Let's see....I think I will start with my FIL is doing great! Praise God! He recovered quickly from his emergency surgery and pace maker implant. My hubby stayed with him through Monday, and got home late Monday night, tired but feeling good. He continued to progress during the week and is almost completely back to normal. And then my mom had a pretty good week. Her physical and mental abilities continued to improve the longer and longer she is off of the drug, and we are all soo happy to be experiencing this. We kept busy everyday working on things in her room, and spent part of everyday shopping. I haven't done this much shopping in the last 2 years combined that I have done in the last few weeks of my mom being here. Personally, I could be done with the shopping, haha. I know that it helps keep her mind busy, and all the walking and subsequent exercise is good for her, so I will press on, but just saying, haha. It is my "assignment" to put together a collage pic. for her wall that will be of her and my step dad and all of their children, and then a large flip through pic. album of her 33 grandchildren and great grandchildren. I am moving right along on both projects (though most of the work of these has to be done while she is NOT here as there is just no time while she IS here what with all the
After the doc's on Friday, my mom left for my sisters, and I went home to finally enjoy a WHOLE week-end with no real responsibilities. It was just wonderful!! I was tired (and so was hubby) after our long week, so we didn't do much of anything Friday night. Sat. morning we had a LONG leisurely coffee/tea time and caught up on all our stories we haven't had much time to "chew" as we call it, haha. After that we decided to go out to lunch and a movie even though we probably should have spent HOURS cleaning out and reorganizing our shed and spill over into the side of the house, which is where so much of the stuff that was in my mom's new room and bathroom has gotten thrown, along with items brought home after emptying out her house etc. But we figured it isn't going anywhere right? haha....Always time for that
Then yesterday we headed down to San Diego for church. The message was just sooo good. I wish I could sum it all up for you quickly, but I don't think it is one that could be summed quickly. (especially by me). If I get the chance I will try posting something about this in the next day or two. Let me just say this, I continue to be sooo blessed by my son's teaching, and by the sweet caring people who attend their church. How grateful I am to be able to go, and I pray the Lord continues to work out the circumstances so that we can. I want soo badly to be able to attend the women's bible study group that Larissa is teaching again in Sept., but I just don't know if my mom is going to be up for that or not. I am praying about that too.
Guess that about sums up all that has been going on over here. I have read around blogsville that some of you are already seeing early signs of Fall. Nothing going on in that department here in Southern California. It has been HOT and HORRID, haha. We even had an earthquake measuring 4.5 in Yorba Linda which is about a mile from our house. Needless to say, we felt that one BIG TIME! I am however soo looking forward to Fall time. It is by far my favorite time of the year. Surely it is just around the corner. We are hoping to make a trip out to New Mexico at the end of Sept. for our youngest grandson's first birthday. Can't believe the little guy is already close to one. I am making him up a couple of birthday shirts (in my spare time, haha) and I will show you those later when I get them done.
Meanwhile just wanted to share a couple of quick little videos of this happy little guy...Mel sends me a couple a day and I LOVE them....ENJOY
May you all see and enjoy your blessings this week!