Tuesday, April 5, 2011

A few things to share…

1. My mama is sick. Lots of doctoring in the near future. Future is unclear but a day at a time. Prayers please. I’ll tell you what I know when I know more but for now an Aneurysm in her belly and little circulation to her feet. Swollen so bad the skins going to burst and so painful to move around. Feet are bruising. Dr. Appointment yesterday, Ultrasound today, test results ??

2. I have a new daycare little one starting the end of the month. Full time and normal hours, 8-5 M-F. Life here has been a struggle for so long and really just one isn’t going to make me a millionaire but it will make paying the bills more manageable. It will make being able to stay home and work from home a continued possibility. 

3. Jim is okay with Mike getting a puppy. No arguments, no crabbies, nothing!! Friday is the day, Mike will have his little Scout. She has turned out to be the runt of the litter but also the lovingest. Perfect for Mike, perfect for her.

4. My back and legs are better. The nerve isn’t pinched any more, I can feel my arm again and my leg is just fine. YEAH!!!

5. The new menu’s are perfect for me. Chicken, turkey, fish and lots of veggies. EXCELLENT!!!

6. Getting to the gym, not perfect. Working out at home and walking 2-4 miles each evening. I’ll make it to the gym Thursday and Saturday this week. Next week Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. After that lots of hit and misses. Now comes the challenge of getting there but I’m not giving it up.

I think that’s it guys. I’m a little scattered so easier for me to tell you in short bursts what’s what then writing a book. The kids and I got to walk to the creek today. It’s opening up so we threw rocks. They had a blast and I soaked up the sunshine. It’s still hat, coat and mitten days here but at least I didn’t have to put on my snowsuit.

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I hope you all are doing well. I hope your life style journeys are moving in the right direction. I hope that you are blessed to the fullest with so much love and life your cup is running over. Take care my friends. God bless you all!!


E. Jane said...

Hi Julie,
So sorry to hear about your Mom. Prayers and healing thoughts being sent your way. Good luck with the new daycare tot and the new puppy, and I'm glad your back and legs ar better.

You have so much going on right now, so take care of yourself as best you can. You are important to so many people, and you are such a good person. Take care...

arielcircleofnine said...

Im also sorry to hear about your mom, hope that she feels a lot better real soon.
Glad to hear the other good news, and dont beat yourself up about the gym--walking 2-4 miles every evening--dang!!AND---I think we need more pics of mike's puppy :-D

Mom to the Fourth Power said...

I'm sad about your mom... prayers that it will turn out best. Yay for the new day care child and Mike getting his puppy! Love the sunshine too!!

Have a fabulous day Julie!!
God Bless!

gracies tough journey said...

Julie, I will definitely send you and your mom my prayers. They will be with you. Runts are so loving. Good choice there. Take care God Bless.

Jacqui said...

Julie.. sorry to hear about your mom. I'll be keeping you all in my thoughts. ((HUGS))

The Ninja said...

I am praying hard for your mother, my mother had lower leg swelling that caused her skin to split, it was terrible for her, I hope she gets relief soon.

I'm also glad that you are feeling better, and that your home business is going well. I'm starting my own, baking not day care, but it isn't easy.

EmptyNester said...

Sorry about you mom. I will add her to my prayer list! You didn't mention this but, when exactly is it that you get to sleep? LOL

Sandy said...

Praying for your mom. Hooray for a day care child!

Shawn Becker said...

Oh Julie, I am so sorry about your Mom. I will be sending prayers your way.

I can not wait to see new pictures of Scout, I bet Mike is so excited.
Yeah for the new DC kiddo, every little bit helps.