I figured today I would blog a little about whats been going on with the other Losinski babies. I am currently blogging in my big comfy chair and kids are screaming and squealing all around me. The weather is beautiful and so they run inside and then outside. Buttercup has approached me several times to adjust her spiderman swim goggles on her chocolate cookie face. Boy is wearing pajama pants and a dirty soccer shirt and has taken over as leader of the chaos. Bluebird is wearing a skirt, legging and cowboy boots, with her red pea coat (always a fashionista). She woke up at 4 am this morning complaining of pain to her left ear, but after some motrin she stated it felt much better. She got her finger caught in the door jam when Noah (our 12 year old lab) struggled to stand up to move out of her way and fell against the door, but she was a sweet and gracious about it as a 4 year old can be. A bit ago Boy came to tell me that both girls were on the top bunk...they are his bunk beds, but he has never ventured to the top bunk before...but both girls love to climbthere and sometimes get a bit crazy (Bluebird is quite the gymnast). So, now I am returning to this blog, after going upstairs and removing the ladder and instructing children to play safely. So, at this point typing is harder because Boy decided it would be best to lean against me and Buttercup decided to snuggle with Daddy and drink some milk.
|with his soccer trophy|
Last night I dreamed I moved back to Lakeland and remodeled my grandparents house...I awakened with the realization that their home was the perfect size and layout for my family, and briefly daydreamed of moving home and hosting our large clan during holidays. Its too bad we won't be moving back home anytime soon. Mickey has been working diligently to complete his phD and is interviewing and we are expecting to have a move planned and a destination in the spring. We DO miss being away from our families, during the holidays and all of the time. But today I bought a turkey and we are planning a nice quaint holiday dinner with our little family.
We finished Christmas lists today and I made wish lists for Santa to work from out of Toys R Us, Target and Amazon. They are great kids, and they certainly deserve a good Santa visit. Last year we decided to be very purposeful about any and all gifts and not get anything that would not be used throughout the year. We did really good and last years gifts are all still favorites. We planned the same thing this year and I am happy with the plan I have in place. I want to try to get things taken care of prior to returning to Philadelphia (early Dec), so that there are no concerns if I am unable to return until right before the holiday.
I did get a call from my manager yesterday and provided I do not get a shunt in December, it is possible I may return to work briefly before Auguste is born, we are working out the logistics, but I feel that if it works out it could be really good for me to be able to immerse myself into my patients a little. I miss them. I also miss my co-workers.
Anyway, life is pretty good here in the Losinski household. Keep us in your prayers as we face financial and emotional challenges, as well as many decisions and lots of unknowns.