Currently… (February 2019)

///Currently… (February 2019)

Currently… (February 2019)

Hello! Hello!

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I feel like I’ve gotten a crash course in hardcore parenting since this time last Friday.   In case you missed the news, late last Thursday after I wrote my post to publish Friday I decided to take Jackson to the doctor because he had just started to show signs of a stuffy nose.  The doctor wanted to test him for the flu just in case and I was in shock when it came back positive.  I came home with prescriptions for Tamiflu for the entire family and a lot of fear.  I immediately sent my Dad home (he protested and tried to stay but I insisted he leave) who was visiting so he wouldn’t get it.  Hunter started showing signs of the illness within hours and by Saturday morning the Hubs was also sick.  I spent the weekend doing extra feedings, checking temperatures, cuddling constantly and washing my hands a thousand times.

Luckily we got the Tamiflu early and I think the boys escaped the worst of the flu and we could care for them at home, but it was pretty scary.  I prayed so hard that we would come out on the other side ok and we did.  Thank you so everyone who prayed along with us.  Sadly I started to feel bad yesterday so we’re still not done with the fiasco.

The twins are almost back to normal now and actually celebrated their 3-month birthday on Valentine’s Day!

Here’s what else is happening in my world!

Currently I’m…

Reading…

Before they got the flu, Hunter and Jackson are sleeping a little better which is leaving me just a little time to read again.  I just dropped Michele Obama’s biography, Becoming, in my cart and I’m curious to read what she has to say.  I was surprised to learn that they had fertility struggles to so I’m especially interested in it.

Has anyone read any good books lately?  I’m looking for something light and easy!

 

Listening…

I’m a sucker for a good girl power song and this one is pretty fabulous.

I’m also listening to the boys playing their piano all the time.  Hunter especially loves this toy.  They kick and it plays.  It also plays some kid songs which they seem to like too.  Has anyone ever listened to the lyrics on those things?  The song talks about a purple monkey in a bubblegum tree.  It’s pretty ridiculous and constantly in my head.

 

Watching…

The Hubs and I watched the second season of QB1: Beyond the Lights on Netflix and enjoyed it.  I’m still watching Gossip Girl on my own but I just started the last season.  I’m going to need a new guilty pleasure!  Does anyone have any suggestions?

 

 

Wearing…

A baby.  Seems like someone is always fussy and I’m always wearing a baby!

 

Eating…

I’ve been on a salmon kick!  My Dad actually makes really delicious salmon (I posted his recipe eons ago) and he cooked for us while he was here and before I made him leave.  I also had this AMAZING salad at Tupelo Honey.  It’s a rainbow kale salad with grilled salmon.  It might be my new local food obsession.

 

Drinking…

I’ve been drinking lots of water to try to purge the flu germs from my system but I am looking forward to a strong drink on our date night Saturday!

 

Indulging…

There has been no time for indulging lately! Hope I can find some time this weekend for at least a super yummy dessert. 🙂

 

 

Anticipating…

SPRING AND SUMMER TRAVEL!!!

The Hubs and I have some beach trips officially booked for the spring and summer after tax season.  Most of the trips will be pretty chill with the boys this year BUT we do have one adventure planned to HERE and I am counting down the days.

 

 

Praying…

I know I keep asking for prayers in this section, but I’m going to do it again.  The Hubs work is getting really busy (He’s a CPA) with tax season and he’s going to be working a gazillion hours between now and April 15th which means I’ll have the boys by myself a lot.  We just need some extra positive vibes this way!  Thanks, everyone. 🙂

I hope you guys have a great weekend.  I’ll see you back here on Monday.

 

I’ve been doing a monthly Currently… post since August 2015.  Catch up HERE!  Thank you so much for reading today and for your comments.

