Sunday, July 5, 2009

Pifer Life

Count Down With The Pifers

4 days until we open the next chapter of our lives---4 DAYS!!!! This week!!! Around about 96 hours....I don't quite know how to describe how I feel right now...I'm a mix between....scared...nervous...excited...anxious...worried....relieved....

This picture is the closest that could possibly describe how I feel right now....
(of course...minus the whiskers...pointy ears....and fur...)


Family Updates

Zach-he is still doing amazing....PT is still going great! He was in quite a bit of pain yesterday, but nothing a bag of ice couldn't fix :) If your new--you can read here about why my husband had knee surgery.

Mom-she's doing great...still going through a depressed phase right now; however when I talked to her this past week she sounds ten times please keep the prayers coming-- they are helping in so many ways...if you are new, you can read here to see why my mom had brain surgery.

Me-Friday I went to my very first "morning" session of boot camp. For those who don't live in TX, we have been ranging from 100-106 degree weather per day...which makes a 6pm boot camp session very hot! So we thought we would try out the morning session, and as it's extremely early-I think with time I can get used to it...the temperature difference is tremendously cooler in the mornings vs. afternoons!! I survived my first week on the birth control pill; I will say those little pills kicked my rear--I was sick pretty much all week. In the past when I took BCP's I took them at lunch, and my Dr. advised me to take them at lunch because it will help me be "routine" about taking them at the same time every day, well after several days of being sick and hardly being able to hold my head up I switched to taking them at night. Although I still get a little sick it's extremely better. (YEA!)



Our first fertility clinic appt. is this coming up Friday at 1:30pm...I will update you all as soon as I can; I do have TWITTER, so feel free to follow me on there for mini' updates until I can blog about our big day :)


Big events over the weekend…

Zach and I didn't have any big plans over the weekend. Our plans consisted of swimming in our above ground pool and taking it easy....however shortly after we woke up Zach went outside to check the pool (he was filling it up a little since some of the water evaporated)---well I hear this loud gasp come from the kitchen..."Are you ok?"....."What happened....whats wrong?".....silence....I didn't hear anything. I hurried to the kitchen and looked out the window to see what had my husband so stunned, our little 4ft deep pool collapsed...there probably wasn't but only 2inches left in it. (I meant to get a picture but never had time...) So now what do we do?

Zach- "What are you doing Tiffany?"
Tiffany (while throwing her bathing suit on) "I'm going to swim!"
Zach- "In 2 inches of water?"
Tiffany- "Yup!"

So I did....and shortly after came my husband, and our doggies...we sat in that 2inches of water and had a grand ol' time. (I really wish I could have gotten pictures of that!!) Between lounging around in our awesome swimming pool--we played horseshoes, ate lunch and played with our doggies....while always running back to lounge in the 2 inches of water that was left in our "once was" pool. After swimming (if that's what you want to call it...) and staying outside forever until we were burnt to a crisp--Zach started dinner...he made delicious ribs, pork tender loin, and roasted corn....mmm!!!! After dinner we got ready to head downtown to watch the fireworks!!

Sunday morning we woke up and headed to the big "July 4th Celebration" service. They had a huge orchestra there--this is one of my favorite services of the year. Zach took me to breakfast after church and then we headed home to relax.

I hope everyone had an amazing 4th of July! To the men and women who fight/fought for our country--THANK YOU for everything you do.

Here are a few pictures from this weekend...

Me and Sasha bright and early in the morning--

Zach and I fixing to leave to go watch fireworks...


My honey and I before Church Sunday morning.


Rosie said...

HA HA! I can totally see you running and jumping in your pool almost empty! We got in ours when it was low this weekend from draining it TWICE!! Ugh! Still fun though. Glad you enjoyed the 4th! Let's get together soon! Love ya!

Ashley said...

Aww...I missed ya'll this weekend!! I love all of the pics. You and Z are so cute :)

Stephanie said...

Your pool story is hilarious! You are in my thoughts and prayers this week...I know you must be so nervous but everything will be okay :) It's all going to work out I just know it!

Stephanie said...

I found your blog one day when surfing through blogs. I check in now everyday. You all are amazing people. Please know that I pray for you all as you start your new journey in life. I now know the stories behind Zach and your Mom. Please know that they have my prayers as well. God Bless you both.

Ashlee McCrary said...

your pool collapsed?! like all the sides burst out & water went everywhere?! is it fixable? wow! that's crazy! i woulda still sat at there too! rylie's pool is like 1 ft deep & i still wanna just sit out in it! haha

Veronica said...

Hey! Glad you two had a great Fourth! I can't believe that about your pool! Wishing you would have posted pics of that!

I'm excited for your about your appointment being this week already! I'll be praying for you!

Following Him said...

The swimming story tickled me :) TX heat stinks...glad the morning session was *better*! Praying for you all this week!

Anonymous said...

LOL! Good for y'all enjoying that 2 inches of water. That is one of the best stories I've heard in a while. I'm glad you were able to relax...something you very much needed after being sick from the bcp's. And I'm quite glad you got to enjoy your am session of bootcamp. Not so much need for that

Love ya!

Kristin said...

That cat picture is cracking me up!! LOL!!

I'll be keeping you in my prayers that everything goes well with your appt. I love the swimming pool story! That's too cute!!

Helene said...

Hey, I'd go swimming in 2 inches of water too!! Once you set your mind to something, you gotta go for it, right?

Wishing you the best of luck with your upcoming appt! Love the pics of you and your all are gonna make some gorgeous kids together!

Lauren Kelly said...

So glad you had a great weekend! Loved the pics! :)

Amber said...

so glad you had a great weekend! 2 ft of water sounds really nice in this MS heat:)

Katie said...

Love the pool story! We have a kiddie pool that we happen to have a grand ol time in :) Of course it holds like 1-2 feet, not 2 inches ;)

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