Monday, February 15, 2010

Our Valentines Week End

Friday we had two kids sleep over 

Saturday morning we awoke to a house of four children. Two had spent the night. A pair of sisters who were in each of my kids classes. 
They played until 10:30 and were off with their mother. 

We had lunch watching the old Star Trek shows.

My sister came with her grandson, my great nephew.
The boys played and Dove stayed at her computer a bit aloof.
After some repair work on some jewelry for my sister she tutored me on my sewing machine.
She has invested in some hardware for this older Viking so that I can download off of the computer many designs. I will certainly have a lot to learn.

Now with some more practice a should be able to get farther along the way to use the machine as it is meant too. We had a quiet evening of family time and to bed early.

Valentine morning the "kids said go look in the kitchen"
thrilled at the thought of all the dishes done I was suprized to find these on the kitchen table.
So a lovely time of floral arranging began my day.

 Shown here at the end of a long eventful day.
The tell tell signs of a lot of work to do.

Been a full week end but I am sure by now that you would expect no less. :)
Dash had made an agreement with the Daddy Man that if mom did his hair he got the funds that would have been paid a beautician (I got shorted in that deal HAHA)

We were just to leave for the salon when I was de-tangling his hair for him, we met up with a few foes.
So once we had short hair to deal with we then had to deal with
 this x 4 people!

 So just a few hours later I was taking Dove to the sleep study.
Who me? Rest ?
Why would you think that might happen?

 The trip over took us to her little friend for dinner and then...

Off to the Sleep Study Center.
We stopped for drinks , snacks and a little brown bear.
Her friend loaned her the green monkey.
(all the stuffed critters are bagged in the garage).
 Dove was a little scared at first she soon got very excited.
"It is like a hotel"! mom
 Wires await the change into jammies and the movie to start.
 So within an hour she was all wired up.
The wires that had the sensors in her nostrils kinda gave her a bit of panic.
She soon said that they were no big deal.

The tech said that she was easier than most adults
She went into an inactive trance into her movie and never complained!
 When the movie was done and one last rest room trip she laid down and soon fell right out.
A cot was set up for me to be beside her. 
I was so happy not to have to sleep in a recliner chair.
 In the morning Annie came and took all the electrodes off of her.
She was so good, so well behaved and kind to Annie.
 Annie came in at 9 a.m. and said hi to Dove , knowing from the wires that she had awaken.
They watched and taped her all threw the night on video to show the doctor.

Being as I was in the room I was not wired but so happens that I snored and the tech thinks that I need a sleep study too. 
Did you know that toncils can grow back if they did not get them all the first time. 
It is a possiblity that we might both have to have them out.
So in the near future I will do this too if the doctor aggrees that I should. 
Snoring has some potential health risks to the heart and can cause a stroke in some.
Never knew that.

Un-wired and just outside our door the rest room door is the second down the hall to the right.
Refreshed and dressed we were off.

 On the back of the door .

We girls went out to breakfast and then to do a little girly clothes shopping.
When we arrived home the doctor had already called and set up the appointment for tomorrow after school. Michelle called to ask to have Dash a play date. Just perfect in timing for she will meet me here and take him and Dove and I can get to the appointment without him in tow.
I will let ya all know what the results were.

Steve washed linens all weekend and bagged all the stuffed critters and such. There is so much work to do tomorrow. A perfect day for a "tackle it".
Well I am off to shower and to bed .
Peace be with all of you.


Denise said...

Praying for good results, love you.

Annette said...

Shes so brave and I knew about the tonsil thing, Amanda snored so bad and grinned her teeth before she had her's out at the age of 16, and that was so tough on her, she constitutionally had strep throat and it was her ENT doc that diagnosed her with espteensnbars (wrong spelling) and since then no problems and she slept and still does through the night. Praying for answers your way.


Gentle hugs to all~
a special hug to Dove for being so brave please

Susie said...

Good luck for good results!

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