Friday, June 25, 2010

Pictures!

Not in order but here are a few
















































































































Thursday, June 24, 2010

Reese Elizabeth Lee

"We have a little girl!" Those were the sweet words Casey said to me just minutes after Reese Elizabeth Lee was born at 4:39 AM on Wednesday, June 23, 2010. I am still in shock at the idea of having a daughter, let alone knowing this isn't an idea, but a reality. I once again was blessed with a fast labor to say the least....I woke up with contractions at 1 am and timed the first one to be 20 minutes apart and that quickly changed to 12 then to 8 and by the time we got to the hospital at 2:30 AM they were 5 minutes apart. I will spare the rest of the details but I did get an epidural but it was not early enough to go into effect. After all of the pain the result was beyond worth it! I will post pictures soon of our newest addition.
Ashton came to visit yesterday and just kept asking to hold his sister and wanted to touch her feet and kiss her face. He kept pointing to her "stump" of the umbilical cord and said "she got boo-boo." He already seems just as smitten as Casey and I are.
I am so thankful that God has entrusted not one, but now two of His most precious creations to Casey and I. Even when I left the house yesterday morning I walked in Ashton's room and give him a kiss on his forehead before we left and said a quick prayer asking God to help me. Even up until the very last moment I was questioning how I would ever be able to love anyone else as much as I love Ashton, but of course God showed me instantly when the doctor put Reese in my arms.
As I said before I will try and get pictures posted soon but for now we are going to keep enjoying our almost 3 year old son and all 6 lbs 13.7 oz of our beautiful daughter!

Friday, June 18, 2010

Just a little bit longer...

So I went to the dr. yesterday and he did his usual exam then looked at me and said. "Is there anyway you can please just do NOTHING between now and Sunday night?" I said, yes and why....his response "well you seem to be progressing a bit faster than I expected and I will be out of town until Sunday night." So, with that being said I am working from home today and keeping my feet up and trying to stay as still as possible as to not do anything to send myself into labor. The doctor said the baby would be fine if he/she decided to make their debut this weekend, but I am really trying my best not to let that happen until my own doctor is back in town and can be the one to help welcome him. (Yes, I still think it is a boy...but I guess sooner rather than later I will know for sure.) I am planning on being back at work on Monday and just going to say some prayers that this is an uneventful weekend. Regardless of what happens, I can't wait to meet this little one! For now I will leave you with some pictures taken by our friend Becky who is so talented! These are Ashton's three year old pictures even though he looks so much older to me! Thanks again Becky!

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Pump it Up! Happy Early Birthday Ashton....

This weekend we celebrated Ashton's 3rd Birthday by having a party for his friends a few weeks before his real b-day since we are also preparing for the arrival of Baby Lee. We had the party at Pump-It-Up which was awesome. We had about 15 kids who seemed to have a blast and I thnk deep down there were some parents who really enjoyed all the inflatable fun just as much. You are never too old to play! Ashton had a blast and I would call the party a total success. I feel like I could do a commercial for Pump It Up....that place was so clean, organized and easy! All we had to do was show up with a cake and ice cream and they did the rest. I was so glad we could give Ashton such a fun day with so many of his friends. Below are a few pictures from the party. Enjoy!