Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Our Life NEVER Ceases to Amaze Me!

Well... you would think that things at the Andrews/Melle household could slow down and go with the flow... even for a day! ha! ha! Well... last night our little Car Cruiser... little dare devil.... or as Uncle Bub calls her... Our Little Thrill Seeker... drove her car down our stairs! Talk about freaking out! We knew we needed to get a gate, but where she isn't walking or crawling and as far as the car and lion go... she has only been able to go forward and backward... she didn't know how to turn the wheel or turn... or so we thought. Nick brought up some laundry for us to fold and she was right there... seriously with in seconds... it was as though the house was falling in! It was so loud and scary! My first thought was that Preston had fallen down the stairs with a whole handful of stuff... we jumped up and there she was, lying on the landing and her car upside down! Nick seriously flew down the stairs and Preston and I were there in seconds! It was the scariest thing. So off the to doctor we flew! She was okay thank goodness! I can't even believe it! I felt like the worst mother! She was right there and literally a second later there she laid... at the bottom of the stairs! I felt so bad! I thought Nick was going to fall apart! She is doing well and back to her joyful, funny self! So we are really glad!

I went to the doctor today to find out what my lump was. Well, it's not a hernia! It's a blood clot. There are actually several of them. So it's kind of scary! I have to be real careful for about 3 weeks he said. No heavy lifting or exerting myself. He said if I'm really careful they should go away. If not, If I'm my stubborn self and do things instead of asking for help... they could break off and go to my lungs or heart! So I think I will be humbled and ask for help! It really scared me! He said there was so much bleeding from my surgery and that is what caused them! So the next few weeks are going to be a little stressful for me! I know I'll be okay because I will follow orders this time! ha! ha! When it's your life that is involved and you have little kids and a family... the stubbornness needs to go on the back burner.

Then, there is our Mr. Preston! How proud of him are we? Well, he tried out for the Jr. High baseball team this week and yesterday he made the first cut! There were 50 7th graders and they only kept 12. Preston was one of the 12, so we were so excited! Several of his other friends also made it so it was pretty cool! In fact, most of his new baseball team made the cut. Then today, he made the second cut! Yeah! ha! ha! They only kept about 7 7th graders. Some of his friends got cut today, but the others are still there too! He's very excited! So he has to go back again tomorrow! I think he has a very good chance! He does very well at baseball, so hopefully he makes it! If not, he got very far in the try outs and he should be proud! Go Preston! ha! ha! We are so proud of you for even going out there and trying! I'll let you all know how it goes! Hopefully we have some really good news! That would do so much for him and his confidence! I think he's already proud of him self for getting this far!

I am still keeping busy as ever being Mom, taking care of the family, playing with the kids and working on my new adventure.... doing Mortgage Loans! I'm so excited to be working with Angie. She has been a very good friend of mine for a very long time, so working with her and spending time has been great! Plus I get to do the loans from my home and spend my days with Avery and soon Preston once summer comes! It would be really nice if I could just do this full time and be home with my kids all the time! Hopefully soon! ha! ha!

I hope you all are doing well and everything in your life is going good! Love you guys! I'll get some updated photos of the kids soon! We went and got their photos taken at Sadie's Photography and they turned out so good! I'll get posted soon! You'll love them!


Corey and Jennifer said...

You are a good mom! I think at least every kid falls down the stairs at least once! Thats so excting for your son I wish him the best of luck! Congrats on your new job! Are you done at C-21 now?

Levi & Meg said...

Poor lil Avery!!! She is quite the dare devil!! Tell Preston way to go for us! That is so Awesome!! Let us know about the final cut.