Saturday, December 26, 2009

A very overdue update....'s been a while since my last post. That's life I guess. So much has happened since then - so many good things!!

Jason is still at home, on crutches (well - he uses them "most" of the time), no weight bearing until 1/14 when he goes back to the Dr. If the foot is continuing to heal nicely - they will let him walk on it - just in "the boot" for 4 more weeks. By the time this whole thing is over he will have been in that crazy boot for 12 weeks (we hope no more). He thinks he's going back to work 1/15 -- Dr. has not committed to that yet - so we will see. He's anxious :)

Grandma Rosie is at home, and doing pretty well. They did end up doing the Colostomy at the beginning of December, and, she's suffering from nausea quite a lot. Throwing up after MAJOR stomach surgery is not good! Still, we know now it's not cancer - so we are holding on to that. They still believe she has live radiation in her body that is causing this damage. It's a very rare case -- only happens to a small percentage of patients ever. At first you would think "wow, I never want to have radiation after seeing this", but, at the end of the day - Radiation has saved my Dad's life, prolonged 2 of my Grandpa's for MANY years, saved Grandma Rosie from Cancer - and, is currently curing my good friend Jenna. So..sometimes we just have to take our chances and know it's in God's Hands :)

We had an amazing Christmas. I was worried this year that I would be sad - I downsized Christmas a lot. (well, you kind of have to when your down a job!). But, it was nice. Cole could have cared less about the "extras" I got him, only really caring about the one thing he wanted (hello - I so could have saved about $70 there!). It was hard only giving my Parents & Jason's Parents one small gift each. They have all done so much for us that we felt like it was really bad -- but, they understand the situation, and, hopefully next year things will be different :) I think the best part for me, was getting to have my husband home the past 5 weeks. In all the years we have been together, we have never ate dinner together during the week (except a vacation here or there), and, certainly never slept in the same bed every night. I know it will be very hard when he goes back to that crazy schedule :(

Another Christmas Blessing...we found out on 12/23 that we are officially licensed Foster/Adoptive parents! I have no idea what God has in store for us with this. It's exciting though :)

Jason, Cole & I all get to enjoy this week, at home together - next week I go back to the craziness of Lake Williamson (launching 2 more properties with Midwest!!), and, Cole goes back to school. I just hope we can find some quiet family time this week :)

Hoping you all had a very Merry Christmas & wishing you the happiest of New Years!
Love, Jenny

1 comment:

  1. So much to be thankful for! Sounds like you are truly blessed this Christmas season. Can't wait to hear more about your foster/adoptive parent plans.