S: Heather's Memories
BC: ... and counting
FC: 21 YEARS...
1: DANGER DANGER DANGER DA | THIS IS A BOOK ABOUT THE LIFE OF HEATHER EADS. | WARNING: | SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING | OPEN AT YOUR OWN RISK
2: Let's start at the beginning.... the very beginning. | first came love... | ...then came marriage...
3: ...then came Heather in a baby carriage (sort of) | 6 pounds 11 ounces / 19 inches at 8:45 a.m.
4: From the moment you were born you were everything to us. You were our world. As you grew through the years, you became more and more beautiful.
6: Heather's | little sister | Then along came Kinsey four and a half years later. Believe it or not, you asked for her.
7: A sister is someone who loves you from the heart No matter how much you argue you cannot be drawn apart She is a joy that cannot be taken away Once she enters your life she is there to stay Sisters never let you down They always lend a hand Sisters are the best example of leaving footprints in the sand | Sisterly LOVE | LOVE
9: February 21,1995 changed your life.You became a big sister that day.You helped me so much when it came to caring for Kinsey.Your bond with her will only grow stronger through the | years.
11: Birthdays were a big celebration.Unfortunately, your birthdays came faster every year. We always wished for time to slow down, as you were making your birthday wish and blowing out the candles.
13: ... and friends | helped to celebrate your memorable occasions because you were as special to them as you are to us.
14: Evangel Christian / McKeel Academy | School days...
15: ... were here in a blink of an eye. School proved to be one of your strengths. Each year you strived to be the best and succeeded. | #1 nap taker | Heather | Eads
16: Halloween ..
17: ...was all about picking out your costume and dressing up. Even though you rarely ate the candy, you enjoyed the trick or treating with family and friends.
18: Christmas was always an exciting time of year. You loved every present you unwrapped and were always grateful for whatever you received.
20: Easter was always filled with baskets from the Easter Bunny and plenty of eggs to hunt. Remember the mad rush to collect as many as possible? And then you wanted us to hide them all again.
21: Animals were a big part of our household. You could never resist their cute faces.
22: Every summer brought the sun, but it could never outshine your smile.
23: Bathing suits came and went with each season. You were like a fish in the water. Remember orange Fluffy?
24: Playing in the snow was another passion of yours. You loved the cold since you were little.It was a winter wonderland for my snow angel.
25: California was three weeks of discovery.We saw many wonderful sights and had so much fun.I only hope we can go back again one day.
26: Our Disney Cruise...
27: ..was a vacation to remember (as well as grandma's whitey tidies).The ship and food were incredible.And the islands were like pictures from a postcard.
28: SEAL OF APPROVAL | Your next major step was college.
29: "The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed." ~Richard Brinsley Sheridan | Along with college came a new apartment, job, and new-found independence.
30: Mom, Dad, | Happy 21st Birthday Heather!! | We love you! | and Kinsey | Words cannot convey how proud you have made us. No matter which direction you lead in life, we will always be there to love and support your endeavors. | Which brings us to the present. Today you are 21.
31: My daughter, my love My gift from God My one, my only My angel from above You are the apple of my eye You are the sun in my universe You are the air that I breathe You are the reason I am alive We were one body together We are mother and daughter We can be life long friends We will be one heart forever | My Daughter, My Love | 10-8-2011