Thursday, October 28, 2010

It's what I do...

Today (October 28) was Avery's 14th Birthday. We had a cake for him after dinner, but we'll be celebrating more on Saturday.

I love this kid more than life itself. I guess I finally figured out how to be a good mom by number 4. 

A few more things I've realized lately...

Baskin Robbins makes the BEST ice cream cakes ever!

I've lost 9 pounds! Which means I'd better not eat too much of Avery's cake...

Even though I'm definitely a fall/winter girl, I cannot deny that days like today in Southern California are the reason so many people want to live here...beautiful blue skies, white clouds, green everywhere (thanks to recent rains), a bit of a breeze, and temps in the 70's (20's C). The colors are so intense, it's intoxicating.

Chiropractic care and whole food supplements really do work. Thanks Lynn!

Sometimes people you thought were your friends really aren't your friends after all.

There are some things that happen in life that you will never get over.

Bottom line... life is definitely a study in contrasts.



8 comments:

Betty Boo! said...

Happy Birthday to Avery! 9lbs. woot woot! You go Lisa!

faithnme said...

Happy Birthday Avery... 2 more years and you will be driving.. I Know my son is 15 so he is counting down the months to his BD.. Way to go Lisa that is great about losing it..

Hugs
Sharette

Debbie Pamment said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY AVERY from your mom's mad Aussie pal! And thanx for letting me pinch your seat in the craft room while I was visiting!!!

Congrats on the weight loss Lisa - I'm heading in the right direction too 2 1/2kgs so far! And your comments on life are sooooooo true!!!!

Luv to you ALL!

xXx

Lau W said...

Happy birthday Avery ! :-)

Patti J said...

You are a good mom to all of your kids! Who are you trying to kid? lol...that cake looks wonderful - Happy Happy Birthday Avery!!! Congrats on your 9 lbs! Woot woot!!!!! We had 32 this morning! Brrr...... Have a good night, dear friend! You sound a bit down today - love you!!!

Alice Wertz said...

Happy Belated Birthday to Avery! mmm.... that cake does look yummy! =) hope all is well! =)

Kim Y. said...

Happy Birthday to avery! Hope you guys have fun tomorrow, Lisa!

Lori Kistler said...

Congratulations on your weight loss!!! Did you ever see Oprah a few years ago dragging a red wagon that had 10lbs of fat in it? It was overflowing and horrible looking. It was a huge amount of fat. It really is alot of weight to lose. What a great accomplishment!!!!