Thursday, September 09, 2010

Wow. It's been a YEAR.

Maybe it's the hope of Fall in the air, but I feel the energy to reflect and write more- I had pretty much forgotten about this blog until today. Poor thing.

So... some quick updates and some pictures to come soon.

1. I am 17 weeks pregnant! I feel great now, but I can't believe I survived my miserable first trimester. It was brutal. (I had no idea pregnancy could do that a woman. ) We find out in 2 weeks if we're having a little brother or little sister! That's my favorite OB appointment and I can't wait. :)

2. Grady Cole will be 2 in October and he is something else. He is creative and hilarious and has a MIND OF HIS OWN. He talks like a little adult which adds to his cuteness but also to my daily frustration when he can specifiy, "No, mama. I don't want to see THAT construction equipment. I want to the see the mini excavator and yellow backhoe." He keeps us laughing, though. Some of my favorite moments are when he sings songs to himself, has "dance-offs" with Brad, reads me books he has memorized, and says, "I love you, Mama," and blows me a kiss across the room.

3. We are moving... maybe. We put our house on the market yesterday and have a contingincy offer on another close by. A little more space, a killer interest rate (4.25!!), and the timing for baby #2 make for a good window to try. If we sell before closing date, hooray. If not, we'll probably stay put. 1100 sq. feet is tight, but we like our current location. Let's just hope I can survive having a house on the market with a toddler in the mix. Yikes.

4. Brad is finishing up his current project in Southlake and will soon be starting another one. In Frisco. I am not so happy about the super-long commute (on top of 12-hour work days) when I'll have 2 kiddos all to myself from 5:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., but the "glass half-full" view is that it's only a 14-month project. Sigh.... I miss him like crazy when he's gone. :(

More to come! No, really....