Friday, April 29, 2011

My Kind of Town


So we’re in Chicago. (If you didn’t get the Sinatra reference.) It’s a four hour car drive and the little guy was AMAZING! I can’t imagine him being any better. He took to it really well. However once he got out of the car seat he was not too happy about going back in. He is such a joy. We are here to meet up with some of my moms friends who are really amazing ladies and showered us with gifts. Connor got the coolest little Pooh book that makes noises and moves and he also got a little singing bear that he seems to love!


We went to the Navy Pier today and we went on a speedboat ride. Connor really seemed to like it. He cried when we stopped. The people from the ride were really amazing. They even said they went a little slower since there was an infant on board. Most everyone got cold, but It was so amazing. It is nice to know that I can have a baby and still enjoy things. So many people say that once you have a kid the fun stops and you can’t do anything with a baby but it’s not true. We tossed the little guy in a sling and everything was great!

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We  even walked around town in the sling and did a little sight seeing with Uncle C. It was a lot of fun. I think we should do it again.

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Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Just to see you smile…

I’m exhausted and sick. I tried to think of an amazing title for today but I didn’t have any luck. I have a bacteria infection in my nose. It has spread to my ears and throat. It’s pretty gross, and I look kind of like Rudolph. I went to the Dr. yesterday (I actually saw a CAN) and she said it should go away with some antibiotics and a shot but to call if I got a fever or I noticed it spreading. So at about 2AM I woke up shivering and feeling like I was freezing while I had a fever. James thought I was crazy. He turned on my heating blanket for me. I called the Doctor’s office at about 6:30 in the morning and spoke with a nurse. I finally got a call back at about 10:30 when she said to come back in. So, my stepdad drove me in, and I got another shot and a topical ointment. She knows I am breastfeeding because we talked about it, and I usually ask the pharmacist but I was feeling so bad I forgot to ask. So, when I got some ointment for my nose I didn’t think to ask. Though I think part of it was because it was a topical thing, however when I was reading the insert it says to consult if breastfeeding. I am thinking I will call Connors pediatrician in the morning to make sure. I worry so much about him. My mom watched him while I was the the Doctor it was really nice of her, she even kept him until James got home, so I got about an hours nap. That was amazing. She said they had a good time, I don’t know how anyone could not have a good time hanging out with my little guy, he’s pretty spectacular. Especially when he smiles at you. I swear, that is something magical about it. I think you could be having the worst day even and a smile from him would fix everything.

We had a thunderstorm two days ago and he jumped from the noise. So I sat with him on my lap and told him all about lightning and thunder, how it works and makes the noise and I was clapping and making noises and motions with my hands and he got the biggest smile it was so much fun. He smiles in his sleep a lot too. It is so funny, but I love to watch him sleep. He’s so beautiful  handsome. I don’t know what life would be without him and it’s only been 10 short weeks. He is my world. He is asleep now, I need to go and snuggle him and steal some kisses. It’s one of the best things in the world.


The only thing worth stealing is a kiss from a sleeping child.  ~Joe Houldsworth