Thursday, October 30, 2008

Grateful

Tonight, as I was reading Sally's latest post, she discussed how fragile life is.

These past three months have really made me realize how true that statement is.

Life is fragile. Live it. Love it. And make the most of it.

I feel like I really have. Especially lately.

I don't always have a lot of energy and I spend at least one night a week nauseous, but I am enjoying life right now. I am enjoying my kids and I am trying to make the most out of my life.

Sally mentioned this family in her post. After reading his mother's journal, I bawled.

This precious little angel was diagnosed on April 11 2008 with advanced stage IV lymphoblastic bcell lymphoma. He passed away last week. I can not imagine the pain that this mother is feeling. Michael was only 7 years old.

Reading his story made me realize that I am grateful. I am grateful that I am the one fighting this battle with cancer and not my children. Yes, it's been rough on me, but having to watch either of them go through this would just be to hard. I love them way to much.

So a big thank you to God. Thank you for making me fight this battle and not my children. I will beat it. I will watch them grow. I will live a long, long time. Because I have to and because I have two beautiful children to live for.

Thank you.

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Wordless Wednesday

Kyler and Ella before their Halloween party at school.

Ella, up close and personal. If you look closely you can see the snot dripping out of her nose! My poor baby girl!
Check out her adorable hair bow from Becks and Sophia! Doesn't it look adorable in her hair!

Remember from this post, when I said Kyler was mad because he wanted to be a ladybug? Yeah, well here is the proof!

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Bye Bye Park

My in laws live in a little town not to far from us. A couple of weeks ago we headed down for a visit and we took the kids to this awesome park. I am so glad that we did, because yesterday it burnt down. To the ground.

I am really sad. This park was awesome. It cost the city several million to build and was built totally by volunteers. My kids loved it.

When Kyler saw it on the news, he said, with a sad look on his face, "Now we have to find another park mommy."


I am really glad that I got this picture. It shows how nice the park was.
Ella and Daddy in the castle.


Ella and Daddy going down the slide.

Kyler being a monkey!

Ella crawling up the ramp.

Ella in the wheel chair assessible swing.

Kyler attempting to go up the pole!

Kyler climbing up the ramp.

Sunday, October 26, 2008

Trunk or Treat

Tonight our church had a Trunk or Treat. Everyone decorated the trunks of their cars and handed out candy.

Ella dressed up as a ladybug, but unfortunately it was so freakin' cold out that nobody even got to see her adorable costume!

Kyler dressed up as a monkey. At first he totally freaked out when I put the costume on him (he was mad because he wanted to be the ladybug!). However, after a few minutes he feel in love with being a monkey and didn't want to take the costume off!

Cheese!
I'm pretty sure all ladybugs eat fake food!
Mommy's little monkey man!
This is pretty much the only way that Kyler is ever going to have a belly!
Doesn't he look cute with a tummy!

Don't all monkeys have "pumper uppers"?

 
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