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Not as we Planned

 Our week has been out of whack!  A couple of weeks ago,  I ran fever for three days and felt horrible.  I woke up Saturday morning, swollen, painful joints and a rash.  I had Fifth disease.  Emily had come down with the rash a week before.  It always hits adults harder.  I have had really bad joint pain all week.  Today I am much better!  I got a call from Emily's school on Tuesday morning saying she was running fever and had a sore throat.  I took her to the Dr and she tested negative for strep.  She has been running fever all week.  I do think she is much better today!  I had lots of things to do this week....mostly fun things but we have been parked at home.  Which I am okay with.  I guess the Lord has wanted us home.  Makes me think of Amy Grant's old song. "Angels Watching Over me."  There is a line that says, "a wreckless car ran out of gas before it ran my way."  God could have been protecting us from something.  So I am refraining from complaining.
 Last night was the last AWANA at church.  They had an awards assembly.  Emily had to miss it, but Steve took Sarah Kate.  We are so glad for this program and all the Bible verses they have learned.  They have LOVED it!
Last Friday I bought these Easter flowers.  We are still enjoying them.

Comments

Tara G. said…
Kid diseases are the worst on adults! Hope you all feel better!
Jill said…
Praying for wellness in your home!! And that's a great outlook to have on it all...we never know what He's protecting us from. :)
E said…
First time commenting but a long time reader. I am so sorry you've even sick. I am due with our third daughter on Tuesday. Last week both of my girls came down with the stomach virus and fevers. It was awful!!!! Praying for healing and restoration of health in your home.
Gail said…
Praying everyone feels better. My daughter (now 32) had Fifth's when she was in kindergarten 27 years ago. Problem was no one here could diagnose her. We visited Pittsburgh a few weeks later, I described her illness and my friend said matter-of-factly...she had Fifth's!
Gail
Annapolis, MD
Angie said…
So sorry to hear you all have been sick. Hopefully everyone is on the mend now!

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