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Bumps on Life's Highway...

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

I last blogged on Sunday, Feb. 7th. The very next day, on my way home from work, I was in a car accident.

I had left school w/ the twins and we were headed home when a man turned in front of me and I hit him. Luckily there were no major injuries, however, my son did have contusions on his face. Oh....I cannot even tell you how horrible it felt to see him in so much pain. He was big and brave, but boy, did his face look rough :( This is him on day #3 - looking a lot better than the two previous days...

The weather just happened to cooperate, as the 2 days following the accident, we had off school due to a snow storm. It gave me time to nurse my son, go to Dr. appointments, and deal with insurance stuff. My son has now healed from the wounds...you can barely tell at all.

All is well again and life has continued on....the kids are back to piano lessons, cheer practices, and fighting over the Wii....it's all good :)

I'm very much ready for the arrival of spring. I need to get outdoors and expend some energy. I've got "winter butt" going on and it won't fit into my jeans - I need to exercise more LOL!! I've faltered a few days with my diet, but as always...I won't fret. Life's handed me some bumps lately and I'm riding through them - pretty well, if I do say so myself. Blessings to you all....
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  • TESSA_NJ
    So glad to hear that you and your son are okay! What a scare!
    4052 days ago
  • THELILMERMAID
    Aww, your poor kiddo! I hope you all have recovered well from the accident. "winter butt" is a term I could get used to, haha.
    4052 days ago
  • MELTEAGUE
    O my HOlly , I did not see this until now!! hope you are all well in your household and that your little guy is all mended !!!
    don't know how I missed this blog!!!
    Thinking of you! emoticon
    4062 days ago
  • SEPPIESUSAN
    BIG hugs!! I'm so glad nobody was seriously hurt.
    4063 days ago
  • AWOLF24
    Oh wow - glad to hear nobody was seriously hurt! emoticon for your brave boy though!!!
    4065 days ago
  • PBGWILLIAMS
    Wow, I am so sorry about the accident. Thank the Lord you were all ok. I bet your son loved going to school with his war wounds. So scary. You have a beautiful outlook on things. Love it.
    4067 days ago
  • OHANAMAMA
    wow. I am so glad y'all are alright. How scary. your son is adorable and I'm happy he's all healed up now. I'm not worried one bit about your "winter butt" because I know that soon you'll turn it into a "summer butt" and your jeans will probably be too big! :)

    Hugs!
    4068 days ago
  • no profile photo CD4449641
    I am so glad that you are alright! And your poor son! Such a brave boy! I am so ready to for spring too! So ready!
    4070 days ago
  • ONMYWAYTOGOAL
    Holly I'm so sorry. I'm sure the accident and injuries to your son. I'm glad to hear he's healing and that everything is okay. Wow....sometimes the challenges are huge! Glad you had a couple of days to regroup and get back to "normal". Don't worry your "winter butt" will disappear in no time......weather permitting. Happy Friday! emoticon Laurie
    4072 days ago
  • LIZZYP609
    I am so glad everyone is OK!
    4072 days ago
  • PRAIRIEDAWNPAM
    Hugs. emoticon
    4073 days ago
  • FITGIRL15
    I'm so sorry to hear about your accident! Your son definitely appears like a brave little guy! I need you to post a NOW picture of him, just to confirm that he's all better! :)

    I'm glad to hear that everyone is now back to normal! I hope you are doing well too!

    XOXO Hugs to you and yours!


    4073 days ago
  • MORTICIAADDAMS
    Oh my gosh, girlfriend!!! How scary!! I'm so glad that none of you were hurt worse than you were!! Your poor son. I hope the guy has good insurance!!

    I so need spring as well. I need the exercise as I am getting my minimum. Not a good thing for me. Not eating well enough either.

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    4073 days ago

    Comment edited on: 2/18/2010 9:46:42 AM
  • no profile photo CD6276796
    Glad yall are ok, I too am tired of winter, I think this spring and summer is going to bring new joy into my life, hopefully yours as well.
    4073 days ago
  • ITSCOREY
    I'm glad you and the kids are alright. I've been in a couple accidents too and know what it feels like.

    I have to say... I'm feeling a bit heavy these days as well. I know I've gained a few pounds and sadly can say that I've not ran since classes begun this year. With last semester having such a heavy coarse load it was really the last thing I was thinking about and even able to do. So I completely understand that feeling you are having too.
    4073 days ago
  • JUSTLYLE
    So sorry about the accident, that can be so scary. Now you know how speed can make it so much worse. I'm like you on the winter, I need to get my butt outdoors and do some serious farmin!
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    4073 days ago
  • RUN_LIFT_EAT
    Oh Holly! I am so sorry! That had to be terrible watching your son injured! I am glad to hear that he is doing better, I hope that you are doing better emoticon

    Kim
    4073 days ago
  • MAMAOF3KIDDIES
    OMG I'm so glad you are all ok & your son is healing! How scary!!!

    I hear you about spring -- getting couped up!!!!
    4073 days ago
  • MDTWEETY
    Poor little guy. He is such a trooper! "Winter butt" makes me laugh. I just commented on another friend's page that I saw a story on the news a couple days ago about this. With all the snow we've been having and everyone being cooped up and eating, a lot of people are getting what they are calling "blizzard body" or "blizzard butt."
    4073 days ago
  • MARIADALE
    Your poor boy, I can only imagine how hearbreaking it was for you to see him like this.
    4073 days ago
  • EXCUSELESS
    I'm so sorry to hear this. I'm glad everyone is recovering. I'm also ready for Spring... but not ready for Spring shopping. I have no clothes to fit me. =(
    4073 days ago
  • INFUSION413
    Oh my goodness! I had no idea!! I'm so glad you and your son are alright!!! Oh my gosh.....OXOXO. I love you!!!!!
    4073 days ago
  • no profile photo CD5927538
    Glad everyone is doing better. Your son looks like a real trooper - poor thing! Hope things get better for you soon.
    4073 days ago
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