Monday, March 10, 2008

Colds, Colds, and more Colds

Seriously, does it ever end? The girls are sick again! Lauryn woke up Sunday morning with a temp of 101 and it kept creeping up all 1:45am today, it was at 103.5 That scares me. Neither one of the girls has never had a temp that high. So I called CMH urgent care nurse line and talked with them. They told me to keep doing what we had been doing...tepid baths, Tylenol every4 hours, and push the fluids. She seems to be doing a little better now. Her temp is down to 101 but all she wants to do is sleep. That scares me too, but I guess that is what I want when I'm sick. Kailey doesn't have the temp but she is starting the head cold and cough again. Please keep them in your prayers. We spent the weekend in Wichita with Chris's mom and dad. He had back surgery a couple of weeks ago and is recovering very well. He had been down and not doing much for so long it was really good to see him up and walking! The weather was beautiful on Sunday so we spent most of the afternoon outside. The girls love to be around the horses and Kailey loves to give them their treats. She is a brave little girl. I am still scared to do that.. Lauryn liked the cats but they wouldn't let her get to close. It was a nice relaxing weekend. We miss being there. Kailey cried for 30 minutes when we left. She wanted grama and papa to come to her house. It was sad, she has never done that before. The girls are both actually napping right now despite all of the banging going on. They are renovating the kitchen and bathroom in our townhouse and they don't take breaks for napping children. We were going to spend the next few days at Auntie Kims house, but I don't want to infect Jordan and Rachelle. Oh well, I think we might survive as long as I can continue to get to the fridge for juice and string cheese!

Thursday, March 6, 2008

Catch Up 101

Hello to all of my long lost blogger friends! I thought about quitting this all together because I hadn't written in so long but a friend reminded me that I could do this at my own pace and write only when I wanted to. Oh yeah, what a concept, right? I had it in my brain that I needed to write everyday with a picture and a great story...and it just wasn't happenning! So, I will give it a try. It feels like we have been living in a whirlwind since I last posted. I won't take the time to bore you with the details but, like everyone else we have dealt with lots of sickness in our family. With my fingers crossed, I will say I think we are all on the mend?! I had mentioned in an earlier post that I was having my own health issues. The doctors finally determined that I have hypothyroidism, and that all of my "issues" were in fact casued by that one little non functioning part! So, it was great to hear that a little pill is all I needed and I would be on my way. I have been on the meds for about 2 weeks now and everyday I feel a little better. SO thank you to all who have been praying for me! The girls are doing great! I think they are both going through a growth spurt. They eat NON STOP! I guess that is good. They are growing like they should, but seriously how many times a week do I have to go the grocery store? I don't know what I would do if I had boys?! Chris is back to the busy season at work and is working longer hours, which I hate ,but there is noway around that. And they make it mandatory that the next 2 months there is no time off allowed. UUGGHH!!! We definately treasure our time with him on the weekends. The Lord is really doing some exciting things in our life... we have been able to get involved with our new church. Chris is playing in the band and I am teaching the preschool class every week. We are getting ready to start small groups soon and we are excited to be able to help out with that too! The Lord is also beginning to provide some direction for us as to what he is wanting us to do as far as getting back into full time ministry, which we have missed very much! God is so good and knows every detail and his timing is perfect. I am so thankful for that!!!