Yep! I had a toilet and a tombstone on the same layout for my HOF entry. =) This layout started out as a blog entry and Sharyn gave me the idea to turn it into a layout.
Ahhhhhh…….is the year over yet? Please tell me that 2005 is over! To say that it was not our best year is such an understatement. It started off with the loss of my beloved grandmother - whose death literally dropped me to the floor. And it ended horribly - literally in the toilet.
January - MeMe died - a loss still too painful to fully describe.
February - Andrew contracted RSV and it turned into double pneumonia – landing him in the hospital for a week.
March - I somehow had 2 abscesses on my leg and required emergency surgery.
April - My laptop crashed and burned - taking with it 5500 digital pictures that I had not backed up - my sobbing could be heard 4 states away.
May - We found out that we owed a whole lot more money to the IRS than we had thought - more sobbing and a few choice words thrown in here.
August - Elizabeth had mononucleosis and had a 104 degree fever for 8 very long and scary days - how does a 4-year-old get mono???
September - Emily, Andrew, and Tom ALL contracted mono and Elizabeth relapsed - you can only imagine my state of mind during this month.
October - Emily was diagnosed with Type I (juvenile onset) diabetes and our entire life changed forever.
November -At Tom’s annual checkup, he was diagnosed with a double hernia. He didn’t listen to me when I told him not to carry so much, did he?
December -Tom had the hernia surgery, we had 4 cases of strep throat, and all 5 of us ended up with a horrible stomach bug - you don’t want to know the details of this one.
So, I repeat the question - is 2005 over yet? Because I don’t think I could take much more.
So, yes, 2005 was very hard for us in many ways, but it was also very good for me in many ways. And 2006 has been great!