Saturday, September 26, 2009


Sorry it's a little blurry, but there is my ever expanding belly at 31 weeks. The baby could come in 6 weeks from now and not be a premature baby. HOLY COW! We are painting the baby's room today. Or rather Steve is. He says I can't post any pictures of the room until it is completely finished. He said it is an incentive for me to hurry and get it done. Everything painted and set up in the room wise. I'm excited. It is going to looks sooooo cool when we're done. I'm excited. Setting up the crib and everything will be fun. We are making biscuits and gravy and sausage. Steve has been looking forward to this meal all week long. I think he might be having cravings as well. Weird... I am loving ice cream now. I have a bowl everyday. Of the delightful rocky road. SOOOOO GOOOOD!!!!! Well have a great day and week! Love ya!

Monday, September 21, 2009

I don't even know...

So life is going pretty good right now. I have been having some braxton hicks contractions on a regular basis it seems like. At least one or two a day so far. Steve started to get worried the other night, but I was all like, "Honey, until I start having 4 or more in an hour's time then we don't need to worry." He is being so good to me. Man those hurt so bad!!! Thats why I don't know if they are braxton hicks contractions or not cuz they say that those kind of contractions don't hurt. So I don't know what they are. Anyone out there know for sure? Baby Caleb is kicking up a storm and not caring where he kicks me or if it hurts or not. Like the ribs, tummy, side, wherever. LOL. I guess that I should get used to that. Steve is soooo cute. Everytime he sees Caleb move or whatever, he gets this look in his eyes and he says that he just can't wait to meet him and hold him. He also says that he is HIS son when he doesn't need changing, all the other times, he is MY son. I told him good luck with that. He is enjoying school so far I think. Learning a lot and loving every minute of it. I'm glad that he loves to learn.
Managing is cooling down a little bit, which is nice. I don't have students constantly hounding me 24/7 and demanding things from me that I cannot deliver. Life is going good overall. I can't wait to see my family. LOVE YA!

Saturday, September 12, 2009


Okay so being managers isn't ALWAYS what its cracked up to be. I love doing most of it, but there are times when I really don't like being the bad guy. Steve has officially decided that I am the bad cop and he is the good cop. I don't like that. I would rather they hate Steve rather than me. But life isn't fair and anyone who tells you otherwise, is selling something. The Davenport's, the owners, seem to really like us and the job that we are doing. So that is a good thing. Usually I will get up and straighten the house a little bit before people come over and start asking questions or paying for something. Then, if I get around to it, I will water the lawn for a couple hours to keep the property looking nice. I have to clean the laundry room and the lounge everyday. Which includes taking out the trash and moving the couches back to where they need to be. I also have to feed the fish and take care of the pond, making sure that it is full and the fish don't die. All good things. Doing the paperwork I don't really mind, but I really don't like having to go door to door collecting rent from people and being the bad guy. I think I will have Steve put up our privacy windows in the house so that we can have the windows open to let some light in, but people can't see in. One of those magical things... Our office hours are from 10am to 5pm, but that doesn't seem to register with some of the students. We have had people stopping by at like 9pm! What the heck?! That is my bedtime. Why?! That is the frustrating part. We are having a mandatory meeting this Wednesday about Crestwood and the rules and stuff and that is something that we are going to go over so that Steve and I can still have "OUR" time.
News about our little baby Caleb...

I went to the doctor the other day and they told me that I have an excessive amount of amniotic fluid. Which can mean some pretty bad things can happen. The placenta can detach early, which is no good. And other things that I still need to get clarified on. The doctor said that this only happens to 1% of women, so lucky me. He also said that the things that can cause it is that the baby or I can have gestational diabetes or like a cleft palate or lip. I don't remember which. I'm not too worried about it though. These things can be fixed. He wants me to have a no-stress screening test done every week though just to watch things and make sure everything is still going okay. From what I understand, they just hook you up to a monitor machine thingy and monitor the baby's heart beat and how much amniotic fluid is in there and making sure you're not having contractions. So, it is going okay right now. I haven't had any tests yet, so no update there. I'm excited to see everyone and to steal mom away for Thanksgiving. HEHEHEHEHEHE... that will be fun! I am now about 29 or 30 weeks along, depending on which doctor you go by. So we only have about 10 or 11 weeks left! How exciting! My project this month is to get the baby's room ready. And by that I mean painted and everything put together. And set up. I need more diapers still and to figure out how to put that darn carseat in the car. I have no clue how it goes in there. Some help from those past mothers and fathers out there that know how to set it all up?
Steve has started school again finally. He is taking Accounting, a Business class, Family Religion, Economics, and something else. He is liking them so far, which is good. He comes home to stop and get something to eat everyday which is awesome. All but one of his classes is right across the street so he doesn't have to walk or ride his bike very far. It is already starting to get a little chilly here somedays. Hopefully, we won't have snow until at least October this year. Well life is good. I hope you like my house!
The Living Room/Office
The Kitchen
The Bathroom
The Hallway
The Nursery