The Life of C. Rachel Johnson

I am Married to a wonderful man for over five years now named Alex. We have two sons Ricky, Wes, and a boy on they way TJ. We are both from Ohio and have movied back home to Ohio. I have been a chirstian for over 20 years and I am thankful to have God by my side:)

Monday, July 28, 2008

The Force is With Us ;-)

Well as most of you know Ricky loves Star Wars, well now Wes is getting into the action. They both use the"Force" to open the car trunk door, they have light saber duels as in the picture above, and they play with Star Wars Dudes all the time. So because of this and just on a whim Alex looked up the website Well no one had it so we bought it for our boys to use as they grow up. Right now it only shows the picture of "Have you hugged a Stormtrooper today?" on it but we hope to eventually have more up.

Also this week Pottery Barn Kids released reproductions, but in 100% cotton sheets, of the original 1970's Star Wars Sheets and a cool A Long Time a go in a Galaxy Far Far Away pillow. Of course Ricky wants them for christmas. I have a picture of them below. ;-)

Thursday, July 10, 2008

If it's Not Broken, Don't Fix It ;-)

Well on the 4th Alex and I noticed that Wes's finger was a little swollen. We thought maybe he got a bug bite or something and we'll just watch it since it didn't seem to bother Wes at all. Well on Tuesday his finger was bigger and he cried/screamed when you touched it. Then I remembered that he had a big fall, aka Ricky pushing his little brother as Wes is trying to walk, on Thursday and maybe this was from that fall.

Oh no it might be broken. I called the doctor and as always they got me in a little later. Doctor Gill looked at it and said more less, " Yes it's swollen and the only way I can tell if it's broken or not is to take X-rays of the finger, the nurse will be right in to take them."

My baby is getting his first X-ray at 1, he is so our little Indiana Jones, (it's been our little family joke since his ultra sound because the tec said,"He's just like Indiana Jones whipping that umbilical cord around like Indy's whip, you'll need to keep an eye on this one." How true.;-) ) was my only thought. I talked to Alex about it he was worried about me having to go to the hospital to get it done, but once I told him it would be done there he felt a little better that I didn't have to go driving around a lot and get the boys worried and such.

The nurse came in and said lets go, and we: Wes, Ricky and I, followed her to this little room in the back and another nurse held Wes while the other took the pictures. Well my awesome Wesy just held still they got their two needed pictures on the first try and as soon as he heard them saw we're all done he started to cry for his Mum. The nurse took us back to our room and said, "Doctor Gill will be in soon with the results."

All along, as some as you know Ricky wants to be a baby doctor, was wanting to look at all the doctor equipment and talk to Doctor Gill about him being a baby doctor. So that help the next 5-10 minutes go faster. Finally Doctor Gill came back in. We looked at the X-rays and saw no broken bones. So Doctor Gill said, "It's just a bad sprang just watch it and make sure it doesn't get any bigger."

So it's still swollen but not any bigger, but he's not crying like he was when you touch it so hopefully it will be back to normal soon. So if it's not broken, don't fix it;-)

Tuesday, July 08, 2008

Independence Day/ 4th of July

Happy Independence Day.

The boys, Alex, Alex mom, and I all went to fireworks near us. It was fun. The boys had a great time, Ricky was extremely happy that the symphony played some Star Wars Music.

Both the Boys fell asleep during the fireworks, which turned out to be the best Fireworks display I have even seen. I even cried, which I know not a far stretch for me, but I was crying for my country.

Any ways here are two cute pictures of the boys showing their love for this great Country. And while waving the flag Ricky was singing Happy Birthday America. :-)

Happy Batman Day to To You!!!

Hi to all. So the boys birthday went well. Ricky turned 3 and Wes turned 1. I final had a kitchen so I was able to bake the boys birthday cakes. That was so much fun and they came out so cute, you can see below.

They ate there cake, and since my boys are neat eaters hardly any cake got on there faces, and yes they used forks;-)

And incase you had no idea the theme was batman;-)