Thursday, January 19, 2012

2011 - A Great Year!

Ok, I'm almost caught up on blogging!  Just to get behind again next week I'm sure.  If you think I'm behind on blogging you should see the stack of birth announcements I have YET to send out!  Well, I've sent out about half so far but still have the rest to address.  Seriously, my child is five months old and I'm just getting around to it and I've had the announcements for three months....  Oh well, I've been busy!  ;)  Anyways, this is my last post about 2011 (three weeks into 2012). 

2011 was hands down the best year of our lives for obvious reasons.  We spent the entire first seven months of the year preparing for our baby girl to arrive and then the rest of the year enjoying every moment with her!  I figured I'd do a recap of how 2011 went for us.

January was a very eventful month for us!
We rang in the new year with some of our closest friends
I announced our big news on the blog and started my weekly updates! 
I entered the 2nd trimester and was released from seeing my fertility specialist and ended my acupuncture sessions

Austin got a kidney stone
I attempted to burn our house down by trying to enjoy one of my pregnancy cravings
We enjoyed the Rodeo Cookoff weekend
We found out we were having a GIRL!!
We celebrated our four year wedding anniversary!
At 21 weeks I developed a heart condition
We watched our friends Megan and Wade get married
I experienced my first Braxton Hicks contractions in full force

I entered the 3rd trimester!
We had two baby showers, one a couples shower and one all girls shower!

We started taking a few baby classes
We had maternity pictures taken

We went to the Townsend family reunion
I had two more baby showers!  One at work and one girl one in Dallas

I was put on rest, no more work for me until November!
At 36 weeks I went into false labor
Best part of July by far, sweet Haley was born!

Last baby shower for Miss Hannah!

Hannah's due date came...and went.
Hannah was born!!
Leah turns two
Newborn pics taken of our sweet girl

I turn 31
Hannah has her first hospital stay

Hannah goes on her first road trip
First Aggie game!
I return to work
I cut 11 inches of hair off for Locks of Love
First Halloween

Hannah started solids
One year anniversary of finding out Miss Hannah was going to arrive!
First Thanksgiving

Hannah met Santa!
Hannah had her first plane ride and met the Townsend family
First Christmas
Big girl starts sleeping in her own room
Celebrated NYE with the cousins!

It's crazy to think that this is just a short recap because SO MUCH happened!!  We had a GREAT and busy year and I just know 2012 is going to be even better!


Stephanie said...

What a fantastic year and I love the recap. That newborn picture of her with that sweet smile is the cutest thing ever! And we thought a lot happened last year, wait for all the years to come! You are very blessed my friend!

Lindsey and Greg said...

What an amazing year for you & Austin! I couldn't be happier for you guys! Lots of love in 2012!!