from my wonderful hubby. At lunch my aide from school brought me brownies, made fruit dip, and gave me a gift. It has been a good day so Pre-K kids were good today so that always helps. Tonight I will sit at home by myself while Casey is in class:( I'm thinking about going on a walk and washing my car since it's so nice out! Casey and I are going out on Saturday night to celebrate instead. Once again I don't have any pictures to share. Hopefully Saturday I will have some to post. Have a good rest of the week!!

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Homemade Gourmet

I don't know about you but I really don't feel like thinking about what to eat for dinner, finding new things to eat, grocery shopping...the list goes on. One of my parents that I had from last year does this Homemade Gourmet thing at her house once a month. You prepare 7 meals in one night at her house and come home and freeze them. The meals feed 6 people, so when I come home I split them again. I now have 14 meals in my freezer! It is a great thing to do and very reasonable. Let me know if you are interested in going to the next one and we can car pool.

Sunday, September 28, 2008

Busy, Busy!

Well, I wish I had more to talk about on here and more pictures to post, but I don't. Casey has class on Wednesdays and Thursdays until 9:00 so I try to find things to do so that I don't get too bored at home or fall asleep on the couch way too early. This week I went to see a movie with one of my friends on Wednesday night and on Thursday my roomate from college, Talsie, came to visit with her precious baby boy! I didn't even get any pictures! On Friday I went to see another movie with some more friends! I don't think I've ever been to the theatre twice in one week! It has been a busy week last week! I'm so thankful for all of our wonderful friends we have. I can't believe the weekend is over, but I love my job so I don't mind going! I hope everyone has a good week!

Sunday, September 21, 2008

The Weekends Go By Too Fast!

I always look forward to the weekends but they go by way too fast! On Friday night we babysat our nephew, Ethan. Saturday we went to the Farmer's Market and did our usual...bought some fruit and veggies and breakfast burritos. If you haven't gone to the Farmer's Market here in Edmond I highly recommend going! I love all the fresh fruit and veggies. Casey did some homework when we got back and then in the evening we went to the Parade of Homes and out to dinner with Zann and Tracy. I am so happy, content, and blessed with all I have but going to the parade of homes just makes me want something that we really don't need. I should just be thankful for the home that we have and count my many blessings. God is so good to us! Today we went to church, out to lunch with friends, cleaned the house, went back to church, and hung out with friends this evening. It was a fun and productive day! I better get ready for bed...tomorrow morning will be here bright and early!

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Fair Time!

Well, we went back to the fair on Sunday afternoon. The weather was perfect to go! We went with our friends Cody and Kaley and had a great time...we ate too much fair food though. We had greasy turkey legs, jug of rootbeer, shared a funnel cake and lemonade, and tried some of Kaley's Wisconsin cheese sticks. If you go to the fair you have to eat some of the food there. I wanted to see the Sea Lion show soooo bad, but we had just missed it. At least Kaley and I got a picture by them.
I sure am enjoying this weather! I love taking my kids outside in this kind of weather! Have a good week...

Saturday, September 13, 2008

A Lazy Rainy Day

We had big plans to go to the fair today with some friends. I knew it would be a bad day to go with the rain and all. Well, we ventured out and drove all the way down in the pouring rain the whole way. We ended up turning around and going home. We'll try again another day. We've just been hanging out at home watching movies and relaxing before the OU game starts. We're going to watch the game with Zann and Tracy tonight. Keep Casey's parents in your prayers (and everyone) who is going through hurricane Ike. We are unable to reach them right now. Well, I will stop blabbing on for now. Hopefully I'll take more pictures and post some pics on my next post. Have a good weekend!

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

A Loooong week!

It has been a long week for both of us! I had Open House at school last night and Casey is busy with class. I am ready for this week to be over! I'll post more later. I'm off to get ready for bed.

Saturday, September 6, 2008

I love Saturdays

As much as I love my job as being a PreK teacher, I am worn out and ready for the weekend by Friday. Last year I would come home (almost every night) and collapse onto the couch and not do a thing. I feel better this year though! I have a great group of kids and feel more prepared. Today we went to the Farmer's Market, I did some laundry, and we watched the OU game with the Prock's. We had such a fun time with them!! If you know Casey's family at all you know they are big OU fans. I could really care less about watching any football, but I do enjoy eating the yummy food we have during the game! Well, I'm off to do some dishes. Hope you are having a nice and restful weekend!

Friday, September 5, 2008

My Best Friend

I am so blessed by God to have a wonderful Christian husband. I couldn't be happier to have Casey in my life. We have been married a little over three years and I love him so much! God has truly blessed our lives in so many ways and I look forward to what He brings us in the future. I love you, Casey!!!

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

First Time

I have finally decided to venture out and start a blog for our small family. I am new at this so please know I have NO CLUE what I'm doing yet, but I'll figure it out. I can't even post a picture yet because I am using our new computer that doesn't have any pictures on it yet. Look for more posts and pictures to come soon...I'm off to figure out how to use this.