Sunday, February 14, 2010

I'm Back!

Boy has it been awhile! Took a bit of a hiatus to get our newest little addition to our family all settled in. It's hard to believe he is almost 9 months old; he's crawling and wants to walk so badly he can't stand it. He and his big brother are developing quite a big bro/little bro relationship. One minute the 3 year-0ld loves his little brother and the next he is yelling at me to get him off of his train set. Ah, a look into the future!

Just as life seemed to be getting back to normal, my husband tore his ACL and had surgery. It's been about a month since the surgery, and he has come a long way, but he still has a long road of recovery ahead. Luckily, we know an orthopedic surgeon personally, so he is getting plenty of attention and help. He was told he is looking at a 4-5 month recovery time, but I am guessing his will be faster. He's kind of determined that way. I'd guess we'll be going on family bike rides at the beginning of the summer. After the surgery, we found out he will no longer be able to run long distances because his meniscus was too damaged to repair. He was so glad he ran a half-marathon last April. Thankfully, that's one regret he won't have.

I realized after using the Stuck on a Plane post in my classroom as an example of a personal narrative just how much I missed blogging. I had just gotten started and then Levi was born. My plate got full and something had to give. But now we are settled--well, as settled as we are going to get--and I am ready to get back on this horse. Will there be times I can't post something for a (Hang on I have to pause for a hug from E.J., my 3 year-old. Okay, I'm back.) a few days? Absolutely. There is never a day around here that is normal or typical; most are hectic as ever. But I wouldn't have it any other way.

I started reading The Happiness Project recently with a group of fellow Twitter ladies and am really looking forward to what is in store for me. I'll be posting on that soon. My goal is to blog about whatever comes my way--the boys, day-to-day life, how tired I am of Thomas the Tank Engine (I am watching the SAME Thomas movie for the fourth time in 2 days as I type this.), My happiness project, and last, but CERTAINLY not least, Thelma and Louise. :)


  1. Looking forward to reading more about your daily adventures. My boys are 19 and 21 and they still relate to each other the way your little ones do. Best buddies but always giving each other a hard time and still wrestling in the living room. :-P I've been seeing a lot about The Happiness Project, sounds interesting. I'll have to find the book. Happy Valentines Day. Susie

  2. Whew, major changes/adjustments! Sounds like you are well into your new "normal" now - look forward to reading your blog!