Don't bother checking your monitor color.
It's right on.
Did you say construction cone orange is an option?
She's sporting an orange tutu skirt with it daily...
I can now find her anywhere in our house with the sound of her crutches.
Yes, those are polka dots on her toes.
That was the one thing she wanted done as soon as we returned from urgent care.
Yes, I could use some help making polka dots.
She landed on it wrong after falling on the trampoline.
No, not off the trampoline.
On the trampoline.
Yes, we have a trampoline.
Yes, I'm sure you have an opinion about them.
Yes, it's a tibial fracture.
Yes, it's a full leg cast.
Yes, it goes up her thigh.
Yes, she was in pain.
Yes, this is a pain.
Yes, she has a gore-tex liner.
Yes, she can get it wet.
Yes, she can even swim.
Yes, she's been a tremendously good sport.
Yes, we still went to Door County.
Yes, we will still go tent camping in NH.
There is no way anything can stop us from heading East this Summer.
It's been 8 years since we've been "home."
Yes, I've considered becoming a hermit until the cast comes off.
Yes, I'm tired of answering well-intentioned strangers questions.
Yes, it reminds me of strangers rubbing my pregnant belly.
Not sure how to write that.
Yes, I am exhausted.
Carrying 46 pounds up and down the stairs several times a day,
is really giving me a workout.
Yes, we are coming up with creative options to pass the time.
Yes, we are praying we will have good news on Aug. 4th when it is x-rayed again.
Yes, this too shall pass.
Yes, some day I will write a book.
oh, and the answer to my question....
Yes, it is Sofi.
Yes, it is Sofi with an "f," not a "ph."
Yes, I'm really sure that's how we spell it.
Yes, I know it's unusual.
Yes, it's Swedish,
or at least I thought it was.
Yes, it is spelled wrong daily by almost everyone.
Yes, it would have been worse if we had named her Maja.
That was the name we debated long and hard en route to the hospital.
That was a fun trip.
Yes, I really am in labor, honey.
Yes, I know we've been to labor and delivery a thousand times,
but Yes, she's 8 weeks early, and please drive quickly!
Ah, another trip down memory lane.
Off to book club and some vino with friends....