Thursday, July 2, 2015

What a Start!

Last night I took my first course in effort to complete my masters in education. I was nervous as it had been many, many years since I've taken any kind of classes. The instructor was great the other students were very nice but we didn't get much learning done as we spent most of our first class taking cover during a tornado warning!

Friday, June 26, 2015

What's Not Fun....Poison Ivy

What a week!  Molly and I both have poison ivy. Between the two of us, we've been to the doctor 5 times this week. We're both on steroids and though hers has made remarkable improvement, I'm still waiting for mine to show some improvement. This is not how I wanted to spend my summer!  What's even worse, we're not 100% sure where we got it!

Monday, June 22, 2015

Summer School Field Trip

This kid (and his mom) are excited!

Tuesday, June 16, 2015


Molly went back to surgery around 12:30 yesterday. She was scared about falling alsleep but after surgery asked if "we could get some sleepy medicine for home"- oh I wish honey!
Before she went back
She did great!  Surgery was quick and though her appendix was "red and puffy" it had not burst so that meant we got to go home the same day!

She was pretty groggy for a while but was soon asking for a pancake-that girl was hungry. She ended up deciding on biscuits and gravy and a strawberry milkshake and ate every bite. To the nurses amazement she walked down the hall to the bathroom and we were home by 6:00. 

Her belly is swollen and though she has incision pain, the appendix pain is gone. She has three small laparoscopic incisions. I'm convinced I'm going to have to force her to rest and relax over the next two days. Kids are so resilient! 

Sunday, June 14, 2015

A Crazy Day

In the middle of the night last night, Molly came in our room, said she had gotten sick, felt better and went to sleep in our floor. She woke up, still sick, with 103.6 fever. She wasn't able to keep anything down and started complaining of belly pain. 

Our pediatrician has weekend urgent care hours so I called the neighbor to stay with the boys (Bobby was playing in a golf tournament) and brought her in. 

The ran labs which came back showing she had an infection so they sent us to the ER for an ultrasound of her belly to rule out appendicitis....which we thought it did. 
They give her anti-nausea meds and told her that if she could keep liquids down, we
Could go home. Appendix was fine....but it wasn't. 

The report was incorrectly read. She DOES have appendicitis and will be having surgery in the morning. She's a trooper though a little scared. 
She's sleeping soundly now. 

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Pool Boys

Softball Star

This girl hit an inside the (t-ball) park homer last night!  She was so excited!