LOUIS TOOK AND EDITED BOTH OF THESE PICTURES... I THINK I LOVE THEM BECAUSE IT LOOKS LIKE THE KIDS ARE TRYING TO SKI... I HAVE GREAT MEMORIES OF SKIING UP NORTH WHEN I WAS A KID:)
YOU CAN DOWNLOAD A MONTHS FREE TRIAL OF LIGHTROOM ON LINE. LOUIS DID THAT AND HAS BEEN HAVING A BALL WITH IT:)
Well, I am sitting here eating leftover Mexican food. Yesterday I was blessed to have lunch with a newer girl from M.E.N.D. It was so nice to talk about Samuel and Brooke and how their impact on our lives have affected the holidays. My heart just hurts for her knowing that the first Christmas was the hardest for us... but she is making it and I am so proud of her.
I just got back from an unexpected Doctor's appt. Last week I just felt like my blood pressure was up. I have been hitting Walmart to check on it over the last couple of weeks and it has consistently been high. After I sit there for about 10 minutes it will always come down. That is a good thing, but it still bothers me that it is high to start off with.
I wasn't surprised when it was high when I went in today. It is just too early to be high. I love my doctor. He ordered some blood work to be done and will call me with the results tomorrow hopefully. He said at this point, he wasn't too concerned. I asked if I needed to stop doing housework yet? (jokingly of course:) He said no, not at this point, but that might be down the road a little bit.
I have kind of decided I really need to lighten up what I am doing around the house. I just stopped teaching Sunday School, which will be good for now. And when I came home the older 2 boys said, "Mom, we decided that you need to stay in bed and can help us with school from your bed... and we will make breakfast and lunch and do the cleaning." I almost fell over. They can be the sweetest kids, and I don't doubt at all that they could keep things going just fine around here.
I don't think that I will hit the bed:), but maybe will make a concerted effort to hit the couch and put my feet up some more. Greg and I did talk about getting some meals in the freezer this weekend. As silly as that may sound, just to know that they could pull out a meal and throw it in the oven would ease my mind a lot.
Dr. W. did say that he feels confident that we will be able to get this little guy to a safe point to deliver, even if it is earlier than expected. We set an appt. to see the high risk doctor on a regular basis starting in 2 weeks.
Would you all please pray that my blood pressure would be under control, that the doctors would have wisdom in recognizing anything out of the ordinary that needs to be addressed, and that my heart will be calm:) Would you also pray that this baby boy continues to grow strong and healthy each day. And most importantly, that God's will would be done in his little precious life. I so appreciate it!