Some weeks we’d rather not live over again and this past week has been one of those for me; it’s been weak and I’m just glad it’s over! I am an eternal optimist, but I was having a hard time finding the bright lining in this week, needless to say I’m very glad that it’s over and thrilled that I’ve been granted the opportunity to start anew!
It all began last week Thursday with Jared being diagnosed with Celiac – that’s okay, not a big deal, some adjustment but we’ll manage and get used to it. Moving forward already!
Monday comes along and we have our usual Monday-morning-get-back-into-the-routine morning. I arrive at work and an hour later I am without a PC – it’s a less than two-year old HP and its ‘fried’, as the technician says. Again, that’s okay, not a big deal, I’ve got a laptop (my personal one, but this is an emergency) so I can still get a few things done!
Wednesday managed to sneak by without issue…sigh.
Thursday rolls around and Jared is complaining of an ear ache again. Miraculously, we’ve managed to go two years without ear issues and to say that is a blessing would be an understatement – not sure what we were doing right or how we were doing it but we’d somehow managed to keep him healthy. This year he’s going three for three…an ear infection in September, one in October and now November rolls in – BAM, another ear infection. He and I are sitting together relaxing quietly and we hear a strange noise (sounded like when someone pinches their nose during a sneeze). I asked him if he’d sneezed and he replies, “No that was my ear!” Yikes! And we have drainage! Jared and I had been planning on heading over to Missoula with Jeff for the weekend, but everything was up in the air at that moment.
Friday rolls around and things finally start to look brighter – it’d been a week…Thursday to Thursday and I was ready to start anew! We were still trying to decide if we were going to Missoula or not, but Jared – the trooper that he is – headed off to school and I to work. I had the excitement and pleasure of acquiring a brand new computer for work – I picked it up at 11:30am and headed back to the office for my last hour of work and started the fun of getting it up and running (more fun to look forward to at work on Monday!). I left work at 12:30, picked Jared up from school and headed straight to the doctor’s office. Sure enough, his right ear has burst (no surprise there). We made the decision to head off to Missoula, armed with lots of medicine!
So here we are relaxing in Missoula; getting ready to head to our favorite place for lunch, the Good Food Store and afterward taking in a little caffe at the local café. Ahhhh, this is just what the doctor ordered…here’s to weak endings and new beginnings!