Monthly Archives: March 2010

miscellaneous ramblings

We are having a spat of spring colds around here. Most of us are just sick enough to feel lethargic and icky. We are still soldiering on. School is being done,clothes are being washed etc,etc. I don’t do being sick … Continue reading

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fallout, shmallout or why can’t I have a day out without it

I had the audacity to have coffee with a friend on Wednesday. I also drove south to drop off a birthday gift and didn’t return home until four-ish. That evening my husband and I had our much anticipated family support … Continue reading

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four good visits in a row and how we dealt with the jerk of a therapist

I think I will write this in reverse order. This has been a week of dealing with difficult people. Unfortunately,they all revolve around youngest son and his care. We opted to involve my youngest son’s probation officer (I think she … Continue reading

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The baby is fine!!!!!!!!

My daughter saw the perinatologist this morning. Her amniotic fluid levels are on the high end of normal,but not excessive. The baby’s heart,kidneys and gut are all just as they should be. He is just going to be a big … Continue reading

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e-mails

Youngest is scheduled to come home June 17th. We are in the third week of March entering the fourth. He has been in his new program for well over a month. We have yet to start family therapy. With this … Continue reading

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keeping busy etc,etc and some very good news that got buried in my week.

My main way of coping with things out of my control (after I cry,pray,plead and yell at God) is to work. If I stay busy, I can work through the worst of my anxiety. Since I tend to pray as … Continue reading

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I’m not sure I’m strong enough to go through this again

Three years ago tomorrow my third grandson was born with HLHS (hypostatic left heart syndrome). He lived thirty-two days. My eldest daughter and his daddy only held him a few times before his first surgery. He never came off life … Continue reading

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being productive

I love it when I’m feeling productive. So far the garage has been cleaned out putting two years worth of stuff at the curb for the before-the-big-pick-up crowd. The yard is cut and fertilized,all of the shrubs,roses and various other … Continue reading

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spring break

We have no school for an entire week. The kids think the breaks are for their benefit. Teaching parents know better. This is all about me. I am at my wits end. I am burned to a crispy fry. I … Continue reading

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every day is a new day

Yesterday the kids were fine. School went well. No one forgot anything. There wasn’t a tick or blank stare to be found. Today each of the three are forgetting what came so easily yesterday. They are is good spirits,though. No … Continue reading

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