well i kind of just disappeared.
my week just sucked the life out of me.
annie was sick & throwing up with the flu...with her broken arm....so sad to watch.
then she went in for her real cast after she had been so sick.
she was still weak and queasy.
it was a craaaazy appointment.
long story short.... she passed out for a moment....and there was a lot of screaming.
talk about stress!!!
that 30 minute appointment took me days to recover from.
she chose KU colors for her cast and it looks so fun.
but honestly she is SICK of the cast already and i am for her.
it is so exhausting doing anything because she is right handed.
i just hurt for her not being able to be her spunky self.
but it will pass... it's temporary.
i focused on my husband for the evening and surprised him with pumpkin pie with homemade pie crust.
sometimes you just need to snuggle in with your man and eat something yummy like that to make the day feel okay.
am i right?
teenagers can be hard and emotional and confusing...but still wonderful.
jr highers can be too.
i just want to raise them with out them making any mistakes that they will regret forever.
i realize that is not possible.
everyone makes mistakes.
and sometimes they are big.... and sometimes they aren't and we have to deal with figuring out which is which.
and that is HARD to deal with day in and day out.
especially when there is puking and broken bones and LIFE going on at the same time.
all week what kept me going...kept me from crawling under my covers, drawing the blinds and crying was
"saturday is coming".
my girlfriends and i ran the Jingle Bell Run again this year.
we dressed up a little more than last year.
and it wasn't AS killer as last year (but it was still hard for me)
it's a four mile run.
going for massage is one of the best ways to spend some time.
it's just so good.
time away with friends is refreshing.
good to get a new perspective on things....getting to talk out loud with grown ups about anything... sharing dreams... encouraging others dreams... shop... laugh... eat.... it's all so good.
it makes weeks like this feel okay.
like i'm gonna be alright.
winner for the MPIX.com canvas:
Right now it is a picture of my 3 boys on the 4th of July...from 2 years ago when my youngest still had rolls of baby fat under his navy blue shortalls...all waving flags, smiling and hugging. It has been front and center on my entry way table for the last few years and always makes me smile and remember how fast they grow!
and the TWO winners for the Lisa Leonard gift certificates:
My mom's wedding ring. She passed away 11 yrs ago and it is such a great reminder of her.
My most meaningful piece of jewellery is a necklace my parents gave me, with my grandfather's nickname for me stamped on to it.
email me your info and i will hook you up with your prizes!!