Friday, November 23, 2012

What a Day!

I completed the 5mile run! 
around mile 3 I began to slow down but 
pushed through and finished strong 
I cried at the finish line as my family was 
already finished on the sidelines cheering us on! 
I was so proud of Scott too! It was amazing to 
run through that finish line with his hand in mine! 
here are a few memories from the trot! 
waiting on the fam to arrive
Scott and his parents

Scott and his sister Lenna
Scott me Jeremy and Lenna ready ready ready ready to run!
 After the race we headed home to get ready for 
My families dinner at my aunt and grandma's house
It was all perfect and so good! 

after dinner Scott and I headed home to get our turkey 
in the oven! We were having over his parents 
sister and her husband and my parents in just a few short hours
We popped the bird in the oven moped the floors 
turned on the Christmas lights and hit the bed for a nap! 
We woke to the wonderful smell of turkey filling the house
shortly after the guests arrived and everything was perfect! 
the timing couldn't have been better! 

Mr. Turkey Taking a Bath
Mr. Turkey Golden Brown :)
Potato prep the night before! Boy was this the smartest idea EVER
Scott greeting our guests!
Waffles greeting the guests :)
Turkey is ready!
The mad carver!
Carving time!
Our First Turkey :)
Dad and Scott flipping the bird

Dinners ready!!
Most Delish!
Sweet treats
Jeremy and Eddie watching football :)
I think this may just be our Christmas card this year :)

 How was your Thanksgiving?! 
I can't wait to hear all about it! 
Much love to all!! 


Its ICLW!!! 
Happy ICLW Everyone!! 
If you are new here is a recap of our history 
and a bit about  Scott and I! 
I'm Alexis :) I am an executive assistant to my father who owns and operates 3 bowling centers I also opened an online store with my mother in July called Little Miss Millie's Boutique you can find the story behind the naming of the boutique here and you can find the store link here.
I love to shop & take long baths, hunt for rocks, bake & paint.. 
Scott is a graphic designer/embroiderer/ free lance web designer who also opened his own business! If you ever need a website designed or business cards, or anything really, you can visit him here. He loves art and rock hunting! creek walking and lazer tag. He is the best husband a woman could ask for and has an amazing heart. Everyone in the family calls him Sweet Scott :) he is pretty sweet! 

We have been together 8 years and will be married 5 years in December! 
We bought our first home 9 months after we were married. 
We have been pregnant 3 times and have lost all 3 babies. 
The last three years has been an up hill battle
but we believe our love has kept us strong. 
and also this community! 
Our last loss hit us pretty hard.
we were 12 weeks and 1 day when I spotted for the first time
we rushed to the ER to find that our baby's heart had stopped beating 
around 9 weeks :( 
We had really high hopes that this baby was going to be the one 
we held in our arms. We celebrated those first 12 weeks 
like we would be bringing a baby home in October. 
I wouldn't change the excitement we had for the world. 
I am happy we had those 3 months of joy.  
Currently we are in the middle of our 6th and 7th round of clomid! 
We have been with our RE since September and have done 3 cycles with him
This last one I went in for a follicle scan after taking 150mg of clomid
to find that my ovaries had not responded. Dr. B decided 
to stair step me up to 200mg of clomid to boost my 
ovaries into action. 
It worked. 
My follicle scan today revealed (only the right ovary was out to play) 
that we have a 15mm and a 16mm growing nice and strong
Saturday the 24th and Thursday the 29th we will be doing trigger shots
December 3rd we will be testing my progesterone 
and December 11th will be our BETA!!! 
We have a lot of hope and faith that this will be our time! 
Thank you for stopping by! We hope you decide to stay 
and follow along with us on Our Journey Through This Lovely Life!



  1. Congrats on the run! It sounds like you had a lovely Thanksgiving with your family. xo

  2. Yay!!!! It was such a fun day!
    You did an awesome job on everything!

  3. Looks like a wonderful Thanksgiving!

  4. Congrats on the 5M!! I bet you feel so accomplished!

  5. So awesome on the 5M! I am such and awful runner, so I'm totally in awe :) Happy Turkey Day! Your pies look delicious!!!

  6. COngrats on the race! I knew you could do it!

  7. Hello from ICLW! YAY for having a good response to the mess ad having two strong follies. Congrats on the run.

  8. Congrats on finishing!!!! What an awesome feat and great feeling of accomplishment :) I love, Love LOVE all your pics. . . Happy Holidays!!

  9. Congrats on the run!!!! Great job!!! It looks like you had a great Thabksgiving:)

  10. Hello from ICLW! Congrats on the run. Was that your first race? Doesn't matter how fast (or slow) you were. The victory is in doing it in the first place and finishing.

    I love all your pics!

  11. Hi from ICLW...good luck on your cycle!!!

  12. Congratulations on the run!! Awesome job!!! Your Thanksgiving weekend looked perfect and full of so much love and wonderful food!! I love that Scott and Waffles greeted your guests - your house looks so pretty and festive!! I'm thinking about you and sending lots of love and prayers your way! Xoxox

  13. Best of wishes this week! Sending thoughts and prayers your way!
    Hugs via ICLW! :)

  14. Hi from ICLW! Great job on the run! :)

  15. Congrats again on the run! Way to go :)
    Your thanksgiving day dinner was delicious - great day for sure!