Hi, I'm Kara, your neighborhood Facebook addict. I am fasting from it today in order to pray for the Bishops of our country. I decided that I would pray each time I thought about logging in. Let's just say it's 8:30 am and I've already said about 10 prayers. I have a problem.
Speaking of FB addiction, I heard on the radio this morning that they did a study of FB addicts and that it's harder to quit than smoking and the urges are stronger. lol!!
Truth is, I really needed the break. This week has been insane. HHS Mandate, Susan G Komen, and more, I'm pretty much in burnout mode.
I went to the dentist yesterday for the first time in 8 years. I had to take Charlotte, but the staff played with her when she got fussy and carried her around. She did great. I have NO cavities and they were shocked. But, I do have level 3 TMJ and am in need of therapy, a mouth guard, and probably surgery to reconstruct the joint. :-/ Can you hear the cha-ching???
For those of you fighting the fight, this postby Leila is perfect (and read the comments!!):
Time for courage, Catholics! Be kind, not "nice"….
SO, in general I have pretty crummy birthdays. But this year, I got a BIG surprise, and it's not even my birthday for 2 more weeks!! JoAnna, Danya, and Leila sent me a bread maker!! (I haven't been able to se it yet, need to get to the store!!)
Here's a funny little story:
We were in the car on the way home from picking up Amelia from school. Amelia saw a FedEx truck and started talking about how daddy works for them and then asked if we ever get packages at our house. I told her that yes, we do, sometimes. Like, if I buy something or if someone sends us a gift. She was excited thinking about it and talked the whole way home.
So, we get home, get in the house, and immediately hear the dog barking. UPS was parked outside and I was confused, since I wasn't expecting a package, and we had JUST talked about it 5 minutes ago, lol. Well, it was a big ol' box. I opened it, and the first thing I saw was "breadmaker" and I started crying. Then I found the paper that said who it was from, and I was a blubbering mess.
I am so blessed to have found these ladies. I have been trying to find my "place" in the Catholic world for so long and have struggled to find a community of friends since my bestie left for the convent. This group of ladies is a blessing from God, and my soul feels at ease.
I really should of made that a separate blog post!!!! But thank you, thank you, thank you! For making me feel special, and for being such a huge blessing in my life! /endsappyquicktake
Science Center. We haven't made it down there yet, due to naughty children and other obstacles, but I'm hoping next week. If my kids are super nice today we might still go, but I'm doubting it. Yesterday was terrible. Are any of your kids still in "naughty mode" from Christmas, or is it just my lunatics?
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