Howdy ho, neighbors :) I'm stalling blogging tonight, for some reason :) I woke up at 6:20am to my alarm, and started working on my primary lesson. Come to find out, my printer was out of ink. Sigh. I was even in Walmart on Friday, in the INK isle. Sigh. Oh well....
SO, I wrote out the part that I wanted Captain America to read for sharing time, by hand. 4 pages worth. hehehe. Yeah, I'm buying ink next time I'm there. No matter what - hehe.
I worked on the cards for the hat game, and the puzzle for the mother game, and organized my thoughts. I was able to get my kids dressed, and fed, myself presentable for church, and headed over to Veronicas to pick up Tom from the sleepover at 8:15am.
Yeah, he and the little boys were running around like madmen. Apparently he'd not gone to bed at all. Sigh. I told him that he was to come home from church, and go straight to sleep. He was like, Aw, Mom, it's gonna take me FOREVER to fall asleep in the middle of the day.
Got back home, got shoes on Jimmy, and loaded up in the truck. We left for church at 8:35am, and got there at 8:40am. Kids wanted to know why we were so early. I told them that was the time I always wanna be to church, it just hasn't happened as of late. Then, I remembered that we'd agreed that whoever was doing sharing time was in charge of setting up chairs. Good thing I was early :)
I got the primary room all organized, and went up to sit with the kids. My headache was mostly gone, but I could still kinda feel it trying to come out. And I knew that if I went home and laid down, it would go away. BUT, I was doing both singing time AND sharing time today, both hours. Yeah, my poor head didn't stand a chance.
Tom slept through all of sacrament. He was actually snoring during the opening prayer, and I had to elbow him. During the sacrament, he was conscious long enough to take the bread, then again the water, then promptly fell back asleep. He's SO not going to another sleepover on a Saturday night again.
After Sacrament meeting, I sent him to the truck to sleep. No point sleeping in his class, that's just rude. I went to primary, and didn't take a break for 2 hours.
First, we had opening with the junior primary. Totally forgot the Jimmy had a talk, so we winged it. I knew the theme in and out, since I'd prepared a sharing time around it, so it was super easy to help him with an impromptu talk - hehehe. Too bad we don't have a microphone. No one could hear him :(
So, we sang a wiggle song with the little kids first, then played the game with the picture frame and the puzzle pieces. I had 9 pieces, so we sang the song 9 times. Let me tell you, when they sang the song the last time, it was beautiful! They did a wonderful time.
Oh yeah, and I was gonna tell you about this FABULOUS site that I found for Singing Time leaders. It's HERE. Wonderful! The idea about the picture frame and the hat thing are there.
Anyway, we had a "guest" come and speak to us next. Captain America dressed up as Joseph Smith, and told his story, and about Jesus. It was very nice. After that, we sang the "I Belong to the Church of Jesus Christ" song. And did the Hat game that that blog talked about. The little kids LOVED it. I think we sang that song about 6 times. And then another wiggle song, and it was time to go.
Hilary had brought me a Diet Dr Pepper when she'd taken her hubby home right after Sacrament (his leg was bothering him - remember, he's the one that just had knee surgery). I downed it, and started in on round 2. Senior Primary went well too.
Anyway, the migraine was back. I knew it would be. I drove home, Jake got the kids bagel sandwiches and carrots for lunch, and I got my cheese and cucumber and saltines. And I took more meds.
Tom didn't even make it to lunch. He went right upstairs and went to sleep. And we haven't heard a peep from him since (and it's 9:30pm as I'm blogging this)
We all sat on the couch and watched an episode of Dr Who, then I went to bed. I put the kids in their rooms for quiet reading/playing time, and I slept.
Captain America came home at some point, and was with the kids. I don't know when, though. I woke up at 3pm, and felt a bit better. No sudden movements, though. Or bright lights. hehehe. Just to be sure.
Jake and Captain America were cleaning the kitchen when I woke up. Joe was napping, Tom was napping, and Eme and Jim were playing. It was a nice Sunday afternoon.
I kinda slept on and off for a while longer. I helped Jake make dinner at 4pm. Lasagna casserole. And I made myself a salad. And had some diet jello. Day 4 of my diet was going well. Still no cheats. Pfew!
At 6:15pm, Jake and I loaded up in the truck, and headed to Hilarys house. We were riding with her and her son, Nathan (around Jakes age) to the Stake Center so the boys could watch the Trek musical. It was a fireside, and the boys wanted to see it. I was worried that the loud and crowd would make my migraine come back, so Hilary and I just stayed in her car and chatted. It was a very nice evening :)
The boys were done about an hour later, having grabbed some refreshments, and we headed home. Jake and I were back at home by 8:45pm. All the kids were already in bed, andCaptain America was doing some computer work. Here I am, getting ready to design a quick freebie, then I may watch something online (hmmm, maybe some Fringe), or I'll just go to bed. I've got a BUSY day tomorrow.
It's Hilary's B-DAY! Woohoo! We're going to Applebees for lunch! The shrimp and spinach salad is my favoritiest. I hope everyone we invited can make it :) Love ya, Hilary! You've quickly become one of my VERY favoritest people!!!
For anyone who likes the newer Dr Who, this WordArt will have a double meaning - hehehe. Click on the link below to go to my account to download the PNG file, and leave some love if you like my work. Thanks!