Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Team Edward

I am a 1000000000% Twi-Fan!!  Obsessed really! :-)  I watched Twilight twice within in the past week and New Moon once.  Can't wait to see Eclipse!!!  Obsessed I tell you!!!

Monday, June 21, 2010

Sparkler Burn :-(

On Saturday night we were sitting outside enjoying the beautiful weather.  I thought it would be a great night to let the kids play with sparklers.  Ethan was hessitent at first but quickly he learned that sparklers were FUN!  We was smiling from ear to ear and even managed to hold one sparkler in each hand.  I was trying to teach him to be careful and that the sparklers are hot.  He was listening to me... but I guess not well enough... He had a sparkler in his right hand, it burnt out, he quickly moved it to his left hand... and then yelped. :-(  I ran over and put his fingers in my mouth.  It was dark out and all I could think of was to cool the burn.  I didn't realize how bad it was until daddy grabbed him and turned on the outside lights.  Poor little Ethan has a burn between his thumb and pointer finger and on his thumb.  It is getting better by the day and he's pretty good at leaving it alone.  Hopefully he won't be terrified of the sparklers next time we bring them out...

Friday, June 11, 2010


Look, I have dark hair again... :-)

(By the way... I put hilites back in the next day.... haha)

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Projects and Play time :-)

The kids playing in a GIANT chair in Menards

Landscaping before..... (just old mulch and lots of weeds with no black paper to block the weeds)

Picked out red granite stone...

had it loaded in to dad's gravity wagon...

Section 1 completed!!!  Only 6 or 7 more areas to go...

Ethan enjoying summer grilling... mmmmmm corn on the cob :-)

after dinner he went for a little climb on Mongo

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Fun Week

It has been a really fun week! 
Monday was a holiday so we did lots of relaxing around the house.
Tuesday night my friend Jeannine and her kids came over and we played in the pool and Cory cooked on the grill.
Wednesday night our friends Jeni, Kavin, and baby Giana came over and we made tacos and hung out.
Thursday night (tonight) I am going to see Sex in the City 2 with some friends!
Action packed and full of fun!  :-)

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

It's official!

Ethan is potty trained! We started working with him two weeks ago and it was way easier then I was expecting. He is completely potty trained and actually went through the entire night last night dry! He woke up at 4am and Cory went in by him and he said daddy I have to pee. So Cory took him to the bathroom, he went pee, and then went back to bed.  He woke up at 6am still dry! So proud of our little man! :-)

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

I sprained my neck..

On Thursday morning the alarm clock went off at 5:05am.  I was half awake from the obnoxious noise and I turned my head towards Cory.  At that point I heard a loud pop and instantly slammed down in to my pillow.  Something in my neck had popped and created a lot of pain.  I tried to sit up, but that caused muscle spasms on the left side of my neck.  Cory had to come over and lift me up to a sitting position while I held my neck with both hands.  I walked to the living room and sat in the chair.  Walking was extremely painful and I had to hold my neck the entire time.  I told Cory I wanted to go to the ER so he called mom and had her come over to watch the kids.  Mom got by us around 5:25am.  We sat around and chatted for a while and waited for the Advil to kick in.  There was no way I could sit in a vehicle and go over bumps with the way my neck felt.  Around 6am Cory talked me in to waiting for the doc's office to open so I could go in and see my regular doctor.  So, around 6:30am mom went back home.  (thanks mom!!!)
I got in to see my doctor at 9:30am.  He told me that I sprained my neck.  He thinks that a disk may have slid out and back in which caused the muscle in my neck to spasm.  I started muscle relaxers, naproxen, and physical therapy that afternoon.  I had physical therapy again on Friday and by Saturday I was able to slowly turn my neck a little!  By Sunday I was able to drive again and today I am back to work!  I am still hurting and have two more physical therapy appointments this week, but I am getting better!  On the up side, it really forced me to relax this weekend which is something I am not very good at... :-)