Monday, September 24, 2007

Never a Dull Moment

Seriously. One of my friends from my former job told me, when I was preparing to become a stay-at-home mother, that the days would drag by, and that I would find myself biding my time until the weekend arrived. I may have had some days like that in the beginning, but I have to say, that is not the case at our house. I cannot believe how fast the days escape me, as well as the weeks and months. It seems we are so busy here, and sometimes it feels as though there aren't enough hours in the day. I really cannot believe that in a little over a day, my wee little Griffin Peter will be turning one. Where has the past year gone? It boggles my mind.

We celebrated Griffin's birthday this past Sunday, so that cousin Banzer could join in the festivities. Of course Griffin really didn't know what was going on, but I suppose putting on a first birthday celebration is more for a mother's sentimental heart more than anything, isn't it? We had a lovely day, and I really enjoyed baking and getting things together. Here is the cake I made, compliments of Martha's website:
It was so much fun to make, and there were even little video tutorials on the website (in case you were wondering, it is supposed to be a monkey!).

video
Unfortunately the little guy has a nasty cold, and I fear he may have another ear infection. We have a doctor's appointment on Wednesday for his one year check, but may find ourselves going to that a day early, if he doesn't show some signs of improvement mighty quick.

As for me - - I'm all kinds of messed up. I went to my appointment with the surgeon today, and found out that I don't have one hernia, I have FOUR. So, I'm going in for surgery on Friday, to get sewn back together. The doctor seems to think I may also have a hiatal hernia, which would explain the massive heartburn I've been having. For now I'll just continue sleeping on an incline, and taking my Prilosec!

Alas, I must get to bed before Griffin wakes up because he can't breathe through his nose. Closing with some assorted pictures. Enjoy!
Camden was pretty sure Griffin needed help opening his presents...

...and blowing out his candles

Griffin, eating the monkey's ear

Griffin's new favorite place to play

This morning, before my drastic new haircut (which I love, by the way!). I'll try to get a picture posted later this week.

3 comments:

Lisa said...

What adorable pictures of Griffin's birthday! The cake came out SO cute!
I can't believe you've been walking around with 4 hernias!! I'm sure you'll feel tons better after the surgery! You'll be in my thoughts and prayers! Take care.

kirsten said...

OMG! LOVE THAT CAKE! you are so clever! Wow- I don't think I could do that even if Martha Stewart herself was standing next to me showing me how. Love the photos too- so cute! Sorry to hear about your hernias- can't imagine how uncomfortable that must be- I hope you have a speedy recovery after the surgery.

Joy said...

We MUST get together before you leave for Maine - when is that??

Darling party pix - adorable Monkey!

Blast on those hernias! :( Feel awful for you.

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