Saturday, February 23, 2008

Libbi 4

Since many of our faithful viewers have not-so-patiently asked for more pictures of the's a bunch. We had a few visitors over the last few days, Kyle and Dad stopped by, and we took Libbi to the Shelley boys basketball tournament championship game (which we won!!!)...don't tell Libbi's doctor...he'd be really mad at us, and that's where one of my lineman, Josh got his picture snapped with Libbi. Then there's a few of Libbi and here Mom and Dad (still a little awkward saying that...), then a whole bunch of just her.

FYI, the "rash" is courtesy of my beard, which Libbi hates, but it does wake her up when she needs to eat, and also, she loves to lay on her stomach, especially when she is on top of eithe of us, and she put herself in the "Olan Mills pose" as I like to call it, we had nothing to do with it.

Other than that, we are all doing just great. Libbi about had to go to the hospital this week because she just wasn't eating enough, but gained just enough weight (4 oz.) between Wednesday's and Friday's visits to keep her home. No need for alarm, we think we have the problem fixed, and she is eating more and more every sitting. We'll know for sure after Monday's visit with Dr. Yost, the only person Libbi genuinely hates thus far in her short little life.

Thanks again for checking up on us, make sure you leave some comments so we know who's visited! Thanks!


Monday, February 18, 2008

Henry's Lake 2008

Sorry folks, I don't have but one picture of Libbi for this update, mostly because I was off to Henry's Lake with Dad, GA and the boys, and I took the camera. So, we had a really good time (thanks GA!) and I snapped off a few hundred shots and a couple of videos. Here's some of the still shot highlights.

By way of a brief description of some of the shots:
-There's some shots of our Rook tournaments (Winners were, Day 1- Kyle/Jeff, Day 2- Dad and me, Day 3- Dad and Kyle)
-Some snowmobiling shots, mostly of Kyle, Bryan, Sam and Jeff seeing how sharp they could get the sleds to turn and still hang on in deep powder (Kyle on the yellow sled was some of the best...)
-Jared trying to get my belt to fit his scrawny behind.
-Joey getting his butt kicked by one of the tubing jumps we built.
-And a couple of shots at Lesa and Chad's house for lunch on the way home. Sorry for the crappy quality on the shot of us boys sleeping...I didn't take it!

Enjoy. I'll get some more on Libbi on here soon enough. Give me a couple days.

Until then-


Saturday, February 09, 2008

More on Libbi

So, Libbi has had a couple of notable firsts in the last day or so. She had her first night of keeping her parents up all night being fussy (thanks to mom and her enchiladas), she also had ther first bath at home and her first really big diaper blow out.

For the most part, unless something's wrong, she sleeps most of the time. It's been fun having friends and family coming to visit. We are grateful to Grandma Clark for staying a few days to help around the house, and were sad to see her go this morning.

So anyway, I'm sure if you continue to check this site every few days, I'll do my best (time permitting) to get some new pics up every few days. So enjoy the new pics.

By the way, for the past slideshows that were once at the top, and very large, but are now so small, they're hard to see, you can click on the images and you will be redirected to the site that hosts them and view them in original size at your leisure.

The pics here are of Libbi's first bath, a really pretty sunset we had tonight, and a few random shots throughout the day. Also, there's a couple of Kojo trying to sneak up on Libbi when we brought her home...he's adjusted now, but was none too impressed at first. I thought they were classic shots. Enjoy!

Wednesday, February 06, 2008

Day 2

Well, as you might be able to tell by the pictures above, Libbi is already changing. Things seem to progressing just fine, and if all goes well, Calli and Libbi might be able to get out of the hospital a day early. Libbi continues to pass all of her tests, and aside from the occasional fussing when being changed and getting hungry is a very pleasant and quiet little girl.

Thanks again to everyone who has sent flowers and gifts, or called or even stopped by. We appreciate all of the attention and caring.

Stay tuned, as long as Libbi will elt me, I'll update this thing pretty often (as I have time too...). Libbi is not a fan of the camera flash, and I easily snapped 300 photos of her today. Gotta love the new camera!

Stay tuned!

Travis, Calli, Libbi & Kojo.

Tuesday, February 05, 2008

Arrival of Libbi Vanessa!!!!!

Well, the big day finally came, and thankfully went. Everything went as well as it possibly could have. Libbi came ti us very healthy, and our pediatrician told us not to anticipate any complications from here on out. Calli was a trooper, and did very well. To the surprise of many, I did very well in the O.R., and insetead of passing out, as was expected, I was all involved in the procedure and even asked Dr. Schubert if I could slap some gloves on and help out.

Please be warned that some of the pictures in the slide show are pretty graphic and gruesome, and also know that I left the really gnarly ones out! If they make you feel funny use the skip forward button on the slide show functions.

Now Calli and I understand what parents are always talking about when they refer to their children. It is a miracle of how these special things are created and we understand what it is like to really love something. This was an amazing experience, and I hope it is a long, long time before we have to do it again.

One last thing, thanks to all of our family and friends that have expressesd their concern and care. We have also become very appreciative of the medical staff that have helped us, they are very amazing people.


Monday, February 04, 2008

Calli's countdown...

Time for Libbi!!!