Sunday, October 19, 2014

Another Day, Another Appointment

We spent a few hours at Children's Hospital about a week ago. Alexis has been seeing a new eye specialist due to the cyst/scarring in her left eye, and her loss of depth perception after her last eye surgery. This new doctor says that he can definitely remove the cyst, and he's willing to try restoring her depth perception. She doesn't want to have the surgery done until we return from Disney World, so it'll be done next January.

We're moving right along in homeschool. Brandon's taking music theory classes in addition to his violin lessons, and he's really enjoying them. 

The Miracle League baseball games have been a lot of fun. Jordan is still wearing a mask when we're around a lot of people because her immune system is so low right now, and we're trying to keep her well. She's especially trying to avoid the Enterovirus that hits kids with respiratory difficulties really hard. I'd really prefer to keep her out of the hospital! We bought cute Disney themed masks for her to wear, so that makes it a bit more bearable. 

Speaking of the Miracle League, Jordan was really thrilled to see that her picture made the front page of our local newspaper. Her photo was huge! Trust me, I'll be scrapping it later. I've been ordered to make an awesome page about it.

My good friend came over for a scrappy day last Friday, and her daughter has a huge crush on Brandon. She swears she's going to marry him someday, but he's not interested at all. They were outside and he came running in while screaming. I asked him what was wrong, and he said... "Bella's trying to kiss me!" He slammed the door and held it shut while she tried to get in to get him. If you look closely, you can see her through the window. It was too funny!

Jordan got bored while playing third base at a recent Miracle League baseball game, so we started playing with my iPhone. Baseball selfies are a lot of fun!

My kids weren't thrilled when we visited Ronnie's job last Thursday to get their flu shots, but they were all really brave about it. We drove over there because there's a sweet lady who comes every year to do them through a local pharmacy.

Right after their flu shots, we drove to see Jordan's cerebral palsy doctor. We waited over an hour to see the doctor, so the kids killed time by people watching. Her doctor was extremely impressed with her progress and told us to keep doing what we're doing. I love it when that happens! 

Sophie got a haircut a few days ago, and it makes petting her even more irresistible. She's just so fuzzy! As you can see in the photo below, she's really spoiled rotten. It's almost her birthday and we're making big plans for her.

Last night, everyone was finally well enough to go to church after missing a month of sermons. Thankfully, our church provides videos of the sermons online so we didn't miss much. There's just something so wonderful about being able to worship with everyone else though. As we walked outside, I noticed this beautiful sunset and had to snap a quick picture.  

I hope you all have a wonderful, blessed week! Thanks for stopping by my blog today.


Cindy Gay said...

Nice update. Oh yeah, tell Brandon I have a crush on him too:)

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

^^^ Ditto Cindy ... I have a crush on him too!! :) I loveeeee the photos ... loving the mask you got Jordan! Looks great!! And YAY on the front page!!!! And hoping all goes well with the eye doctor! Brookie just had her yearly check up with her ophthalmologist and got the all clear for another year :)

Nancy Keslin said...

so glad thinks seem to be going well. hugs.

Cindy deRosier said...

I love your photo updates! I'm always blown away by home much is going on in the Landry household. Never a dull moment, it seems! Congrats to Jordan on the huge photo in the newspaper!

Sharon Fritchman said...

I loved reading your post, Heather. You take such beautiful photos - the sunset behind your church is gorgeous. (And I loved Jordan's Disney-themed masks!!!!!)

Nancy Keslin said...

so busy these days...beautiful photos.