Not flesh of my flesh, nor bone of my bone; but, still miraculously, my own.
Never forget, for a single minute you didn't grow under my heart, but in it.

Friday, December 11, 2009

Contracts and Hustle and Bustle

Well the day finally came!  We received our Chinese Contracts for Jeremiah! :)  Off to the Notoray we went! :)

Bobby Signing the contracts

me signing the contracts, lol yes that is me, hubby got hand but not all of me :)

Our Sweet Notory who said we could take her picture :)

The signed contract! :)

I had an order of 10 bag gifst on our Jars for Jeremiah Fundraiser :)  It was fun to put them together and I learned alot about how to do it and such to make things work much better for future orders and the Big Sale :)  I also now know how many bags fit good in a large flat rate box for $13.95 and how many you can squish in there at the direction of purchaser!  LOL

That would be TEN! by the HARDEST!  Actually about 5 or 6 would fit comforably and be much nicer upon arrival.

One of the bag gifts to be mailed..  The Purchaser can add a bow to the center of the ribbon up top.  That is what I will do for the Sale :)

Thought I would share some Panda Boy shots :)  Noah and Samuel , the little boy I babysit, are really becoming more and more friends!  They do the cutest things!

Here they are dancing.  They are watching a Donut Man Video and they just started this on their own. 

This was the cutest thing to me.  We were getting ready to go , I had them ready and started gathering some stuff and looked back and I see them standing their holding hands!  So adorable! :) 

What Big smiles :)  They thought it was funny I wanted their pictures :)

We are Santa's Elves, NOT!  lol  But close.  My best friend Pam came over last night, and Tuesday night too, to help us work on some Jars for the Big Sale coming up on the 19th and 20th.  I got  few shots of the activity last night :)

What a mess!

This little guy wanted in on the fun.  He is getting a cold I fear and was tired as well.  But we still got a smile! :)

Please buy a jar gift from my Mama!  Help bring my Didi home! :)  heehee

lol, I guess he tought he needed material on his top! :)  Guess he was trying to help and was gonna sell himself. 
Bag Gift $8, Regular Jar Gift $12, Gift Basket $20, Panda Boy PRICELESS!

Jeremiah my sweet frogie boy!  You are so heavy on my heart and mind as we work to get ready for this upcoming show and the Benefit Concert in January.  It is all for you sweet little man!  Someday this will all be a memory and I will have tons of pictures to share with everyone and be able to share what Jeremiah did today and your height and weight and such.  For now I dream about you and the day you are here with your big brother and sister!  I spend time thinking about what your needs are going to be like and what we need to do so that you can do all you can do.  I can't wait to sit and rock you, to have two little boys on my lap as we rock rock together and read bedtime stories and just snuggle! :)  Hold on tight baby boy and catch my kisses in the wind!

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Bean Soup Anybody? :)

Well we have been busy beavers over here getting ready for the big Sale Show at the civic theatre on the 19th and 20th.  See some of our Confetti Bean Soup Jars? :)  I have not finished them, we will put fabric on them and ribbon and such and maybe some stickers :)  I might get some paint pens and draw on them and such :)    I am also doing some in cute paper gift bags in case someone doesn't like the Jar look or in case someone orders to have them mailed.  We have had 1 Jar ordered so far and an order for some Bag Gifts as well, though not soup but a selection of sweet mixes :) Here is a pictue of the one Jar gift that was bought from the blog.

I am havin a bit of trouble figuring out how to get the spoon to sit on the Jar.  Not all of them will have a spoon but in this one it did :)  I will post pictures of some of the bag gifts when I get them completed :)

Here are some more pics from our trip to Jackson for Noah's Doctor Appointment

This was at breakfast at the lodge! :)  Noah felt so big, I took a mini carton of milk and put a coffee stir stick as the straw and closed it back. He loved it :)

My handsome Men :)  Don't you love Noah's smile to my cheese!

