We didn't think Nicole, Brady and the girls would be able to make it but luckily the weather let up and they were able to come down! I am so glad. Too bad Jackson didn't make it, but we are looking forward to seeing him at Christmas!
We had a breakfast with my dad and Stella before they left to Grand Cayman, it was delicious!
Then we had dinner up at my moms. I absolutely love Thanksgiving dinner!
I could have it every week!
The day after Thanksgiving we headed up to Aspen Grove, by Sundance and stayed there for the night. It was so much fun. We played games, chased kids, ate lots of good food, and went sledding! I think this will be a new tradition!
So after a fabulous night spent with Eric for our anniversary our night turned from great to terrible!
My side had been aching for a couple days but nothing too bad. After we picked up Maddix and Emery from my moms we came home and I went straight to bed. I felt like the pain in my side was getting worse and at this point was making me a little nauseated.
After sleeping for about 45 minutes I woke up and ran straight to the bathroom, where I spent the next 2 hours throwing up. I reluctantly woke up Eric and told him what was going on. After much persuasion from him we headed to the ER to see what was going on.
I continued to throw up and they gave me some pain meds, the first dose didn't do much but after the second stronger dose I fell right to sleep. They came and woke me up and took me in to do a CT of my abdomen.
After being in the ER for about 5 hours they found that I had a ton of kidney stones. Normal kidney stones measure 2-3mm, I had a couple that were that size, 2 that were 5mm and then one that was 9mm! The one that was 9 had started to move from my kidney down the urethra and that is what was causing so much pain!
They sent me home with some pain meds and told me to see a urologist on Monday.
On Monday the urologist scheduled me for surgery on Wednesday to break up the stones and push the 9mm one back up into my kidney so I could pass it.
Needless to say the last week and a half has been miserable! I will honestly say that compared to labor it was not as bad but the fact that it lasted 9 days rather than a couple hours was excruciating!
We started Halloween off this week by carving pumpkins.
Maddix would not wear any costumes so we decided that he would just wear his skeleton pj's and call it good. He looked so cute and so little in his pj's! Emery was a little Cheetah and was so warm and cuddly!
We tried to do a little trick or treating but it ended up pouring rain on us so we only lasted a few minutes at our ward trunk or treat.
Maddix wasn't so sure about it at first but as soon as he realized people were giving him candy he was all for it!
We then had a couple halloween parties. Eric won scariest costume at one and came in 3rd place for best overall at another. My costume was completely lame and came together 5 minutes before our first party! I promise next year I will come up with a killer costume!
Maddix was not scared of Eric at all, he thought he was funny.
Well I can't believe she has been with us for over a month now.
Emery is such a sweet baby and we love her so much.
I am still trying to adjust to having 2 kids but it isn't nearly as hard as I thought it would be.
At her 2 week appt she weighed 7 lbs 6 oz 50%, 20 1/4 inches 75%, Head 36.4 cm 75%
She was great and has been gaining weight like crazy! She loves to eat and eats a lot!
She has been sleeping really well at night and even in her own bed!
We have had a lot of visitors this month. My mom was here when she was born and stayed for just over a week. Then Eric's mom, Shenna, came for a week as well. It was so amazing having both of them here! Not only so they could get to meet Emery and spend time with her but for Maddix, he loved having them here. He still asks for Nana and Oma almost everyday!
Thank you to both of them for all the help and sacrifices they made to came and help!
Papa, Aunt Coley, and Uncle Jackson also came from out of town to visit too!
9 days after Emery was born her cousin, Zander, decided he couldn't wait any longer and came 3 weeks early! We are so excited that they will be so close!
She spits up a lot and also projectile vomits a lot. Yesterday we went to the dr to get it checked out. They decided that she needed to get an ultrasound done on her stomach to see what was going on. The doctors thought she may have pyloric stenosis (narrowing of the pylorus, opening from stomach to small intestine) which was causing her to throw up. Luckily she doesn't have this, they think she probably has acid reflux, so now we are on a medication to help with this. At her appt yesterday she weighed 9 lbs 6 oz. She is getting so chubby!
She goes from content to starving in a matter of seconds.
She looks exactly like Maddix as a baby.
She has 2 stork bites, one on her forehead and the other above her lip.
She already has her dad and mom wrapped around her little finger.
To be swaddled. If she's not eating then she wants to be swaddled and asleep.
She likes her binky. Doesn't like to sleep with it at night but during the day she likes it.
Loves to be held! I love love holding her, she is so sweet and loves to cuddle.
Loves it when she is talked to.
Her daddy, brother, and mommy.
To be put down for too long. If she is not eating or asleep she would rather be held!
Hates her hair bows, they always end up over her eyes.