Monday, March 29, 2010

Good Monday Morning my friends!



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FOR TODAY...Monday...March 29th

Outside my window...the sun is shining bright! Thank you God for this day!

I am thinking...of cheer try outs this week...a little nervous for Madison!

I am thankful for...choices.
I am wearing....pink pajamas

I am remembering...that march has been such a busy month for us. Glad it's almost over.

I am going...for a walk with Miller later. Then to pick up Madison from practice and then off to Miller's soccer practice.

I am reading...nothing.
I am hoping... that the stomach bug is out of the house!

On my mind... our New York City trip in one week!!!! So exciting! If you have any advice let me know!

From the learning rooms...Easter eggs! And Baskets!

Noticing that...this life we have is really a good one.

Pondering these words..NEW YORK CITY!!!!

From the kitchen... Monday...Veggie Beef Soup...one last hot soup for the season, Tuesday...salmon cakes with potatoes and green beans, Wednesday...Chicken Tacos...Thursday...Meatloaf with mashed potatoes and asparagus, Friday...Havarti Chicken..Saturday...eat out..Sunday...Easter..I'm in charge of potato casserole and coconut pie!

What are we doing this week.....Gymnastics, church, several soccer practices, cheer practices, nail appointment, Dr appointment, a birthday dance, a birthday party, a soccer game, lunch with a girlfriend and dinner with my family for Easter!

Around the house..cleaning up. making beds, vacuuming, laundry!

One of my favorite things....listening to the birds in the morning.

From my picture journal..

Friday, March 26, 2010

lemons

When life gives you lemons...you make lemonade.

Monday, March 22, 2010

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FOR TODAY...Monday...March 22nd

Outside my window...rain...and cold...

I am thinking...of the stomach bug that hit our home this weekend. Miller was so sick..just hoping that no one else gets it!!!

I am thankful for...clorox!

I am wearing..yoga tank and pants

I am remembering...the smell of the ocean.
I am going...nowhere until this afternoon. Then Madison has soccer and volleyball practice and Miller starts his first soccer practice tonight!

I am reading...Having a Mary heart in a Martha World. So good!

I am hoping...to finish up laundry today.
On my mind... that Madison's cold goes away.

From the learning rooms...Easter eggs!

Noticing that...life is so short...enjoy everything!

Pondering these words...Spring Break

From the kitchen... Monday...Hot Ham and Havarti Cheese sandwiches with chips, Tuesday..BBQ Chicken in the crockpot with homemade mac and cheese and green beans, Wednesday..leftovers, Thursday...Stromboli..Friday..Grilled Chicken with asparagus and couscous, Saturday..eat out, Sunday...not sure yet.

What are we doing this week.....Gymnastics, church, bible study, volleyball practice, several soccer practices, nail appointment, Dr appointment, lunch with a girlfriend, Volleyball games, Soccer games, Easter Egg Hunt, a slumber party and a birthday party...and Story time Live with Miller! (Yes all of this in one week)

Around the house..cleaning up. The house was cleaned this weekend..just touch ups...and laundry! Needing to put together some photos for the hall walls and a spring time wreath

One of my favorite things....UK Basketball!

From my picture journal..

Thursday, March 18, 2010

One door



So this week like the past couple of weeks have been fast and crazy.Last week was so scary and critical closing that door and opening this weeks door was so easy until Tuesday. I thought this week would be a little less stressful... it wasn't. Let me explain it...

Tuesday...was spent running errands and picking Madison up from soccer practice. When I arrived she was setting out. She hobbled over to the car and all I could think of was....what has she done to herself...she got into the car and said while running... her hip just gave out. GREAT! So we went home and made an appointment with our family chiropractor.
She applied ice and laid around whining all night...she is good at that.

Wednesday...I took her to the chiropractor and he took x rays and I looked at them. Her hip is 2 inches out of alignment...which is making her spine look like te leaning tower of Piza. And her tail bone is broke. I just sat there...with cheer try outs in 2 weeks....I looked at him and said...Can she be fixed in 2 weeks? He asked why...and I told him of cheer try outs. He took her out of soccer this week to rest her hip. Games are not for 3 weeks so its better to have her at 100% than 75%...He told me he would have her fixed by then....but we had to listen to him!
So he adjusted her...and she came home hurting...we applied more ice and Ibuprofen.

