Friday, January 9, 2009

I'm glad I took a vacation

Happy New Year!

Day One. Wake up late - pick up children. Go to hospital. Grandpa is sick - not doing well. Feel somewhat CRUDDY, rush home and spend four hours out in wet, windy storm to prepare for impending flood.

Day Two. Thank Jesus that flood is not as big as expected. Feel much cruddier. Send husband to work. Act Dead

Day Three. Feel like I'm dying over and over. Have chest x-rays. Go home with a name for my crud: Bronchitis

Day Four. Act Dead

Day Five. Kids go back to school. Act dead some more. Try to feel better. Do farm chores. Die again

Day Seven. Feel better enough to ask Mr Nice Guy to drive me to see my Grandpa. Whine, complain and make him feel like dirt (my husband, not my Grandpa). Make up. Visit Grandpa in hospital. Rush home. Attend daughter's post-poned Christmas concert. Cry like a baby because it's so "touching"

Day Eight. Send little one off to kindergarten. Shove aside way overdue housework. Drive to the hospital for a few hours. Rush home. Attend other daughter's basketball awards thing.

Day Nine. Up in the wee hours waiting for brother to arrive from out of state. Send kids off to school. Another long day at the hospital. Have weird feeling that our ENTIRE family is in the same location for the first time ever. Smile just a little, but cry just the same.

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

Ugh, this is NOT the way to start a New Year Lexie...

I'm so sorry you've had so much on your plate.

I'm praying for you and your family my sweet friend. =)

He And Me + 3 said...

Wow, you seem to be on overload right now. Praying that you are feeling better soon and that things will slow down a bit.

Katie said...

Oh honey! You SO need that night out!
Keep your chin up.

Melanie said...

Praying for you and your family!

Misty said...

my heart hurts... love you Lexie... hang in there. What can I do?

Speaking from the Heart said...

Lexie,

I am praying that you will find more joy in 2009. I am sorry you are going through this.

Lots of hugs,
Jean

Mokihana said...

What a time you're having.... I am so very sorry. I will definitely be praying for you and your family. You sure have had a rough start to the new year....

God is bigger than all of this... but it doesn't mean it's still not really hard...

hugs...

Beth E. said...

Praying for you and your family! I hope you will be able to get some much-needed rest to regain your strength...