Price Family News

The day to day life of our major excitement but full of love and joy.

Sunday, April 30, 2006

Collin's first bug!

We woke up this morning at 12am to Collin's screams. He had hurled all over the place. From then, he threw up every 30 minutes. At 3am we took him to the hospital. We wanted to make sure he was not becoming dehydrated. We were told he had the stomach bug and to just watch him and get as much fluids in him as possible. The throwing up is gone, but now it's the other end having problems! Anyway, I just feel really bad for the little guy, but he will make it. Collin has had 4 baths today and we have had about 3 hours of sleep! All in all, I guess were pretty lucky since this is the first illness he's really ever had.

Thursday, April 27, 2006

Price Update

We are now moved into Billy's house and it is going well. We have enough room and it's relaxed. Collin's room is bigger so he has plenty of room to play. This is going to help us pay off a lot of stuff so we are really excited about that.
My job is going ok. I'm having a bit of difficulty learning the system, but it will come in time.
Garner started clinicals this past Monday and seems to be fine so far. He will be scrubbing in next week, so he is nervous about that.
I need prayer. I get down a a lot because I'm away from Collin so much now. I hate that someone else gets to spend more time with him than I do. I know I'm not a bad Mom because he goes to a sitter, but it sure does feel like it. Then when we get home in the afternoon, he's cranky. We are home around 4:30 and he goes to bed around 7 or 7:30. This schedule just sucks. Why could I have not been blessed enough to get to stay home with my child? I don't "blame" Garner, which he thinks I do. It's just our situation right now. I am having a hard time accepting our "situation" though, especially since I had such a great schedule at PTS. I don't want to not work at all. I think it's healthy for Mother and Child to have time away from each other and with other people, I just want more time than what I have now. Anyway, it's hard to make Garner understand how I feel as a Mom. I know he loves Collin as much as I do, but face it, Dad's just don't have the same attachment/connection with their children as Mother's do. He does not see the time away as a big deal like I do. Plus, I think all the changes that have taken place this month have made me more susceptible to being in a bad mood. I seem to be easily irritated a lot lately. I keep telling myself that Garner will be working again soon and then maybe I can cut back my hours. I know God has a plan...I just need prayer to get over this slump.

Wednesday, April 12, 2006

Happy Birthday to Collin!

Collin turns 1! And...My new job at Life Church

My baby boy is now a toddler!! I'm happy and sad all at the same time. He has gotten so big and time has flown by so fast! He weighs 19 pounds 12 ounces which puts him in the 10th percentile on weight. Skinny little man! Wonder where he gets it?!? He's now in the 75 percentile on height. We had a big birthday party for him where he had all the cake his little tummy desired! He's a very neat eater, we had to help him get messy! Anyway, it was a lot of fun and he got a lot of great gifts. I'll post some pics in a minute.
About my job...
I think I'm going to like it, but right now, I'm not too happy. It's a lot of things. First, I'm back to full-time in the office and it's killing me being away from Collin for that long. Second, the girl training me is kind of spastic, so she's hard to follow. Third, she only works part-time and brings her four year old son in with her who knows no discipline, so it's tough to get anything done. I'm being thrown in blind and so I'm just having to figure things out myself for the most part. Once time passes, I adjust to this schedule, and get some experience under my belt, I think I will enjoy it. It's a great group of people I'm working with and I'll get to do a lot of new things I have not done before. For example, making design changes to bulletins and the website. I can get creative and I think that will be fun. So we'll see how it goes.