My mother was diagnosed with thyroid cancer two years ago. She had her thyroid removed and radiation and was pronounced cancer free a few months later. Since then, she goes in every six months for a cancer screening and about a month ago, her results came back abnormal. She had a PET scan on Wednesday to follow up and her doctor asked her to come in first thing this morning about the results. Needless to say, that’s not a good sign (especially since it usually takes her three months to get an appointment). Would you please pray for her?
I wrote a post earlier this week about my experiences using birth control. It was written as the response to an weekly debate about whether parents should provide birth control for their daughters. I’d love if you would not only read my post, but write your own response and link it up at Friendly Debates with the Danielles.
David just applied for a post doc fellowship in Colorado. My fingers are crossed because we so badly want to move back near our families, but I know that might not be God’s plan for us right now. The only other fellowship he’s applied for has been here in Raleigh, and I wouldn’t mind a few more years here to explore the Southeast. Raleigh’s been pretty good to us so far.
Two reasons I’m grateful for living in Raleigh right now: the amazing weather and the hilly terrain. It was in the 70s the past two days and in the 60s for at least the week prior and I’ve taken Lucia on a walk everyday. Why the gratitude for the hilly terrain? Because those walks are serious workouts and on the days I’ve gone on hour and a half walks, no need to go to the gym in the evenings.
Speaking of walks, nothing makes me feel like a member of the “mommy club” than pushing strollers side by side with another mom. (Especially while discussing our babies’ bowel movements).
I had a guest post published the other day at the Cloth Diaper Whisperer about how cloth diapering was much easier than I thought it would be. If you are thinking of cloth diapering, it’s probably not as difficult as you think (that is, once you pick what kind of diapers you want to use, all the possible diaper options are overwhelming!).
Lucia is going to be two months old on Sunday! She is getting so big and so strong. Here’s a picture of her showing off her strong neck muscles during tummy time:
Thanks Hallie for hosting this week at Betty Beguiles!