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Friday, September 9, 2011

Back by popular demand :)

So, since so many from Twitter wanted me to update, I figured I'd get my lazy ass on my laptop & do it. 

Hehe.

So here's what's up:

*Claire is ONE. 12 months. Over 365 days old. {wearing 6mo pants, 9mo tops, 12 mo jams} Ha!

*Still going strong with the E.I. {Early Intervention}. She's making SO much progress! SHE PULLED UP TO STANDING ON HER OWN THE OTHER NIGHT! AND, she's actually getting into the crawl position on a regular basis. HUGE PROGRESS. You may think this is nothing for a 1 year old, but for her, it's big! 

*We have her 12mo check up on monday. No clue how much she weighs or how long she is. 

*Since she's 1 now, she thinks it's ok to throw temper tantrums and refuse fruits & veggies & eat only crackers, cheese & bread.

*Speaking of Claire, she has had *the* nastiest diapers lately. Teething? The cow's milk? Whatever it is, it's naaaasttyyyy. 

*We are one day THREE of no bottle!  She's drinking a mix of breast milk & cow's milk out of sippys now. YAY! It was a hell of a lot easier to cut the bottle than I thought it'd be.  

*Fall is just around the corner, and I am SO not ready for it. I normally crave the autumn weather, scents &  comfort food, but this year? I'm not. I honestly think it's because I was in such a hard place this time last year {dealing with the post partum}, that I want summer to stay forever. 

*Her birthday party was this past Sunday. And, it was AMAZING. Just how I thought it would be! But one thing I learned? I much prefer being a guest over being a hostess. That shit is stressful. Also? My kitchen isn't big enough for 20+ people. You know, since that's where everyone hangs out ;)

*I've been suffering from a weird stomach thing since Saturday. NO, I'm NOT pregnant. 
 I haven't really been able to drink or eat anything for 4 days. EVERY TIME I take a bite of anything, I feel like I'm going to explode. I am SO hungry, but can't eat. I had blood work & an ultrasound done yesterday, so I'm hoping I get some answers today. I wouldn't be surprised it's ulcers. I have been SO stressed about everything lately. Don't ask why. Just very high strung. 

*I'm so over my blog design. It's super outdated & boring. But? I don't have the time or money to make it cute. So, I guess I'll deal with it.

*I *will* have a Birthday Party Post up by Monday. Swear. Hold me to it. Plenty of pictures for all.


8 comments:

  1. Has Claire been fine with adding regular cow's milk to her diet? Grayson HATES it and it's making me frustrated. We have tried mixing it with his formula & giving it to him plain in his sippy...he gags and spits it out. What was your method?

    I can't wait to see her party pictures!

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  2. Claire is getting so big. I can't believe she turned one...its craziness. Also, I just went to a simple layout on blogger and then jazzed up a picture with a title on picnik....I got bored of my layout too and didn't want to pay anything :)

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  3. Have you tried cutest blog on the block? They have really cute layouts and they're free :-) That's where mine is from since I don't really have time or money to put into it!

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  4. I think your blog is adorable.

    I hope you get to feeling better and happy belated bday to baby girl!

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  5. yayaya for update!! you have greatly been missed... and yaya for Claire's big progress! she'll be crawling soon, i'm sure :)

    hope your stomach stuff works out... keep me updated.

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  6. So many yay's!! Claire's progress and no bottles! Seriously, before you know it she'll be asking for the damn keys to the car and wearing mini skirts and uggs!! :) Sorry to hear you've been not feeling well lately! Hopefully you hear something today- being hungry and not being able to eat just sounds like the worst thing in the whole world :( I can't wait to see these party pictures! i bet it was AH-MAZING!!! Hugs!!

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  7. Yay for her progress and cutting out bottles! :) That is fantastic! Brayden went through a cracker/bread/cheese thing only too- it's ok! :)

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  8. New follower! Love your blog! She is so sweet and precious! Congrats on 1 year!!!

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