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Sunday, December 11, 2011

The Best of This Week

This week has actually been pretty rough.  I attended my third funeral in less than two months.  Ugh. So much to insert here… but I can’t. The first of the 3 was the one that hit me the hardest.  One of my forever friends lost her battle with cancer.  These last two have been family members and I have been grieving alongside my family… but I find I am still mourning the loss of my friend.  I still think of her daily and I am still surprised by how much I miss her.  I mention this because I seemed much more introspective following the funeral services late in the week.


classroom3On Monday, I’ve been still embarrassing myself posting funny pictures of our weekly adventures.  This week has a few guaranteed to embarrass make everyone laugh – including some misadventures from our weekend vacation. 



DSC_0206Speaking of… we took a vacation over the weekend.  We went to Colonial Williamsburg.  It really was Magic.  It is the first year that the twins really are into Christmas.  It has been so exciting to see the twinkle in their eye as everything seems so magical.  That vacation rejuvenated our family, but smacking back into the real world was a little difficult. 


DSC_0271I soapboxed it on Thursday.  As the mother of two official preemies and one medically fragile child who still is tiny at 1 1/2 years … The winters have been a bit rough for us.  We are always worried about germs and people still don’t get it.  After a long weekend / week of people sticking their face 2 inches from Alexander’s (because he is so cute!)  - I wrote this post.


AM9580Finally, on Friday – I wrote a post that I may one day regret.  Like I said, it has been a rough couple of weeks.  We also are enlisting another doctor because Alexander’s kidneys are … um … unusual.  (I’m actually smiling as I write this.  What else is new?)  I’ve been struggling with the balancing act of giving 100% to my husband, children, students, and home.  I’ve been struggling because I was looking over the last few weeks for a positive / inspirational post – and I couldn’t find one.  I decided to unleash the fakeness in this post.


Thanks for reading and - Don’t forget to link up tomorrow with Make Me Laugh Monday!

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At December 11, 2011 at 11:07 AM , Blogger jen@ living a full life said...

Finally got back from my vacay and am catching up on my favorite blogs.

Glad to see you guys got to Williamsburg for a little family get away , it really is a lovely place, missed ya!

 
At December 11, 2011 at 9:57 PM , Blogger championm2000 said...

Sorry to hear about your friend. ((Hugs))

 

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