Well, it's late morning and here I write sitting perched on my bed. My children are freshly bathed and I'm actually wearing make-up and perfume this morning. No jewelry but I got 2 out of 3 today. One of my goals before the babies come is to start taking care of myself. Things like brushing my hair and wearing make-up. I'm hoping if I make some kind of routine of this that it will be more natural when the twins grace us with their presence.
A lot of people have been asking me (with some trepidation) if I'm okay with having twins. I am more than okay. I am ecstatic. I am also a planner and I like to think way ahead. Like I was thinking about the fact that at some point in my life (God-willing) I will have two 13 year olds, a 14 year old and a 15 year old. Is that crazy or what? I'm also imagining next year at Christmas time with a freshly turned 4 year old, 2 year (almost 3)old, and two 6 or 7 month olds.
I have begged Mike that if we're havinga boy and a girl could I pretty pretty please also get a pink Graco baby car seat. I already have a blue one. Wouldn't that be too cute? It would also help keep people straight :) But who knows maybe we're having two boys or two girls.... although I'm ruling otu the latter because one of the babes during the ultrasound was flashing and it didn't look like female anatomy.
Samuel and Libby are alternatingly munching on honey nut cheerios and wrestling. I'm thinking the kids and I might head back to VA early. Either we'll leave Friday or Monday.
Our home group has been amazing in caring for us and has provided so many meals... and not just mac n'cheese.... last night we were given a fully roasted chicken with potatoes, caesar salad, and a delicious dessert.
Mike and I took a break last night and watched Harry Potter: Order of the Phoenix... I was a might bit disappointed. The movies have tended to follow the books but this last movie deviated from the book a lot. cool effects yes... but it lost some of the great parts of the story. Afterwards I was coughing pretty hard. This has been pretty normal for me. I went to the bathroom to use some tissues.... and ended up getting violently ill.... thankfully Mike came to the rescue and held my hair back as I lost dinner and dessert...he helped me into bed and got me a cold cloth and was extremely doting.
I'm feeling fine today but boy, was last night yucky.
Thank God for wonderful husbands!
Well, Libby just bit her finger and Samuel is roaming away. Duty calls. Just a brief update. BTW- Samuel got out of the hospital on Monday afternoon and just finished his steroids last night. he has a follow-up with his doctor tomorrow.