Saturday, September 27, 2008

Shout-out to my "Homie" - 28.09.2008 - 01:50:47

Monday, September 22, 2008


Why waste your time posting comments that I will not approve. GET OVER YOURSELF!!! MOVE ON!!!! STALK SOME OTHER PERSONS BLOG!!!!!!

Saturday, September 20, 2008




I love you this much




Alo getting a treatment playing a game


Alo taking the dolls pulseox



Well Ive been meaning to post this for a while now but I wanted to do the 100th Post post first...

Aybra had an eye appt about 2 weeks ago and her diagnosis is now ROP - Resolved!! Woohoo!!!!!!! She still has to have some follow-ups for other stuff (Strabismus, etc) but she is pretty much in the clear. Her next Appt is in Octber. Her RT came and downloaded her monitor the other day and is going to talk to the clinic before her Appt to see if we can get rid of the monitor...

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Pulmonary schulmonary

Alo had a visit with Pulmonary today.. They are worried about his lungs and heart. He is working too hard to breathe and needs to be put on the vent more so he can start doing better. He still has a lot of growing to do. More tests and more visits... Though his oxygen requirements have been great. He is able to come off more now as he tolerates it and he has been tolerating it really well as of late. They increased his feeds again to hopefully help with the weight gain. He was getting 30cal per ounce. They upped it by 5 cal.

Another day in the life of Alo....

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

100th post!

Bring out the confetti and cake; this is my 100th post on this blog...

Since starting this blog so many things have happened.. In celebration of the 100th post I will post 100 things that happened this past year.

