Sunday, August 9, 2009

Back to school!

We spent the weekend in Arkansas with my family. My mom turned the big 5-0 on Thursday and we had a surprise party for her on Saturday night. It was a lot of fun and kept my mind off of other things. I don't have any pictures but my mom did get B on video singing "Twinkle, Twinkle little star" HER FAVORITE SONG!! (Bailey's that is). She is SUCH a little ham! I took her to my mom's office and she sang and danced for everyone and wanted to play with everyone's jewelry, lol. I have SUCH a girl on my hands! I also took her to see my aunt at her work where we picked up some enzymes that my uncle makes. I don't remember if I said this already or not but Bailey is allergic to anything tomato based and she LOOOOOVES ketchup. With these enzymes, I can stir them into her ketchup (they have no taste) and she gets NO rash and more importantly, NO diarrhea the next day. I'm SO thankful to have them! So, now she can eat Ketchup (dip) all the time. :)

The plan is still to close on the house on Friday but we were also promised a loan committment LAST Monday/Tuesday and have been told we will get it FOR SURE tomorrow. So, it concerns me a little that we are already a week behind and NONE of this is my or Zach's fault. We have done EVERYTHING in our power to get this done ON FRIDAY. NO LATER! We turned in ALL of our paperwork on time and have just been waiting and waiting for the lender and underwriters to get their part done. I pray for our buyer EVERY day! I pray for her safety and that she will NOT change her mind. We owe another house payment on the 15th and since closing day is the 14th I want NOTHING more than to close on that day! We NEED this house to be sold! I cannot wait to click the button to pay off some credit cards! And, Zach said he would let me do it! (He normally pays all of our bills). So, please pray for us! We REALLY need everything to go through on Friday.

Also, school starts on Wednesday and Zach and I go back tomorrow. I am always SO excited for school to start even though I am a little sad that summer is over. This year I have a few new ideas up my sleeve and I'm excited to see what the school year holds. Also, I'm EXTREMELY excited that my biggest class (Knock on wood) thus far is only 23 students! Last year it was 30! So, this is going to be a MARVELOUS year! It's so nice to be able to have more one-on-one time with my students. I really want to be able to teach them everything they need to know for 8th grade! I love my job and I'm looking forward to getting back to it (and to not be at home eating ALL the time!) Remember, I had lost 20 pounds? Yeah, I've gained all but 10 back! EERR! So, I plan to go back on somewhat of a diet when school starts.

PLEASE pray for Tiffany! Follow her story HERE and keep up with her if you like. I "met" her through the internet when I was just 15 weeks pregnant with Bailey and she has been ttc for over 3 years. This cycle could really be it for her and her husband. She received a bit of upsetting news this morning (I say it lightly because I really still think things could work out for her). I keep praying for a BFP and I ask you all to do the same. She has seen SO many of her friends get pregnant and have healthy babies. It's really her turn! Thanks for praying and supporting her!


Ashley said...

I wish I were as excited as you are to start school!! I would be a little more excited if it didn't mean waking up at 5:45!! Hope you had a great weekend Mel!!

Mimi said...

Yay for going back to school!!! I wish I were that excited about going to work. I dread Monday mornings! LOL