May is such a busy month at our house. I don't know if it is school coming to an end, or having to start cutting the yard again, but we are always running around with things to do in May.
I have been feeling sickly the last two weeks and finally drug myslef to the walk-in clinic last weekend. I was told that I had bronchitis and an inner ear infection. No fun. I have missed two days of work this week, and really hate that, but getting well is my first priority. I have been on amoxycillin, which makes me ever so paranoid being pregnant, but my Dr. has reassured me it is fine. The fluid in my sinus's blocked a tube in my ear, which created a vacuum motion in the inner ear. Without the antibiotic I guess it would not get better. I am in the middle of the treatment, so I am praying that I feel better in another week. Bronchitis is nothing new for me though. I usually get it twice a year, and my doctor has finally said that after the preganacy I should see a pulmonologist (sp?) Has anyone else heard of this type of doctor? He said my asthma is the cause for the outbreaks. Again, David has been a saint. His helpfulness and willingness to do all the laundry is a blessing.
Last weekend, David and I hosted a big graduation shin-dig for Rachel. I felt ill, but was so glad we were able to do something special for her. We ended up having around 40 people over for dinner and cake. Dinner was catered from Penguin Ed's, which made it really easy for me. The deck was a perfect place to let people eat and visit. We removed almost of our normal family photos and replaced them with all things "Rachel"- she was everywhere you looked! It was nice for the guests as they milled around to see tons of photos of her as she has grown up into such a sweet, Godly, young lady.
David started back to school after a two week break from his spring session classes at UofA. He is taking 6 hours this summer, and, with his projected Fall schedule, it looks as though he may graduate in December. We are very excited about that possibility. With a baby coming the end of November, and a possible graduation the first week of December, I am reeling at how busy the holidays will be. Busy, but very exciting and special. I actually started some preliminary work on my Christmas cards. I know that sounds absurd, but I hate leaving things to chance, and if I can get paper cut now, I will. The summer is the perfect time for me to get organized. I plan on creating some type of Christmas card/birth announcement combo, and I am having fun palying with ideas.
Our sod is turning green, amd David has installed an in-ground sprinkler system. He has been getting up early to run it and is looking forward to having a green, weed free yard. We'll see how that goes. You know how weeds are. : )
My last day to report to work is May 30th, and the kids are getting ready to sleep in some and start swimming. I am too. The warm weather is very encouraging after a long, cold winter.
Take care! : )