Thursday, May 21, 2009

You Lucky Duck!

Okay so for once I will post mostly about Mike and I!
First off I haven't given my mothers day post mostly because the day in and of itself was not so hot and I needed time to forget it. The night before I stayed up till midnight ( I didn't get home until 10) working on Zoe's talk (coloring pictures). Around 1 am is when Isa decided she was done sleeping and didn't feel well enough to at least be up and happy so she cried, mike cried and I certainly cried! Mike finally resigned to the couch around 2:30 (he had to work the next two days). I continued the battle of wills until around 5 am I pulled her into bed with me where she finally settled in and fell asleep around 5:30. Ever since Isa has been on all of the meds she is on sleep is precious and rarely seen by me so thank goodness Zoe is such a good kid because when she woke up and found me in bed with Isa without waking us she shut the door, went in the living room and turned on the TV (I always keep it on PBS). Isa awoke at 8:30 ready to take on the day.......I was not so ready. We quickly got some breakfast and I hurried and finished working on my lesson for Relief Society. After I got both kids ready I went to finish myself and wouldn't you know it little Ms Isa found an apple and started munching away only to completely stain the front of her dress with orangeish juices! We changed and finally got to church 20 minutes late! From there I helped Zoe with her talk then let Isa run around until it was time for Relief Society. Can I just remind you that Isa had only had about 7 hours of sleep and I had only had 3. She was cranky and I don't think there is a word to describe how I felt. THANK GOODNESS FOR THE ELDERS QUORUM!!! They had planned a surprise lunch for the moms during Relief Society so there would be no lesson. It was taco salad and desert. The best thing that had ever happened at this point! Unfortunately I still had to deal with a naughty 1 year old while we ate so it was a little frustrating but thank goodness I didn't have to make dinner or we would have had hotdogs! So there you have it. Now for the good stuff Mike had given me a beautiful bouquet of flowers the day before a book that I have really been wanting to read and a massage at a local spa! Seriously that massage hit the spot! Thanks babe for everything you do for me!
Now for Mike. Mike recently promoted to Captain (May 15th) so you can officially call him Captain Hall! We are so very proud of our him! He has had to accomplish a lot over teh years to get to this point! He has had many obstacles thrown at him but managed to surface unscathed! He is a wonderful daddy, husband and friend and he always keeps us on our toes! We love you Mike! Also Mike gave the girls cute little presents for being there for him over the last few years of this crazy adventure (after all we have moved cross country 3 times in four years). He also gave me a beautiful diamond necklace that I love wearing. We can't wait to see whats in store for us next!


Heath said...

I feel for you Jen. You and Mike sure have been on a whirlwind adventure ever since you said "I Do". That sure was sweet of little Zoe to not wake mommy in time of sleep...good girl. Now for Isa, I hope she's doing better, I'll have to have a long talk with you when you come into town.

Kelsie Maher said...

hahaha... I found myself reading this post not being a bit surprised. This seems to be the story of your life- especially since moving to minot. lol, of course mike would have to work on mothers day! and Valentines, and christmas, heck, even thanksgiving. hahah... just kidding :) Give zoe a high five from us, she seems to be growing up real fast :)

Britt said...

I can hardly think of a better way to spend a day in honor of Mothers. I DID have hot dogs that day but you win with everything else.

Way to go Mikey!!

Jacy said...

Sorry for your awful night, and the lack of sleep lately. That is no fun! But what is fun is having a cute husband who showers you with adorable gifts and thoughtfulness! Good job Mike! Hope you all start getting a little more zzzz's.