Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Some Answers part 1

First Thank you for your support with the church issue!  I know many people change churches, but for us women it's hard when we don't feel connected.  Thank you so much for your prayers.  Now on to the question and answer portion of this post.... 

Jodi asked if I had infertility problems in the past~ 
The answer is yes.  I had PSOS and you can read all about it here.  I was blessed beyond measure when God saw fit to heal me and have had no other problems with my fertility since.  I have come to believe as well as the OBGYN has offered information to us that it's not me.  If we are having actual trouble with our fertility it is probably due to low sperm count with HD, having a vasectomy obviously changes things and having it reversed changes things even more.  We do know he has sperm so we can get pregnant but as for actual counts we have not had that checked yet.  We will probably do that after a year of trying if God leads us in that direction.

Twice Blessed Mommy asked what will I be wearing for Thanksgiving~ 
You are so funny!  I am still about 15 pounds over weight and nothing and I mean nothing in my closet fits right and I will not be stuffing myself into anything making myself look like a stuffed piggy with an apple in her mouth.  So with all that said, I have plans to go to Kohl's on Thursday after my massage (at the salon you got me a gift certificate at for my Bday) I want some nice Black slacks you know the slimming kind and some kind of sweater maybe in Black also, again very slimming and I will wear high heels to fill the gap in my height issues!

Little toes asked if I cook something everyday and when I grocery shop do I have a list and coupons~  
Great question!  Yes I do cook something everyday.  I make breakfast (hot) at least 5 out of 7 days a week.  That does not mean bacon and eggs that means hot cereal, or baked oatmeal or eggs and toast, muffins and sometimes bacon or sausage.  Lunch is my most laid back meal, we eat sandwiches a lot and I heat up mixed veggies almost everyday for me and the kids.  Dinner is of course our biggest meal of the day.  I make chicken about 4 nights a week, we have soup at least once a week.  If I don't cook, then we have left overs, we do that about once a week.  
I write out a 10 day meal plan before we go to the store.  My list includes all meals.  I know that we will have cereal at least 3 times in a 10 day period so I make sure we have a few boxes on hand, the kids also like cereal dry for snacks.  I list all the fruit we will need as well as frozen and fresh veggies.  I make an menu for dinner and write out all the ingredients we will need.  I do not clip coupons.  We have a Walmart Super Center, I do all my grocery shopping at Walmart.  I save money by buying the Walmart brand which I have found to be cheaper than the name brand even with a coupon, I think the Walmart brand is very good and only a few things do I buy the name brand, yogurt and mayo being the only two I can think of.  Also when you shop think of the snacks you will need for the time period as well.  

Keep the questions coming this is fun!


Anonymous said...

How is your day set up? Do you have any advice for being a "good wife" i.e. having dinner on the table on time, having the house picked up, making meals from scratch, not going out to eat...? Do you have any marriage advice to a couple with young kids?

Twice Blessed said...

I'm so glad that I made you smile!! I miss you and love you very much too and btw, you always look fab in whatever you have on!

littletoesandcheerios said...

Do you have a good cake recipe for me? (easy)
We are doing the birthday cake for Jesus on Christmas evening and I need a good one for the tradition.

Growin' with it! said...

okay, i'm back with questions...
what did you wanna be when you grew up? if you could have a superpower, what would it be? what's your favorite color and why!