Sunday, June 29, 2008

I fell down....

Before I begin, for my family's sake, I must say that I'm okay and the baby is okay.

I spent Friday night in Greenville with my mom because Friday was her birthday. On Saturday when we got up and around we decided to take Drew and Caden to McDonald's for lunch. We got our food and sat in the play area for the boys' sake. I decide to get some napkins and wash my hands. I go back inside and get the napkins, return to the table and then leave again to wash my hands. As I walk out of the play area, in front of the soda section, I slip and fall. I fell on my hands and knees and almost did the splits on the way down. I didn't feel anything in my stomach at all, but it was by no means a graceful fall.

As I'm on the ground, THEN I see the "CAUTION wet floor CAUTION" sign underneath the table to my right. NOT on top of the muddy-watery-slippery floor.....disgusting. It was completely out of the way so that someone like myself would have plenty of room to fall and do the splitz on the ground. I brushed myself off and told myself to just go to the bathroom, hopefully no one saw me. As I turn the corner, I notice the second "CAUTION wet floor CAUTION" sign underneath the tall chair on my right, again not on any portion of the wet floor and completely out of the way for all falls to come.

As you would know it, the non-graceful fall was seen by everyone. A girl from the counter yells, "Ma'am are you okay?" I said, "Yes, can you just get someone over here to just dry up the floor?" She immediately looked around for someone to take care of it. THEN, the 15 1/2 yr old, fake red-haired girl to the right of her said, "Well, we had two wet floor signs out." ARE YOU KIDDING ME?! That was when I blew it!! I didn't care about her signs, I fell and the floor was disgusting!

I immediately stopped in my tracks and asked to see her manager. So, she tries to be funny and sent me to the lead on duty or head ice cream maker, whatever she called herself. I was livid. "Again, I need to speak to your manager." Then the Assistant Manager comes out. Seriously, what part of MANAGER does this girl not understand. By this time, "Fall-girl" is loud and is about to walk behind the counter and FIND the "real" manager or Ronald McDonald himself. Finally, the General Manager comes out with all this paperwork and binder in hand.

He takes me over to the side and asked me to fill out the claim form. By now, I'm crying. I'm so mad and my hands are shaking so badly that I'm not sure if anyone can read that form. I explained to him and on my "official" form, that I didn't care if his entire restaurant was covered in "Wet Floor" signs, I fell down and his little worker had no regard for my well-being, only the fact that she put the two signs out....out of the way for all falls. She didn't know that I was 20 weeks pregnant and that is the only thing that mattered to me at this point, besides the fact that my hands are STILL dirty. He apologized for her and said that I should consider the source, seeing how she was only in 7th grade. This made me more angry. So I should excuse her because she doesn't know how to act?!

We finished the paperwork and he asked if he could buy me lunch. I said no, just address this situation with red hair girl immediately. He said he would. I go back to the play area and see the wet floor signs had been moved to the middle of the muddy water. I sat down to eat my cold food and Caden was concerned that my eyes were so red, but not concerned enough for me to explain to him the fall, the splitz, the hidden signs, the girl with fake red hair, nothing. But what should I expect from a 4 yr old? We finally left and returned home. We were walking in the door and I said to Mama, "I can't believe I fell." Drew, said, "Did you not see the signs?" UGH!!! I was too tired to repeat my side of the story and just said......Yes.

Later that night, I went over to Jessica's and let her use her heart doppler on me, just for my peace of mind. We immediately heard the baby moving all around and then found the little heart beat. It was so sweet. I'm going to the dr on Wednesday. So all is okay, but it was a wild weekend!

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

19 weeks today!

This is what my update says about the baby this week. "Think you're big now? You'll start growing even more rapidly in the weeks to come." Isn't that comforting?! Our little one is 6 inches long from head to rump, this doesn't include the length of the legs. It just doesn't seem possible to be this big. It's growing so fast. I've been having some issues lately with my tailbone hurting. I have diagnosed myself with my tailbone being out of alignment. I talked to my dr. last month about my pain and she wanted me to give her an update at my next appt. So, next week, I'm ready to talk. It hurts! I have three different chairs in my cube that I rotate sitting in, a pillow, and an embarrassing blow-up donut that I sit on and yes, it has gone out of air before and I had to re-blow it back up. Embarrassing!!

We only have one more week until we get to see the baby and find out if it is a boy or a girl!!! We are so excited!!

