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I feel like I've been a Mama bear in hybernation for the winter. My son Aiden was born on December 28th, and I've barely left the house since then. Last week I went up to Primary Children's for the Radiothon, and as I was getting ready in the morning I couldn't find my shoes. This is a problem! When you can't find your shoes and wonder if you still own a winter coat, this is a big clue that you're not getting out enough!
It's been so wonderful being home these weeks, but I've missed KSL. I've missed being with all of you, sharing the events of our lives, sharing the stories and thoughts and ideas that occupy our minds. I'm attaching a picture of my family that was taken in the hospital when Aiden was born. These are the people I've been consumed with these last weeks. My husband Aaron, my oldest daughter Laurel (the blonde), Ashley (the brunette), Cameron, Ethan (in Ashley's arms), and little baby Aiden. These six people have been my whole world since the snow started to fly, but it's spring now - and it's time for me to come back to work.
To all those of you who have sent your well wishes and prayers in my direction, thank you. I know I felt them and am so grateful for them. And for those of you who wish I would go on permanent leave, I'm sorry. I love this job too much to not come back to it, and I'll try to keep the irritation factor to a minimum.
See you Monday, March 19th. With any luck I'll remember how to do my job, and if not - then Grant is there to cover for me. (He may even tell you that covering for me is his job description as of late.)
Hope you've had a great winter. I can't wait to see you soon! Amanda