Wednesday, January 6, 2010

He is just amazing like that sure has hit us hard this past week, but tough weeks make you savor the good ones even more!

Our first New Year's Eve was planned and ready to be perfect. Marinated Steaks. Check. Sparkling white grape juice. Check. Freshly baked red velvet cupcakes. Check. A romantic candlelight dinner. Check.

Our New Year's Eve dinner was truly a delight. But it was short lived. Very short lived.

Around 11:45, as I am preparing to give my hubby a big smooch, he begins to feel nauseous. (For those of you who don't know me...throwing up is like my ultimate nightmare. I hate it. With a passion. I will do anything to avoid vomit or anyone who remotely feels sick.)

Next think ya know, I hear my sweet guy in the bathroom, do I say this nicely...getting rid of our delicious dinner. Yep...dear hubby and I rang in the new year in separate rooms. He was in the restroom and I was in the far away as possible!!

Poor thing was sick all night. By 6:30 the next morning, he was as white as a ghost and I insisted that we go to the ER, where they gave him 4 bags of fluids and 2 shots of Zofran.

He spent the next few days recovering, and is just now getting back to 100%. But I have to stop and give the Lord praise because seriously, this was my nightmare. But as soon as I heard Christian getting sick, instead of panic taking over, I felt a wave of peace and calmness come over me. The Lord poured His strength over me and I was able to keep it together and assist (from afar) my hubby. The Lord showed Himself to me in a mighty way last weekend. He showed me that our greatest fears can diminish with His power and strength. The Lord WILL supply us with the necessary strength to get through anything, even our worst fears. He will never leave us or forsake us. He is amazing like that. I know, without a doubt, His shield of protection was around me and He went above and beyond to show Himself to me.

Whatever your fears...He knows them and He cares. He will walk with you through each trial and give you over and above what you need to get through the tough times. He is just amazing like that.


  1. Perfectly stated! I am so glad he is doing better.

  2. awesome:)
    so sorry your hubby got so sick! glad he's getting better though!

  3. Casually blog surfing and found your site. Hope your husband feels better soon!

  4. There is nothing worse than the sound of retching! Hint - a wet wash cloth held to the forehead! My grandmother would do that for me, with her arm outstretched and her body turned away - LOL. The first time I threw up with morning sickness with my second son, my oldest son came running into the bathroom, swung open the bathroom cabinet, pulled out a wash cloth, stuck it under a full blast faucet and then flung it over my forehead! That was the sweatest thing in the world (guess who he learned it from - his mama) - of course, water was dripping down my face - he never realized you needed to wring that wash cloth out! BTW - his name is Christian!

    Believe me, it gets a little better when you have children - but it's still not. . . . pleasant!

    Here's to a blessed 2010!