Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Happy Birthday Dear Clover...

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Ok, so first order of business… our sweet Clover turned 3 last week! We had a little party for her at the park on Saturday and she had fun opening presents, riding the carousel, train and ponies and bouncing in the jumpy house with her friends and cousins, oh, and of course there were cupcakes :)

Unfortunately, the second order of business, “Where the heck have I been?”, is not as much fun. I’ve been sick for weeks you guys, with a nasty respiratory infection which began with much coughing (to the point where my ribs have become so sore that coughing can be quite painful), headaches early on from all the coughing, complete lack of energy, and then fevers too.

After a couple of weeks of this it was obvious that it was not getting better, it was getting worse, so I finally went to the doctor on Monday and got some antibiotics for the infection and I’m taking lots of ibuprofen for the fevers and chest soreness.

Things seem to be improving, so thank goodness for that, I’m SO sick of being sick, and ready to get back to business as usual, including blogging and (internetting in general) which I just haven’t had the energy for lately. I do miss it though, and I’m looking forward to getting some new posts up and finding out what all my dear bloggy friends have been up to as I get my energy back.

Seriously though, I could not have picked a worse few weeks to be sick. We’ve had so much going on, another reason I’ve had no energy left. First there was Lucas’ mom’s wedding, then my sister Val’s wedding, then the Handcar Regatta, then Clover’s birthday… all events that I was really looking forward to and would have loved to have experienced without all the varying degrees of discomfort that I was in while doing so. BUT, I do have pictures, so there will be some catch up posts coming up. Stay tuned and bear with me… I miss you guys!

p.s. Did you spot the miniature pony way in the background of the present opening photo?

Clover and her cousins got some pets in as we were leaving the park :)

p.p.s I'd just like to mention that being sick with a three year old to look after can be tough, real tough, and much thanks and love goes out to my dear hubs for putting in all the extra Clover time lately!

19 comments:

Zohar said...

Happy birthday to Clover - she's so cute :) And feel better soon Missa!

Andrea said...

Get well soon, Missa! I had been missing you and your blog :) Happy Birthday to Clover as well.

grunt03 said...

hope you are feeling much better missa and give a hug to lucas, oosa, and clover from me

thanks,

bill

Jocelyne said...

Oh dear, I am sorry to hear you ahve been so sick but am glad you are improving. It sounds like things have been crazy around there. Take care of yourself! Clover is getting so big, what a cutie!

Teenysparkles said...

I wondered where you were? Thought you had taken off on a roadtrip and I had missed the post or something. So sorry you've been sick. Sounds horrible. Look at your little darling...3!!!!
Anyway, take care, hope you get better very quickly.
x

Alexa said...

Be good to yourself, and get better soon! And birthday hugs to Clover, look how happy whe is to pet that pony!

flaming hag folkwear said...

Oh dear, I hope you feel better soon.

Happy birthday to Clover!

xo

Thrifted Treasure said...

Happy Birthday to your little one, hope you feel much better soon :-)

anne said...

oh man, what a bummer! i hope you recover quickly missa.
happy birthday to dear little clover :D

Manja said...

Oh no, I hope you will get totally better soon and completely recover! I have already been wondering where you have been :-(

sally said...

oh my gosh, i had been wondering if you were ok! so sorry to hear you have been sick! i know what it's like to be sick and have a little one and it is soooo tough, esp when they have all that energy and you are just trying to hang on. so glad you are well enough to check in and that clover's bday party was a success! that tiny pony is amazing!

Chloë said...

happy birthday little clover! so sorry you've been sick, hope you feel well soon!

Justice Pirate said...

It is such a pain to be sick when you have kids. I really hope that I don't get sick at all this autumn and winter. I also hope my boys won't. hopefully you are done being sick and hopefully beautiful Clover will not get sick either!!!!! Happy birthday to Clover. I adore her name and she is soooo cute!!!

kate said...

I'm glad you're ok. I was hoping you were on another road trip, or something fun. Sounds like you've had the flu. I've heard it's early this year.

Kate
thehooligansmother.blogspot.com

Milla said...

Happy Happy Happy Happy Happy Birthday Beloved Little Big Clover!

Your mom and pop are the luckiest folks alive for having you to entertain them.

Tera said...

Awwwww she is so happy! Happy Birthday Clover what a beauty you are and a a beauty you will continue to be. I wish you only good things.

moonshinejunkyard said...

oh no! i wondered what was going on with you...hope you are feeling a LOT better and i am excited to catch up with all your fun adventures. i've been out of it too out on the road, but i am close to being all the back myself. it's weird how you are kinda aware all the while that you're missing out on tons in the bloggy world. anyway good to see you again and i hope you health is now soaring with goodness.

Nicky said...

ick! Sorry you were so down and out. Crazy how you don't realize what a gift "health" is til your body gets all outta whack. I'm glad you're feeling better and happy Birthday to your sweet lil' peanut!!! That mini pony is cute enough to pick up and cuddle!

Violet Folklore said...

Ohh poor girl! I'm so glad you're better! Yuck.

My goodness, Li'l Miss Clover has grown so much! Three years old! Yay. I loved 3 and I am loving 4.

I also took a big break from blogging. I look forward to connecting with you more as the cold encroaches :-)