Wednesday, October 29, 2008

We've Moved!!!

We moved our blog http://maynardfamily.wordpress.com/
If you read my blog and would like the password please email me at jessica.maynard1973@yahoo.com and i will send you the password

Monday, September 22, 2008

Prayers are needed ---

Kelly from http://www.blogger.com/thebenshow.wordpress.com has asked that we all say a prayer tonigh at 8pm for Gina and Keith http://fiveinthehive.wordpress.com/. We are hoping that they will get the call soon with approved travel dates. You can click over on Kelly's blog and get more details. Let's all have a prayer for them tonight.

Daily Devotional from Jesus Calling

Try to see things more and more from My perspective. Let the Light of My Presense so fully fill your mind that you view the world through Me. When little things dont go as you had hoped, look to Me for Light heartedly and say, "Oh Well." This simple discipline can protect you from being burdened with an accumulation of petty cares and frustrations. If you practice this diligently, you will make a life changing discovery; you will realize the most of the things that worry you are not important. If you shrug them off immedialty and return your focus to Me, you will walk through your days with lighter steps and joyful heart. When serious problems come your way, you will have more reserves for dealing with them.
My friend Patricia sent this to me over the weekend. We've started calling issues in life "whatever bumps!!!" So I thought i would pass this devotion on to you.
Hope you have a great week!!

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

We’re going to have a NEWPHEW!!!

Yesterday Chad (my brother) and his wife Jessica found out that the little on is a boy!!! We went over to their house last night for a little celebration. We got to watch the DVD and he is so active. He likes to suck on two of his fingers and that’s too cute. The doctor said the baby weighs 14 oz right now. Jessica’s doing well with the pregnancy and everything is looking good. In January we will welcome Dallas Isaiah into this world.

I started my 2nd round of clomid yesterday. So please continue to pray for us. I’m trying so hard to stay positive and trust God. My biggest problem is patience. I’m not a patient person and I wish that I was. I told Ed last night that if God was waiting on me to be patient that It was going to take forever. I have to continue to work on being patient and to put all my trust in Him.

Hope everyone is having a good week—I just wanted to share my good news of the week.

Thursday, September 4, 2008

Little Miss Hannah!!!

I was thinking about this on my way to work and I thought I would share. It’s was so sweet and cute, it brought tears and a smile to my face. One day last week when I picked Hannah up from school. She asked “When are we going to get my baby brother?” She sometimes just brings it up out of the blue. I said “Well maybe Daddy & Jecka might have a baby first before we get John Edward; we just have to pray and ask God.” She said “Okay, I’m going to pray right now-God please let Jecka have a baby in her stomach and God (big pause) please let it be a girl—Amen!!!”
It’s amazing how loving and sweet little kids can be.

Monday, August 25, 2008

Family Picture


I finally got the family picture from my SIL Jessica. It’s not the best picture of all of us but it works. We survived our first round of Clomid. The only side effect I had was a little hot flash now and then. So it wasn’t too bad at all. The other problem that I’ve had is I’ve gained a few pounds. Well let’s say 8 pounds in the past 2 months. I didn’t go last month to weight watchers because I knew I would have to pay. This Thursday I’m going back for my weigh and I’m going to deal with it. I’m blaming it on all the medicine that I’ve been taking. If you are a life time member at WW you don’t have to pay as long as you stay within 2 pounds of your goal weight. But you know I’m ready to be pregnant and gain 20 pounds. I’m praying daily for our little miracle. God listens to my prayers and if this is His plan it will happen.
Hope everyone has a great week.

Thursday, August 14, 2008

Taking Time To Relax---

This is something we should all do. But, who does it!?! This past weekend we decided that was just what we were going to do. We stay on the go 90% of the time. Friday night we watched a movie at home. Saturday morning we slept till 9:00. That was a great feeling-For somereason I normally can't sleep past 7am. That night we went to diner at Macaroni Grill. It’s our favorite place to eat out. I normally try to eat a little healthy but this past weekend I decided I was eating just what I wanted and did not think twice about it. It was good and worth all of the calories. I was already bloated and felt pretty miserable from taking Prometrium. Its crazy how taking some medicines can make you just feel huge. Today I started on the Clomid. I’ve not taken this in a few years so I honestly can’t remember all/any of the side effects. I’m hoping that it won’t be too bad. The only thing I do remember is being hot-so I think I can deal with that. Oh, I forgot to mention while I was in the mood to eat just what I wanted-for desert we stopped at Cold Stone Creamery. I will say I did feel pretty miserable that night.

Nothing is happening with the adoption. We are still waiting until September 1st to get an official announcement. But there have been a few good things to happen for 2 families that I know of. Lauren and Jim are in Vietnam right now with their Son River. Also Gina and her family are close to bringing home their Sons.

Hope everyone is having a great week. Here is a picture of Eddie and I taken at my cousin Cara’s wedding.