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Thursday, August 28, 2008

David Is Back!

Hello everyone! I have some exciting news for ya. My little brother David got back from his 2 year mission to Tijuana Mexico on Monday! Jake and I are currently with him and the rest of the family hanging out in California. I was able to fly into the Sacramento airport a few hours before David (aka Elder Ainsworth) arrived. My parent's and I wore sombreros, had balloons, and a huge sign that said "Welcome Home Elder Ainsworth". His flight was a little late so we stood in the airport looking ridiculous for an unnecessary long time. We got many looks from spectators ranging from positive to not so positive. Finally someone came down the escalator from a flight and asked us if we were waiting for the young man that was returning from 2 years in Mexico....that is when I lost it. I don't think I've cried so much in utter happiness since the day Jake and I got married. Soon after, my mom lost it too. David looked so handsome in his suit. And the best part is that he doesn't seem all awkward and wierd like most RM's. He seems just like the David (to quote from Jake) "we threw into the MTC 2 years earlier". It has been so much fun catching up with him and hearing all the mission stories he couldn't write home about. The only difference I recognize is his maturity. Right now he has a lot of mixed emotions. He is happy to be home with family and friends, but he was really sad to leave. He is probably the only missionary I know who wishes he could have served for 3 years. Which just goes to show what an amazing individual he is. I am so glad he's finally home. *The picture above is our first hug in 2 years*

Friday, August 22, 2008

Baby Ultrasound 25 Weeks

Yesterday Jake and I got to see our little girl again. When we had our gender ultrasound last month she was positioned in such a way that we couldn't get a good profile view of her for a picture. She was cooperative this time. I am 25 weeks pregnant in this ultrasound. It's hard to believe there are only about 15 weeks left until she is born! 9 months seemed like it would take forever, but time has flown by.

Saturday, August 16, 2008

Babysitting and Better Bump Picture

Yesterday my sister-in-law Rashell dropped off two of her children at my place so that I could watch them while she took her oldest child to get back to school pictures. I absolutely love babysitting for her because my little nieces and nephew are adorable and I just love them. While I was changing little Daniel's diaper Leah brought a picture of her that was on the fridge and said "Look Geshin, its a picture of me doing this", which was followed by a reenactment of the monkey face Jake taught her how to do. I couldn't help but take another picture of her and the cutest monkey face attempt ever. She then went back to the fridge and brought a picture of her older sister Kiah and said "Geshin, this is my favorite of Kiah." Could she be anymore adorable?

Daniel was smiling a lot while I was playing with him on the floor, but of course every time the camera flashed the smile quickly turned to something else, but he of course still looked just precious.

Below is a picture of "the bump" at 24+ weeks because I didn't like the one posted earlier. Rashell mentioned that my baby bump at 6 months looks like hers at 3. Which I took as a compliment despite the fact that I really really want to show more.

Thursday, August 7, 2008

23 Weeks!

It was pointed out to me that I haven't posted an updated baby bump picture in a while. So I took one today. It didn't turn out that great...but you get the idea that the bump is growing. The baby is now 11 inches long and weighs over a pound! She continues to be very active. Her movements are so strong I can see my tummy move as a result of her. Something really sweet happened on Sunday....The baby wasn't moving very much but then her daddy (aka Jake) got up to bear his testimony and the little thing got so excited to hear his voice and started moving around a ton. I thought it was really cute how she's already showing signs of being a daddy's girl.