Thursday, April 17, 2008

A day at the zoo

The kids have been on spring break this week and we had lots of fun activities planned, but then we got hit with weather more fitting to early March and not middle of April.

But TODAY we finally had sunny skies and no wind.

It wasn't too warm or too cold. The animals we're active and engaging.

Darci LOVED the penguins and the monkeys. Also, the little playground where she could run around. She cried so hard when we left the playground.

Christopher likes the big cats and the several mother/baby groups we saw. There was a baby giraffe, baby colobus monkey, and teeny tiny baby tamarins. Bret got a picture of the Giraffe mommy and baby and me with my baby all together

Xander was excited to go, but once we got there didn't want us to stop very long or look very much so he had some rough times. Although he really enjoyed the giraffes and a very engaging wolf. He also was fascinated by the white alligator. The picture of Bret with the kids has the alligator in the background.

Hogle Zoo gets nicer every year as they improve the animal enclosures and we enjoy using our annual pass as the weather warms up.

Friday, April 4, 2008

It all falls apart at 30

2008 has been the hardest year physically for me. I turn 30 and my body starts to fall apart. Makes no sense! I've had more illnesses this year. I'm probably eating healthier and exercising more than I ever have in years past and yet I continue to have health and weight problems. Right now I'm struggling with things in the category of "female problems". I've been to 2 different drs now and talked to many other drs and nurses. I have another appointment on the 7th of April and hope to get some answers by that point. In this day and age when people are living longer and longer I'm getting the short end of the stick.