Friday, February 29, 2008

fun on the midway

here's jacob last night. we went out to the fairgrounds. it was windy, but he had so much fun!

of course, he could only ride in the red car because that's the color of spiderman. =)

Thursday, February 28, 2008

almost over

today is thursday...which means in 4 days i will return to work.

where have the past 4 weeks gone??

this is crazy business.

i know my baby boy will be in good hands with seph...certainly not worried about that.

i know i will be okay. i go back for 2 weeks and then have spring break. then 2 more months and i'll have the whole summer.

i haven't even really let myself think about next week. i did go up to the school yesterday to try to get things prepared for my return, but other than that, i've blocked it out.

be prepared, seph. monday morning, i could be an emotional wreck. i'll try to make it as painless as possible. hopefully the distraction of having to drop jacob off and most assuredly running late will help.

pray for me!!

Monday, February 25, 2008

first smile

casen smiled at me for the first time yesterday!

he's smiled before, but they weren't real smiles.

i put him in his carseat and was making funny faces at him. this is what he gave me.

here are some other random pictures.

my two boys...casen looks thrilled, huh?!

can you tell these two are related?

wow! that's all i can say!

Thursday, February 21, 2008


or lack thereof is the case.

casen has not been sleeping well at night.

okay, that's an understatment.

he might sleep for 2 hours at a time, but inbetween, he's up for 3!

every night i find myself so irritated and tired and stressed.

jerry has the same feelings.

all i want is some stinkin' sleep!

and then i read THIS.

could i get kicked any harder in the face?

i've been struggling lately with issues dealing with finances, faithfulness (my own, not His), responsibilities.

i feel like i can never do anything right.

we get ahead with money and something happens. i know we should look at it as being blessed to have money to take care of things that happen, but it's so hard.

i feel like i'm making headway with my relationship with Jesus. then i read something like mari's myspace post, and i realize how far away i am.

i have the most wonderful husband in the world.

does he know that?

probably not.


i'm at a loss...

a. to the rescue!

thanks so much, a., for keeping jacob!

you're a lifesaver!

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

the same predicament as jenny...almost

so i'm not working right now, but i am in the same situation with two of which is sick.

jacob started getting really gooky eyes on monday night. i was afraid it was pink eye. he stayed home with me yesterday and seemed to be feeling better. jerry came to get him this morning to take him to not the case. his eyes were worse. he's home again.

casen is sleeping...only for the moment.

i must attend the TAKS training today at school from 3 - 6 p.m. i also need to go to the admin building before then to get casen added to my insurance.

jerry works until at least 6. the original plan was to have him leave work at 5 to go pick jacob up from daycare and just make up an hour of work some other time. casen would just go with me to the training.

the plan has now changed. jerry will probably be taking off around 2 or so leaving four hours to make up.

it's amazing how complicated things get by just adding another child in the mix.

i'll be lucky to get in a shower today.

for those who will see me at might not want to sit too close. =)

Friday, February 15, 2008

2 weeks

here's my baby boy. these were taken on tuesday.

last monday he weighed 7 lbs 13 oz. this wednesday at his 2-week check up, he weighed 8 lbs 15 oz! he gained over a pound in a little over a week! now you know where most of my time is going!

my valentine's present

jerry and i actually got out of the house last night...alone! we went to outback and had a wonderful dinner. it's so nice to just spend time with him. i miss it!

before we went, this is what was brought home to me. i've been eyeing this purse for a quite a while now. my wonderful husband decided to splurge and get it for me.

i love it!!!

thanks, hun! i had so much fun last night just being with you. i love you!

Friday, February 8, 2008

Friday, February 1, 2008

the new and improved ramirez family

here we and my boys.

we're all at home now. it's been an adjustment. i'm moving a little slow, but managing.

i'll post some more when i can actually sit comfortably in a chair.