5.24.2013

An Update Of My Life!

I should be in bed by now but I am waiting for cupcakes to cool. Harper's birthday party is tomorrow at 2 pm! I cannot believe she is 1 already!


There is Harper a month old and now ONE YEAR OLD!!! So crazy! She is such a joy. The Lord has truly blessed Nathan and I with this little sweet one.

I have the decorations packed, 4 dozen cupcakes ready to be frosted in the morning and outfits picked out. In the morning, Nathan will pick up some bottled water, cokes and ice. I was going to make sweet tea and have bottled water but cokes are easier to pick up at the store.

I have spent less than $20 so far on this party...tomorrow will make it around $25 or $26 depending on what deals Nathan can find. I have one coupon for a FREE 2L of Pepsi Next - received in the mail! I love that we are having a great party but I stayed way under budget! Pictures to come soon!

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Yesterday afternoon I headed to the doctor to see what the bulge/swollen area above my leg was. He said he was almost positive it is a hernia. I have been in a lot of pain but Nathan has been an amazing help. I did have 5 kiddos today (my 2 and 3 others) so the pain was worse but thankfully I was given some medicine for that.

The life of a mother stops for nothing! lol I have completed 3 loads of laundry, cleaned the living room and part of the kitchen and made the cupcakes and sweet tea (for dinner.) I will pick clothes away and try to finish cleaning the kitchen in the morning.

Next Thursday, I will be meeting with a general surgeon to see what steps we need to take. My doctor said it would probably end in surgery but we shall see. I just want all the pain to go away.

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For the Clutter Busting Challenge, I was able to get rid of two things today and that was because they fell out of on of the cupboards. lol I have not been able to get in the closets due to the pain but those will get cleaned out this week. I am going to have my husband and friends help me out.

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How are you doing this week? Anything I can pray for you about? Let me know! I would love to hear from you!

5 comments:

  1. Sweetie, I am going to pray for you. Having a hernia and taking care of children....I'm tired just reading all that. You are doing an amazing job as a wife and mom. I hopped over here from Rhonda's Make Do and glad I did. Her blog list doesn't seem to be updating your posts, so I first saw the one from Big Lots. I often forget about our Big Lots...will have to check it out.

    Keep doing the challenge, but please go slow.
    blessings, jill

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    1. Thank you so much, Jill! i appreciate your prayers and your encouragement. I am glad you stopped by! I will go slow...even though that will be very hard for me. lol

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    2. Like Jilly said, I don't know why your blog does not update on my blog side bar either.
      Happy birthday to Harper. She has some amazing blue eyes. (And wonderful parents)

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    3. I am not sure about that. I will look into it though. Thank you for the happy birthday wishes. She has her daddy's eyes. So beautiful!

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    4. Maybe you can take me off the blog list and try it again. My blog was messing up a little bit ago so I had to do a little work on it.

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