11 July 2008
One More Month.
That's how long the surgeon says it is going to be before I can lift my children with my arms extended out (you know, like from a crib, or any other "usual way" of picking up kids?). One month. This is a VERY GOOD thing to have happen in the summer, if it had to happen. I have contracted with Patrick to be my helper all day every day for $150. It's a lot of money, but it's a MONTH of work; vacuuming, lifting children, laundry etc. Basically he'll be doing about 3/4 of my manual labour. I am very blessed to have him at home. I have been praying that he will get to see mountains by the end of high school, too. I mentioned this to him and it seems like it is a dream he has just thought too much to be really real. That makes me so sad. I told him to start praying and see what God does.