Just in time to get ready for school.....

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8arrows
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Just in time to get ready for school.....

Post by 8arrows » Mon Jul 29, 2013 11:38 am

I broke my collar bone playing freeze tag with the kids! Everything looks like it will heal just fine, but it is painful and adds a little "obstacle course" feel to the day. I would appreciate any prayers for healing and patience. I am looking forward to comparing notes with many of you as we start school this coming month..
Melissa, wife to Jim for 28 years
3 graduated, 2 using US 2, 8th grade dd using Missions to Marvels
Isaiah 40:11 ...He gently leads those that have young.

Motherjoy
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Re: Just in time to get ready for school.....

Post by Motherjoy » Mon Jul 29, 2013 12:45 pm

Oh no! That's tough, I can't imagine. :(

Are the guides you will be doing this year the ones in your sig? Or are those from last year? We are enjoying MTMM. We won't be finished until the end of Sept, but will be moving straight into the new Geo guide.
MJ, mom to 8
2015-2016 plan
*17yo is dual-enrolled after using HOD for 7 years
*11yo, 10yo, 9yo, and 7yo - CTC with modifications
*5yo, 4yo - LHTH
*3yo - playschool

Accomplished: LHTH, LHFHG, BHFHG, Beyond, PHFHG, RTR, Rev to Rev, MTMM, WG, WH

Heather4Him
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Re: Just in time to get ready for school.....

Post by Heather4Him » Mon Jul 29, 2013 6:17 pm

Oh OUCH!! Praying for you!
Love in Christ,
Heather (WI)
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nena3927
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Re: Just in time to get ready for school.....

Post by nena3927 » Mon Jul 29, 2013 8:14 pm

Melissa, I just sent up a prayer for you! I'm sure a broken collarbone is terrible but right at the start of school must make it much more stressful :( I know though that the Lord is faithful and He WILL provide your every need.
~Nena
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8arrows
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Re: Just in time to get ready for school.....

Post by 8arrows » Tue Jul 30, 2013 9:04 pm

Thank you all for the prayers! Motherjoy, the ones in my signature are for this year. We got behind in Beyond and are just starting up again in August. The kids are excited about MTMM.
Melissa, wife to Jim for 28 years
3 graduated, 2 using US 2, 8th grade dd using Missions to Marvels
Isaiah 40:11 ...He gently leads those that have young.

raceNzanesmom
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Re: Just in time to get ready for school.....

Post by raceNzanesmom » Tue Jul 30, 2013 11:12 pm

Praying for you!

Our oldest broke his in March, had to have a plate put in and other lovely stuff. He says the best help was a freezer pack on it. In a freezer bag he mixed one part rubbing alcohol to three parts water, sealed and taped it closed. Freeze until very cold, it won't get solid. He kept one on most of the day using his shirt and sling to help hold it in place.
~Angie
Helpmeet to James for twenty six years
Mom to Race, 23- homeschool grad and Zane, 12- RTR

Kathleen
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Re: Just in time to get ready for school.....

Post by Kathleen » Wed Jul 31, 2013 10:49 am

Ouch! I'm sorry. I have to say that I love your spunk though. :D My kids love it when Mom plays with them (and I have to say, I do too!). You're not the same one who broke something on a trampoline a couple years ago, are you?

:D Kathleen
Homeschooling mom to 6:
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Garret - 13 Res2Ref
Asa - 8 Bigger
Quinn - 7 Bigger

Halle - 4 LHTH

8arrows
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Re: Just in time to get ready for school.....

Post by 8arrows » Wed Jul 31, 2013 12:37 pm

Kathleen, Do I have to answer the trampoline question, or can I plead the 5th? I was hoping no one remembered that! I need to stay out of the backyard. OR, maybe I am safe for another 2 years. Life changes after 40. Angie, I am going to try that ice pack. Thank you.
Melissa, wife to Jim for 28 years
3 graduated, 2 using US 2, 8th grade dd using Missions to Marvels
Isaiah 40:11 ...He gently leads those that have young.