1. Aybra was born.
2. Kaia started a second year of Pre-K.
3. It has been 5 months since Alo's last hospital stay.
4. Alo turned 3!
5. And even worse Kaia turned 4!! My babies are growing up.
6. Kaia officially potty learned (though he has been having some accidents lately).
7. I am back down to pre-Alo-pregnancy weight!
8. I got a new van.
9. I renewed/restored my faith in Jesus Christ.
10. Going with #9 I met some lovely Church people.
11. I met and lost a person I love.
12. I have become more modest.
13. I met some awesome mamas on and MDC through Aybras DDCs
14. I saved roughly $50.00 a month by Cloth Diapering.
15. And I helped convert a new mama to cloth.
16. I dealt with some horrible nurses/doctors and reinforced my belief that hospitals suck.
17. I learned (again) that Mothers and Parents truly do know what is best for their children.
18. I learned to fight hard for your children because nobody else will.
19. Kaia learned how to type his name
20. Kaia then learned how to write his name.
21. I got rid of some of Alos problem nurses..
22. But ended up gaining more.
23. I learned more truths than I care to know about vaxes
24. I reinstalled Diablo and got a Sorceress to level 50
25. Then Kaia deleted it!!!!!!!
26. Alo made improvements with his therapies.
27. Alo FINALLY had a PT eval.
28. Alo got a stander.
29. And SHOULD be getting his wheelchair sometimes this year.
30. I have learned to embraces Alo's "problems" (I hate that word)
31. Alo learned how to throw some massive tantrums.
32. Ive gained more patience (It helps with the tantrums)
33. I found some old friends and caught up..
34. and learned that some old friends passed away.
35. I learned how hard it is not to take things for granted.
36. I have cherished my children even more than before.
37. I realized that some people who have things so great do not appreciate it.
38. I learned that children will do things in their own time.
39. Aybra learned to smile.
40. She can also roll.
41. She overcame many NICU difficulties and is so far doing better than Kaia did as a baby
42. Kaia learned more about his father
43. Kaia seems to think that his father lives everywhere besides with Heavenly Father.
44. Kaia learned how to pray to Heavenly Father..
45. and thank for him the trees, and the houses and the floors and the doors and the carpets and the roads and the bridges and the water and his Baby Sissy and Bubby and Baby Hayden.
46. Aybra got a swing!!
47. I overcame my own supply isues...
48. Then I donated some precious breastmilk and helped a few babies and mamas.
49. I pissed a few people off with my hardcore Breast is Best beliefs..
50. I missed out on the birth of my dreams..
51. I had the worst c-section ever!
52. I started a new blog.
53. I started some new traditions with my family.
54. I ventured out more with Alo (This is a HUGE thing)
55. I watched a few good movies.
56. I started my 72 hour kits
57. and sadly had to use some stuff out of them from the lovely Hurricane Ike
58. I also started my 1 Year Food Storage
59. I created human life!
60. I completed more Kaplan terms
61. I educated people on the importance of NOT circumcising.
62. I got Baptised.. That is kind of important
63. I took a lot of pictures of the kids.
64. Alo adjusted well to having a new "Baby Sissy"
65. Kaia became Mr Mum.
66. Kaia learned how rain works (
67. I got my very first sewing machine. I dont know how to use it still, but I have it :)
68. I gave many things to charity.
69. I got brave enough to walk the trail by our house.
70. Alo wore shoes... He would never wear shoes before but now he has one pair that he wears. (SID issues)
71. Ive been blessed to have a great nursing6 r7ue8il9aot0pionship.
72. Aybra has become one heck of a champion breastfeeder.
73. I was able to shop for baby girl clothes!!!!
74. Alo started eating more fo5768o9ds by mouth.
75. Kaia started learning about different foods.
76. Kaia took an interest in video games (Bah!)
77. Alo took an interest in watching Kaia play games.
78. Kaia figured out how to work a computer..
79. And beat the mouse on the desk in frustration when "it ain't working"
80. Alo got his very own fridge.
81. Kaia learned how to say "Aloshua" and has become very proud of it. (A-yash-a-wah)
82. Ringworms.. Need I say more.
83. We went to the zoo..
84. Kaia played many racing games with Unc Ney (as in Uncle Courtney)
85. I saw some good people turn bad and some bad people turn good.
86. I learned things about my friends I never knew.
87. I re-found Aloshua the older...
88. I baked my butt off.
89. And in the process found a great new bread recipe.
90. I reflected on (and experienced) some of the best moments in parenting.
91.Alo became interested in the computer.
92. I counted my blessings that, while I have had some bad boyfriends in my past I never had any like Heidi had, namelySpencer from The Hills
93. Oh yes.. The Hills addiction grew stronger.. Who doesn't love The Hills??
94. My PISA gave out on me
95. I righted some wrongs.. Some really really wrongs.
96. And Im sure I made some wrongs even wronger (oh yes it's a word baby!)
97. I talked on the phone like a teenager.
98. Kaia broke my laptop and gave my computer viruses..
99. I opened many new doors in my life and closed out a few chapters.
100. I actually made it to 100!!!

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

2 month Corrected Pics + some others

First the 2 month correcteds... Pics are clickable






And it leaves much to be desired but its a start


Time flies!

Today Aybra is 2 months corrected.. Where has the time gone!!!

I havent taken her pictures yet but I will get some tonight and post them later..

She is growing like a weed.. Like a whole army of weeds! She is near 10# now. I weighed her the other day. I forget the exact g/kg but it was 9# 9oz... She is eating so much though so its no wonder she is getting so big Im having to pump a ton to keep up with her and Alo. She is nearly taking as much as he is!! She is getting stronger everyday. She will push up with her hands whilst on her stomach and look around. She can roll over from her belly to her back (then gets mad because she cant get back over). She is smiling more everyday and beginning to make some little sounds.

Speaking of Alo he has been doing great... No real problems.. He has been his typical self doing things he shouldnt then smiling and being cute so he doesnt get into trouble... He has been going to nursery at church and he loves it. They play and sing songs and colour. He has a blast. He isnt going to be going much longer though because RSV season is coming up.. Dreaded dreaded RSV season.. Im not even sure that I will take him to church (or any of the kids because of the risk to him)... But we will see...

Kaia has been Kaia. He is loving school (and Alo loves helping him).. He has been having some issues with his eyes and head though. I have to get that checked out. His speech is getting much better but its near time for him to have another eval to see if he can get some services.