Tales from my life as a mom of 2 sons and 2 daughters


Cheli On Sunday, March 25, 2007

It's been a while since I updated... let's see.... I have been on spring break since the 16th. River was SICK SICK SICK all that weekend. Puking, diarrhea and all sorts of other wonderful nasties. I had the wonderful joy of being puked on 4 times. Monday he was doing much better but still not 100% so we kept him home from the daycare and pumped him full of pedilyte. We were scheduled to go up to Tennessee on Tuesday and decided that we didn't want to miss the trip just because River wasn't quite 100% so we went on up Monday night. By Tuesday other than not really eating much he was completely fine. It took us about 10 hours to get up to Knoxville. I HATE that drive but it was worth it. We stayed with R and K while we were up there and it was most enjoyable. They both enjoyed River immensely and he really took to them as well. We got to see my friend Trixie and her little girl who is 5 weeks younger than River, we got to see pryjmaty, Abby and Sarah and were schedule to see the Seekers the day we left but being that my wonderful AF showed up for the first time really since I got pregnant with River and was kicking my butt we decided to head back early. We're hoping to be able to come back up there for another visit sometime in the summer and then will be making the move back up there end of this year or beginning of next year. YAY. We went back by our old apartment complex and showed them the baby and talked to them about renting a 2 bedroom apartment once we come back. They were ALL about it. Said to contact them about 3 months before we want to move back up there and we can do everything over the phone and through the mail and they'll get us all set up :)

Tomorrow is back to the daily life and responsbility blah blah blah... I don't want to! My week went by way too quick. It's okay though I have a 4 day break April 12th through the 15th so that will be nice. Doug and I just spent the last hour and a half cleaning the house. It was a mess. I don't remember it being that messy when we left :X oops. Once I'm done updating you wonderful people I'm off to go study for my midterm for Tuesday. Oh the fun...

Anyway... here are some pictures for you....

Here is River and his girlfriend Makaylee the last time we were up there (River was 3 months, Makaylee was 2 months)

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Here they are now...sizing each other up... River at 13 1/2 months and Makaylee at 12 months

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Fast friends ;)

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River checking out his new bear that K bought him while we were up there. He LOVES the bear

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Driving back he got upset so I gave him some warm milk... this is what happened 5 minutes later....

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Later the same night he woke up and was upset so I handed him his bear... and this is what happened...

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Cheli On Saturday, March 10, 2007

Just wanted to share some random pictures....

One of River's new diapers

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Who's that baby in the mirror....

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River helping Daddy with the laundry :)

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Cheli On Friday, March 9, 2007

I'm done for the weekend... thank the gods.

I've been fighting being sick for the last 3 days. I'm super nauseated ALL day and then right before bed I start to feel a little bit better but by then I'm too tired to think about staying up to enjoy it. *sigh* Maybe I'll actually try taking some of that Mona Vie stuff I have. A whole bottle of it and I haven't touch it. I can't afford to be sick. We just started 2 new classes on Thursday and both instructors have informed us that there will be a quiz every day.. fun fun. We've already had a quiz in both classes.. I've gotten 100 on both of them. YAY. About time I'm getting my ass in gear in getting the grades I should be.

River has been sick for over a week now. He was sent home from daycare on Thursday because he had diarrhea. Was gone by Saturday. Tuesday he woke up very congested but sounded better by the end of the day. Wednesday he was fine all day but woke up 2 hours after he went to bed sweating badly, 103.1 fever, and puked was up until almost 3. Woke up Thursday and was all better (according to Doug) and went to daycare.. was told by the daycare when I picked him up that his fever was hovering just under 101 most of the day took him home, took his temp.. 102.8 and was all congested again. Put the vaporizer in his room and gave him some anti-histimines.. he slept until 11:45pm and woke up screaming.. cuddled with Mommy on the couch until almost 1 and then went to sleep.. woke up about 2 and daddy got him.. Daddy says he woke up this morning and had no fever etc etc and so he went to daycare. *sigh* He goes to the doctor Monday for a recheck of his ears and his congestion.

Doug sent me an e-mail a little while ago from work. he's got what I have. It's gonna be a fun weekend. He might be taking a few hours leave and coming home early. *sigh* And here I thought we were going to get lucky and not get the sickies this season. Oh well..

Cheli On Thursday, March 8, 2007

My Tattoo

OK so here are a couple pictures of the tattoo. I put 2 pictures on because one shows the color really well and the other shows the design

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Cheli On Tuesday, March 6, 2007

OK so I am officially a 4th semester nursing student :) Today was my last day of semester 3 :) GO ME!! I took a final today and then was told I could leave or choose to wait for the grade... I chose to leave. I'll find out Thursday what my grades are and I found out today that everyone passed so I'm not worried about it.

Yesterday was almost a completely nice day.. Doug and I went to the St. Augustine outlets to just window shop. We managed to get out of the outlets with only spending 10 dollars.. we got some insense oils and a new oil/tart burner (which is really good because I just bought 100 tarts from a WAHM). We got home and relaxed for a while and then Linda came home and about 7pm came to me saying she didn't feel right and wanted me to listen to her heart and take her blood pressure. I did. Blood pressure was fine but her heart rate was way too fast. So I told her she needed to go into the ER as this was the second time in a week this had happened. Up to the ER we go... her HR was actually 137... they admitted her. She comes home tomorrow after a barrage of test from the last two days. The doctors say they know what's causing it but it's more than one thing.. she didn't know what those things were but she said they were putting her on some new medications to help control it. *sigh* I wish she'd stop smoking.

Today was a nice day too.. I was out of school by 8:45 this morning and then Doug and I spent the day together. This afternoon we stopped by the tattoo parlor and looked around because I have been dying to get a new tattoo and as we got money back from the tax refund I decided to do something nice for me and got a new tattoo. .I'll take pictures of it tomorrow when it stops bleeding and looking yucky :) I'm rather pleased with it though.

It is 8:40.. .an hour and 15 minutes past my son's bedtime and he's in his crib clapping.. I have no idea what's gotten into him. Crazy child.

Well that's about it :)