Friday, December 30, 2011

Canon is Here...

Our sweet boy made his arrival 1 month and 1 week early.  He is a chunk just as we thought, 6 pounds, 4 ounces, and 20 inches long.  I will post details soon.  Please keep him in your prayers.  He will be in the NICU until next Wednesday but is doing GREAT!

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Merry Christmas!

   I want to wish everyone the merriest Christmas and a very happy New Year.  Alot has been going on for Trent and I but I will post about that later!  We are both so ready for Christmas and even more excited that Canon may make his arrival as early as January 16th.  We are more excited than we have ever been. 
  This week Easton and Parker's head stone came in and we are hoping for it to be set up at the cemetery before Christmas.  The rain is kind of holding us up at the moment.  It will be a bittersweet day but we are ready to have something more than a small name plate that simply has their names.  I'll post pictures of how beautiful it turned out once it is set up.  We miss our boys and find our selves wishing we could have all three of our boys together. Yes, it would be quite noisy and chaotic at our house, but we wouldn't have it any other way, if we had the choice.  We can't wait to see if Canon resembles Easton or Parker.  They were beautiful little boy's if I say so myself.
  We had Christmas with my mom's family this past weekend and it was lots of fun.  I'll try to post some pics from our day.  I hope everyone enjoys the rest of 2011 and has a very prosperous 2012.  Happy Holidays blog friends.


Sunday, December 11, 2011

32 weeks, 2 days

   Can you guys believe that Christmas is almost here again?  It seems like it was just a few months ago.  The older I get the faster my life seems to pass me by.  The same has been for this pregnancy.  It blows me away that we have eight weeks at the most until Canon arrives.  If the specialist is right then we have more like five or six.  I am so excited but nervous at the same time.  I find myself wondering if I am really ready to be a mom and if I will be a good one at that.  When I say "ready" I don't mean, am I ready to have my sweet boy here with me.  I mean "Am I wise enough to care for another human being?"  It just makes me nervous, which I am guessing is normal. 
   I am having more and more contractions now, which I know is normal.  I still take Procardia every four hours to keep them under control but before long I don't know how it will keep them at bay.  When I quit taking it at thirty seven weeks, I feel like I will have them every few minutes.  I was already having fifteen or so an hour at twenty weeks without the meds so I can only imagine that my labor may kick in pretty quickly.  The specialist said that there is a fifty percent chance that I will have him within a week of stopping the medication.  My husband is so excited and it melts my heart.  He has gotten to where he tells me all the things that he and Canon are going to do together when he gets here.  It makes my heart smile.  We are both so in love. 
    I still haven't gotten any Christmas shopping done.  I don't think Trent and I are going to buy each other gifts this year.  We realized today that we haven't even talked about what to get each other.  We both decided that we didn't really need for anything and that we want to save our money for our boy and all the needs that we may have after he is born.  Giving is always so much more fun than receiving to me anyways, so that is what we will do this year.  I hope all of you have a great Christmas and New Year's.  We look forward to spending ours with our family and friends.
  Tomorrow we see the specialist for the last time and it is bittersweet.I love updates from him because we get the best ultrasounds (that is if Canon chooses to cooperate) and lots of updates.  We are anxious to see how big he is since He was one ounce from four pounds a little over two weeks ago.  Please keep Canon in your prayers.  We want him to be very healthy and happy.  I'll update again soon!  Happy Holidays!!!

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Baby Shower- 31 weeks, 1 day...

My sister Madison and I

Mom and I

Love his little back pack

  Our baby shower was GREAT this weekend.  We are beyond blessed and received the greatest gifts for our little Canon.  I was so happy to have our friends and family in South La. for our shower.  Even though it was close to a four hour drive from where our family and friends are from, around twenty five of them made the long drive to spend the day with us.  They will never know how thankful we are to them, especially since we can't make the drive home until after Canon is born.  I never thought the day would come when I would get to have a baby shower for our next baby and the day has come and gone.  It seems like yesterday I was in the hospital having the twins and terrified that I would never have anymore children.  We are now nearing the end of our second pregnancy and patiently awaiting the arrival of our third precious boy.  God has been so good to us and we are forever in debt to him for his blessings upon our entire family.  Thanks for all of the continued prayers.