Wednesday, July 14, 2010


I've decided not to even share all our horrors of Monday. Why bother, it's over, what's done is done, it's not worth repeating. Suffice it to say that it was a very long and emotional day!

Olivia is doing GREAT! She is just itching to get back to her regular routine, but while I have her get up and walk around from time to time, I still think she needs to rest her poor body, especially since she was able to stay up until 10:30 or so each night, was awoken multiple times during the night for checking up on, and was up bright and early when breakfast was brought in. Apparently her body thinks she needs the rest to, because today I had to wake her up after a 2 1/2 hour nap in order to go pick up Liam! :) She wanted to go back to sleep after we got back, but I told her she was going to bed in about 3 hours and that that may not be the best idea... she agreed. :)


Christie said...

So glad she's feeling better and getting lots of much needed rest.

Sending continued prayers your way.

Anonymous said...

All roads lead to Rome. 堅持自己所選!..................................................................

Eve said...

That Olivia, check her out :D Glad that all is well again. Hope you are getting some rest as well :D

Anonymous said...

Glad to hear she is home and doing better!

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I am a single mom to four amazing kids; each of whom just happen to have been adopted. The first three were adopted through foster care, and we just completed an international adoption from Haiti. Our family has grown through adoption and I am all the more blessed to know each of my children. I worship a mighty God, teach Special Ed, love bargains, and am inspired by Pinterest... come along with us for the ride!

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