I sent my daughter to a party on the wrong day! Yes, that's correct. I thought Matt was going to be out of town still, so a couple weeks ago, when one of the never ending birthday invitations, once again appeared in Addison's "cubby" at school, I called my dad to chauffeur the princess. Even at that time, I said Sunday at 5:00. I had it so set in my head "Sunday at 5:00," that apparently I never went back to double check the invite.
This party has been behind many bribes all weekend, the child, with freshly wrapped present in hand, newly washed and combed hair, complete with a big pink bow and cowboys t-shirt, sat in the front window starting at 3:00 awaiting her 4:30 pickup. I can't believe I did this! Well...actually I can. The absolutely worst part, you ask?! I didn't realize I had sent Papa and Addison to a party location on the wrong day. It wasn't until Papa called 30 minutes after the party had started to inform me as such. He then continued to tell me they were fine, because they were attending another party at the same location. Papa and Addi are the "Pre-K party crashers!" Plano beware!
Jake has had a great weekend! Besides the fact, that today Matt and I were both about to run for the border, he has had low seizure activity and the side effects of the meds has been pretty good until the recent hours. I think he is overly tired and all this "stuff" is catching up with him, as it is all of us.
The kid has been a TERROR! I swear he is bound and determined to bust these stitches open again before their removal tomorrow. It all started on our way out the garage for our walk. I push the button to open the garage door, Jake runs out, as I am trying to juggle,the phone, his emergency meds, and the ipod. He reaches the door just in time to grab a hold with both hands and continue to ride the door almost all the way to the top! When we get home Addison and Jake have a contest, or something under the table, on who can flip off the couch the best, climb the window sill to open the blinds, do cartwheels on the hard woods, or hide under objects that a mouse could barely fit under. The anxiety level has been pretty high at the Peters' household This Cowboys' Sunday.
People that know Jake, know that he has one of the most infectious laughs ever. He starts to laugh and within seconds, no matter how much of a bad mood, or sad one might be in, I guarantee you will start to laugh too. It has been very nice hearing this amazing laugh all day today, but I think he might drive us to the loony bin. Luckily we are approaching the 8' o clock bedtime hour.
I think tomorrow is a full moon, and anyone who teaches, I think will agree with me, that can be quite scary!
God Bless~ Christine
PS~ I had not heard about the Matt Bryant story, from the Buccaneers, until today. People have mentioned that my family and I have incredible strength during all this. I think Matt Bryant has the most amazing strength. I can not imagine going out to play and performing to such high standards after what He and his family have just been through. He and his family are deep in my thoughts and prayers.
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