 

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By | 2019-02-18T10:08:27-05:00 February 15th, 2019|Currently..., Fun|14 Comments

14 Comments

  1. Nancy Arrington February 26, 2019 at 7:20 pm - Reply

    Mother of 5 here. You are doing a super job. Relax and enjoy this time. These baby boys are just precious and are
    lucky to have awesome parents. Have a wonderful strong dronk.

  2. Kristy from Southern In Law February 20, 2019 at 2:03 am - Reply

    I’m glad that the boys are feeling so much better now! They just keep getting cuter!

  3. Farrah February 19, 2019 at 6:03 pm - Reply

    I’m glad the twins feel back to normal and I hope you feel better soon too!!

    I finished Gossip Girl a couple months ago (also a guilty pleasure–I loved their outfits! 😛 ) but haven’t figured out what to watch next! “You” was pretty creepy (I also ended up listening to the audiobook and its sequel–they’re good, but definitely creepy).

  4. GiGi Eats February 18, 2019 at 11:39 pm - Reply

    Wearing – A BABY – hahahahahah!!! Oh man, I want to talk to you all about their sleeping habits! Are they sleeping through the night? Do they have separate cribs?! Does one wake up the other if one is crying?! SO MANY QUESTIONS!!

    • JulieWunder March 7, 2019 at 3:05 pm - Reply

      I need to write a post on all this!! They were sleeping in the same crib but we separated them. They are doing SO much better with sleeping and somehow don’t really wake each other up. It’s all crazy!

  5. Heather Brown February 18, 2019 at 8:51 pm - Reply

    I’m so late but I hope you are done with the flu and are all feeling better! Hope it was a fun date night, too! Vacations sound amazing.. but keep trip in the back of your mind, lol. With kids, vacations turn into trips, haha!

  6. Blane Sherer February 16, 2019 at 1:46 pm - Reply

    Glad the flu fiasco wasn’t worse than it was. Glad you
    attacked it early. Hope you enjoy your weekend
    including your date night Saturday.

  7. Shannon February 16, 2019 at 1:35 pm - Reply

    Prayers for your family

  8. Merle February 15, 2019 at 10:51 am - Reply

    If you like fiction I’m recommending Where The Crawdads Sing.
    So glad everyone is feeling better & hopefully you will too soon. Have a fun date night!

  9. Elizabeth Dermid February 15, 2019 at 10:34 am - Reply

    I love how Hunter (?) in every picture, is always touching Jackson – hope I got that right. They are looking so much alike now it is harder to tell the apart! I just finished Michelle Obama’s book and it was AWESOME! I love her anyway but it is a must read. Glad the boys dodged the worst of the flu but sorry you aren’t feeling well. When you become a mom, life goes on. Hope the Bahama trip is a couple’s trip but if not, there will be plenty of time for those once they are grown.
    Enjoy your date night and your adult beverage! You deserve it❤️

  10. Elizabeth Dermid February 15, 2019 at 10:26 am - Reply

    In almost every picture Hunter(?) is touching Jackson. It is going to be interesting watching them interact!! Just finished Michelle Obama’s book and it is INCREDIBLE!! I couldn’t put it down. So glad the boys dodged the bad parts of the flu but hate you aren’t feeling well. Being sick takes on a whole new meaning when you become a mom! I hope your trip to the Bahamas is a couole’s trip but if not, there will be plenty of those after the boys are grown. Enjoy your date night and your “ grown up” drink!! You deserve it❤️

  11. Andrea on Vacation February 15, 2019 at 9:21 am - Reply

    Books: The Good Daughter. Netflix: Marie Kondo, Riverdale. Also, I am going to Hilton Head next week for the first time! I’m going to go through your posts for restaurants, etc. If there is any hotel/AirBnB you’d recommend, let me know!

  12. Maureen @ Maureen Gets Real February 15, 2019 at 8:08 am - Reply

    I just heard Girl on the radio yesterday and it’s so good! Hearing that the boys escaped the worst of the flu is amazing and I’m glad it all worked out as best it could with the Enjoy your date and strong drink on Saturday!

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