This will be a short post because it's 10:15 pm and the first time I feel like I've really relaxed all day. I thought it was cold outside just based on how it felt when I opened the back door first thing this morning. Then my friend, Aimee, came over this afternoon and told me it was in the 50's and beautiful so the three of us went on a walk. And then Jonah cried the whole time, we had to cut the walk short, and he had to be carried back. But that's neither here nor there.
We've had an okay day, but Jonah refused to even take his thirty minute nap in bed today, so literally, the only time he has slept today has been in my arms. I've gotten very little done, but did manage to clean the whole kitchen while Matt gave Jonah his last bottle of the night.
Oh, Katie wanted me to let you guys know that as far as items donated, we are good to go for the auction. I think we have ninety some items, which is just amazing (we were originally hoping we'd get twenty!!!). THANK YOU SO MUCH! This is going to be so great. Now we just have to get the word out so there will actually be enough people to bid on all this great stuff! If you'd like to offer a back-up item in case some of the stuff falls through or donate money to help with shipping costs (so 100% of the bid money can go to DebRA), you can email Katie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
And before I end this I would just like to ask for prayers for Jonah tonight. His little boy parts are in very rough shape right now. This happens once in a while, but this time they will not stop blistering. Usually the blistering stops after two or three days, but we've been draining three to five blisters a day in that area for probably the last two weeks. It's really hard for it to start healing when the blisters JUST KEEP COMING. Several times today he would be perfectly happy and then would suck in lots of air and just start crying. I'm pretty sure he's crying at least part of the time when he's urinating. I'm keeping Desitin on him with every diaper change hoping to create a barrier, and I'm sure it's helping some, but the raw areas are so widespread right now... I don't know. I just know it hurts him, and I want it to stop.
As always, thanks so much for praying.
I don't know about you guys, but I am so ready for the weekend. Five to eight inches of snow expected here. I could do without that, but a weekend's a weekend, so I'll take it.