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Thursday, June 5, 2008

Fun Day

Today at Mom's Day Out they had a Father/Daughter Breakfast in honor of Father's Day. Mark went with Elyssa and here are a few pictures from the breakfast.

Okay, so who do you think this munchkin looks like? The mama or the daddy?

Today at MDO it was also Water Day! Here is Elyssa enjoying the activities! You can tell by the video she was a little afraid on the water slide.

While Mark was able to be with Elyssa at some of the MDO events today, I could not be present. I had to take Natalie and Victoria to the eye doctor. Natalie may have some problems focusing her eyes on things right now, but it looks like the doctor will wait until she is a year old to re-acess her condition, unless it seems to get worse during the year. If you wanna know what it was like to be with her at the eye doctor, or even for the past few days (because she also has a lot of teeth coming in, too!!), look at the following video. This is Natalie crying tonight. Just multiply what you hear on my room monitor by , like, 1,000 and that will give you a good idea of the screaming that we all had to endure during her doctor visit. You would've thought the doctor was torturing her when in actuality, he wasn't even touching her and wanted her to only look at the light he was holding in his hand. I can imagine he thought, "What in the heck kind of child is this??? She has totally flipped out!!"

Victoria seems to still have blocked tear-ducts. Hopefully, that will improve over the next month or so. Her left eye is getting so red from the irritation of the constant draining. She also has "jiggly eyes" since her surgery. At least, Mark and I haven't noticed this until after her surgery. They will keep an eye on this and check on it again later. Hopefully, she will outgrow this condition.

We continue to be blessed with meals and thoughtful gifts from people. We cannot say enough how blessed we have been. God has been so good to us and has taken care of us in wonderful ways!


Shana Hodge said...

What a great picture of Mark and Elyssa! It's hard to say who she favors...I see Mark's eyes but then I see a lot of your facial features. She's growing up to be a beautiful girl!

Bethany said...

Aww, poor baby girl. My friend's son has blocked ducts and has had a couple surgeries to unblock them. Add another thing to the list, eh? :)