Long day today and it wasn’t even me going through it, well I was but I wasn’t. My daughter has been going through the IVF process. Today she and her husband went to Nashville for the egg retrieval. The retrieved 23 eggs, which I understand is good. Now the waiting begins. She will get a phone message on the next 2 days on the growth of the embryos and they will transfer them back in her anywhere from Sunday to Tuesday – most likely Tuesday. She can have a pregnancy test on December 3. That will seem like an eternity away – kinda like waiting on Christmas when you were a child. You never thought it would get here. Keep us (yeah, me too) in your prayers and hopefully we will be like little kids on Christmas morning when we get exactly what we want.
Door Decorating 2 December 24, 2008
Well, it is quite amazing how a group can make anything difficult. Here are the rest of the doors in our contest at work. The judging was on Tuesday. People were laughing and carrying on during the voting that morning. Some girls wore signs that said “vote for door #___ and you MAY win a trip to florida”; others were offering similar “SILLY” things. We were laughing and joking, so I said “well, vote for me and I will get your paycheck done early”. The initial voting came in and I won. However, someone declared that I had tampered with the voting with an unfair advantage…..get real people and get over it! It is not like they weren’t going to get paid before their regular payday anyway (Thursdays – which happens to be Christmas and we are closed) Well, there was not enough Christmas spirit in me to be jolly, so I just took my door out of the contest. So, you might say, I was not one of the ones who brought JOY to my own office that day (Door #3 on the first post was my door). We were being silly. Hmph. Okay, so here are the rest of the doors. The blue snow scene won.
Hope you all have a very Merry Christmas.
Door Decorating December 11, 2008
We are having a door decorating contest at work. These are the 4 that have been completed. Someone is coming to judge on Monday, December 22. What do you think? If I was as savvy as my friend Maggie I could put a voting button on here, but I will need lessons to learn all that. So, just comment and let me know what you think!