Saturday, December 15, 2007

What a week!

All I can say is I have made it thru the night now I just hope today is better. We have been battling some terrible stomach bug the last few days. Liam started this whole thing on Wed. and is still throwing up. He ate a little last night and it all came back up in our bed last night.

Jeremy came home from work yesterday and did not leave the bathroom for a few hrs. I am sure half the neighborhood heard him hacking away. At about 3:00 he looked awful and was saying he wanted to go the the E.R. Well my first response was not a very nice one. I told him that stomach bugs were bad and he was going to feel terrible. Well, I ended up taking all the kids in the car and driving him to the doctors office. He told me he could not walk and that he needed a wheel chair and I told him he had to walk. Ok you now know how mean I am. It is just that when Jeremy gets sick or hurt he tends to be a bit of a baby about it. I guess I still have memories of being pregnant with Liam and making trips back and forth from the bathroom to the kitchen making Christmas dinner 3 years ago. Well to get back to the story, Jeremy made it into the clinic and they took one look at him and put him in his much wanted wheel chair and took him to do some blood work and get an IV started. I took the kids back home to see if I could drop them off at a friends house but we got stuck in major traffic (got to love Honolulu at 4:00) I finally made it back home and dropped Riley and Lorenzo off at one of the best neighbors you could wish for! I promised that the boys were not sick and that it was just Liam and Jeremy so she did not have to worry about getting the other kids sick. She was so nice and I really am thankful to have such good friends.

I got back on the road to go see how Jeremy was doing and what the plan was going to be. I got there and they were starting his 2nd bag of fluid and he was starting to look a little better. After 3 bags of fluid, and a few shots I took him back home. he was still hacking most the way home but I was prepared, I had our little trash can for him to use. It was not a fun ride home, we again got stuck in traffic but this time I got to hear, and smell, Jeremy the whole way home. I dropped him off and went to pick up the boys. It was now after 7:00.

I got them home and fed them and then put them to sleep to be woke up by Lorenzo a few hours later. Yes, you guessed it, he now has the same wonderful stomach bug as liam and Jeremy. So after a long night and not a clean sheet or towel later here I am hoping that Lorenzo did not get the family that watched him yesterday sick and in turn get our whole ward sick. We have our Ward Christmas party today and needless to say we will not be in attendance. I was going to send Riley with the Same people that watched him yesterday but I do not dare take any chances.

The bad thing is Riley and Lorenzo were picked from the School to take a limo ride to see the Holiday lights with a few other students and I do not think they are going to make it now. Oh well I should be thankful that it is this week and not Christmas. I hope they will all be better by then And That Riley and I will not have it by then :)

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

What a sneak!!!!

Jeremy is not very much fun at Christmas as he is a really big sneak and likes to ruin surprises. Last week he was up in the present stash and found a CD I was giving him. If that was not bad enough he then got onto the history on our computer and found the other gift that he is getting. He is like this every year and so I try to really do a good job of hiding things or when they are wrapped I put them in strange boxes or cover them with bubble wrap before wrapping so he has a harder time while he is snooping and shaking. I was really upset about this one though. I never thought that he would go through the history on the computer. I made special effort to delete all the emails because I know he looks through my email but he still managed to find out. What a stink!!! He is much worse then then kids.

On a better note Lorenzo is doing GREAT!!!! We started a new medication a few weeks ago and he is like a new kid, or I should say like the kid we always knew he was. he has been happy and has only had a few minor meltdowns which don't five year olds do that anyway sometimes? He still has a lot of anxiety and has been crying some at school but he is making leaps of progress as far as his moods and behavior are. He has just been a joy to be around!!!! We are so thankful that things are going well for him. It is just nice to see him happy and upbeat, not to mention having fun!

Sunday, December 2, 2007

Music that hurts your ears!

We signed up or were forced into signing up for our wards Talent show/Christmas party in a couple of weeks so we decided that Riley would play the piano and Jeremy would accompany him on the bass. Well I decided to get my trumpet out and play a little and wow, I stink! It is probably only the 3rd time I have played it this year, but as I have not had any trumpet students out here I have really lost it. Jeremy was getting on me every time I would miss something (plus I was transposing and not very well) and to make a long story short I ended up crying. It really was not Jeremy, I was just upset that I could no longer play like I used to. It is strange that something that used to be so natural and such a big part of who I am is now something I do not even think much about. It made me a little sad. I am going to have to start practicing again, I just need to figure out a way to work it without Liam, he hates it. Oh, well I may have to wait until he starts preschool next year.