And I sat stunned and wondering just how I get to eat everything I want and still be in such amazing health.....then I thanked the Lord, right there and then, thanked Him for blessing me and for watching over me.
I walked out of the doctors office this morning with a huge smile on my face and feeling as if 30 lbs had been lifted from my shoulders, because let's face it, when you're sitting in that waiting period between the blood being drawn and the doctor giving you the results, you worry and you imagine and you set up all these different scenarios in your mind....what you don't do that? That's just me? Oh well LOL
I can't believe we're halfway through this week already, where does the time go? And how can I get some back?
Thank you all for the great comments on yesterday's post about kids and sickness, if only you had been around when I had my first baby and used to rush her to the ER if she so much as breathed differently LOL Isn't it amazing how much we change and grow as parents as the years go by?
Do you remember the first time you brought your FIRST baby home? I walked into the house and sat down and then suddenly it hit me, here I have this tiny fragile helpless baby that I need to do everything for and Lord knows I couldn't even do everything for myself yet LOL But you look at them and wonder "how will I make it through?"
Every little cry sends you into a frenzy, you check their breathing a couple of times a night which makes it impossible to have a good night's sleep, you monitor everything they do, how many wet and dirty diapers, how many ounces of milk did they eat, are they hungry, should you give them more?
It's a rush of information and questions coming at you. But we all survived it and when the next baby comes along you adopt the motto of "if it's not bleeding or there's no protruding bones, they're fine" LOL
Sad but true isn't it? I mean you still watch them like a hawk but you learn to trust your instincts and trust yourself and realize that there is NO PERFECT parent, there is no perfect of doing things, it's a learn as you go process and in many ways you continue down that path until the day you die. You don't ever stop being a parent, the issues and struggles just change as they get older.
If you stuck with me this far, I applaud you because I'm in one of those blabbering days, I'm sorry, I wish I could stick to one theme, but I guess I write as I speak. Now I'm worried cause I switch subjects so often people probably thing I'm ditzy LOL
Oh well.....I have some laundry to do today and also will be baking a Pumpkin Cream Cheese Roll, YUM, I'll have the recipe up on the food blog later. Dinner will be Mrs H.'s Oven Baked Ribs, some curly fries and corn on the cob.
I'm also hoping to finish Season 1 of McLeod's Daughters which I'm just loving right now. I find myself devouring all the episodes as soon as I get them and then anxiously waiting for that little red envelope from Netflix in the mail.
And that's it, Nicholas still has a bit of a runny nose and if he's not better by tomorrow I'm making an appointment for the doctor, poor thing is tired of this cold and so am I. Kids are doing great in school, Jasmine is at the highest level of spelling and math and reading for her class, we're so proud of her :)
Nicholas is also doing outstanding in kindergarten, he's been coming home and saying things like "200+200+200=600". UH.....WOW! LOL We throw some numbers his way and he's actually pretty good at math. We're blessed with very smart children :)
So that's it for me, I'm going to get my things together to start the Pumpkin Roll. Can't wait.