Monday, November 17, 2008
avery's never-ending-birthday party
Avery loves presents just as much as I do. Just look at her expression in that picture: that's PURE JOY. Over a wipes case.
I feel 'ya sister. I feel 'ya.
We have been spoiled rotten by our family and friends with gifts and showers over the last few weeks and have totally relished every second of the gift-a-thon.
It seems, however, that our family can't quite agree on WHO the gifts are actually for.
I like to think they are for me - cause I'm the one carrying a CHILD inside of me. Hell-o?
Avery prefers to think they are for her - because she's two and everything is hers.
David attempts to tell us that they are for Charlie, but that's just silly.
Our friends John and Beth threw a couples shower for us last weekend, and we decided to allow Avery to come with us. We figured that the more exposure she has to the idea of having a new baby around, the better.
Avery had a blast opening her presents, and after all the gifts were opened, she said, "I want biwrfday cake, Mommy".
She reluctantly agreed to settle for some 2-bite brownies and rice krispy treats instead.
So did I.
My moment of weakness started innocently enough... just ONE little 2-bite brownie. No problem, right?
The sugary goodness was just beyond words.
When you don't get to eat sugar, just a little bit of it is INSANEly good.
Feel free to test me on that.
I don't blame you.
I enjoyed my brief return to the Land-O-Sugar tremendously...
So much so, that I it took more than a couple of 2-bite brownies AND a rice krispy treat for me to shake the "sugar spell".
Thankfully, I did so just before landing in a Diabetic Coma...
I said, "Oh my gosh, what am I doing?" and insisted that David remove the sinful confections from my presence right away.
He gladly obliged.
Such a good sport, that one.