Today...went back to him. Adjusted her again...she is feeling much better. Just taking it easy from physical activity.
She is going on a church retreat this weekend. So I still need to pack her stuff....go to the grocery...do some laundry and clean the house.
I guess I will do this tomorrow...because right now. I just want a glass of wine and dinner and to watch some UK Basketball with my spouse.

Say a prayer she feels better soon please.
I need a quiet weekend....some down time...no drama.

Like I said before...when one door closes...another one opens...esp with children and life.

Monday, March 15, 2010

Mondays!



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FOR TODAY...Monday...March 15th

Outside my window...daylight comes later now. It's chilly outside too.

I am thinking...of my garden we are getting ready to start.

I am thankful for...my children.

I am wearing..sweatshirt and pants.

I am remembering...my kids as babies....

I am going...nowhere until this afternoon. Then Madison has soccer and volleyball practice and Miller starts his first soccer practice tonight!

I am reading...Having a Mary heart in a Martha World. So good!

I am hoping... for a restful day.

On my mind... Scott's grandma's eye surgery this morning. Praying things go well.

From the learning rooms...Easter eggs!

Noticing that...the trees are budding and this means spring is coming soon.

Pondering these words...helping others.

From the kitchen... Monday...Chicken Quesadillas...Tuesday...Baked Ziti with a salad, Wednesday...church dinner, Thursday..Tostadas..Friday...Tilapia with green beans and couscous, Saturday...dinner out with friends, and Sunday...Veggie Beef Soup with cornbread!

What are we doing this week.....Gymnastics, church, bible study, volleyball practice, several soccer practices, nail appointment, Dr appointment, lunch with a girlfriend and dinner with great friends!

Around the house..cleaning up. The house was cleaned this weekend..just touch ups...and laundry!

One of my favorite things....rainy weekends.

From my picture journal..Madison's 13th Birthday Cake...such a great night for her!

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

The last couple of days


We went to church tonight. I went into the sanctuary and the lights were still off. I got on my knees and thanked God for last week. I haven't been on here in awhile and this is why.

Last week went like this....on Tuesday I had a hair appointment and had to go back twice as my hair and hormones are going crazy. The second time going back required Miller going with me. He was actually good. Then I had to get Madison at soccer practice and cook dinner..which in all wasn't that bad of a day. (By the way...she made the school soccer team!!!)

Wednesday I had a nail appointment lunch with Scott a cheer meeting for next year and soccer practice....then church and home to eat leftovers...still not that bad of a day.

Thursday was the day. I took Miller to school. had my annual mammogram. Went to the grocery had lunch with my momma. Picked up Miller at school. Picked up Madison from soccer practice then took Madison to gymnastics and then I got the call. The Doctors office phoned me on my cell to tell me my mammogram had come back with something. As I was driving down the road I had a complete peace come over me. I was stuttering yet in complete peace. She wanted me to come in on Friday. I told the nurse I would not be able to come in until Tuesday. The reason for this is as follows.....

Friday Madison found out she made the Middle School Soccer Team. We celebrated at home with dinner and each other.

And on Saturday was Madison's 13th Birthday Dance. We had over 60 kids and a beautiful cake that I will post one day next week about...the DJ did awesome and she had a blast. You see I didn't want bad news and I didn't want to fake my happiness for her when we cut the cake to the song...In my Daughters Eyes by Martina Mc Bride. I didn't want to regret anything or wonder all weekend. My peace not knowing was still with me. I believe Jesus was with me.

See you think alot about your life when you get one phone call that could change it all. You start to think about Bucket Lists and things you should have said or did. You start to think about your family, your kids, your spouse your momma.

This weekend was spent with my children enjoying my daughters birthday bash..watching er smile for 3 hours straight....loving her hug my neck and saying thank you mom you rock.

On Tuesday I went for an ultra sound still feeling at peace. Knowing God was walking in there with me. I never cried or thought negative. 10 minutes later they said it was fine. A tissue lay over. That was it. I dressed and smiled and praised God for the peace and the light and my life.

So tonight as I walked through our church sanctuary and got on bended knee I thanked him. I thanked him for all he had given me. I praised him for all he has of made me. And I promised to forever be faithful to him.

Ladies....get your mammograms.....hug your family and thank God for everything.

Be still and know that I'am God Psalms 46:10




Monday, March 01, 2010

Madison is 13!


And you went from this princess at age 6


to this one today at 13....Happy Birthday princess...we love you. We are proud of you!
Dad, Mom, Miller and Lucky