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Our 2yr Anniversary!!

Two years ago today, my dreams came true. I got to marry my best friend!!

Before we went to dinner, we exchanged gifts. The 2 yr anniversary is of course, I got S "cotton" things. He did MUCH better, He out gifted me.....I received from him a iPod Shuffle!! He also gave me flowers, and a card. (thank you sweetie) We also did our yearly toast with our wedding flutes. We toasted to love and laughter and our upcoming year as we'll welcome our new little one. Then we went to celebrate our anniversary at this little steak restaurant called Randy's Steak House. It was so good. The restaurant was in an historic house that was built in 1858. The food was delicious. The chef, Randy himself, even came out to wish us a Happy Anniversary and thank us for choosing Randy's.

This isn't the best picture of us, but I don't even care. It's the only one we got of the night. Happy Anniversary Sweetie! I love you!!

Monday, June 23, 2008

Our GREAT weekend

Stan and I had the best weekend. We had originally thought about going out of town this weekend for our anniversary on Tuesday. But, we decided to just stay home and relax.

Saturday morning, we woke up and went to eat at "The Original Pancake House". It was so yummy! I had read that Jessica Simpson and Tony Romo eat there for breakfast sometimes, so I wanted to go and try it. I looked around for them, but they weren't there. ;) We came home and I made an executive decision that I wasn't going to clean house or wash any clothes all day long. Such a great feeling. So, we went outside and played a little bit of "golf" in our backyard....or you could call it "hit the ball through the circle on the chair". I must say that I'm really good. I came in second place!!

Then I watched as Stan worked on my car. Someone moved the corner of our garage out about 6 inches and I ran right into it as I was pulling in. He worked hard at buffing all the white paint off my bumper. We went to the pool for the afternoon and enjoyed the sunshine and had dinner with our friends Tres and Stacey that night. It was such a great day doin' life together.

After church on Sunday I got really sick....just trust me here....really sick. So, I went home and took a nap. I woke up to the home phone ringing, which we never answer so don't call us at home if you need us. As the phone was ringing, I felt the baby again!!! He or She was tapping me gently. It was like the baby was saying, "Excuse me?...are you going to answer that?!" So sweet. I got up and woke Stan up to tell him.

As the night went on, so did my craving. The only things that I have been craving lately are cold things, such, Icee's, Slurpee's, snow cones, and a new one......Pop-Ice! I saw a little boy at the pool yesterday eating one and wanted to grab it from him and take off. It looked so good! In case you aren't familiar with this little piece of frozen sugar water with food coloring bit of's a picture:

We went to Tom Thumb last night to please my new craving and buy some Pop-Ice. I decided that the 16 count box was plenty and that I didn't need the 100 ct just yet. But sadly, they don't come frozen, you have to freeze them yourself. So, I took my Pop-Ice home placed them in the freezer. No such luck that my freezer would cooperate and freeze in super high-power mode. I tried to stay up until my Pop-ice froze completely, but I just couldn't make it. So, tonight it is....Pop-Ice for dessert!!! YAY!

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

I definitely felt the baby!!

My friend Karen called yesterday to check up on me. She asked if I had felt the baby move yet and I told her that about a week or so ago I felt a bubble pop, but nothing since then. Stan felt the baby a couple of weeks ago and of course this past weekend, Drew felt the head, arm and leg of the baby! ;) Even though I can't yet feel the head, arm and leg....Drew can.

We finished our conversation and I went back to work. I leaned into my monitor to read something and felt the little hard football in my stomach. Then, within seconds I felt a Punch!! Yes, a Punch! It was like the baby was telling me to move from that position. I couldn't believe it! I felt the baby kick me! It was the sweetest feeling in the whole wide world. But, the story gets sweeter....I then called Stan to tell him about what I felt. He told me that he had prayed for me that morning and asked God if he would allow for me to soon feel the baby move. I had been worrying lately and he wanted God to squash away those worries. And I felt it that day!! God is so amazing!! He heard my husband's small prayer and granted it that day. Thank you Lord for this little life you have growing inside of me!!

We are 18 weeks today! Two more weeks and we get to find out if it is a boy or a girl. I'm so excited!!

Friday, June 13, 2008

Redneck Timeout

Don't worry....I won't discipline our baby like this!