Noah runnin around the lodge we stayed at :)  He loved it :)

This looked so cute walking back to the room after breakfast.  I had to take a picture :)

Tgus was taken at a really neat little Italian style delli I guess you would call it.  It was in an outlet mall we stopepd at on the way home looking for Noah shoes.  It was the first of two malls that day, still no shoes!

We received an update today on Jeremiah, but no photos, but word that Photos are coming soon!  Until then here is a photo I made and below is the update.

11/12/09 19 MONTHS
30.1 in76.5 cm
19 lbs 8.8 kg
15.7 in 40 cm 1000cc
12/8/09 20 MONTHS
 29.7 in 75.5 cm
21.1 lbs 9.6 kg
15.7 in 40 cm

This shows that he is shorter this month than last.  I was worried about that. I fear it is because of muslce atrophy and contractures :(  I don't know for sure but I do worry.   He has gained weight but his head circmference, which was already small, did not increase at all. 

New Nursery Update:
His sleeping time is shorter and shorter. His appetites are better and better.

I am thinking the sleeping shorter and shorter may be a good thing.  I know in alot of pictures he has been asleep so I think he may have been sleeping an excessive amounnt of time. 

November 09: teeth growth: 8 upper front teeth and 8 lower front teeth
That boy has got some choppers!  LOL  Noah did not have that many teeth till he had been home a LONG WHILE! 

November 09: When he heard familiar sound, he would smile and happily with his mouth wide open. He needed to be taken to the garden to see around in order to increase his vision and hearing interactions.
 I LOVED hearing this! :)  He got to go outside!  I am praying that his vision will improve!  I pray that the dysfunction is not too bad.  PLEASE everyone continue to keep Jeremiah and the funds to complete the adoption and bring him home in your prayers! :)  I will post new pics as soon as I get them :)  Also in the next couple days I hope to put together the puzzle peices that have been sponsored and post pics of Jeremiah's puzzle so far!  :)  I really really pray we can get all the peices sponsored! :)  I can't wait to see it finished with all the names of folks who helped on the back :)  For a $2 and up donation toward puzzle fundraiser I will add a peice to the puzzle and put your name on the back :)  Also please pray that folks will be interested in ordering some jar gifts and stuff from our coffee store and all :)

Jeremiah sweetie :)  We are working so hard to bring you home as soon as we can sweet boy!  I am so excited you got to go out to the garden recently!  I can't wait till you are home and we can sit outside and swing and you can feel the fresh air on your little face!  I can't wait to see that big smile directed at me, and for you to laugh with your brother :)  He so loves you already!  He is callin you miah at this point!  It is so adorable!  You get kisses from him all the time!  So as I close to night your big brother and I both send you kisses in the wind!

Sunday, December 6, 2009

Hi from Jackson!!

Hi from Jackson!! :)  we are here to take Noah to the geneticist tomorow.   We were able to visit our friend Barb and Bill's church for their Christmas Musical :)

My two boys watchin tv!

THE WAIT FOR NOAH IS OVER!!!! November 3, 2007~September 8, 2008 First heard about Noah~Noah in our Arms!
April 1, 2009~ June 7, 2010 First committed to Jeremiah~Jeremiah in our Arms!

The FIRST Picture we EVER saw!

The FIRST Picture we EVER saw!
Noah WesLee 5 months old

The First Picture we ever saw of:

The First Picture  we ever saw of:
Jeremiah Harold Sisemore ~1 year

Kisses in the Wind

I hold you in my heart and touch you in my dreams.
You are here each day with me, at least that's how it seems.

I know you wonder where we are... what's taking us so long.
But remember child, I love you so and God will keep you strong.

Now go outside and feel the breeze and let it touch your skin...Because tonight, just as always, I blow you kisses in the wind.

May God hold you in His hand until I can be with you.
I promise you, my darling, I'm doing all that I can do.

Very soon, you'll have a family for real, not just pretend.But for tonight, just as always, I blow you kisses in the wind.

May God wrap you in His arms and hold you very tight.
And let the angels bring the kisses that I sent to you each night.

When Love Takes You In!