Sunday, April 25, 2010

So the Journey begins...

Wednesday was our first appointment at the Fertility Specialist and to say that it was overwhelming would be an understatement! I have been on a roller coaster of emotions, everything from being terrified to excited to move forward.

Over the next couple of weeks we will have some additional testing. Our prayer is that I will not need any surgery to correct problems. Provided all of our testing comes back with good reports, they hope to be able to do IUI. Our other prayer is that God will make a way for us to make this option financially possible. It is very expensive. So please continue to keep us in your prayers for these two concerns.

For those of you that are wondering, yes, I did have my baby dust book with me. Also, I haven't forgotten I am just waiting for a few more pages before I post it!

Friday, April 16, 2010

Bo.n Jo.vi...Need I Say More!

A little over a week ago Heath called me at home and asked "Can you be off next Thursday night? I think I can get us tickets to B.on Jo.vi." Uhhh....for B.on Jo.vi, I will find a way to be off. Let me just say it was a looong week and we were not sure we were going until the day before. Needless to say we got the tickets.

Thursday night we headed out to Atlanta for the concert. We were a little unsure about our tickets at first because the were "rear stage" seats. We didn't really care where they were as long as we could go. When we got there we were in fact behind the stage but, the seats were fantastic, we were almost on top of the stage and to top it off the stage was round so they played all the way around and the video screen moved all around. So it turns out that "rear stage" seats are pretty darn good.

I think it goes with out saying that the concert was fabulous and he sang all of our favorites and they played for more than two and a half hours. We had an amazing time. We finally got back home around 2 AM, thank goodness I was off Friday. I will leave you with some of our photos of our fantastic evening....

Our Tickets



Waiting for the show to start


Thank you for that lovely guitar solo, Mr. Sambora!

Shot through the heart and your to blame....

WARNING: This is not Rockband and this is not your living room...this is Wanted: Dead or Alive, Live in Concert...the way it was meant to be!

It My Life!

There HE is....

Livin' on a Prayer Finale!

Tico Torres, Richie Sambora, Jon B.on J.ovi and David Bryan!

Have a Nice Day!

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

A Hoppin' Good Time in Texas!

This Easter I decided to spend in Texas for several reasons:

1 - It has been almost 9 years since I have celebrated an Easter with my family

2. - It just so happened to be first Monday at Canton

and

3 - has a little something to do with this little lady...

I figured it was about time for Presley to meet me. I mean we wouldn't want to withhold what will undoubtedly be her favorite aunt forever! Right!

The Thursday night before Easter I hopped a plane to Texas after work. The wind nearly blew my plane off the runway as we landed but, I did make it in safe...but a little scared!

On Friday, we spent most of the day playing beauty shop. Brooke cut and colored my hair and then all the girls went for pedi's. We did also make a short trip out to see Nana and later that evening we met up with Brandon in Rockwall for dinner at Gloria's. It was so yummy! Having Mexican at least once while I am in Texas is always on my to do list.

Saturday, we all got up early and headed out to Canton. We even managed to talk Brandon into going...although, I am not to sure how excited he was about it. The boys eventually drifted off to look at their own things but the girls spent time shopping and finding wonderful treasures. Even Presley enjoyed it but really I think it was because she got more treasures than any of the rest of us! Dad said Presley was officially "Cantonized"

After a full day at Canton we headed back home. Once we were there and recharged with dinner there were still some errands to be run for the following day. Mom and Dad headed out to the grocery store and Brandon, Ashlie and Brooke headed out to the liquor store. That left me and Presley at home together. Which was fine except that Grammie jinxed us! It went a little something like this....

Mom: Ok, do you mind if we run to the store

Britt: No, thats fine...

Mom: Will you be ok here alone with her?

Britt: ummm, yeah! I'm not stupid, I can take care of a baby...

Mom: What if she has a meltdown?

Britt: We'll be fine, I've had lots of meltdowns....I'll talk her through it!

Mom: Ok, we'll be right back...

fast foward 10 minutes....we have a meltdown....Thanks Grammie!

Thank goodness, Brandon and Ashlie came back shortly after that because I felt terrible because I couldn't figure out how to help her calm down (but, let me say for the record that she has had meltdowns with both Ashlie and Mom so, it wasn't just me) It wasn't long after being back with her mama that she calmed down. When Grammie got back we told what she did! Here she is post-meltdown, she looks so tired from her busy day!


On Sunday we went to church but not with out a few pictures...

In her Basket

Aunt B with her Sweet P

Grammie with her Girls

One of our Canton finds.... I call them Grammie Panties!

After Church, we had a yummy lunch cooked by dad with a little egg hunting and silly string to follow. Later that afternoon we went back to see Nana again, this time with the whole family. They had a beautiful therapy dog visiting and handing out chocolate eggs.

All in all it was a fantastic Easter Sunday!On Monday it was just mom and I, we went out for one last visit to Nana before I went home. We stayed with her for awhile while she finished her therapy. After that we went to eat at Sweet Tomatoes, which I love! Finally, did a little shopping before I had to head back to the airport.

I had a great time in Texas and I loved getting to finally meet Presley. The really good news is before I left Texas Ashlie and Mom decided to bring Presley out for a visit in May! They will be here near the end of May and I can't wait to see them again!