Thursday, December 4, 2008

Sorry for the break in posts, I'm Back!!

Five Generation Picture!

Wyatt and his Daddy and his Grandpa Bergsma

Wyatt and his Mommy!

Our Family!

Wyatt 10 weeks old!

Well, I can hardly believe it but Wyatt is almost 5 months old now! He has been growing so fast! He is already 19 lbs 10 oz, he's honestly getting too heavy for me to carry around. He is so adorable! He is just mastering sitting on his own now. He still has his topple over moments so I have to sit close to him to keep him from face planting into the ground. He talks all the time and makes the funniest high pitch noises and he also likes to make fart sounds with his mouth, hahaha, this keeps Brian and I laughing.

Brian is finishing up this semester with finals the next two weeks, and then he only has one more semester before we're off to Chiropractic College! He's already had the first of his acceptance letters so hopefully he gets accepted to a few more schools and then we can decide where we want to go! I'm really excited to be moving onto this next phase, but I can't say I am excited to be moving so far away from Southern Alberta. I love it here! The good news is we will only have to be away for 3 and a half years and then we will be...
"Alberta bound, there's a peace of Heaven I've found, rocky mountains and black fertile ground, everything I need beneath that big blue sky, it doesn't matter where I go this place will always be my home, I have been Alberta bound for all my life, and I'll be Alberta bound, until I die!"
This is one of my all time favorite songs and I think it's because I feel the same way, I hate leaving, but I know I can handle it because we'll be back!
I am busy getting ready for Christmas! I love the holidays! Brian and I just set up our first Christmas tree and I love it! I know it's been a long time coming considering this is our 3rd Christmas together, but we just always went home for the holidays so we never saw the necessity of a tree. Now that we have Wyatt though we feel it's time that we set up a Christmas tree. Plus Wyatt really likes all of the lights and colors!

Our little family is doing great and we are looking forward to a great Holiday season and we wish you all a very Merry Christmas!

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Has it really been 2 months since I experienced this all consuming love for the first time?!

Well, my little man is 10 wks old today! I can't believe how fast he's grown, or how much! He's already having conversations with his daddy and I and we love every new sound he makes! Everyday is a new adventure and I wouldn't trade any of these moments for anything! I feel so blessed! Brian is back in University and has a very heavy course load. I am trying to help him as much as I can by being supportive and giving him lots of study time... but it is very hard to not want him to play with Wyatt and I all the time. But I have to not be selfish and remember that it's all for the greater good in the end! Our little family is fighting colds right now and Wyatt has been having a hard time sleeping because he's so stuffy. But when he's not sick my little boy sleeps like a champ! I'm such a lucky mommy! We are all just living and loving and doing great!

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Monday, July 14, 2008

He's Finally Here!

I am so happy and relieved by the birth of my long awaited son! Wyatt James was born July 10 after being much anticipated and a little overdue. Even though I know I'm completely biased I can't help but say he is the best looking baby in the entire world (no offence meant to any other mother who's baby is also the best looking in the entire world) and he's also the best behaved. I love holding his little (8 lbs 10 oz) self in my arms and looking into those beautiful eyes. It seems he only has eyes for me and I love being the mom! My husband is also in love with our son and it seems he can't do enough for both of us. He's been my life saver and I'm so happy to have him to take care of us! I love watching the two of them together they are already the best of buds and I know that my husband is scheming about all the wonderful things he's going to teach Wyatt. Well, like all new moms I have a baby to feed and I'm already exhausted so I'll leave off and post some pictures tomorrow!

Thursday, June 26, 2008

How much longer?

Well I am 40 weeks pregnant today and I had my doctors appointment. Sadly enough nothing is happening and the doctor booked me for another appointment next week. I am really disappointed but I know there is nothing I can do about it, which is almost more disappointing because if there was something I could do I'd be sure to do it. Oh well, I know that the baby will come when he's supposed to. It would be more convenient for all of the families and for Brian if I had this baby now, but I suppose that I'm just going to have to get over that and not worry about disappointing anybody because it's not my fault and it's hard enough to cope with a prolonged pregnancy without worrying about everybody else. I have nothing else to write because my whole mind is consumed with this, hopefully next time I write I can say that I've had this baby and I can forget about this miserable waiting period. At least the baby is healthy and things are going well. I don't want to have to be induced anyways so I'm glad the doctor is letting me wait even though waiting is torture, the good news is it has to end some time.

Monday, June 23, 2008

Still Waiting

Well, I am now almost 40 weeks pregnant and I know that every woman feels this way but honestly I don't feel like I can be pregnant for 1 more second without going insane! I am due on Thursday June 26 and I don't even want to wait that long but I'm so sure that I'll be late anyways just because it would be my luck. I feel like a ticking time bomb as well, and I wonder with every new ache in my body (aches are very common apparently when you are this huge pregnant) if it's time. Of course it never is. So, I am trying to occupy my time; my list of things to do includes making a load of meals to put in the freezer, doing laundry and anything else I can think of to keep my mind off of being pregnant still. There should be special therapeutic groups for women who are waiting to have their babies, we should all just be able to go and vent and play games and eat, I love to eat. I did finally pack my hospital bag and now it is sitting in my van waiting for the very exciting day when I go into labor and need to use it.

