Monday, April 18, 2011

God Strength

I'm still alive and kicking!  I've really been trying to have us tackle as much school as possible, but on the warm days that is really difficult to do- they're itching to get out and I'm itching for them to get out!!!  I just want us to be done so that I can move on to everything else I need to do!  Never a dull moment and it all certainly keeps me busy.  I'm not sure how sane I'll be when all is said and done though!

Last Monday night I managed to get out of the house with my friend, Sadie.  We had an eventful time eating at Panchero's- I swear there was a 'stalker' of somebody driving by continuously for over an hour while we sat there- slowly going by and looking into Fantastic Sams next door.  We eventually called the police because it was just creepy and something was really off about it.  I came home and my poor babysitter had puked all over my floor!  I felt so bad for her (how horrifying for her) and yet I could not get near it to clean it up as I myself was gagging over it!  Thankfully her mother came over and handled it.  Phew! 

We had our last co-op for the year on Friday.  The kids are really wanting to do it again next year.  I'm sure I will sign up again, it's just hard to know what will happen between now and the fall!  We've really been blessed by it though so I really can't see any reason to not sign up! 

Saturday the Mommies with Hope group got together and made up some meals for my freezer and then we went out to dinner (Chinese- yum)!  We have seriously just been so super blessed by people- I just cry in amazement and wonder over it all!  God is so good.  I was telling a friend earlier that it's really hard to get down (about a certain situation/thing) when on the other hand I have people, even complete strangers, blessing us left and right!  Truly amazing! 

Little Naomi is doing well.  Kicks up a storm and I'm starting to get a bit more uncomfortable =)  I am so eager to meet this precious little girl!  I wish time would hurry and get here (I know it will).  I just love 'interacting' with them when they kick and squirm!

I went to my first garage sale of the season last Friday evening.  I found two sleepers for Naomi and a pair of shorts for me.  I thought they were maternity but maybe not- I tried them on tonight and they're rather tight!  They'll be good for around the house after I have the baby I guess!  I'm chomping at the bit waiting to attack more sales and hoping to figure out what to do for child care while I go out on Friday mornings.  I have a list of what each child needs and hope to use that (and I also need some more maternity items).  I also went through my items in the basement last night to get rid of and have a tote to bring to the local consignment store.  I was hoping to attempt to do that tomorrow but it looks like it may be a nasty rainy day so we'll see.  I have a few items in there that could work for Easter outfits so I was hoping to hit up the store before then.

Wednesday Zach's brother and family will come into town and stay until Friday.  We're looking forward to seeing them.  The kids love playing with their cousins and Amie and I never tire of talking!  My aunt is thinking of coming Friday or sometime this weekend as she makes her way to Michigan, but it depends on the weather.  We had some GREAT weather days last week and then it just turned nasty!  At least we haven't had tornadoes like they have had down south and in North Carolina!  Just devastating.

Yesterday we visited our old church up in Story City.  I felt like I was at home!!!  It was so good to see our old 'family' again.  The kids even asked on the way home if we can go back, exclaiming how much they like it and how they have more friends there.  I wish it were just a little bit closer!

Thanks for your prayers for us!  God is good.  It is only through HIM that I am getting by each day!  Wednesday will be the 4 week mark.  Unreal!

1 comment:

I am OK said...

It was so good to talk with you the other day. Your on our prayer list! Stay encourage - I know it is tough.

Love of hugs