Monday, January 14, 2002

Well, this weekend passed me by with no major incident. I was at National Guard duty all weekend so I basically had a seven day work week. I suppose that in a way it makes Monday not quite as insufferable since I had to be up earlier for drill than what I usually am to go to work. I had to come in this morning at 6:30 to do the time posting and project updating. I woke up a little earlier and got the boys moving on their daily routine. Renee was feeling pretty good this morning so that was definitely an added plus. I thought about all that we are going to experience over the next nine months and I had to smile. Can you imagine that? Three kids? Wow! I am really looking forward to the birth of this child and all that comes with it. I am still trying to learn all of the details of this job because I think I am going to be the only one working in this capacity in the next few months. My, My, My.....so little time has passed, but there have been major changes in my life over the past year. I think 2001 and 2002 have been the most remarkable years of my life. I got a new job, got married, turned 30, got my wife pregnant, and have had a serious turn around for the better in regard to Faith. I have been married for approximately five and a half months and things are going pretty well. Of course we do have our ups and downs like all couples, and they tell me that the first year is the hardest. I have been able to swing this with no problem and if it is going to get easier after this we have it made! LOL! Well, things may not get easier, but as long as we keep the love we have for one another in perspective then everything will be okay. Everything will be okay.

Thursday, January 03, 2002

This morning I woke up before the alarm went off with a pressing need to get ready. I got up, showered, dressed, and began attending to Devon and Robbie. After they were dressed I went outside to start the cars and scrape the ice off of the windshield. After I dropped Devon off at school and Robbie at the Daycare, Renee and I headed to Lexington. We arrived at our destination and signed in. Although we only waited about 15 minutes, it seemed like an eternity. We finally got the call and went into the room. After all of the devices were turned on and Renee was in position we looked at the screen. All I could see was a little knot and a tiny flicker. The lady put the cursor on the flicker and tapped a button. I said, "What's that?" She smiled and said, "That is your baby's heartbeat."