Before Christmas break there was a day when over 50 kids were out of my daughter's school. That was about 1/6 of the students. All I wanted was for everyone to be healthy over Christmas and I prayed and prayed for it. And I got it, thanks be to God.
Then Christmas break ended at our house with the stomach bug having made it's way into the house. All seven of us finally succumbed, one at a time. After bleaching every blessed thing in the house - every block, every piece of train track, every light switch, every door knob - every. blessed. thing I am hoping we won't see it again.
But all of the sickness and the intense cold has meant that we've been stuck inside a lot lately. Usually I don't mind winter but the two weeks of sickness and quarantine have made for some long, lonely days. I feel bored and restless and I'm eating too much sugar (which really isn't too much at all except that I'm not supposed to be eating any.)
So blaaaaah. That's how I'm feeling. What about you?
Today you can find me giving a bit of encouragement (or missing the mark completely) over at Blessed Is She with embroidery-worthy, thought-provoking words like, "Christ wants you to keep on keeping on."