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Friday, January 31, 2014

7 Quick Takes (vol.9), from bad to good

1. Last week, I went to see my doctor for my yearly check up. I explained to her some issues that I have been experiencing at different times during the month. Because of my polycystic ovary syndrome and medical history, she has scheduled me for an endometrial biopsy in two weeks. I have had one before. The results indicated a thickening and polyps, so I needed surgery. I am dreading this biopsy, so would you mind praying for me?

2. Earlier this week I forgot to pay a bill. The only bill that I am in charge of paying. Of course, I beat myself up about forgetting to pay it!

Saturday, January 18, 2014

7 Quick Takes (vol.8)

1. This year we are using Exploring Creation with Human Anatomy and Physiology (Young Explorer Series)  for Thomas and Ralph's science curriculum. I have used different Young Explorer Series before in the past, and we enjoyed them. However, this is the first year that I purchased the lab set. It is a great kit as it comes with almost everything we need to complete the  lessons.


Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Yarn Along 2014 {two}


Knitting: Gilet court d'ete

Monday, January 6, 2014

Daybook 2014

I am thankful for:
~ protection from the wind and rain
~ a dry basement
~ a hard working husband
~ a full pantry
~ quiet time
~the boys

Saturday, January 4, 2014

Fearless: My Word for 2014



While I was sitting in the sanctuary after Mass on Wednesday, a word popped into my head. Fearless. Immediately, I knew that fearless would be my word for 2014.

My entire life I have been afraid. My fears have mainly been about disappointing people and receiving ridicule and scorn.
When I was a girl growing up in my grandparents' home, I spent a lot of time feeling afraid. I lived in fear of my grandmother's degrading tongue and the bullying from a close family member. In school, I worried about what my teachers thought of me and wondered if my peers liked me. It was very hard for me to make friends. Thankfully, I made a few life long friends and met the love of my life. 

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Most Posts of 2013

Joining Sarah at Amongst Lovely Things for the Most Posts of 2013.

My blog has a very small readership, so the first two category winners are not great posts, but I did enjoy sharing them, and reading the comments I received. 

Post with the most clicks:  Yarn Along on July 3, 2013 
I always have a knitting project and a book or three that I am reading, so on Wednesdays I try to make time to yarn along.



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