I have not blogged in a while... for a number of reasons, but I will start with these few :) :
1) I have been tired
2) life has been crazy
3) I have had a lot of unspoken stress
I cannot go into a lot of details about number three, other than I can say that we have had some issues come up with the kiddo's biological dad, and we have been in the midst of court stuff which is not too fun by any stretch. The good news is that we are not going to court for anything we have done or have not done, and I will continue to have full custody which is not being debated --- just other stuff. Today was our court date, and I was so excited to get it over with and have some resolve, but instead it has been continued to February. It is not a bad thing other than we just have to wait until then to see what happens... and you know how I feel about waiting :)
That is all I can say about it, but I would ask that you continue to pray with us. It is unneccessarily stressful and I want to let go of my worry or concern.
In other news, if we are Facebook friends that I suppose you have heard our SUPER BIG announcement, lol, we are expecting!!! and yes, a baby that is...
Baby will be here sometime early summer, and we will know more details after my appointment in December. You only thought we were crazy before, hahaha! We are excited. Steve has never got to experience this part of fatherhood before, so he is in for some fun surprises.
I have been extremely sick with this little tike, and although I guess this is a great sign the baby is healthy, I am not digging it too much. So, if you see me heaving or gagging please look away --- immediately :) it is the fun 24 hour "morning" sickness. I keep reminding myself that this, too, shall pass...
Other kiddos are doing well... Green baby is loving ballet, Jakey is getting into wrestling which he loves and scares me to death, and our teen is having her baby shower this weekend. She is due the first week of January, but I think he will be here before then. Our lives are crazy, but that's how I like it most of the time.
I am trying to remain obedient to Christ's calling in our lives regardless of all the super fun changes. I keep thinking that God never called us to a life of convenience, yet He guarantees a messy, broken, beautiful road. I am blessed to be on it, regardless of how crazy it looks on the outside. Somehow, I tend to see the inner-connectedness of all of it and cannot help but praise Him for His ongoing provisions and discoveries.
So, now you are up to speed. I am going to try and get back on here more. I always have a lot to say :)