The last few weeks have been a little crazy around here. It seems like one thing or another keeps going wrong. Which of course, means I have been battling depression like crazy.
First up Britney got really sick, we were in and out of the ER getting every test known to modern medicine. She had abdominal pain, lightheaded, blurry vision, spots and tunnel vision, and gross motor issues. Finally they decided she all the sudden has migraines (although she has never had headaches in the past) They are also testing her for diabetes.
Kids are all out of school and camps have started, music camps, traditional summer camps and scout camps. Which is great but a little nerve wracking. I don’t always do well with my kids not with me, it tends to make my depression worse. Not to mention scout camp is a day camp and about 1/2 hour away, so I get to make that trip twice a day this week. But Princess is having a great time so it is worth it. For Rebel, I had to spend a week cooking just so he could eat at camp. I got the menu from the camp and then recreated the meals sugar free.
We also go the news that Jeremy has Type 2 diabetes. So far it is manageable with diet and exercise and oral meds. But it was quite the wake up call. We had been working on loosing weight, ok he had more than I had, but we realized we needed to tighten up around here. I was doing some research and found out about a video on Youtube called “Sugar- the bitter truth” and I also read the book “A Year With No Sugar” I learned so much from the video and the book. We have been doing so much wrong with Rebel and his sugar allergy, I learned also about some substitutes that I didn’t know about and how it works around his allergy.
My car is also still giving us issues so that is causing stress as well. Not to mention money is more than tight. I feel like it is a constant cycle we can never seem to get ahead of.
Oh did I mention we are in a huge heat wave and temps are unheard of around here. We are so not prepared for this type of weather.
Lately has defiantly been about surviving, living from day to day and one step at a time. But, I just keep praying it will get better. Setting small goals each day.
Today’s goal to make 4 loaves of bread. The first two are doing a final rise in the loaf pans and the next batch is doing a first rise in the bowl. Now to go put them in the oven.