Tuesday, February 26, 2013

February 16

Laura and Jeff cleaned the house as I sat and relaxed. These days I'm getting increasingly uncomfortable. Getting around is painful and tiring. Jeff offers to carry me and help me around but sometimes being carried is harder and I worry about falling.

We went to Target to buy Laura some sneakers. It became a fiasco because she didn't like anything we did and was just not happy. I told Jeff that it is sometimes easier to just buy her shoes and give them as a surprise. No fuss. Laura agreed too!

After Target, we ate lunch at Wegmans. Laura likes eating there and watching shows.. We then visited my Mom at the rehab. Her knees are doing much better but feel stiff. Laura enjoyed snuggling with my mom and she liked being with Laura.

On our way home, we dropped her off with my sister to have a craft night. Laura loves to craft. She always did and is very good at it.

Valentine's Day

I disagree with those who say Valentine's Day is a made up holiday. I think it's nice to have one day a year to celebrate love. Yes, my husband and I try to express our love daily, but I think it's nice to do something extra sweet on Valentine's Day.

For Valentine's Day, Jeff and I went out and did some errands. First we dropped Laura off at school, then Jeff bought me breakfast before we went baby shopping at Walmart. We also got Laura a Valentine gift.

At Walmart, we got some little things like ointment, bibs, body wash and some other things we needed. When we came home, we exchanged gifts. Jeff gave me a necklace with the wheelchair symbol shaped as a heart. I gave him an Eagles jacket.

Grace (my attendant) came early and we went to Laura's school. I enjoy volunteering in her class whenever I can. They had a Valentine party and the kids were adorable. They ate and went around putting Valentine's in one another's bags. Laura was happy to see me.

I also like going so her friends grow accustom to me. They are pretty used to me, and come up and ask me questions or just act normal.

When we came home, Jeff cooked dinner. My Dad came over because Laura wanted to have a Valentine party. So my dad came and gave Laura balloon and dream light puppy. My dad gave me flowers. For dessert, we had strawberry shortcake.