Brian is being a very good husband and doing his best to hide his excitement and impatience because he knows how badly I want to be done too. He keeps telling me how beautiful I look and as much as I don't believe him, part of me still does, and it really helps me feel great! I am so lucky to have him. He keeps me laughing as well, and as long as I can keep laughing I think I'll make it even if I have another 3 weeks of pregnancy ahead of me (Oh! 3 weeks, that is an eternity)!

Friday, June 13, 2008

One week at a time...

I am already 38 weeks pregnant! When I look at the time that has gone by I don't feel like it has gone fast or slow, I feel like it's done and is still doing both. At times I feel like I will never be done being pregnant and at other times I feel like it hasn't been long enough. Of course, this baby will be coming in the next couple of weeks so I must continue preparing. All I really have left is to pack a hospital bag, and for whatever reason I can't make myself grasp the fact that it could happen any time now and that I do need to pack this bag. It still seems so far off. It's a very unreal experience. I'm certain it will become reality when it's time, but right now it still feels like I have 9 months of pregnancy to wait through.
Brian is all better from our shingles scare. It turned out it really was the bacteria infection and it cleared up with the antibiotics within the week so we are both quite relieved.
In other news we bought a camcorder! We are so excited! I can't wait to use it to video tape my baby and capture his precious moments! Now I just need to learn how to use it! Brian has figured it out (just like a man) but I haven't taken the time yet so I must begin doing that since I will be the one at home with our baby.
Farewell until next time... perhaps there will be a baby in next weeks post but more than likely I will still be waiting!

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Almost 36 Weeks!

I suppose the unexpected manages to happen when we really aren't expecting it; isn't that why they call it the unexpected? Well, on Friday morning it was pouring out so Brian got a rain day. When we got up Brian said that he felt like someone had just punched him and asked me if he had a black eye. He didn't have a black eye but his face was red and swollen and looking somewhat rashy. So I took him to the doctor. The doctor decided that it could be shingles so we got medicine that was supposed to help the shingles run their course faster. Well, on Sunday the rash had only gotten worse, Brian's eye had started to swell shut and the rash was a flaming red. Since the "shingles" were so close to his eye we had to worry that they might infect his eye and so we took him to emergency where another doctor said that it might not actually be shingles it might be a bacterial infection which could be treated with some antibiotics. So we got Brian the antibiotics and since then the swelling is gone, the red is gone and he is healing up nicely. THANK GOODNESS it isn't shingles and he is healing so nicely! That was our weekend adventure. Oh and I was able to go to the Canada wide Stake broadcast and really enjoyed it. Brian had to miss it because we still thought he had shingles and that is contagious to people who haven't had chicken pox.

I am now almost 36 weeks pregnant and I have my doctors appointment today. After today's appointment I start having weekly appointments until the baby gets here. I'm getting so excited. I can hardly wait to have my baby and to start being a mommy. I am of course nervous excited, I suppose with any big changes like this that's normal. I keep asking Brian if he feels nervous, but he's not, he is just as calm as ever, nothing ever riles him, thank goodness, he is my rock. He is getting excited though, everytime we talk about having this baby and we realize how soon it is he smiles his adorable grin. I know our families are all getting really excited too. This baby is the first grandbaby on both sides and the first great grandbaby on my mom's side so there are a lot of people anxiously anticipating this little ones arrival.

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

New Blog

This is where our family got it's start! I suppose that for everyone their wedding day was surreal and euphoric, and I must say we were no different. I remember when we were driving away from the festivities we both looked at eachother with the perma-grins we'd been wearing all day and said, "man, my cheeks hurt so bad!". Who knew what adventures would be in store for us. Our first year of marriage consisted of my last year of university, I graduated with a BSc/BEd and it also marked the beginning of Brian's journey into the medical field. He decided that if he was going to go to University he might as well be what he wanted and that was a doctor, so now he is currently working hard getting his prerequisites and in a year or two who knows where we will be living so Brian can finish his schooling. We are so excited! Year two marked my first year of teaching which was coupled with the anticipation of a new member to our clan! We are so excited to be having our baby soon, we are due the end of June!
I began this blog because I figured while I wait for this darling baby to come I might as well start something worthwhile that I will be able to continue once the baby gets here. I wanted to be able to share our life with our family and friends and this seemed like a great way to do that. I am currently bored out of my mind when Brian is away at work, I try to stay busy but there is really only so many times a person can clean the house in a week, hahaha, and who wants to do it even once? I am occupying most of my freetime reading books (the Anne of Green Gable series). There is currently nothing noteworthy happening, but I wanted to begin this blog so that when noteworthy things happen I can share them. I hope that this will be a handy and exciting way to keep up to date on our little family!