Thursday, June 12, 2008

Mackenzie's 2nd Bday

This past weekend we went to Oklahoma to celebrate our niece's 2nd Bday. I can't believe she is 2 now!! It seems like this little thing was just born. Because they live in Oklahoma, we don't get to see her as much as we would like. When we saw her over Christmas, she was really into balls...holding them, throwing them, playing catch. So when it came to us getting her a Bday gift (and mind you, I had to find the perfect one that would be her favorite of all the gifts she received) I took a chance and picked out a Sprinkled Ice Cream Cone Eatin' Cabbage Patch Kid!! super cute. It was the perfect gift, I just felt it!! Her party was Ice Cream Cones and what little girl doesn't like Cabbage Patch Kids?!

S wasn't into the doll and just to play it safe, he gave her a LSC Basketball. She opens the gift and loved the Basketball. She immediately grabbed on to it. I was starting to get nervous, until she saw the baby. "Baby!" she yelled. My heart melted!! She loved it...along with the basketball! We both won.

Here she is about to blow out her candle while standing on her new scooter, BUT holding her new Cabbage Patch Kid!!!

The party quickly moved outside. She got a water table as a gift and her experience parents knew right away this was an "outside" toy!

Mackenzie and her little friend decided to help Jenny with her flower garden. Notice how much water didn't make it to the flowers!

Then it was off, dripping wet, to the bounce house!! I didn't get many pictures of her standing up. LOL!! She was too wet and would slip with every jump.

Her super fun Uncle was acting like he was going to tickle her belly when she came running towards him.

She just needed a break!

Then Grandpa had to leave and was able to steal a kiss from this sweet thing!!!

She decided it was time to leave the bounce house and head back over to the water table. Liberty, their dog, was thirsty. Therefore, little Mack was thirsty too!!
Before we left, Stan had to say his good-byes to this little sweetie. She ran right to him to give him a hug. But, then he tried to steal a kiss and she wasn't having it! :)
Presents, cake, ice cream, bounce house, bubble machine, water table...ya know, the normal 2 yr old Bday party. We had so much fun! Happy Birthday Sweet Girl!! We love you.

17 Weeks

Yesterday was our 17th week mark. I literally can't believe how time has flown by. I'm feeling good. I have had a couple of cases this past week that weren't pleasant. One was brushing my teeth...UGH...gross. I've heard that if I try cinnamon toothpaste, that shouldn't happen again. Then the other was eating a banana on the way home from work. yuck....never again! Besides those two cases, things are going quite well. I've signed up today for a free 3-D sonogram. So, hopefully they will call me soon. The baby is 5 inches long!! I can't believe it! Keep the prayers coming!

Monday, June 9, 2008

What's the baby's name?

Nana: "Caden, did you name Jill's baby?"

Caden: "Yes! Mario"

Nana: "Oh, Mario Wagnon??"

Caden: "Or.... Luigi"

Drew: "No, it's name is Peach. It's a girl."

Wednesday, June 4, 2008

4 Months!! time goes on, I have a feeling that these pictures will get harder and harder to post. I don't think you can really see my belly in this picture....but you can definitely tell that I'm getting chubbier. (Thanks Claudia for taking this at work for me this morning!)

Well, we've made it to 16 weeks, 4 months!! I'm starting to feel much better, at least my bedtime has moved to 9:00pm instead of 8:30pm. My morning sickness, or night sickness as I call it, has pretty much gone away and I can tell that some of my energy is coming back. I mean, not enough for me to really do anything, but I have thought about it. ;) I still haven't felt the baby move yet, although S swears he felt it. I can't wait for that sweet little feeling. I only allow myself to weigh once a week, usually on Wednesdays. Something must be wrong with our scale though because every time I get on it, the numbers seemed to get higher and higher. The little one is about the size of an avocado now, 4 1/2 inches long. I can't believe it! "We" are definitely growing.

To my Sweet Little One! - I can't believe how much you have grown inside of me already. You keep at it. I'm praying for you everyday and want you to know how excited I'm getting about this whole "mommy" thing. Your daddy is so excited too. He told you the other night that he was going to be there to rescue you when you come out from your crazy momma.....your daddy is such the jokester. He's the crazy one in the family. We get to find out on July 2nd if you are a boy or a girl. I'll hope you will show us and not play any jokes on us, like someone we both know. Either way, we can't wait to find out. I love you sweetie and I can't wait to see you! Love, Your Momma