Friday, January 29, 2010
Tuesday, January 26, 2010
Tuesday, January 19, 2010
Thursday, January 14, 2010
TEAM W-ELLE (for Witt and Elle)
FEBRUARY 20, 2010
SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK
sign up to walk, cyberwalk or give a general donation to Team W-Elle and It's My Heart
And then there is this little adorable invite! Girls Night to benefit the Ronald McDonald House..or the Ro Ho as it affectionately became known as while we were in the hospital with Elle.
I'm super excited about both of these events...and they couldn't come at a more perfect time! I constantly re-read my blog about my goals to remind myself what I want to accomplish! I'm praying for great turn outs at both events because they benefit such amazing organizations and ones that have helped us out so much in the last 9 months!
Monday, January 11, 2010
Elle's Ole Miss sippy cup
This past week Elle learned how to not only "dance" but also clap her hands. It was quite an eventful week! I probably gave her a head ache this weekend with all the dancing I made her do! She watches us "dance" (which is really just shaking our heads) and then she will do it - the same with clapping. I just love seeing her learn new things - it makes me so excited to see what she will pick up next!
I had my phone a little too close to the speaker so please ignore my very annoying voice telling my poor daughter to dance!
This morning we had our evaluation with the Medically Dependent Children Program (MDCP). Our prayer now is for the pieces to fall into place for Elle to be approved for the program. We're in a holding pattern for the next 3-4 months now according to our social worker but the end result will be super beneficial for Elle! We have a super busy week with doctor appointments everyday. We see her ENT on Wednesday and I'm thinking we will be scheduling surgery to clip Elle's frenulum and for her to undergo another nose surgery to open up her blocked nostril. I could be making all this up but I do know that her frenulum is severely hindering her eating skills. What my (not so secret) prayer is that Dr. E will snip Elle's frenulum and within days she is a baby food eating, sippy cup drinking pro! How awesome would that be if Dr. E decided to go ahead with the surgery before Elle's birthday and by her birthday she is eating like a "normal" 1 year old?!
Wednesday, January 6, 2010
Monday, January 4, 2010
Sunday, January 3, 2010
Elle in her new giraffe jacket
All the festivities went by way too quickly. I'm still in disbelief that Christmas and now New Years are behind us. The week between Christmas and New Years was a blur and this past weekend we celebrated not only the beginning of a new year, but we also rang in the festivities with my cousin getting married. The rehearsal dinner was on New Years Eve and the wedding was on the 2nd. Lee and I weren't planning on taking Elle to the reception but so many people asked about her at the wedding that we went and picked her up from Lee's moms house and took her to the reception. She was just amazed at all the people. At first I was nervous for her to be around so many people but she did so good and everyone at the wedding has been praying for our little lady for the past 9 months so they were all excited to get to meet Elle for the first time. All the excitement wore the little princess out because she sure did sleep until 10am this morning.
Elle with Uncle Benny and Aunt Paula at the wedding