Friday, July 15, 2011

Ryan now the leader in lowest growth stats

Ryan is now a patient at the endocrinologist office. Our doctor now has all three boys as patients. After taking his height and weight, I was a little sad to learn that he has lost weight since his April weigh in at the Ped office. In April, he wieghed in at 48 lbs and was 48 and 1/4 inches. He is now 46 lbs and 48 1/2 inches. Basically he is under the 1 percent for weight and under 3% for height. Trevor now has better stats than Ryan, sigh!

ryan has been an even pickier eater than normal. In a country with so many kids fighting obesity, I have kids fighting me to eat much of anything. I don't have to worry about my son getting enough fruits and veggies. He likes them! He just doesn't seem to like much protien based food!

Ryan is in PT for low tone and pronation issues. He is the most sedentary kid I know and I have been on a mission to find some kind of activity where he can get some type of exercise or acticity that doesn't require a game controller. Ryan is taking a Kung Fu class. So far I think he likes it, but if he starts complaining about it, I might make him take swim lessons.

I try to remind myself that I have wonderful, beautiful children and so much to be thankful for, still I always seem to be worrying about some underlying medical issue about one of them.

Trevor will not see Dr. Zimmer for a few months. His weight has stablized a bit and the worry I have for him is his eyes! We had been patching him for 2 hours a day. After our latest visit with the opthamologist, we were told to stop patching because his good eye's eye sight was being diminished. We will be back in September to check on his eyes

Thursday, July 14, 2011

It's photography time at the baseball field!!

It's already July and the boys will be going back to school in just over a month. now that Trevor will be going to kindergarten, I've decided I am going to invest some of extra time I will have on my hands in a hobby. I have started taking a photography class. It's a basic digital class, but it has really been inspiring me to look at things and find a picture in all that I look at. After the first week, I already was thinking about things I want to take pictures of and how to compose them

the camera has been clickin away a lot this summer! So much to photograph - I seem to want to take a picture of everything, so now hopefully maybe I will have not just photos, but awesome jaw dropping, make you smile pics in there.

I took TONS of Stephen's baseball team. Ialways take a lot of pictures of Stephen's baseball team. I put together a photo montage and share it with all the families, and I don't want anyone to feel left out so I take zillions of pictures (ok not zillions, but defintiely hundreds, probably about 1200 or more!). I just put my camera in burst mode and keep shootin!

while Stephen's baseball team the rockies had a tough year on the field, you might not know it from looking at the pictures.

I wanted to share a few of my favorite photos, sadly, last night was there last game so I will have to find other subjects to photgraph.

Books I have read

  • Friday Night knitting Club
  • The tale of Edgar Sawtelle
  • Island of Lost Girls
  • The Prizewinner of Defiance Ohio
  • Nineteen Minutes
  • Kite Runner
  • Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons