Thursday, July 8, 2010

First Week Of July Over..............

Since I am not getting any younger as this year is half over, I thought I'd better get on here and chat a bit:) Isaac and Hannah are finally well!!!! After three months of crap and misdiagnosis, Isaacs horrific sinus infection is finally gone and he is back to being himself in technicolor:) He slept through the best part of his birthday party, campfire and s'mores and stories:( He was so exhausted and sinus infection not diagnosed yet. That was the end of May. Grandpa promised him a trip to the toy store for his birthday present. He was well to go yesterday when grandpa got home from work:) He told both of them to go potty and get in the car to go shopping. They were ready in a flash. I have to tell you here that Hannah decided about three weeks ago to potty train herself and wears her Dora underwear proudly.:) I can't believe that she took it all on herself to do this. She is 2 1/2 now and is such a crackup kid. She had a meltdown when she had an accident and peed her Dora panties. I really had to console her and make her laugh. Sheesh, it is so strange to see her do this on her own. Her mom and I are amazed and just smile when she does the "happy dance" when she is finished:)

Life here has been good and I have no complaints. Corky's job continues and we are so darned grateful for this. Health insurance costs went up, what's new? But we are glad it's there. We had a quiet Forth of July watching movies, Nascar, World Cup and in bed by 8:00pm. The fireworks didn't even wake us up:) Ahh, the life of ex-party animals, still alive to be here and laugh about it. On August 10th we will be celebrating our 42 years of marriage. Holy Cow, what a journey it has been to get to here. Truly a God Thing let me tell you. And we agree that with exception of the aches and pains, these are the best years now, being parents of two great adult sons and two of the greatest grandkids.

I've been trying my best to keep up with the yards so they don't get out of control again. Especially all of my vines:) They remind me of my personal life and how it gets out of control so easily when I don't pay attention. But pruning is good for me right? And I am headed for some pruning with much resistance. When will I ever grow up?

I need to get back into taking pictures of the grandkids when they are here so I can start posting them here again. They are growing up so fast and I am so proud of them.

That's it for now and if anyone still comes here, have a great day!!

Love and Hugs, Laurie


Dawn said...

It's good to see you here on the blog, not just FB! I can't believe Hannah trained herself - I am so envious!! I can't even fathom when the twins will be ready for it. I had better go get some Dora panties to see if that helps - but they're little bums are so teeny-tiny!

Laurie in Ca. said...

Hi Dawn, you are so faithful in not giving up on me here. I am determined to get here more often. I really am amazed with Hannah. We haven't had any girls in the immediate family for some time. We are all learning the differences between them:) The twins will learn together and they will be fine. I drug out the potty chair Isaac never used and washed it all clean and set it in the bathroom next to the "big" potty. She just went in there on her own and brought the contents to me to show me, while doing a "happy dance". Everything with my twins was a competition. And aren't their little teeny bums just the cutest ever:)?!!! Love you my friend and we need to catch up on Kevin.

connie said...

Glad to see you here. Face book is NOT something I can do. I can't even do this, but I hated the time I tried to check up on a T18 baby there.

Hope your pruning goes well. :)

pam said...

Hi Laurie,

How frustrating to have sickness linger on so long...glad it is finally over. Congrats to Hannah for self-training. Great job.

Glad to hear from you.


Kim ( said...

I have to tell you again how much you have meant to all of us brown shirt mommas!! Before this life on earth is over - we gotta get together:)!!
Love you,