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Saturday, January 31, 2009

Biggest Loser Update Week Four

It's hard to be the biggest loser when you can cook like I can ;) I made these beautiful Blueberry Muffins for breakfast a few days ago to celebrate my girls sleeping through the night for the first time at the same time. They will be 6 months on February 3rd so it is long overdo. Anyway, I only had 1 1/2 of these delicious muffins so hopefully if won't go straight to my butt. Tomorrow I get weighed so let's cross our fingers for some lost pounds!!!

Ashton=My BIG Sunbeam!

Ashton gave his first talk in Primary. He has only been a Sunbeam for a few weeks and he already had to talk. He did so great! He repeated everything that Eric whispered in his ear. He smiled and spoke clearly. He is such a smarty pants!

Sledding at the park with cousins. Let's hope we get more snow so we can have more days like this.!







Watch out Ms. America!!!







Monday, January 19, 2009

Biggest Loser

Since the girls are almost 6 months, I decided it's time to get the baby weight off once and for all. I pretty much have 4 baby weights to lose since I never really had a break. I want to lose 25 - 30 pounds. There are 11 of us doing the biggest loser and we all chipped in $25. First place winner gets 70% and second place gets 30%. I want to be 1st place of course so week one I ate great and didn't work out. I lost 5 pounds. Last week I worked out twice and ate pretty well and gained 1 pound. This is the start of week 3 of 12 weeks and my goals are to work out 4 times, eat well, write down everything I eat and stick to my Weight Watchers Points. Wish me luck!!!!

Friday, January 16, 2009

Funny Tate...

A few days ago Ashton & Tate were at Grandma Carol's. They were playing Follow the Leader with their cousins. I heard little Tate following all the big kid's around and he was singing, "I'm following the wiener, the wiener, the wiener....!" He thought he was so big and knew the words to the song.
Tater thinks Ali & Ava are Owie and Aba. He usually calls them both Owie. Tate thinks that stop it is shut up. When he wants Ashton to stop bugging him he always says, "Shut Up Ashton!" It's only funny because he always says it out of context. Tate has a dog named, "Thomas" after "Thomas the choo choo train." He carries his dog everywhere and sleeps with him for naps and at bedtime. He also walks around saying, "Your not being nice to me", even if you are being nice to him. He just likes to have something to say. He is such a cutie pie!!!

My little girls ;)

I made these tutu's for the girls and the boys had so much fun with them. Ashton loves to dress up like a little girl. Ahhhohhhh!

IMC NICU Reunion 2010

Spike it out the get these girls!

Hansen Planitarium at Gateway

I am thankful for...

Since it's that time of year, I wanted to list the things I am grateful for.
-our little miracle babies
-6 hours of sleep at night
-afternoon naps
-52 ounce Diet Dr. Pepper with 4 shots of vanilla from Holiday Oil.
-family
-friends
-my testimony and my eternal family
-food on the table
-a home to live in
-days when Eric has a job
-a loving husband
-and last but not least...$32 dollars to fill my SUV!!! YEAH!!!

More like the terrible three's!!!

Ashton turned 3 on October 5th.  He wanted a dragon, a real fork lift from Home Depot, etc.  We couldn't afford most the items on his birthday wish list so he ended up with a little four wheeler (thanks to some help from both grandparents).  He loves it and Tate can go for rides with him so its even better.  I thought he was a stinker at 2 years old but it seems that 3 is even worse.  He keeps us on our toes! We sure love our little Ashton.

Ali

Ali
4 days old

Can you tell which are our babies legs and which are Eric's fingers?

Can you tell which are our babies legs and which are Eric's fingers?

Our new family car...what do you think?

Eric was coming home on Aug. 7th after a play with his family at Desert Star Play house.  He had just gone to visit the girls and fill up the car with gas before heading home.  He was turning into our neighborhood and he slowed to let 2 cars pass in the opposite direction.  The women behind him was obviously not paying attention and crashed right into the back of him.  He is doing well and just has a little tingling in his arm and a sore back.  We are so glad that he is alright and that our boys and new babies were not in the car!

Ashton's funny comment about daddies car accident

Ashton asked what happened to our car because Eric was trying to explain to him about the car accident.  Eric said, "I got in a accident in the car."  Ashton said, "oh, you peed in the car?"  He thinks an accident is peeing or pooing.

New to blogging

I figured since I am on bedrest and always looking for something to do, I would start our family blog.  I think it's supposed to get easier with time but as for now our site is looking pretty bland.  Don't let that fool you though because we are a very fun family! :)  I think this will be a good way to keep everyone updated on the twins upcoming delivery, the boys and our family.

Ladies, these boys are spoken for!

Ladies, these boys are spoken for!
Days of 47 Rodeo
While I laid in bed, Eric took the boys to the Rodeo all by himself.  That is something that I would never attempt. He did meet Beau, Cavin and Sawyer there.  Ashton got new cowboy boots the night before so all my boys wore their boots.  Eric wore his big "E" belt.  Ashton loved the rodeo and can't stop talking about the clown who showed everyone his bum.  Tate couldn't sit still so he kept poking the people in front of him and spilling cousin Cavin's popcorn.  Maybe next year will be better.

14 days of bedrest and counting

14 days of bedrest and counting
31 weeks
Today is July 26th which means 18 days on bedrest.  Some people might think it would be nice to spend a few days in bed but after day one I was already going nuts.  I can only get up to eat or use the bathroom.  Needless to say, I get up to eat a lot because its one of two reasons to get a break from my bed.  So far, the girls are good.  I will be 32 weeks on the 29th.  My doctor is saying that is a much better place to be then when I went into preterm labor at 29 weeks and spent 4 days in the hospital.  I am dilated to a 2+ and 60% effaced but so far the bedrest and Nifedipine have minimized the contractions.  The average cm growth of a singleton pregnancy is 35 cm and I am measuring 40 cm and still growing.  The babies are extremely wiggly and between the two babies, I am getting kicked and stretched around the clock.  I can't wait to see what they look like but hopefully its not for about 3 or 4 more weeks.  Stay tuned and hopefully I can keep the blog current enough to keep you updated.  

31 Weeks

31 Weeks
40 cm...there are 2 in there!

4th of July

4th of July

Sparklers Anyone?

Sparklers Anyone?

I can see the parade but I can't hear it!

I can see the parade but I can't hear it!
Riverton Days Parade

Day Cousins at the Zoo

Day Cousins at the Zoo

Wilkinson Cousins

Wilkinson Cousins

Always trying to fill our daddies shoes...

Always trying to fill our daddies shoes...