Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Jake with Jeff Gordon's race car in the Charlotte, NC airport July 18, 2008

Christian the Lion

This is so sweet and I could not figure out how to put the clip here so I am just adding the link. Please check it out

New Glasses

I am trying to find Jake new glasses and it is a pain in the booty..... we are trying to get 2 pair in case one breaks cause he needs them all the time he can't see. Anyway it is so hard to find a good deal and someone that takes our insurance. Why do things have to be so hard!!!

I will write again later!

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

New Look!!!

I got so tired of the dark background so I made a few changes. I hope I like this better if not I will play around again. I am not good enough for all that fancy stuff but this is better I think!

Dead End

I am at a dead end with my mother and have no idea what to do! I love my mom very much (like everybody else) but can't get her to help herself, she has many medical problems and I understand that but she does nothing to help. She is on insulin and about 20 other meds and weighs about 125lbs over weight yet she still drinks tons of sweet tea (we CAN NOT even ride down the road without having to stop and get one), eats sweets (any and everything) and then gets mad or upset when I point it out and try to help. We (DH and kids) walk every night and we finally got her to join in we started her out small and was gradually moving it up further and further and that lasted about 2 weeks. It really upsets me that she does not seem to care and just sits in her recliner ALL the time (like she is afraid it will get cold (yeah the chair) I mean she does absolutely nothing). I hate to give up on her and let her die young but I am at a dead end. Please if anyone has advice on this key me in!

On a happy note things are going well around here. School starts back next week (on the 6th way to early if you ask me) and Justin starts preschool on the 19th. I am not going to know what to do with myself having time with NO kids!

I really miss hearing from the few that actually read my blog and left post maybe it is because of our situation and I did not post for awhile but I am back and will post often, like I said I want have anything to do all by myself.

I am so proud of ME!!!! I have lost almost 40lbs!!!! I still pretty much eat what I want only less of it. I just walk every night sometimes only a few blocks and sometimes 2 or 3 miles (we walked a long way tonight). I am so HAPPY I have dropped about 3 pant sizes. I haven't been this small in years!!! I still have about 20-30lbs to go and then I get to go buy a new wardrobe.

Bedtime for the kids so I will post again soon.

Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Wellllll......and peeing in the park

OK well we still have the binkies (unfortunately). I feel terrible taking them (yes I said them he has to have 2! one to suck on and one to sniff! I am not sure why he sniffs the binkies but he does and he loves it). I know that he will hate me forever if I take them. I can see him cutting the heads off all his toys and trying to torture small animals. Just kidding but I do think that he will be scared for life. I am still VERY open to ideas!

Well things have been going pretty well here, except for a few things here and there as usual. We have started walking every night and it is nice quite family time with NO TV or phones and we are losing weight. I am really happy about that! We finally got my Mom who has many health problems out of her recliner to walk with us. I am so PROUD of her! We started her out small and are moving up the distance every week or so. We usually walk 2 miles or so.

I am not sure what to even write about I guess that I will tell you about the life of my 3 year old. We took him to a water park last week that was kind of big as we were walking around we noticed that he had fallen behind so we turned around and there he was taking a leak right in the middle of this water park...... well he could not stop right in midstream so we had to let him finish. This is what happens if you let them pee anywhere when you are trying to potty train (we did live on a mountain). That is really embarrassing. Then this morning I got in the car to leave and backed right over his bike man I was ticked it scratched my van (the new one that I got in Oct that got hit before my first payment) and bent his bike of course grandma told him that she would buy him a new even though he didn't put it away like he was told. I think that I need to start writing down all the funny stuff that he does because I can't remember when I sit down to write about it.

Justin also LOVES motorcycles it is kind of funny because every time we see the one that are built for speed he calls them crotch rockets and gets so excited. My husband has a small one that he takes Justin for rides on and you almost can't get him off. He sits on it and knows how to insert the key, start it and rev the engine. He can also use the blinkers and lights and as soon as he can reach the clutch I bet he is going to try and take it for a joy ride!

I hope that everyone is doing well and leave post I like to read them. If you leave your blog address I will check it out also.