Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Picture problems

I tried to download some pictures from the lake, but I am having some problems I will keep working on it and post some pictures as soon as I can figure out what is wrong.


Two weeks ago we went to visit Jared's brother, Jason, and his family in Dadeville, AL. We had a great time and the kids loved seeing their cousin Grace. They fed the horse and rode the golf cart. I must say the golf cart was the highlight of the weekend for the boys. They even walked into the lake and played in the freezing water. We had a great time even if it did rain on us the majority of the weekend.

Since then I have been playing catch-up on everything, laundry, grocery shopping, ironing, projects around the house, to name but a few. There never seems to be enough time in the day to get everything done. Of course, there are those days in which I get nothing accomplished except dinner because the kids and I are out enjoying this fantastic weather. The way I see it, I will never get this time of our lives back and I do not want to miss a single minute of it.

Precious things they say: (Noah 2 weeks ago)
Mommy: Noah, what do you want to be when you grow up?
Noah: Hmmm.........Mommy, I do not want to grow up.

Seth last week
Mommy: Seth, are you going to be a good boy for Daddy while I'm at the Y tonight?
Seth: Nope, but I'm working on it!

These are the moments you never want to forget.

Monday, April 7, 2008


A little venting today, sorry Chris. I was diagnosed with an enlarged thyroid when I was 5 months pregnant with Riley, everything was tested and thankfully came back negative. However, it does affect my thyroid levels, you know the ones that affect your metabolism and energy level. The problem is that my levels are borderline, hypothyroidism, but not within the levels where medication is prescribed. What is a person to do? While I normally shy away from taking any medication that I might not need, this problem is driving me crazy. The endocrinologist has not given me any suggestions on ways to increase my energy level, not feel perpetually tired, or lose weight, nor will he give me medication to help with any of these things. So while we wait for my thyroid to shrink back down to normal size and,hopefully, function, I am stuck with limited energy to play with my kids, constant exhaustion, and working hard and eating right, while the scales stay the same.

If anyone has a suggestion on a way to solve this problem, I would love to hear from you. If you want to vent about your own medical situation, please leave a comment. I know how you feel.

Thursday, April 3, 2008

Slow, I know

Okay, So I know I'm not very good about blogging on a regular basis. I'm sorry and I will try to be better, I promise!!! I have also been called a lurker, and will be working on letting myself be known.
Now that is out of the way and on to other things. I have officially joined Facebook, yes I am moving slowly but surely into computerizing my whole life (well maybe not whole, but most).

Life around here is crazy as usual. For the last 2 weeks my house has been crazy full with 5 kids all 3 and under. A friend was in a big bind, so for 2 weeks we have a couple of friends join us from 7:30am - 5:30pm. A 3 year old and a 20 month-old. They are good kids, and we had a lot of fun, but that was exhausting. 5 kids in diapers, need I say more. Life is getting back to normal, if such a thing exists, and we are moving on.

Noah had his first dentist appointment this morning. Thanks Leeanne again for watching Seth and Riley. He did a great job. He did exactly what the dentist and hygenist asked him to do and they were impressed with his great brushing abilities ( he might get a little bit of help with this). All-in-all a great visit and one I have to repeat in a few weeks with Seth, I'll let you know how that one goes.

This weekend we are headed to AL to visit Jared's brother, sister-in-law, and our niece. We should have a great time and hopefully I'll be able to get some cute pictures with all the kids and the lake. I'll keep you posted, I promise!!


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