5 on Friday

Wow, this week has been definitely different, to say the least!

Starting off with Brielle, I must say that I am just amazed at how much our two year old girl just understands about life.  I have never met another 2 year old with the thirst of knowledge, like she has!

Alright, now let’s get to the meaning of this post, and describe 5 happenings this week! 🙂

⊗  First of all, let me just tell you, that I FINALLY went to the Dentist after 4 years.. yes, four, long, awaited years.  My wisdom teeth have been giving me SO much pain, that I finally made the call to go in, and I have had a coupon from Christmas just staring at me to use for the past 2 months ($79 for x rays, cleaning, and consult).  I am so glad I went, because I found out the root cause (quite literally) of my pain, is because my bottom 2 wisdom teeth are coming in almost diagonally, causing them to almost hit my nerve, and pushing my other teeth together.  My top two wisdom teeth are in as well, but not causing me so much pain..yet.  I got referred to an oral surgeon which I will see in 4 days for my first consult.  UGH! I just hate going to the dentist, but I do understand and know the importance of taking care of your teeth when your young. Just imagine, bleeding gums, a lot of pain, and leaving with my mouth hurting worse than when I came in.. lol! It will be a reminder to not wait so long next time, I have already made my 6 month follow-up appointment! 🙂

⊗  My daughter has officially entered the “why” phase… for everything.  I remember when I was a Nanny before, almost 10 years ago, and I didn’t understand all of the answers to give, and almost got “annoyed” with the phase.  Well, now that I am a mom and understand the importance of answering all of their questions to the best of your ability, I wish I would have done better when I was 17/18 years old.  I can’t imagine how Brielle is putting everything together in her head, but once I give her answers that she can understand, she will state it back to me in a way that she understands and I will tell her “that’s correct, good job” and she has the biggest smile on her face. That means the most to me in the world.


⊗  Another huge thing I did, just two nights ago, was work a night shift.  Let me just start off by saying, that I would have rested and recovered ALL day yesterday, if that was possible.  It was a good shift (nothing major went wrong), but I can definitely tell that my body did not know what in the world I was doing staying up all night, instead of sleeping.  I picked up 2 back to back shifts next week, so that should be interesting as well.

⊗  We have been doing so much on the outside of our house to get the house “ready” for the home inspection on the 25th, next week.  It is crazy that we are so close to being able to foster/adopt, yet it still feels so far away! I have heard some great stories/horror stories of the journey that we are about to embark on, but we know that God would never give us another we couldn’t handle.. well, at least he hasn’t yet! 😉 Here is a picture of the progross made in the backyard..


⊗  Last, but not least, I am going to be doing my first own giveaway soon, so stick around!  I have never hosted one on my website, so I am very excited as another thing I get to check off my list of things I want to do in 2016!!

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7 thoughts on “5 on Friday

    1. Thank you so much!! And it’s so surprising that I have taken my daughter to the dentist, since she was born practically every 6 months and couldn’t ever seem to “find the time” to make an appointment for myself! Oh the joys of motherhood, haha! 🙂


  1. oh my gosh I haven’t been to the dentist in probably longer than 4 years so I totally feel your pain!! Also..night shift. Such a no go in my book. I have worked 1 in probably the past year and it was horrible. horrrrrrible! Hope you have good shifts next week! 🙂

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    1. haha I know!! Crazy how after high school ends and it’s not “needed” per say, we just kind of neglect it! Especially when we have to start paying for it, ourself! Thank you so much!! I hope so as well!♡♡


    1. Gosh yes!! 4 long-awaited years! I couldn’t believe it had been that long until the dental assistant said when’s the last time you got your teeth cleaned and I had to embarrassingly say..um 4 years! lol never again! 🙂 Thank you for stopping by and reading along! ♡♡


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