Thursday, April 9, 2009

Kaity's 2nd Birthday!

Today I woke up feeling like a whole new man again. What difference prayers and a night makes. I had to go to work in the morning to fax some papers to the insurance company. While they were waiting for me Kaity got a birthday card in the mail. She was happy to have her very own mail to open. After, Sally and I took Kaitlyn to the mall. When he pulled up to the mall Kaity got all excited almost jumped out of her car seat ( good thing she was still buckled in). She loves to go shopping already. We took her on the merry go round. She kept pointing to it but when she went on she started to cry. Sally sat down with her and she cried half way through it. We picked upped Zachary and Michael up from school and went out for dinner. We had a gift certificate for a newer restaurant called Dante's. It's rare for us to walk out of a restaurant with a doggie bag. This time we walked out with 5 boxes. The portions were huge. Kaity's child size mac a cheese was enough to feed me plus it came with fries.
Kaity opened her presents when we got home. She loved her new baby doll. Was kissing her while she was still in the box. The baby cries, laughs and coos. Kaity mimics her baby. I think Zach likes her toys as much as she does.
Like I said earlier it was 2 years ago since my little girl was born. We didn't know for sure if she was going to be a boy or a girl. We suspected she was going to be a she. Kaity was born the day after Easter. Easter evening Sally and I were trying to get everything ready for the hospital. We still did not decide on a name. I told Sally I wanted a name before the baby was born so I could let everyone know when I called. If the baby was a boy the name would have been William if he looked like me (Zachary should have been little Bill since he looks like me) and if he didn't look like me his name would have been Jacob. We narrowed the girl's name between Kaitlyn and Loren. Sally had wanted Kaitlyn with every pregnancy and I liked the name as well but we both liked Loren too. A few hours before she was born we both agreed on Kaitlyn Grace. We both agreed we like Kaitlyn better and Grace because of the grace of God we were able to have her. When she was born the first thing I did was look to see what she was. I felt like the Cubs just one the world series. Then I looked up to check out the rest of my baby girl. The next thing I noticed was her headful of hair. If I didn't see her being born, I would have denied she was ours. She had tons of black hair with reddish high lights. It looked like she went and had highlights put in before she was born. I always wanted a daddy's little girl. Dreams do come true.
The White Sox lost again and I feel oh so bad. I had to ask Sally for some tissue, not because I was sad but because there was a bug I needed to kill. Since Thomes dramatic Home run in there first Game with the Royals the sorriest team in the American league last year. The Sox Scored 1 run had / 7 hits/ 13 strike outs/ only 60 at bats. Looks like it may be a long year for Ozzies
boys. One can only hope. Go Rams


  1. I've never been much for words of inspiration, and honestly, I don't know where else to say this to you (Haven't figured out if there's a privacy feature here)... We've never met. But from the bottom of my heart, I pray for your recovery. I am not a religious man by any stretch of the imagination... But I am praying to all that is holy that you go on to see Kaity's wedding day (at the minimum).

    Please be well, get well, heal well, and live well.

  2. "When she was born the first thing I did was look to see what she was. I felt like the Cubs just one (sic) the world series."

    And exactlty how would you know what that feels like?


    Yes, you are definitely feeling better!

    Psalm 103 (1-5) (NIV)

    Praise the LORD, O my soul;
    all my inmost being, praise his holy name.

    Praise the LORD, O my soul,
    and forget not all his benefits-

    who forgives all your sins
    and heals all your diseases,

    who redeems your life from the pit
    and crowns you with love and compassion,

    who satisfies your desires with good things
    so that your youth is renewed like the eagle's.

  3. The feeling is the same as when the cubs beat the White Sox.i was just trying to be nice.
    Rob I also want to thank you for your kind words. God bless you!

  4. I'm so used to Kaity smiling that I almost didn't recognize her.