Friday, July 4, 2008

Happy 4th of July....

Our first trip to Bodega (the grocery store)

Byron....the greatest driver ever (Eliana loved him....he sang to her)

Mommy and Baby Girl

Eliana loves her Kay-Kay!

Our precious roomie Kelsey....we call her the Baby Whisperer (she is incredible with the kiddos)....not to mention a great translator

My dear friend Melissa's Surprise Engagement party.....pretty sure she is going to be the most beautiful bride EVER!!

Well, I realize that I haven't posted in forever!! This transition is absolutely crazy and wonderful. I am going to share my thoughts as soon as I can take a breath....that is how full our days have been. Tonight, we were surprised by amazing fireworks. We stood on our deck and sang American-themed songs. It really made me want to cry. It is my first 4th of July with my baby girl. We miss daddy SO MUCH!!! Keep praying....we need it.

Love you all,


Mary Helen Wheeler said...

Happy 4th of July to Kay and the Wheeler girls,

You are all wrapped up in prayer.
We are so grateful that you all will be with Eliana on her 1st birthday on Sunday!

We love you,
Mary Helen and John

Anonymous said...

Hi Lindsey, Eliana, and Kay-Kay,

I'm so glad to see that Eliana seems to be doing better. I am so happy that we got to meet while we were in Guatemala. I will continue to pray for you, your family, and your "roomies".

Will you try to get a picture of Stacy's little boy, Andrew? He is facing backwards in the group picture you posted. :( I'd love to see him.

Stay well and be careful!

Dominic's Tia Becky

Rachel said...

I am so happy that you are there with your sweet baby girl!!!

Prayers sweet sister in Christ...

Hannah said...

I am so glad you are with her and she is feeling better.

So was it MY Melissa's engagement?? If so I need to email her and find out who the lucky guy is.

Have a wonderful 4th of July. We will keep your entire family in our prayers.


Amanda said...

I am so glad to hear that things are going good...even though crazy!!! I can't wait to hear more on how you are doing.
I love you guys and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Eliana on Sunday!!!


she is looking so good ... how is she feeling ... thankful for all the blessings you are receiving !!

The Huffs said...

Isn't the grocery store an adventure?!? Isn't it wonderful knowing you'll never miss another holiday with your beautiful little sweetheart!


ManyBlessings said...

SO glad to hear from you and to hear things are settling in! I keep praying for a miracle for you so that Chris can be there with you all soon. Keep holding tight to your faith and know that many are praying you girls home.

T.R. said...

OMG Lindsey. I've been out of town and unable to read your blog for a couple of weeks. I can't believe all the stuff you've been going through. I am so glad that you are in Guate with your daughter. Happy 4th of July.

fully operational battle station said...

Grandma Kay-Kay is the hottest Grandma I've ever seen.


Eliana is looking absolutely scrumptious lately, she is so stinkin CUTE! :) Please keep us posted on her, I hope she's feeling better.


Greg said...

Wish that I could have been there also.


KrisJ said...

Your journey to Eliana is like a movie and I think it should be one... The Fight For Eliana. My family is praying for your sweet girl in hopes you will get her home healthy soon.

Tracey said...

I LOVE all the pics. You have the best dressed little lady EVER:) Antigua has such a special place in my heart:) I love it there. Enjoy this precious time, you will never have it like this again! Praying for an OUT!!

Becca said...


I am so happy to see such lovely pictures of you, your daughter, as well as family and friends. Your support system is fabulous.

Peace and Hugs,

Bobbi said...

THanks for the update. Your days are so busy I know it is hard to find the time.

Glad you were able to still celebrate the 4th of July. Next year you will all spend it as a family.

Cheri (prounounced like the tree, like the fruit, as in Cherry Pie) said...

One hurdle at a time. Transitioning is amazing plus overwheliming all wrapped into one. Praying Eliana's little body is on the mend and needing plenty of rest so Mommy can get some too. These days may seem long now, but once you are home forever, will seem like a blink! Cheri

Amanda said...

I'm so happy for you Lindsey!! I know is hard to be away from your honey, but it will fly by!! I just know it!

Guess what?!? My niece, Elliana (yes, spelt with 2 L's), was born yesterday!! They almost have the same birthday! Hope to talk to you soon!

Dena said...

So glad you made it and are settled in - she looks GREAT and of course is GORGEOUS!!!!! Y'all are in our prayers!!!!