Sunday, January 17, 2010

be believing



This is me and the Bday boy. I can't believe he is 4 years old. When I look it the picture I see my daughter's unwavering belief. When she found out that they may or may not be able to have kids she did the infertility thing for a few months with no success. They then decided that there were plenty of children already here that need a home. Now I want to remind you that they were 23 and 24 at the time. They put their paper work in the got certified. I was never 100% excited about the idea. I had heard horror stories about the way the system works and I was afraid she would get her heart broken. She was absolutely certain that she was going to get a baby. The people at work gave her a baby shower and secretly I was alittle sad for her. Thinking she is going to get her hopes up, ect ect ect.

Two weeks later she got the call about this little boy. He was a sick little guy and came home with a tube in his nose for feeding. She loved that tube right out of him! She has never looked back. She got her 2 little girls straight from the hospital as well. They are only 6 months apart. I stand in awe of my daughter everyday. She is a great mother and she makes me so proud. Her faith increases my faith. I have to also say she couldn't do without her helpful, thoughtful and very loving hubs. They make a great team.

Sorry, that has nothing to do with weight loss, I just wanted to share that story. Well let's see.....how was the food? It was ok, better for sure. Still not in the full mojo mode, but I feel I am doing better. I didn't walk yesterday. My knee was bugging me Saturday after my walk at the bird park. Which was a slow walk and talk with a friend. I am going to really try to push myself today as much as I can without hurting the knee.

At the Bday party I saw people I haven't seen for a while and boy were they surprised at me. Got alot of nice compliments. Which is nice. It still kind of takes me off guard.

I like what the Bday Gson said the other day while he was walking behind me. "GeGe your butt's not so fat anymore". I stopped and kissed his cute little cheek and said thank you kid.

I have the day off today. Going to hit the thrift shops and see about getting me more pants. I have 2 pair of jeans that fit and no Capri's. I live in Capri's in the summer time. I think this year I am going to get summer dresses too. I am feeling a little girly. Then I want to go see The Blindside. I know I am behind in my movies. I haven't seen a movie that I really liked this season. I know this one will be good. Finished "The Help' over the weekend. Read it! I really liked it.

Well best get on my sweats on get out the door to walk. I think it might be raining. Maybe I will have to go to the office and get on the treadclimber. It's about time we had a little weather! Sunny everyday is boring. Don't hate me.

Keep the mood and the food real......be believing!

20 comments:

  1. Delightful picture, Dana. Great story of your daughter. We are so blessed to be blessed with great kids.

    Have a great day!

    Hugs,

    Roxie

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  2. I enjoyed reading about your daughter- thanks for sharing! :) Those kids are adorable! :)

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  3. Loved the picture, he is a cutie and loved the story about your daughter. Those stories always warm my heart - thanks for sharing it.

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  4. Thanks for sharing your daughter's story - I am so impressed by people who adopt. Sounds like she is a wonderful mother!

    Nice to get compliments from people who haven't seen you in a while...you are doing great! Enjoy your day off and Blindside - Sandra Bullock won the Golden Globe last night for that movie!

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  5. That really is a wonderful story about your daughter. Good for her for providing a home for some kids who desperately needed it.
    BODA weight loss

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  6. What an inspirational story! That's so fantastic that she has that type of faith and love to give. Thanks for sharing!

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  7. Loved the story about your daughter. Loved the picture of you and the boy too *smile*. Rub it in about the weather lol.

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  8. "GeGe your butt's not so fat anymore"

    That's hilarious! What a nice compliment from him, lol. I also enjoyed the story about your daughter.

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  9. Ohhhh that is a wonderful story!

    I love that he said "Gee your butt's not so fat anymore" That made me smile from ear to ear.

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  10. Mmmm I wonder where your daughter gets her big heart from;o) Lovely story, thanks for sharing.


    There is something on my blog for you xxx

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  11. Me too - there's something for you on MY blog, as well!

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  12. What a wonderful unselfish thing your daughter did! And what a great family you have :)

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  13. Hey :o)
    Thats a great story! It's good to read where red tape HASN"T hindered someone!
    Nice progress photos below too. Awesome job on losing the 70+lbs :o)

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  14. THANK YOU for sharing the story as life is about so much more than weight loss huh?

    you have an amazing family.

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  15. I love this story and the picture - adorable (both of you)!

    LOL at the mojo thing, I have just referred to mine on my blog, lol.

    Glad yours is coming back too.

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  16. What a QT!! Is he the one that commented on your shrinking butt? Outta the mouths of babes. :) And I loved hearing the story of yur daughter and all her children. Heartwarming.

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  17. Dana, I have an award for you on my blog :-)

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  18. Mom... 23 huh, and my birthday is Aug 14th...right? LOL I love ya

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  19. My daughter has so kindly reminded me that she was 22 and her DAMN Bday is August 15th. I told everyone at church the wrong Bday ONCE...ONCE, years ago and she will never let me live it down. LOL.. Still a source of great laughter in my family...directed at ME!

    Kids, you can't beat 'em!
    LOVE YA KID!

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