Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Simply Tuesday

Outside my window... mountains of snow on top of layers of ice.

I am thinking... that I really need to be better about doing yoga so my back doesn't hurt all the time.

I am thankful for... a doc who would call in a prescription for pink eye without having to see Julia first and that she's on the mend from Influenza A after five days of being lethargic. I'm also thankful to be 21 weeks and already have seen the good news that BabyBear's cyst is gone. You can read more about how we found out the gender here.

From the kitchen... oranges and grapefruit. Can't get enough fruit these days. Oh and fresh baked bread...or what's left of it. I'll be popping another loaf in the oven for lunch tomorrow. Yum!

I am wearing... black yoga pants, black thermal shirt, and my park* socks

*When we worked for the National Park Service we were given a clothing allowance to purchase uniform pieces. I always ordered extra socks because they are super comfy and last a long time. I've had this pair ten years!

I am creating... a 320 page blog book for a client in Colorado.

I am going... to the chiropractor tomorrow if I can get in. I only go every two weeks even though I could easily go once a week.

I am reading... The Power of Praying Parent and whatever book in the Bible I happen to open up each day.

I am hoping... that nobody else comes down with the flu.

I am hearing... Sam making gun/shooting noises from his room. It's his normal bedtime sound effect ritual. Boys!

Around the house... it's actually not all that messy! I cleaned a bunch on Saturday and it hasn't had time to clutter back up quite yet. The cat is yowling from the basement. Apparently she's in heat. I have Google to thank for the answer to her strange behavior lately.

One of my favorite things... the video I took of Julia singing the Whinnie the Pooh theme song tonight. I wish I could find it on You Tube where supposedly my phone uploaded it to so I could share it with you, but I didn't have any luck. She still sounds like she has a cold, but she's in tune and so sweet!

A few plans for the rest of the week: Chiropractor, work, grocery shopping, and renting skis over the weekend thanks to all this fresh new snow from the weekend storm. (grumble grumble)

Here is picture for thought I am sharing... This winter has been awful
as far as getting outside to play in the snow. This photo was taken two weekends ago on the ONLY day I could take the kids skiing. Sam went with Daddy early in the season once, but it's been too cold otherwise.

Julia was on real skis for the first time and did great!

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Melissa February 22, 2011 at 8:41 PM  

Oh Carrie I am so happy to hear that the cyst is gone!!! Praying that the second half of your pregnancy is smooth sailing. Hang in there my friend.

Esther February 22, 2011 at 8:53 PM  

Glad Julia is finally on the mend. It's been a rough winter, that's for sure!

Jenney February 23, 2011 at 12:01 PM  

I texted Esther on my way up to Michigan (I wasn't the driver) on Friday to see if she knew how your appt. had gone. I was SO SO THANKFUL that everything looks normal with Baby Hope (yep, still calling her that).

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