Showing posts from October, 2011

Expecting the unexpected

I t's those little surprises in life that take us for a tailspin. Two weeks ago I found out that we are expecting baby number three. I am unexpectedly expecting. It was a shock, I won't lie. I thought I was done having kids. I was mentally getting ready to go back to work. My oldest is in school and my youngest is starting Kinder this coming year. Now in 8 months I am going back to diaper duty and sleepless nights, I am so not looking forward to that again. I hadn't been feeling to well since the beginning of October and though pregnancy symptoms kept creeping up I didn't think that's what it was, we weren't trying, so I was sure it had to be something else. I thought I was sick, like really sick. Then I decided to take a pregnancy test to rule that out before I proceeded to make a call to the doctor about my illness. Well no call was needed, the stick said PREGNANT, in all caps just like that. I know that a child is a blessing and he or she is coming into o

Oh Fall, how I miss thee!

My status this morning on facebook reads, "is really missing being in Louisville, KY." Normally, since we arrived in Orlando, Monday's have been very busy for me. This morning, not so much. I woke up feeling down and really wishing we could be back in Louisville. I really miss Fall, I want to see the tree in front of my house turning yellow and my neighbor's trees turning red. I want to feel the cool crisp air of Fall. I want to go to the farm and go pumpkin picking with my kids. My husband says I don't like change, and he's right, especially change I don't want, but when it comes to the weather, change is good. The change of season is refreshing. It's like a new beginning every 4 months. As September ends a change takes place as Fall arrives. The atmosphere changes, you feel a sense of relaxation. The hot days of summer are over, the school year is underway and the holiday season is soon upon us. The first time I ever experienced the change