Archive for May, 2008

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Wow! Now those are some impressive tonsils!

Words you never want to hear come out of your child’s doctor’s mouth.  This is the third doctor we have seen who said “Those need to come out!” So I suppose that is what we will do. First we saw our pediatrician, then our allergist, now the ENT.  All of them had pretty much the same reaction.  WOW! I have shared a picture with you but just in case you missed them.

I have to talk to Husband about this today and then I will call and schedule the procedure.  Weird that he isnt sick and the sinus xray yesterday was good.  Who knows why they are so amazingly large?  But the doctors’ (all three) main concern is that for some reason with all his allergies, his throat could swell and his air would be cut off quickly and completely.  And we don’t want that.  So snip, snip.

The ENT we saw was a nice man.  We both felt pretty at ease with him. As at ease as you can when someone is discussing putting your child to sleep.  Benjamin had questions for him and he was very patient and didnt talk to him like he was a little kid.  He answered his questions with good detail and explained things in medical terms that the thought Benjamin would understand.  I think we will probably go ahead with it and not wait for Dad to come home.  Unless maybe Dad would want to come home early??? There’s a thought!


National Apron Day!

Don’t forget to wear your apron with pride today!!!

Here’s one of my favorites!


Monday May 12

How’s that for an intriguing post title??? So, Mother’s Day was great. Woke up to the biscotti and then before the day was over I got to visit with all six of my kiddos. I am two lovely ferns richer. Adorable funny cards and Juno (the Movie) – we watched it and ate pizza for supper.

The movie was great.  I loved it.  A bit of a tear jerker but hilarious at the same time.

And enjoyed a long phone call from Husband. The Mother’s Day part kinda went like this:

Me: Hey sweetie! (love caller ID)

Husband: Hey girlfriend. Happy Mother’s Day. I didnt get you flowers ordered before I left. Sorry.

Me: That’s okay. I LOVE the wicker furniture you bought me for the front porch.

Husband: Oh. You do? And when did I buy this wicker furniture? I don’t remember this.

Me: You bought it yesterday. Yeah. I knew you wanted me to have it. And I knew you forgot. So I picked up your slack.

Husband: Thank you.

Me: NO! Thank YOU!

Husband: Yeah, cool gift. We can sit out there in the mornings and drink our coffee.

Me: Exactly. Great minds think alike.

Sure made me realize how bad our porch needs repainting!

Have a great Monday…gotta get busy. I have a couple of packages to get mailed too!

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