Monday, January 6, 2014

Life in the New Year

We are already almost a week into the new year.  That's just crazy!  I took a bit of a break to enjoy the holiday season with my family, but I'm ready to write again!

Here's what we have been up to lately:

~Liam has been gaining weight!!!  He had a weight check today, and he weighed in at 9 lbs 4 oz and was 25 inches long.  I know that still seems so small for a nearly 5 month old baby, but gaining weight has been a struggle for him.  He gained 8 oz in 3 weeks, which is HUGE! He has officially passed Lexie's birth weight of 9 lbs 1 oz (she was my big baby!).

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~Dylan had his yearly checkup today.  He is perfectly healthy and getting so tall!  He will be going soon to have a mole removed.  We considered having it removed last year, but decided to wait until he was 9. 

~I started T25 today.  My treadmill broke before Christmas, and I won't be replacing it for another month or two, so I needed something to do.  I can easily run 3 miles, but 25 minutes of T25 nearly killed me.

~It is unbelievably cold here.  School was canceled today due to snow/ice/cold weather, and it's canceled tomorrow, too.  Right now it's -10 degrees.  This is honestly the coldest it has been in many years.    It's painful to be outside.

~It's my dad's birthday today and I didn't get a chance to visit him.  That really bothers me!

~I have a ton of blog posts coming up:  Part Two of Liam's Birth Story (the emotional part), Liam's 4 month update, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, a post about our sweet baby, Dylan's 9 year interview, a few requested lifestyle posts,  and a November and December recap.

~I love having all my babies home! 

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11 comments:

  1. Good job Liam in the weight gain! Glad Dyl is on track in the health department.

    Yikes for the T25. But go you!

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  2. My treadmill broke last month too! Luckily, we ordered the parts and Paul was able to fix it. It was still $187 for parts, but at least we didn't have to pay the $175 for a service call too.
    They are so cute. I love that first smiley pic of Liam.

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  3. I hate how cold it is...it's awful! I love your sweet babies, so adorbs!

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  4. Yay for a 9lb Liam!!! So happy to hear he is continuing to gain weight. We are thinking about investing in a treadmill, they say that January is the best month to buy, hmmmm.... I have never heard of T25, kinda scared to know what is involved in that?! Enjoy all of your kids at home on this FREEZING day!!

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  5. I hope you're snuggling with that cute little boy to stay warm! School is cancelled here too!

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  6. Go Liam! so glad to hear you got good reports. I can't believe how cold it is there. It's 13 here today but I can't imagine the negative numbers.

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  7. Just looking at the temps you have makes me cold lol Way to go Liam on gaining weight!! =) So happy to hear he is gaining weight!! Can't believe we are already a week into 2014....I have a feeling this year will go by faster than last!

    Kate

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  8. Yay for weight gain and healthy children! We've had 2 days of 2 hour delays due to windchill. Hopefully it warms up soon!

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  9. Glad your back and you guys had a great New Years! I am trying hard to stay on top of my blog reading and posting! I can't believe we are in 2014 already!! So glad everyone is doing well and yay for baby weight gain!! :)

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  10. Liv was my tiny kid, and couldn't gain wait, so I remember that feeling of 'THANK GOD SHE FINALLY GAINED'. It's the best.

    I bought T25 and did it for like two weeks. I cannot get into it. It makes my hips and knees ache so badly, and I just don't like the workouts. I think I'm gonna do P90x instead. I already have Body Pump from Beachbody so I'll just keep using that too.

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