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Monday, October 13, 2014

Cary Lynn is Three!

Wow!

Just yesterday a nine month old with a cardboard box came to my house.  She came with clothes that didn't fit, and broken toys.  I stood holding her and basking in the thrill of my new little one.

She tipped my world upside down.  She has defied odds, cheated death, and has blossomed in our Topsy turvy household.

Cary Lynn has shown me how to be brave and because of her I have become a stronger mother and advocate.  I had to give up so much but have gotten infinitely more back.

Happy Birthday my little warrior!  Mama loves you more than you ever will know.
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Wednesday, October 8, 2014

I'm still here!

It's been a busy time and we're moving into an even busier season!  I'll try to provide a quick update and do a better longer post soon!

We've all been busy.  But I had to take a break from the busyness to take care of myself.  I have been sick.  For about three years.  I finally got worn down enough to visit the doctor.  The good news according to them is that I don't have parasites.  Yay, I think.  The bad news is I have IBS.  The doctor wasn't overly helpful so I went to a dietitian and viola!  A few simple diet changes and this mama is ready to roll once again!  I'll always have IBS, I just need to manage it more than it manages me!

Marvin continues to rock out his new school!  I only wish I would have put him in private a long time ago.
 Ever the cheese ball, he is happy again.  And I'm so glad to see that smile:).

Cary Lynn was baptized a few weeks ago.
Here we are pre-dunk:).  Marvin tried to explain what was going to happen but she just made spit bubbles, lol.  

Here is one after the baptism.  We clean up pretty nice around here;)
I also decided to have a little party for her.  So there was an awesome cake done by our local cake lady!  If anyone wants to have her do one I promise you won't be disappointed and I will pass on her info to you!  
Cary Lynn loved the cake and spent time happily smashing it and eating frosting!  Not bad for a kid who isn't a great oral eater!!
Yummy!   Then there was lots of snuggles with grandpa and grandma who came to visit.  
Gee, she didn't get spoiled at all did she:)?  

So that is where we are now.  Hopefully I can sit down for a bit and get a longer post out.  I have a lot to say but it has been a zoo around here!  I just wanted to shout out that we haven't dropped off the face of the earth yet:)!