One Family's Journey through " Trials, Triump's & The Teen Years"...

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Tuesday, August 28, 2007

You want to Mow?

Ok,its the wierdest thing, but my girls (especially Chels, yes I said Chels!!) offers to mow our 2 acre plot of back 40 reserve.... Who here, besides myself feels like I'm being set up? Only week after week we have to patato it out to see which one of them get to do it......I know, wierd! Ok, so today Chels gets right to it. If you know her, I believe you will agree w/ me that she is a glammer puss De-lux. Had her hair all up, her lips all glossed up & her mack mamma reflective shades on..... Truely fabuious -John Deer shiek! Its so nice to have them home & not because they mow. Peyton is turning 6 in Oct, & has her1st loose tooth, its really wierd but it hit me kinda hard. Isn't that early? .....They are growing up @ warp speed & I am just not ready!

Thursday, August 23, 2007

Thanks everyone....

Well we have some news about Chris. We found out that he has hyperthyroidism. Its when your thyroid (for reasons unknown), starts burning out. It has caused all of the symptoms he has been exhibiting. There are a few treatment options for it & the treatment we have chosen isn't something he is looking fwd to, but it was the lesser of the three evil's available. He will also be required to take medication for the remainder of his life, but we are just so thankful to have found out what it is & to have it taken care of. Thanks everyone for the calls & support, we have been really touched by all the love & prayers. He has another apt. next week & I'll check back in w/ an update! See you soon, L

Sunday, August 19, 2007

Prayers & a good cry....

So much has been going around here lately,the girls gone, getting ready for the school year, but the hardest of all being that Chris has been ill for a few months. He's a typical man and threfore hasn't taken his symptoms seriously until recently. I won't go into all of the details, but we have just had blood work & a few other tests run & his Dr. feels that there are few things it could be ( 2 of which I won't even say aloud). Those closest to us have known about this for some time & have been such a wonderful resource for us, I am eternaly greatful & want to thank you. Chris is taking all of it in stride, but has said that he isn't looking fwd to the next few weeks & neither am I. Please pray for him & that God give his doctors wisdom & guidance,& also that He fill us w/ His peace & sound minds.. To those of you that have been wearing out your knee's for us, I cannot even express how it had touched us, we couldn't have made it w/out you.Well that's all for now , I'll be back to let ya know when I know...See ya then, Leah.......

Wednesday, August 15, 2007

10 to go.....

Well the girls have been gone 2 weeks & 1 day. We have now been doing this for 5 yrs & its not getting any easier eather! Thankfully a few things are diff now,one being that this time Peyton is loving it! We are sitting last week in the drive through of a place that's close to my heart (& shall remain nameless )& she says " Mommy, isn't it much more economical to just have 1 child? " To which I say " One would think so" however she has taken full advantage in her sissy's absence w/ running here & there. It seems that her energy level never levels! I am exhausted! Another thing that's diff this time is that I have friends here that genuienly care about me & are mindful of how hard this time is.... It would have been very easy to just stay home & not shower but we have been quite busy w/ luncheon dates, swimming, movies, dinner dates & family stopping in... I am surrounded by pure gold in the friends the Lord has hand picked for me.. 8 of said friends have come over a few times when as it just happens that I'm feeling particularly sad ... It has been so nice having the deversions (of which I am so thankful for!). The girlies in Az. are having a ball. Their Nana has moved there now, so all they do is eat, swim & shop! Also, just today their other granmaw (whom they hadn't seen for 8 yrs) flew in from Dever to spend a week w/ them, they are fit to be tied! I'm really happy they are having such a wonderful time, but I'm missing them a great deal too & ready to see them! Ok, well right now as we speak, Peyt is in my bathroom wanting a makeover, with or w/out me!!..... Duty calls... Till next time, L

Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Well,they are gone......

We took the girls to the Airport this morning.... Sooooo hard to see them go! Peyt is already taking full advantage too! So far she wants to go to Toys R Us & she now wants a bead kit to take over to her friend Kennedy's house...(its only been 2 hours, there's no telling how bad its gonna get!) We just had our very dear friends Kelly & Dave w/ their sweet family here all last week,& then my baby brother & his gf were here Monday, so we have gone from a full house to totally empty! Thank goodness my dad is on his way & will stay tomorrow.... I don't think you ever get used to the quietness... But they will only be away for 3 weeks, hopefully it will fly by! Naturally they are very excited so they won't miss their momma until about day 4 when the party dies down, & I'll be a waitin! To my friends @ AWH my passport won't let me in, & had to get a new email because of my new palm, so just post your email when you reply & I will send ya my info! I better go, she's supposed to be cleaning up her toy room, but its oftly quiet all of the sudden! See ya soon!!