Monday, July 23

Latest in my life

This weekend was BUSY! Friday afternoon we (Leah, Laurie, Ian, Chase, and I) met Bryan and Mike at Carowinds to go to Boomerang Bay, their water park INSIDE the regular park. It was lots of fun. Leah and Mike went on the Platypus Plunge, which is a double tube ride for kids. We all went as a family on Crocodile Run (a lazy river). I laughed so hard at getting myself into a tube. Mike had Leah already in his lap and was heading down the river when a lady took pity on me and held the tube still so I could flop on it on my belly and flip over. Getting out was hilarious too. I floated past the exit and was starting the river again when I finally hauled myself out. Then I had to wade with my tube against the current to get to the exit. A RIOT! After a yummy Cracker Barrel dinner, Leah passed out the second she laid in her bed and slept until 8am (a miracle!).

Saturday morning, I prepared meals to freeze at Dream Dinners. I made yummy things like Maple Glazed Pork Chops with Bountiful Baked Beans and Canadian Bacon Stuffed French Bread. Those will remain in my freezer until I need them when the baby comes.

My new Harry Potter book arrived at 1pm and of course I started reading RIGHT AWAY! I read for an hour until my baby shower. Laurie hosted a CDS (cul-de-sac) party for me at her house complete with a 10-minute massage for everyone. How awesome was that?!? We played silly games and used our favor bags to work on our fingernails (cute collection of supplies). I had a diaper cake and a BIG basket of baby things to go through. Thanks so much Laurie and all my CDS girls! Pictures are on our website for your viewing pleasure. I read that evening from 5-6:15, then again from 8:30 until 2:15am. I finished the book that night and am VERY happy with it. That's all I can say about that because I have LOTS to friends who are working on it.

Remember if you are reading Harry Potter, be thinking about a discussion question to email me by August 10th.

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Keri Donald said...

Haha... I went on a lazy river a couple of months ago and it was pretty comical too, but I can't imagine how great it must have been at 8 months preggie!!!
And wow... you're a FAST reader!

Erica Lynn said...

You're an incredibly fast reader .. I read HP from 6:30am Sunday til 8pm .. taking breaks for meals and a fishing trip that was a couple hours .. over all I think it took me a little less then 12 hours .. but you zoomed through it!!

Christina said...

Sounds like you had a fun weekend. That baby wrap looked very confusing!

Tiffanyrose said...

Man, I would have paid to see that!! I am happy that you guys had fun! I love summer just for those fun water type things we get to do.

Nikki said...

36 weeks and 3 days old... I can't believe it! Halle was born at 36 weeks and 5 days! It could literally be any day now!

Brittany Love said...

I really want to participate this time around, so I purchased 5, 6, and 7 of the HP books. I saw the first four movies, so I decided to start with 5. I know that cheating, but I just don't have time to read them all in a month. You and I are freaks of nature when it comes to speed reading, but I only have 3 weeks. I'm reading furiously, but I don't know if I'll have it done by Aug.11th. We shall see! Either way, at least I'll be able to read/discuss/comprehend the questions other people submit.