Saturday, July 31, 2010

Goodbye Tonsils!

This picture was taken last Wednesday right before Reed got his tonsils taken out. The poor kid had the world's largest tonsils for a 4-year-old. When he gets a sore throat, his tonsils touch each other. That can't be good. Plus, he struggles breathing at night (snoring). The doctor decided it was time for Reed to part with his tonsils.

Reed did really well all the way up until he woke up from surgery. He was hysterical for about an hour. He kept trying to rip out is I.V. and making the most horrible sounds (coughing, burping, screaming...) The nurses had to give him some more morphine, and luckily he cried himself to sleep. That was probably one of the hardest times I've had as a parent so far. I finally had to give Reed to Brett while I went into the bathroom and cried. It broke my heart.

The next day Reed had a bunch of visitors bring him TONS of Popsicles. His cousins, Gracie & Jack, came over to see how he was doing. Apparently he was doing well enough to play in the pool & lay out with them. It was the second day after surgery that the pain hit. It has been a week since his surgery, and Reed is just barely talking & eating. The poor guy was in a lot of pain. I just want to thank all of our family & friends for all of your support, Popsicles, prayers, and visits. We really appreciate you!

American Idol Winner - David Cook

So I was enjoying lunch at Applebee's at the Gateway when I noticed a familiar face sitting at the table next to me. My friends didn't believe me when I told them it was David Cook, the American Idol winner, so I was going to prove them wrong. I walked over to his table and asked him if he was David Cook. He smiled & said, "Yes, who are you?" Of course I had to make a complete idiot of myself. I told him my name is Becky & that I watched his whole season. We talked for a little bit, and after lunch we went outside & I took a picture with him. He was really nice. He was in town for the Real soccer game doing their half time show. The funny thing was that no one else in Applebee's recognized him.

T-Ball for Reed

This was Reed's first year playing t-ball. I think his parents enjoyed him playing more than he enjoyed it. When you put that many 4-6 year olds on a field, you pretty much get a dog pile each time the ball is hit. Reed wasn't the fastest kid, so he gave up trying to get to the ball first & just played in the dirt. Other than running to 3rd base after he hit the ball, Reed was catching on to the game.

I just want to thank any parent that takes on the role of coaching t-ball. I'm glad it's you and not me!

SuPeRcRoSs 2010

Here are some pictures from this year's Supercross in Salt Lake.

World's Worst Blogger Award goes to....BECKY

Hello blogging friends. It's been a while. I haven't posted or looked at anyone's blog for the past 6 months. If you are a reader of my blog & you would like me to keep blogging, I would appreciate it if you would let me know. I'm just trying to decide if it's worth keeping up. For now, I will just update you with a few posts.