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Friday, August 28, 2009

How did it get to be my birthday again?

My birthday is on Wednesday September 2nd. I just can't believe how fast this year has gone by. It was just after my birthday that we started our IUI journey and a month later we had our BFP (Big Fat Positive, pregnancy test) and our infertility journey was over. It is strange because I always had a plan in my head that I would be married by age 24, which I did, and have my first child by age 27, and I ended up having two children before age 28. I don't know how things worked out so perfect for us in my little plan but I am so grateful for the blessings I have in life.

So what am I doing for my birthday you may ask??? Jesse and I will be staying at the Scottsdale Resort. This is a tradition we have done for the last 3 years. We book the hotel, go out for dinner and then head over to the casino for some gambling fun. This year will be a little different because it isn't just Jesse and I. We can't just pick up and go without finding someone to watch the girls for us. Luckily Sara and Linda have offered to watch the girls so we can stay the whole weekend. Yay! I'm excited to get a little break from the girls but I am am sad to leave them. The nice thing about the situation is the resort is only 20 minutes from our home so if we need to run home for a little bit, we can.

Jesse and I have been falling into the mommy daddy roles and less of the husband and wife roles so this trip will give us a little time to reconnect. I will still have to pump while I am away so my sleep will still be interrupted but it will be nice to relax a little bit.

Jesse has no idea what to get me for my birthday and to be honest, I don't know if I need anything. Things change once you have kids and your priorities are different. I would much rather shop for my girls than get anything for myself.

So here's to another great year around the sun!


  1. In just a few short days you will be entering my world..the world of 28..the world of 2 more years and we are 30!! Aaahhhh!!! I can't believe it. Seriously, we were just 14 and lab partners in chemistry class and it just so happened to be your birthday and it just so happened to be my brothers birthday and I had my "first" friend at a new school LOL!

    I am so happy you and Jesse will have some time together, alone. Finding the balance between being mommy and daddy vs. husband and wife is a hard one. It is too easy to fall into those roles like all of a sudden you aren't a wife are just a mommy. You are not the first (and certainly won't be the last) couple to fall into this trap. I hope you have an amazing weekend!

  2. Happy early birthday Amy! Enjoy your time away!