Sunday, January 17, 2010

A week wasted!

So when I was feeling sick 2 weeks ago, I was! I went to the doctor to find out that I had another sinus infection and bronchitis. Needless to say I spent 10 days in bed. I went back to work this week but it was really hard to get back in the swing of things. Especially since I have spent a week and a half in bed. Today is the first day I have woke up and actually feel normal. Think I am finally coming out of this thick fog I have been living in for the past month. Since before Christmas when I got the flu, I just don't think I ever really recovered from it. Of course I had to keep going so that I could get through the holiday and then with the new year starting I had so many other deadlines to get through and things to get caught up, none of that happened since I have been sick, but now I am slowly getting it all back together. My daughter started the daunting task of applying to college...can't believe that it is already time for that! I remember yesterday her being a little girl that liked to play with my rings and losing my high school class ring! Now she has one and she hasn't changed any, she lost it!!! Oh well, we can get it replaced for only $50, so that is what we will do. Anyway back to colleges, she is choosing to apply to 9 schools, with only 1 being out of state...we have told her we didn't think we could afford to send her out of state. We should start getting notifications by mid February! Such an exciting time for her! Below is a picture of the college she most wants to attend...
Last fall my daughter and her boyfriend went to the Clemson Homecoming game and stayed with some of our family up there for the weekend. She had a blast and ever since she has been dead set on attending that school...she is obsessed! I don't want to burst her bubble, but it is out of state and we are just not sure we can swing it...but I always say to never give up on your dreams, when there is a will there is a way!!!

Monday, January 4, 2010

A new week and why do I still feel sick?

I thought I was starting the new year off right, but I came home from work on Saturday with a sore throat. It is now Monday and I have a stuffy nose, sneezing, and sore throat. I am sick again! Yikes! The flu got me down several weeks ago, but hopefully this is just a cold. Still though it has slowed me down some, took a 3 hour nap yesterday and just not feeling like myself. I have so much on my to do list that will just have to wait a couple more days. I gotta just take this nudge from God telling me to slow down and rest a little.So I know it sounds funny but today I am thankful to be sick, it is my nudge to take a chill pill and enjoy the down time, that I never allow myself.
So to keep up with my grateful journal:
1. thankful to be sick
2. my kids go back to school tomorrow
3. for friends
4. my job that I truly love, even though some days I don't want to go!
5. Jammie days, I have had so many of them lately!

Below is a picture of another apron I made and gave as a gift to my online Cricut group, we had a Secret Santa swap and I made this along with giving some fun, scrapbook goodies! I actually made this the week I was sick with the flu on the last day before I finally felt better. It turned out to be my favorite one!