Tuesday, June 23, 2009

One Year Ago Today

One year ago Michael died of Brain Cancer. It's still hard to think that he is really gone. I wish Sebastian could have met his Uncle, and I wish Cedric got to know his Uncle better. Goodbyes are so sad!

Here is a butterfly that didn't make it on the releasing of the butterflies. He is the Michael butterfly.

Cedric with a butterfly of his own to make a wish on. I hope his wish comes true. :-)

The Native American Legend about the Butterflies:

If anyone desires a wish to come true, they must first capture a butterfly and whisper that wish to it.

Since they make no sound, they can't tell the wish to anyone but the Great Spirit.

So by making a wish and releasing the butterfly, it will be taken to the heavens and be granted.

I used this poem before for Michael on his birthday, but it's such a fitting poem I had to use it again.

A Poem by Mary Elizabeth Frye
Do not stand at my grave and weep.
I am not there. I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow;
I am the diamond glints on snow.
I am the sunlight on ripened grain;
I am the gentle Autumn’s rain.
When you awaken in the morning’s hush.
I am the swift uplifting rush
Of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft star that shines at night.
Do not stand at my grave and cry.
I am not there;
I did not die.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Two Months Old Today

Sebastian is two months old today. He had to have his two month check-up, and he is doing great. He weighs 14 lbs. 3 oz. and 24 inches long. He is in the 90th percentile for weight, and 85th percentile for height. His head is in the 30th percentile which is measuring at 39 cm. Everything is great so far, and he is where he should be for his development.

Unfortunately, my sweet baby had to get his shots today. He cried a little bit, but he seems to be doing fine now. I just want to hug his pain away. He is so cute and I love him so much. Cedric loves his little brother, too. He loves to give him kisses and hugs. It's amazing how much Sebastian has changed in just a short amount of time. He had his first laser treatment on May 29th, and his next appointment is on June 29th. It's too early yet to really see a difference, but I know it is working.

Just a quick note....everybody that meets Sebastian all say the same thing. They love his hair and say he has so much of it. They also say he is very cute. What can I say, John and I make cute babies. :-)