Friday, April 3, 2009


Well, the Riggs Family didn't get around to doing their Hi/Lo Carnival this week, but I wanted to post my list anyway...

  • Finding out the expense of the fertility treatments and being called into the business manager/principal's office to be told that I had to pay because they refused to try billing insurance first.
  • John being ill the first couple of days of the week because of my bright idea to build a garden... we WAY over did it - and I'm sure he'll do the same this weekend while I'm gone.
  • Watching my little brother be miserably ill yesterday, and desperately trying to find the poor little guy a doctor to see while he's thousands of miles from home. (He ended up with a steroid shot and lots of medicine... and hopefully he'll stop sounding like a dog when he's coughing soon...oh and no more 103 degree fevers, please!)
  • Getting the all clear on the first ultrasound to progress with treatment...
  • Spending time with God praying that he'll give us a baby on this first try... praying for a miracle only HE can provide.
  • Seeing John's joy and pride when he reached 50 pounds lost... he deserves these milestones as much if not more than I ever did.
  • Getting back into my daily Bible reading routine... now if only I can keep it up while being on retreat.
  • Getting a book suggestion from my cousin - anyone out there read Supernatural Childbirth? She says that she has several friends that have read it and have had their baby miracles happen... I'm thinking of making a slight detour to get the book on the way out of town today.
  • Heading out to the woods with my lovely church family of women to spend the night and all day tomorrow getting closer to them, and to God... I need both of those pillars to keep my strength up for this journey I'm beginning.
  • The possibility of a new project at work that will refresh my excitement... I desperately need that in that area of my life.


  1. The highs way outnumber the lows! The lows are just stepping stones to get to more highs, so the most part, other than John not feeling well and your little brother being sick. But then again, once they feel better, it becomes a high!

  2. Have fun on your retreat! It sounds like it will be great.

    And hide the tools from John so he can't over do it again while you are gone.

  3. btw, you can file your claim to your insurance on your own. Yes, it's a pain, but I always had to do that when I had the No Freedom Of Choice Plan at dear old MH :)


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