Saturday, July 10, 2010

Summer so far....

I have been MIA from reading and writing blogs. Life is crazy. Good stuff and Bad stuff has been going on and I wanted to get you caught up. Most importantly my Mom has been in the hospital for over 3 weeks. She has been in and out of ICU several times and has come very close to death on 3 occasions. We are so blessed to still have her with us. She was moved out of ICU into a regular room yesterday and we are all praying she is on the road to healing. Next in line is my Dad, he was also in the hospital. With Mom not home to care for him he had a bad fall. Ok, it actually several bad falls in a row because he kept trying to get up. He ended up with a concussion, 2 broken ribs (broken in half...not fractured....ouch!), bruised collarbones, messed up knee, etc. He basically hurt everything. Yesterday he was discharged from the hospital to a rehab to start his recovery. We are hoping that Mom will be well enough to join him at the rehab soon....and that they can share a room there until they are both well enough to go home.

A few weeks ago my oldest son graduated High School. Yes I am THAT old. Ugh. He is a smart BRILLIANT, handsome, honest, hard-working, young man. I am so proud of him and can't wait to see what the next stage of his life has to offer. He will be going away to college in the fall and majoring in Organic Chemistry. Yeah.....he didn't get his brains from me =D

We added a new member to our household. This is my new baby girl Molly. We got her last Monday and she is totally and completely spoiled already. I love her like crazy and she is filling our days with smiles and laughter. I would say she is perfect except she keeps peeing behind the chair. And she is allergic to beef. We found that out the hard way....ugh.

Hubby has been working like crazy. They are short-handed at work and have him running ragged. I'm not the smartest person in the world but if I had a company I would make sure that more than 4 or 5 people knew how to do each job. But what do I know! lol

We went on our first camping trip of the season. The weather was great, the campground was great.....but both R and J ended up with Pinkeye and couldn't swim for several days. Thankfully they handled that disappointment very well. Other highlights of the week were winning 2 rounds at candy bar bingo and going to see Toy Story 3D. It was the very first time they had seen a movie in a movie theater and they loved it. The movie was great and seeing it in 3D was pretty cool.

So what's new with you? Are you having a good summer so far??


Ash said...

Glad to hear the better news on your folks - so difficult on all fronts. I think you deserve two Tastee Cakes.

Organic Chemistry?! Holy snikies - big brains for sure.

We took both the boys to Toy Story 3 as well - first for Youngest. So much fun. Saw Despicable Me this morning - cannot rec. it high enough. Good fun and lots of laughs (some tears too).

Hang in there!!!

Missy said...

So sorry to hear about your parents!
He must be smart as well as good looking!

Will be praying for your mom and dad!

Kristina P. said...

Oh my goodness! I wish you and your parents good health.

Your new puppy is beautiful. I love dogs.

EmmaP said...

those big brown eyes are killing me! Molly is adorable!

You're old enough to have a son graduate?!?!?! Wow! Congrats! (on the graduation, not the age, hahaha!)

And ouch! that sounds like a bad fall indeed!!

mCat said...

Wow girl! you have had your hands MORE than full. Do you ever have those times you cry "Uncle" and it seems like no one is listening? : )

Good thoughts and prayers are being sent your way. And congrats on your son! Sounds like he is a WINNER!

Mimi said...

I'm sorry to hear about your parents. I will keep them in my prayers.

You must be so proud of your son!

I'm glad you haven't been sick all summer & Molly looks like a great addition to the family!

John Deere Mom said...

Cute wittle puppy! :) Your son must be super chemistry?! I don't even know what that is! :) Sorry to hear your parents are struggling...big hugs to you!

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Rochelle said...

Hi Denise: I miss you! I hope you are doing okay. Blessings & prayers to you.

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Congratulation for you.
Prayers for your parents.
Hugs for cute puppy.

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I am very sorry to listen about your parents and my prayers with them that May GOD bells them and I really want to appreciate you that you are doing good job to take care your parents.
Thank you for sharing with us.

A Joyful Chaos said...

Sorry to hear about your parents.

Our summer so far has been extremely busy, but we're loving it.


Beth in NC said...

How are your parents? Just came by to visit.


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