Friday, July 16, 2010

Has it really been 8 months?

It really has been 8 months since I posted anything. Shame on me! I just haven't been in the blogging mood. I don't even know where to start! I guess I will just say that the Hamblin family is doing really well. We are having a busy but uneventful summer. We would love to do some fun things but with Dave's schedule and lack of pennies we will just settle for hanging out at home. We have been doing a LOT of yard work....cutting down more trees; digging up stumps; raking up 'stuff'; chopping weeds; and hauling truck load after truck load to the hatch pit. When we bought this house almost 2 years ago (crazy!) we knew we would have lots of work to do in the yard. I swear that Dave is the hardest working man I know! He works 2 jobs and when he does have time off he is working so very hard in the yard. I appreciate EVERYTHING he does for our family.

All the kids seem to be doing well. Hunter will be two in September and I can hardly believe it! He is the CUTEST little guy with his BIG eyes and ears that stick out.....such a fun little person and we have loved having him in our family. Slater boy has been having some struggles lately. This last January we ended up taking him to Primary Children's Hospital because of blood in his urine and he was urinating 25-30 times in one day. Many test were run on him and all came out normal.....ok.....blood in the urine is NOT normal. He could potentially have a certain disease (don't know how to say it or even spell it, sorry) but doesn't have most of the symptoms that normally go with that disease. So....we left the hospital with not much in the way of answers. For the last few months he has been acting normal but the last week or two he has had blood in his urine again and sometimes he has a difficult time getting the urine to come out. We are planning another trip to PCMC on the 29th and this time I want more tests run....there has to be a reason for his issues. I hope that we can find out the problem so that it can be taken care of....poor little Slater!

Ellie and Emma are having an ok summer. They have taken on the responsibility of caring for our new dog BUSTER BROWN MOOSE CABOOSE. He goes by Buster and the kids have LOVED having a dog. For a long time I have NOT wanted a pet but the kids have begged for so long and the minute I saw Buster I melted (dang it!). He is pretty cute and it really has been a fun thing for our family.

Dave and I are doing really well. We are very focussed on our relationship and and taking care of each other. We have experienced some great blessings lately and have been so grateful for our friendship and marriage. I am blessed to have a good man and I love him so much!

Guess I will stop for now. I hope this update will be of interest to some of you out there. Maybe soon I can post some fun pictures of the last 8 months or so.