Saturday, February 28, 2009

8 years ago today....... (Part 1) EDITED- Added Part 2

At 9:35 pm Joel William Austin Shrum came into the world 5 weeks early weighing 7 lbs. 11 oz. Perfect and healthy!

PLEASE TURN TO THE MUSIC WITH THIS POST!

HAPPY 8TH BIRTHDAY JOEL!!!!!! WE LOVE YOU SO MUCH!!!!!!!!!!!

(Sorry for the picture quality, this was before my digital camera and I had to scan all these photos)





Mommy and Joel's 1st picture!


Josiah was a proud big brother!


2 days later you came home from the hospital.



At 6 days old you came home from the hospital for a second time. You had yellow jaundice and could not stay awake long enough to nurse. You started to dehydrate , so they put you back in the hospital for 3 days on IVs. That is why you have that big band aid on your hand.




1 week old.




1st picture of all of mommy's 3 boys together! 18 days old.


Your first bath.






6 weeks old picture.






















3 comments:

Live to love and laugh said...

The pictures and the music give me chills. What a beuatiful story.

Joel,
What a big boy you were for being so early. Have a happy birthday!
Cindi

Nana said...

Happy Birthday Joel. We love you so much and wish we were there for your birthday. I'm sure you'll have a good one with all of the plans you told me about. Did you eat a CiCi's cinnamon roll for me? Yum!Yum!

Love ya bunches!!!!!!xoxoxoxoxoxoxo
Nana

Rhonda said...

Ahhhh, what a great post and happy birthday Joel