Sunday, October 7, 2007

Setting things in motion

Well, we finally have a moving date. We're planning to pull out Friday, October 19th. When we moved from MI, it cost us dearly. Being a 13-hour drive in a car, you can imagine what it was like with a huge moving truck and three other vehicles. :) We had to stretch it over two days. It cost around $1,000 just for the truck and gas. It was snowing, too. :) This trip will be much easier. We think we can get there in around 7 hours, and it is only a fraction of the cost. And we're not planning on having snow. The Reagans and some people from the church are going to help us unpack the truck the next day.

We're so excited to be settled! Especially me. Women who are expecting babies usually go into a big "nesting" thing. I have been unable to do that for the entire six months. I'm ready to "nest." I'm ready to sit on my own couch, cook in my own pots, sweep with my own broom, look into my own mirror, vacuum with my own...well, you get the picture. I'm ready.

We are just as excited about being church members again. Now don't get me wrong. We have faithfully attended church all summer, just in different churches. It's not the same as belonging. We're ready to serve the Lord in "our" church. :)

So how is the baby? Well, he is kicking a LOT, and lately he has been finding it very amusing to stay under my ribs. I'm not sure if I like this. His name (in one book) means "full of personality." Hmm...should I be worried? Things are going great though. Sometimes I still can't believe it is real, but then I try to get off the couch and realize it is very real. :) It's amazing the things I didn't think I would miss, such as breathing. But we are so, so thankful for our precious blessing, and we look forward to the day when we can hold him and see his face. :) Please continue to pray. It's not the greatest time to be moving and finding a new doctor and hospital, etc. I am nervous about it all. I don't have much time to play with because I've already gone to two-week visits. But I know we are in the Lord's will and He will work it all out.

I haven't done great with the camera lately so I have no picture to post. I guess I'll find out who is like me and hates to read posts without pictures! More to come!

11 comments:

Shane & Kristy Davis said...

Ok, I know how you feel. I was pregnant with Marshall, right after we started deputation. Everything, and I mean everything was in storage for 19 months. Poor Marshall never had a room until he turned a year old! (It hasn't seem to affect him none)We lived here there and everywhere and in motels. However...the good part was not having to cook while I was pregnant. And, I had my husband available right after having the baby...because we were always in one car or motel room. We'll be praying for your move and all to go well.

Tom & Kandice Keegan said...

I'm so excited for you guys. Don't feel bad about not posting the pics. My digital camera is broken, so I have to post with pics from my camera phone. I still can't figure it out. So glad the baby is well. Can't wait to see pics of him in December :0)

cheesecakeluvrs4life said...

Hey Joy,
This is Sarah Vaughn, used to be Sarah Creed. I was in your dorm...I love looking at your blog. I have two kids now. Congrats, on the little one that is coming. Keep in touch.

Sarah

cheesecakeluvrs4life said...

Oh I forgot, I just started our family blog today...

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Check it out.

Sarah

heidi schatz said...

hey joy!!!
Thanks for leaving me a note on our web-page the other day. It was so nice to hear from you. Your blog page is so nice and you are too cute pregnant!!! I'm so excited for you all. I'll have to keep checking your site out to see that little guy when he comes. Take care!!!:)

David & Rebekah said...

Hey, good to se that you guys are doing well. Where are you moving to? We just moved back to TN. You will have to ckeck out our blog.

davidandrebekah.blogspot.com

David A. Scott

Mark & Stephanie Fowler said...

Joy - I am so glad that you all have a date to move. I know Alicia just can't wait for you to get there. I'm sure you all are going to be a wonderful addition to that church. I am also glad the Lord is blessing Alicia with a wonderful friend nearby.

I am glad things are going well in your pregnancy. I am sure the Lord will guide you to a good doctor and work out all the details.

Alicia Reagan said...

Can't wait to see you this Friday Joy!! The doctor thing will work out ~ if nothing else Jamin could deliver the baby!:) j/k

Doug and Jennifer Gross said...

Hey good buddy! Doug and I are praying for you all as you move! Love you lots!

craftykristie said...

Great to see you guys doing well. Jeremiah and I are still in California. We've been here since 2003, we have three kids now and we're excited to see what the Lord will be doing next.

Lauren said...

I am happy to hear all is going well with your pregnancy. Not much longer :) before you know it he will be like Micaiah running every where. It does not seem like Zechariah should be a month and a week... Hope your move goes well too, we are doing a small move this next month (but that will get me ready for the big move to South Dakota) :) Thanks for your comments on my blog, I love reading all the comments :)