Just a quickie

I haven't given up on blogging - we've just been super busy/away from the computer for a few days....

We left Thursday to go to Lake Lure with the WHOLE Hopper/Walters family & didn't come home until Sunday. We had such a great time and Elias loved seeing his cousins. Check out Katie's blog for my updates. I'll tell some stories from that in a bit.

Today has been my first day really struggling with pregnancy. I feel okay (nausea-wise) but I am thoroughly exhausted. I just found out at my Dr.'s appt on Monday that my gestational diabetes is already flaring up, so maybe that has something to do with it. Either way, I went to bed at 10 last night and I'm heading there now even though it's only 9:15. So I thought I'd share just a few highlights from my day...

a) Nick has an awesome personality, but he's not a big laugher. Every once in a while, he just loses it laughing and he did that tonight. We were watching some hidden camera show (I mean, we only get three channels) and something just really cracked him up and he was laughing so hard he couldn't breathe.

b) Elias hasn't really learned how to hug yet but his version is the "lazy hug". He just lays his head against your chest and spreads his arms out but you can know he's hugging you because he never usually lays still for more than two seconds. Tonight before bed he was giving me a lazy hug and Nick usually comes behind us and hugs us too. Tonight, instead of letting Nick hug us - he reached out for his daddy & made him give him his own hug. I love that we have a son who is so family oriented already... if the two of us are together near him, he likes to be touching both or seeing both of us at all time. ESPECIALLY in the morning, when he has to hold both of our hands before he'll take a nap.

.... okay more to come tomorrow.