Friday, October 3, 2008

  Thank you to everyone who has left messages on the site-I really appreciate them. They are kind of like a big hug for me. Just knowing that so many people are thinking about Owen is very heartwarming.

  Again today, nothing new to report on Owen today.   He is resting comfortably, and I continue to take at least one picture and a minute or two of video of him every day-again, one of those things I wish I had done from day 1 (new mommies, and mommies to be-DO THIS! You will not regret it! Everyone else, it's not too late to start!)

  I am thankful that I am still able to sleep next to Owen every night.  To be able to wake up and reassure myself that he is still right next to me, and breathing, and I am able to touch him, hear him, etc.

  Go out and enjoy the crisp, autumn air! Fall is my absolute favorite time of year. I love the colors, the bite in the air, the way the grass looks covered in frost and crunches under my shoes. I love fresh apples and tart apple cider that makes my cheeks hurt, pumpkins, scarecrows, and hayrides, decorating and dressing up for Halloween, Charlie Brown and The Great Pumpkin, and the Great Pumpkin farm in Clarence. I love fall clothing, and secretly having my toenails painted funky colors, hidden underneath socks and boots...Last year, I was introduced to the tastebud pleasure of fresh pressed concord and especially white grape juice from somewhere out in or near Rochester that Matt's brother, Mike, brought out- I'm hoping to get some of that this year! YUM!

  We bought Owen a white and an orange pumpkin from a neighbor around our circle. I brought them in for him to touch and see the night we watched the new movie Scooby Doo and the Goblin King. Owen loved watching Scooby Doo, and even though he wasn't able to actually watch it, I'd like to think that he could hear it, and enjoyed it with us.
"We got another one!"


Anonymous said...

I read your blog every morning when I come in to see what the day has brought for Owen and your family. In our few short visits and conversations you have touched my life with your family's story and strength. My thoughts are constantly with you all. Know that I am here for you, Seth, and especially Anthony.
Melissa Kurlan

Kelcey said...

Keep those memories that's awesome!! Love you and stay strong you are definitely someone I look up to through all of this!!

colleen said...

Jen, May the Angels Keep looking down upon you and your Family and keep Owen tightly in there hugs. we just want to Keep those days coming. Our prayers are with you always. Colleen

Anonymous said...

I thank God for every day you are able to type "we got another one". I pray for continued strength for your family, and that you all will find peace in your hearts.
Sue Rebmann

Anonymous said...

Please know I'm so very sorry and my heart is breaking for you...I too lost my daughter to cancer 11 months ago Monday and the pain is awful. I'm just so heartbroken for your family. Please know I'm thinking of you, praying for you and sending hugs.