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Overwhelmed
Monday, January 27, 2020      5 comments

Late...too many things are late...and people have been amazingly gracious... I am grateful. I thought I was beginning to get caught up and back to more of a schedule. Oh my, I fool myself! I realized at 8pm that I had forgotten about son'... Read more
school at last
Monday, November 11, 2019      4 comments

My school age children had a 4 day weekend due to parent-teacher conferences. So, I had to find someone to watch them while I went to their conferences. Then we had other activities, so I have been up quite late finishing laundry...but by the ti... Read more
back to chaos
Tuesday, November 05, 2019      5 comments

It's been quite a week...oh wait, it's only Tuesday...sigh. One son developed pink eye over the weekend, so took a trip to the walk-in clinic. Prescription included instructions to give us 2 small bottles of eye drops, so one could go to sc... Read more
Quieter
Saturday, November 02, 2019      0 comments

It was quieter here today. Hubby took the younger 2 boys to their karate competition and I stayed home with the older ones. My oldest likes to read and his brother has been obsessed with coloring recently, so they did that while I tried to ge... Read more
The day after Halloween...
Saturday, November 02, 2019      1 comments

The kids didn't eat much candy...and they had friends to trick-or-treat with, so things were going well in spite of the cold. I enjoyed their joy with the friendly group. My bird lover even got an owl decoration, which he was thrilled with. ... Read more
Fatigue
Saturday, April 20, 2019      1 comments

What a week...I tried to be so focused on Holy Week...boundless love...amazing grace...and I found it strengthening. Choir music and Bible verses fed my soul. And yet here I am, exhausted to tears. Not because I am sad or hurt...just absolutely... Read more
Still high stress
Sunday, April 14, 2019      0 comments

What a week! It felt like it was a month long! Snow day on Thursday, so had 2 kids at home. Husband emailed me that his aunt had died. then I was notified that the new PCA I hired quit on Friday. I think I was already sleep walking through my... Read more
High stress
Monday, March 04, 2019      2 comments

It's been more than a month since I have blogged here. My oldest son's family support staff person quit, and it has made life quite stressful here. The agency person responsible for hiring our staff lectured me without knowing the whole story, a... Read more
Snow day
Sunday, January 27, 2019      1 comments

Tomorrow will be a snow day...no school for my littles. One of my big sons has a dr appt scheduled, but it will be a waste of the dr's time if I try it with the younger kids too...not to mention that the road conditions might make it impossi... Read more
Survival
Friday, January 25, 2019      2 comments

Got hit hard this week...PCA'S decided not to come, so more has fallen to me...but I have a sinus infection, and have had a hard time keeping up. No time for my much needed restore activities...or even for more much-needed sleep...sigh... I j... Read more
Put the phone away
Wednesday, January 16, 2019      1 comments

So, I'm old...I grew up with a phone attached to the wall...and you had to be home to answer it...and when you were at school, you didn’t have a phone. You interacted with the people around you. Seems like a foreign concept now...sigh... I ... Read more
tired
Sunday, January 13, 2019      0 comments

Early start to get to church today. One son was bossy on the javascript:void(0);way out of the house, which annoyed his brothers. Church met my restore need for the day. First hymn ended with the word 'renew' which was just the reminder I needed... Read more
One Walk
Saturday, January 12, 2019      0 comments

I took my 10 year old to the kick-off event for the JDRF one walk this morning. He is a youth ambassador for JDRF, so it was part work and part encouragement. I listened to others who had done the walk before and heard how much fun they had. ... Read more
Busy week
Friday, January 11, 2019      2 comments

This week has been busy...for me, it has mostly been trying to clean up and catch up after the holidays. Then, one son had an audition and now has a call-back to prepare for. And he and his younger brother have karate and Pinewood derby cars fo... Read more
Special Day
Friday, January 04, 2019      1 comments

Today is my twelve year 'ampu-versary'--the surgery that change my life and got me back walking again. It seems strange to some that an amputation was really a blessing for me, but I was in so much pain before the surgery, so it really has been ... Read more

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