Kathleen
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Re: Just in time to get ready for school.....

Post by Kathleen » Wed Jul 31, 2013 1:21 pm

Oh no! :lol: I was hoping it was someone else who could relate to your spunk and injury!

Well, I think of you often when I'm out jumping with my kids. :wink: They were excited for me not to be pregnant or nursing anymore so that I can jump...because I give good super-bounces. Who would have thought freeze tag could be dangerous??? My daughter really thinks I should do cartwheels with her. I haven't decided if that's a good idea yet...

My Grandma was still getting hurt playing with us when I was younger. She never mixed well with roller skates or bikes, but she always wanted to join in. :lol: When I was in college, she broke her nose sliding into 3rd base while playing softball with the church youth group...in her late 60s!! So, I'm guessing you've got lots of years of fun left. :wink:

:D Kathleen
Homeschooling mom to 6:
Grant - 19 Kansas State University
Allison - 15 World Geography
Garret - 13 Res2Ref
Asa - 8 Bigger
Quinn - 7 Bigger

Halle - 4 LHTH

my3sons
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Re: Just in time to get ready for school.....

Post by my3sons » Sun Aug 04, 2013 6:47 pm

Oh, Melissa - OUCH! A broken collar bone hurts. I have prayed for healing for you! I remember the trampoline incident too, but then I have my own trampoline memory as well, so that may be why. :wink: I have just injured my wrist bumping the volleyball with my sons (after lifting some heavy boxes with it first), and I currently have athletic tape on both of my feet - my little toe and my 4th toe on each side are taped together. I have been rounding corners too fast and broke one and sprained another. Yikes! We need to slow down probably, huh?!? :lol: But a collar bone... I do believe that would be harder. I will keep praying for you!!! Take care!

In Christ,
Julie
Enjoyed LHTH to USII
Currently using USII, MTMM
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8arrows
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Re: Just in time to get ready for school.....

Post by 8arrows » Sun Aug 04, 2013 10:56 pm

Kathleen, I love the story about your Grandma. It makes me feel better.

Julie, maybe both of us need some kind of blow-up safety bubble! BOTH feet--I am shaking my head. That is not fair. The image of all the wrapping does make me smile in sympathy though. We would make quite a pair with my sling and figure 8 wrap and your tape!
Melissa, wife to Jim for 28 years
3 graduated, 2 using US 2, 8th grade dd using Missions to Marvels
Isaiah 40:11 ...He gently leads those that have young.

8arrows
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Re: Just in time to get ready for school.....

Post by 8arrows » Sun Aug 04, 2013 10:57 pm

Kathleen, I love the story about your Grandma. It makes me feel better.

Julie, maybe both of us need some kind of blow-up safety bubble! BOTH feet--I am shaking my head. That is not fair. The image of all the wrapping does make me smile in sympathy though. We would make quite a pair with my sling and figure 8 wrap and your tape! Thank you for your prayers. I will pray for you as well. I am just getting ready for school, and you are doing both that and editing as well!
Melissa, wife to Jim for 28 years
3 graduated, 2 using US 2, 8th grade dd using Missions to Marvels
Isaiah 40:11 ...He gently leads those that have young.

my3sons
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Re: Just in time to get ready for school.....

Post by my3sons » Sun Aug 11, 2013 7:29 pm

8arrows wrote:Kathleen, I love the story about your Grandma. It makes me feel better.
:lol: :lol: :lol: Me, too!
8arrows wrote:Julie, maybe both of us need some kind of blow-up safety bubble! ...
:lol: :lol: :lol: I think you are right! Thanks for the prayers! Hope you are feeling better!

In Christ,
Julie
Enjoyed LHTH to USII
Currently using USII, MTMM
Wife to Rich for 25 years
Mother to 3 sons, ages 20, 17, and 13
Author of Women's Devotional https://www.ebay.com/itm/293355757184
Blogger https://my3sons-julie.blogspot.com/
Sister to Carrie

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