Still Pre-Eye-Surgery “Nesting”

May 28, 2008 at 9:18 pm 9 comments

Today was a day when I continued to do “pre-surgery nesting”.  Does this happen to all women?  It happens to me before I know I’m going out of town, before trips, before vacations, before hospitalizations, before holidays.  It basically means that I want things to look nice when I come home.

I want stuff done.

Well, they aren’t.  But, I got the kitchen counter caulked and the outlet covers put on.  I got some copper-bottom pots scrubbed my mother got me for my wedding–I hung two of them on the wall by my stove…both beautiful and functional.  They seemed frivolous to me at the time, but they sure are pretty now hanging up.  I have such trouble getting pans out from under my cabinet here!  I got spoiled with pots & pans drawers at my other house!  Anyway…I also got half of the front room painted, and the walls sanded and spackled again where I got the chair-rail down (most of it).  I still have to get the piano moved and get that wall primed to finish.

I got cranky toward the end of the dayjust before I had to drop the kids off at grandparents.  All I wanted to do was love on them, but I couldn’t.  They are so haphazard with chores. Our finance study this week was on work ethic…some of those verses we need in our house this summer!  Much summer work to do with the children!

Tonight as I left the church, a man that we’d prayed for prior to his Lasik surgery four years ago joined My Man to pray for me–such excitement for us.  I love the body of Christ!  Same surgeon!  He’s had GREAT results and said it was the best investment he’d ever made.  What a boost!  (If you are considering it…start a savings pool well in advance and have other commitments caught up!)

My small group also laid hands on me as well.  I just LOVE hearing out loud the prayers of the saints going up.  A very special soul-peace installation!

Well, trash is out, pool has been babysat…time to wind down, I suppose.  Still SO much to put away!  Kids sure do make a mess!

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Preparing for Corrective Eye Surgery Change of Plans

9 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Dori  |  May 28, 2008 at 9:37 pm

    I’ll be praying for you, friend!

    Much love,

  • 2. Stacey  |  May 29, 2008 at 5:28 am

    Woke up thinking about you this morning! Excited for this big change for you!

  • 3. ~E  |  May 29, 2008 at 7:55 am

    Like Stacey, I woke up with you on mind this morning. Praying for you today!

  • 4. mom  |  May 29, 2008 at 10:25 am

    hey mom,

    I love you hope the surgery goes well

  • 5. velma96  |  May 29, 2008 at 11:10 am

    Just wanted to let you know I am praying for you today! Hope surgery goes/went well!

  • 6. Kimberly  |  May 29, 2008 at 11:40 am

    It is about 11:30 am on Thursday. Prayers and good thoughts are going out to you now.

  • 7. awomansdevotion  |  May 29, 2008 at 12:42 pm


  • 8. gchyayles  |  May 29, 2008 at 3:07 pm

    Praying for you! 🙂

  • 9. cjkdennis  |  May 29, 2008 at 6:12 pm


    Thank you in advance for your purpose and your plan. Bless this family and bless Joan’s vision. Amen!

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