Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Saturday, July 27, 2013
We had a big group show up today to help paint the new house. We got the twins room, Ry's room, and the family room all painted. We were also going to paint the boys room but, after we started, I decided that I wanted a darker color of gray in their bedroom.
Mom and Peggy watched the babies for me so I could be over there helping too.
Friday, July 26, 2013
Addi has developed torticollis in her neck. She turns her head really good to the right but can't turn it to the left. Her muscles are stiff on that one side. We have a Physical Therapist from Kids on the Move coming to work with her and help correct it before it gets worse.
Saturday, July 20, 2013
Friday, July 19, 2013
Tiff and Becky, and a few extra helpers, painted our new playground today. The varnish had come off completely and I was worried about the kids getting splinters while they played on it. This paint is supposed to last forever and never need touching up. We'll see...
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Friday, July 12, 2013
When we were released from the NICU, the girls' eyes were still not fully matured and they said I would need to go in for weekly check-ups with Dr. Carver and Dr. Corey for probably 10 more weeks. The first appointment took forever. They brought us in early in the morning so the babies aren't sitting in the waiting room with other people and they dilated the girls' eyes. Then they left us alone for a while and when the doctor came back in, their eyes still weren't dilated, so he put some more drops in. They left again for even longer this time and then finally came back and looked at their eyes. We were at the doctors office for an hour and a half. We did this routine for a few weeks and then I got fed up with it and asked if I could take the drops home and dilate the girls' eyes before we came. They sent me home with the drops and the next appt was less than a half an hour. Well, we got the all clear today from Dr. Corey that the girls' eyes are fully matured now and aren't at risk for R.O.P. anymore!! It's such a relief to be done with these appointments.
We signed on our new house today! It's officially ours! We're going to paint the kids' rooms and move the washer and dryer out of the kitchen. Then we're ready to move in.
Thursday, July 11, 2013
...and nowhere to go.
Bert and I went out to dinner tonight to celebrate our 10th Anniversary. It was the first date we've had in a long time! We went to Texas Roadhouse. Bert gave me a new wedding ring that I've been wanting for a long time. I gave him some new shoes. :) Thanks for Mom and Peggy for watching the babies and to Tiff for entertaining the 3 older kids.
Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Kirsten came over today to take some pictures of the girls. They were not very cooperative. I think they would have done so much better if we had done them right after they came home from the NICU but since they both got sick and Jordyn got put back in the hospital, there just wasn't a good time. We still got some really cute ones. Thanks Kirsten!