Sunday, October 28, 2012


The last time I saw Kaitlyn before her accident, she was at our house and I was laying on my bed watching TV and she came and got right in the bed with me and curled up really close to annoy me.  I said in my "joking grouchy" voice, "Kaitlyn, get the crap out of my bed".

If I had that moment back, I would kiss her forehead, tell her I love her and THEN tell her to get the crap out of my bed.  :-)
Me and Kaitlyn
The time before that when I saw her, I was eating at the restaurant where she is a hostess and she came over to me and said, "Mom, can you give me $5 to buy a new tie for my uniform?"  I grumbled and handed her a twenty and told her to bring me my change.

Kaitlyn lives life to the fullest.  She is funny and smart and caring and rowdy and annoying and beautiful!

She is like a member of our family. Over Spring Break, she went to the beach with us.

Sarah, Kaitlyn and Libby in Gulf Shores
Twice now I have taken her with me when I went to Michigan without my own kids and dropped her off at her grandparents house, because they live in Michigan. 
Kaitlyn and Rufus on the way to Michigan
We spent the hours together laughing hysterically.  She made signs to hang in the window.  We took videos of us acting silly.  The most recent time over this past summer, we sang Taylor Swift's "Last Kiss" over and over and over.  Now when I hear that song, I think only of Kaitlyn.
Kaitlyn letting the world know Hell Is Real
She is Sarah's "Forever Friend". 
Kaitlyn and Sarah.... Forever Friends
And Jacob's first "girlfriend".
Kaitlyn and Jacob at church a couple years ago
And Libby's second older sister.

Libby and Kaitlyn
We love you Kaitlyn!!!!  Get well soon and come make us laugh again!!!!